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30
JAN
2015
Decalogue Society of Lawyers
Shabbat Dinner at Milt's

Decalogue Young Lawyers Committee and Law Student Division social event. 3 course meal and glass of wine at Milt's BBQ for the Perplexed. Sponsored by Declogue, Jewish Graduate Student Initiative, Jewish Law Student Association of Northwestern University Law School, Jeffrey Kahan Memorial Fund, Law ...[continued]



30
JAN
2015
Chicago Bar Association
Young Lawyers Section Texas Hold'em Tournament & Fundraiser

Save the date for the annual CBA Young Lawyers Section Texas Hold'em Tournament & Fundraiser at The Standard Club.



5
FEB
2015
Appellate Lawyers Association
CLE: Illinois Supreme Court Civil Litigation Year-in-Review

Panel discussion on the Illinois Supreme Court's significant civil litigation cases decided in 2014.



11
FEB
2015
Decalogue Society of Lawyers
CLE: Income Tax Update

Speaker: Larry Krupp, Director, Kessler Orlean Silver. 1 hour General MCLE credit.



24
FEB
2015
Chicago Bar Association
2015 Dickerson Award Luncheon

The 2015 Dickerson Award Luncheon will be held on Tuesday, February 24, 2015, at The Standard Club, 320 S. Plymouth Ct., Chicago. The award recognizes minority lawyers and judges whose careers at the bar emulate the courage and dedication of the late Earl B. Dickerson in making the law the key to ju ...[continued]



25
FEB
2015
Decalogue Society of Lawyers
CLE: Practicing Before the City of Chicago Department of Administrative Hearings

Speakers: Jacob Handelman & Patti Gregory



26
FEB
2015
Decalogue Society of Lawyers
CLE: Boycott, Divestment, Sanctions - Is This Movement Anti-Semitic?

Speakers: Charles Lipson & Joe Morris, CAMERA. Professor Steven Resnicoff, DePaul University College of Law. Co-sponsored by CAMERA and DePaul Center for Jewish Law & Judaic Studies. Registration is required - no walk-ins will be admitted.



27
FEB
2015
Chicago Bar Association
Wine Tasting at Chicago Bar Association

Join your colleagues at the CBA on February 27 from 5:30-7:30 p.m. for an evening of wine tasting, music and mingling. Music will feature selections from Rodgers & Hammerstein. $45 per person. For tickets, call 312-554-2057.



11
MAR
2015
Decalogue Society of Lawyers
CLE: Ethics Update

Speaker: Wendy Muchman, Chief of Litigation and Professional Education, ARDC 2 hours Professional Responsibility Credits pending



12
MAR
2015
Filipino American Lawyers Association of Chicago
2015 Board Installation Ceremony and Reception

Join FALA Chicago as we celebrate the installation of officers and board members for the 2015 term.



18
MAR
2015
Appellate Lawyers Association
CLE: Appellate Practitioners' Advice to Trial Attorneys

Former ALA Presidents, Michael Pollard of Baker & McKenzie LLP and Karen Kies DeGrand of Donohue, Brown, Mathewson & Smyth LLC, and ALA Secretary, Joanne Driscoll of Forde Law Offices LLP, will discuss issues that should be considered by trial counsel that will affect the client's appeal rights.



19
MAR
2015
Decalogue Society of Lawyers
Reception Honoring Presiding Judges

Honorees: Hon. Grace Dickler, Hon. Moshe Jacobius, Hon. Shelley Sutker-Dermer.



22
MAR
2015
Chicago Bar Association
CBA Symphony Orchestra & Chorus Performance at Elgin Community College/Something Wonderful Performance

The CBA Symphony, Chorus and the Elgin Master Chorale will enter you with "Something Wonderful" featuring Rodgers and Hammerstein's American theatre standards (from The King and I, The Sound of Music, and more). The performance will be held at 3:30 p.m. in the Blizzard Auditorium of the Elgin Commu ...[continued]



25
MAR
2015
Decalogue Society of Lawyers
CLE: Marriage Equality

TBA



1
APR
2015
Decalogue Society of Lawyers
CLE: Perceptions of Justice in Black and White

Speaker: Justice Michael B. Hyman. 1 hour General MCLE Credit



3
APR
2015
Decalogue Society of Lawyers
Erev Pesach (Passover)

Holy Day begins at sunset. No work, writing, commerce or travel is permitted. Dietary restrictions apply for the duration of the 8 day holiday, including those days which are not designated as holy days.



