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23
JAN
2018
Chicago Bar Association
How To... Fearlessly Text with Clients (Free for Members)

Clients want to text. But lawyers see risk-exposing personal phone numbers, lack of boundaries, no record of conversation, lack of privacy and more. Explore ways to reduce the risk and reward the client with tools and tips to help manage text messaging in your practice. We will also touch on other c ...[continued]



23
JAN
2018
Chicago Bar Association
Real Estate Taxation: Tax Sales, Tax Deeds, Assessments

A panel of experienced practitioners in the area of real estate taxation will provide an understanding of the real estate assessment and tax collection process in Illinois. The panel members will offer an overview of the property taxation system in Illinois and will discuss common issues for new and ...[continued]



24
JAN
2018
Decalogue Society of Lawyers
CLE: Condo Law Update: The Good, The Bad, and the Ugly

Speaker: Joel Chupack, Partner, Heinrich & Kramer. Class is open to the public but credit is available only for members of Decalogue.



25
JAN
2018
Chicago Bar Association
Alleviating Stress for More Success Webinar (Members Free)

If you're a lawyer or law student experiencing high levels of stress affecting your work and well-being, watch this webinar to learn what to do to make the new year less stressful and thus more successful for you. Attendees will be encouraged to submit questions during the Webcast. Featured guests: ...[continued]



25
JAN
2018
Appellate Lawyers Association
Criminal Cases Year-in-Review Brown Bag (Wheaton)

Please join Illinois Appellate Court Justice Joseph Birkett (Second District); Illinois Appellate Court Justice James Epstein (retired, First District); Leah Bendik, Illinois Assistant Attorney General, Criminal Appeals Division; and Patrick Cassidy, Supervisor, Office of the State Appellate Defende ...[continued]



30
JAN
2018
Chicago Bar Association
DUI 101: Comprehensive Overview

Topics will include: - A(1) & A(2) DUI Overview - Field Sobriety Test Overview & Demonstrations - Drug-Related DUI Overview - The A(7) and New Illinois DUI Law Panelists: Hon. Charles S. Beach, Cook County Circuit Court, Municipal Department Jennifer L. Bash, Visiting Senior Analytic Forensic Tox ...[continued]



30
JAN
2018
Chicago Bar Association
How To... Communicate Courteously and Effectively via Email

Electronic communication brings with it a new set of etiquette rules that Emily Post never addressed. Learn how to get your message across and discover the unspoken rules you might have missed. They also may keep you out of ethical hot water! Presenter: Anne Haag, Trainer & Coordinator, CBA Law ...[continued]



31
JAN
2018
Chicago Bar Association
Alternative Business Models for Law Firms and Legal Service Providers

THE TURBOTAX MODEL AND ALTERNATIVE BUSINESS STRUCTURES Ever increasing consumer demands have led to the expansion of DIY legal services, exemplified by companies like Legal Zoom and Rocket Lawyer. This panel will discuss how this model of law fits into the broader market for legal services, how and ...[continued]



31
JAN
2018
Decalogue Society of Lawyers
CLE: e-Discovery and Cyber Security

Speaker: Jeff Salling. Class is open to the public but credit is available only for members of Decalogue.



31
JAN
2018
Chicago Bar Association
Do's and Don'ts Every Divorce Lawyer Should Know

topics and speakers: WHAT DIVORCE LAWYERS NEED TO KNOW ABOUT DECORUM AND CIVILITY A panel of distinguished Domestic Relations Judges and the Professionalism Counsel for the Illinois Supreme Court Commission on Professionalism, will discuss Illinois and Cook County local rules on civility, as well ...[continued]



1
FEB
2018
Catholic Lawyers Guild of Chicago
The Priceless Intangibles of the Family for Society

The Catholic Lawyers Guild of Chicago presents its third Intellectual Formation Event. The title of this program, The Priceless Intangibles of the Family for Society, will examine the specific contribution of women to the family, marriage, education and the law. Panelists are Mary T. Nicolau, Part ...[continued]



7
FEB
2018
Decalogue Society of Lawyers
CLE: Mediation: What is the Object of the Exercise? If You Don’t Know Where You are Going, You Just Might Not Get There

Speaker: Kent Lawrence, Partner, Lawrence, Kamin, Saunders & Uhlenhop, LLC. Class is open to the public but credit is available only for members of Decalogue.



9
FEB
2018
Appellate Lawyers Association
Neutral Umpires and Honest Black Robes: What Is, and Is Not, Said at Supreme Court Confirmation Hearings

Former Illinois Solicitor General Carolyn Shapiro, a professor at Chicago-Kent College of Law and the founder and co-director of its Institute on the Supreme Court of the United States, will discuss how Senators and nominees to the Court alike have generally described the role of the Court and its j ...[continued]



9
FEB
2018
Chicago Bar Association
Wine Tasting at CBA

Join your colleagues at the CBA on February 9 from 5:30-7:30 p.m. for an evening of wine tasting, small bites, music and mingling. $50 per person. For tickets, email Tamra Drees at tdrees@chicagobar.org or call 312-554-2057.



14
FEB
2018
Decalogue Society of Lawyers
CLE: 2018 Income Tax Update

Speaker: Larry Krupp, Kessler Orlean & Silver. 1.5 hours general MCLE credit. Class is open to the public but credit is available only for members of Decalogue.



23
FEB
2018
Chicago Bar Association
Disco Nights Casino Night

Get ready to do a little dance, play a little cards and get down tonight with the Young Lawyers Section at “Disco Nights,” our 11th annual casino night fundraiser benefiting The Chicago Bar Foundation! In celebration of the CBF’s 70th Anniversary we’ll be getting down 1970’s-style in our best disco ...[continued]



24
FEB
2018
Catholic Lawyers Guild of Chicago
Catholic Lawyers Guild Annual Day of Reflection

This annual retreat is a perfect time to spend a day focusing on one's spiritual needs as a lawyer. The retreat provides opportunities for personal and communal prayer, reconciliation, group discussion and celebrating Mass with fellow attorneys and judges who understand the shared vocation in the l ...[continued]



27
FEB
2018
Decalogue Society of Lawyers
Judicial Reception

Reception honoring state and federal judges.



1
MAR
2018
Chicago Bar Association
YLS March Social at Highline

Grab a friend and join the CBA/YLS at Highline Kitchen + Bar, 169 W. Kinzie St., Chicago, on March 1 at 6:00 p.m. Free drinks and appetizers while they last, followed by cash bar. No RSVP necessary. Nonmembers welcome. Special thanks to Thomson Reuters.



7
MAR
2018
Decalogue Society of Lawyers
CLE: Burnout in Lawyering III

Speaker: Alice Virgil, Ph.D. Professional Responsibility (mental health) MCLE credits pending. Class is open to the public but credit is available only for members of Decalogue.



7
MAR
2018
Appellate Lawyers Association
Supreme Court Civil Cases Year–in-Review Brown Bag (Wheaton)

TBA



8
MAR
2018
Appellate Lawyers Association
Supreme Court Civil Cases Year–in-Review Brown Bag (Chicago)

TBA



13
MAR
2018
Black Women Lawyers Association
BWLA Spring Fundraiser Luncheon




14
MAR
2018
Decalogue Society of Lawyers
CLE: SOJs and Judicial Recusals

Speaker Patrick John. Class is open to the public but credit is available only for members of Decalogue.



15
MAR
2018
Appellate Lawyers Association
Supreme Court Civil Cases Year–in-Review (Springfield)

TBA



29
MAR
2018
Appellate Lawyers Association
First District Roundtable

TBA



30
MAR
2018
Decalogue Society of Lawyers
Erev Pesach

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.



31
MAR
2018
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.



1
APR
2018
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.



3
APR
2018
Appellate Lawyers Association
Second District Roundtable

TBA



5
APR
2018
Decalogue Society of Lawyers
Erev Shivi Shel Pesach

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



6
APR
2018
Decalogue Society of Lawyers
Passover 7th Day

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



7
APR
2018
Decalogue Society of Lawyers
Passover 8th Day

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



11
APR
2018
Decalogue Society of Lawyers
CLE: 2018 Ethics Update

Speaker: Wendy Muchman, ARDC Chief of Litigation. 1.5 Professional Responsibility credits pending. Class is open to the public but credit is available only for members of Decalogue.



16
APR
2018
Chicago Bar Association
CLE in Rome, Italy

Experience Rome has you never have before while earning continuing legal education credit and making countless connections with fellow attendees! The Chicago Bar Association is headed to Rome, Italy from April 16-19, 2018. An agenda and travel information is now available at www.chicagobar.org/Rome.



19
APR
2018
Appellate Lawyers Association
Advanced Appellate Practice Seminar

TBA



25
APR
2018
Decalogue Society of Lawyers
CLE: Courtesy and Civility in the Legal Profession

Speaker: Justice Jesse Reyes. This class is open to the public but CLE credit is available only to Decalogue members.



27
APR
2018
Appellate Lawyers Association
Signature Series Speaker / Slate Columnist Dahlia Lithwick

TBA



9
MAY
2018
Decalogue Society of Lawyers
CLE: Criminal Law

Speaker Donna Makowski



11
MAY
2018
Appellate Lawyers Association
Fifth District Roundtable

TBA



15
MAY
2018
Appellate Lawyers Association
Seventh Circuit Roundtable

TBA



19
MAY
2018
Decalogue Society of Lawyers
Erev Shavuot

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



20
MAY
2018
Decalogue Society of Lawyers
Shavuot 1st Day

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



21
MAY
2018
Decalogue Society of Lawyers
Shavuot 2nd Day

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



23
MAY
2018
Decalogue Society of Lawyers
CLE: Jewish Multi-Culturalism

Speakers: Stacey Flint, Mel Ferrand, Amy Zaretsky. Class is open to the public but credit is available only for members of Decalogue. Professional responsibility credits pending.



7
JUN
2018
Appellate Lawyers Association
Third District Roundtable

TBA



22
JUN
2018
Appellate Lawyers Association
Installation of Judge Clare Quish as 51st ALA President

TBA




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