4
APR
2015
Decalogue Society of Lawyers
Passover 1st Day

Holy Day. No work, writing, commerce or travel is permitted. Dietary restrictions apply for the duration of the 8 day holiday, including those days which are not designated as holy days.



5
APR
2015
Decalogue Society of Lawyers
Passover 2nd Day

Holy Day ends at sunset. No work, writing, commerce or travel is permitted. Dietary restrictions apply for the duration of the 8 day holiday, including those days which are not designated as holy days.



7
APR
2015
Chicago Bar Association
CLE in Barcelona, Spain

Stay tuned for details!



9
APR
2015
Decalogue Society of Lawyers
Erev Shivi Shel Pesach

Holy Day begins at sunset. No work, writing, commerce or travel is permitted. Dietary restrictions apply.



10
APR
2015
Decalogue Society of Lawyers
Passover 7th Day

Holy Day. No work, writing, commerce or travel is permitted. Dietary restrictions apply.



11
APR
2015
Decalogue Society of Lawyers
Passover 8th Day

Holy Day ends at sunset. No work, writing, commerce or travel is permitted. Dietary restrictions apply.



15
APR
2015
Decalogue Society of Lawyers
CLE: Legal Implications of Anti-Semitism in the US and Abroad

Speaker: Eric Fusfield,Deputy Director, Center for Human Rights and Public Policy and Director of Legislative Affairs for B’nai B’rith International. 5:30 reception, 6:00 seminar. 1.5 hours General MCLE credit.



22
APR
2015
Decalogue Society of Lawyers
CLE: Appellate Procedure

Speaker: Justice Stuart E. Palmer. 1 hour General MCLE Credit



26
APR
2015
Chicago Bar Association
Something Wonderful: CBA Symphony Orchestra & CBA Chorus Concert

The CBA's Symphony Orchestra and Chorus are please to present "Something Wonderful: The Music of Rodgers and Hammerstein" on Sunday, April 26, 2015, at 7:30 p.m. at Orchestra Hall at Symphony Center. The performance will feature the Elgin Master Chorale and the award-winning soloists of The American ...[continued]



29
APR
2015
Decalogue Society of Lawyers
CLE: How To Be A Pro Bono Attorney

Speaker from the ARK Legal Clinic



30
APR
2015
Chicago Bar Association
50th Anniversary Celebration of the Civil Rights & Voting Rights Acts

The CBA is pleased to announce it will host a 50th Anniversary Celebration of the Civil Rights & Voting Rights Acts the evening of Thursday, April 30 at the Hilton Chicago. More details to come!



30
APR
2015
Appellate Lawyers Association
CLE: Brief Writing for the Rewired Brain

Robert Dubose will be discussing how technology has changed the way that we read and will use examples from successful web design to provide guidance in brief writing, and in all the writing that we do.



6
MAY
2015
Decalogue Society of Lawyers
CLE: Condo Law Update

Speaker: Hon. Ellis B. Levin. 1 hour General MCLE Credit



20
MAY
2015
Decalogue Society of Lawyers
CLE: Marijuana Laws

Speaker: Stephen Komie. 1 hour General MCLE Credit.



23
MAY
2015
Decalogue Society of Lawyers
Erev Shavuot

Holy Day begins at sunset. No work, writing, commerce or travel is permitted.



24
MAY
2015
Decalogue Society of Lawyers
Shavuot 1st Day

Holy Day. No work, writing, commerce or travel is permitted.



25
MAY
2015
Decalogue Society of Lawyers
Shavuot 2nd Day

Holy Day ends at sunset. No work, writing, commerce or travel is permitted.



28
MAY
2015
Appellate Lawyers Association
CLE: Seventh Circuit Roundtable

A roundtable discussion with the judges of the United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit.



29
JUN
2015
Decalogue Society of Lawyers
Annual Meeting & Installation

5:15 Reception 6:30 Dinner $130 members, $155 non-members, sponsorships also available.




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