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23
OCT
2017
Chicago Bar Association
Community Development Through Pro Bono - Free!

Pro bono does more than help individuals—it also helps communities. Small businesses, creative professionals, and entrepreneurs are vital parts of every community, but they can face legal challenges when launching a business, protecting a creative work, or navigating rules and regulations. Learn how ...[continued]



24
OCT
2017
Decalogue Society of Lawyers
Building Bridges Awards

Decalogue Society of Lawyers and the Arab American Bar Association honoring Judge William Haddad and Michael Traison.



24
OCT
2017
Chicago Bar Association
Justice: An Evening of Stories and Community - Free!

As part of Pro Bono Week 2017, join The Chicago Bar Foundation and the Young Lawyers Section on Tuesday, October 24, 2017, from 6:00-8:00 p.m. at Revolution Brewing. Get to know your fellow justice-minded colleagues and enjoy listening to stories of justice shared by volunteers from the audience. In ...[continued]



25
OCT
2017
Chicago Bar Association
How Pro Bono Contributes to a Successful Career - Free!

Pro bono work provides lawyers with opportunities to give back to the community, but there are other career benefits as well. Newer lawyers can gain experience, confidence, and connections both inside and outside their firms. More experienced attorneys can gain greater visibility as well as case-man ...[continued]



26
OCT
2017
Chicago Bar Association
24th Annual Pro Bono and Community Service Fair - Free!

Meet with representatives from 40+ of Chicago’s legal aid, pro bono, community service and mentoring organizations to find an opportunity that fits your schedule, interests and goals. Join the YLS, CBA and CBF for the 24th Annual Pro Bono and Community Service Fair. The Fair will be held at the law ...[continued]



27
OCT
2017
Chicago Bar Association
Effective Representation of Individuals with Mental Health Conditions - Free!

Mental health conditions can impact any individual, community, or legal case, but they are often ignored or misunderstood. Learn how to better advocate for and empower your pro bono clients by acknowledging both their legal and non-legal needs. This session will cover how to recognize and address ch ...[continued]



30
OCT
2017
Chicago Bar Association
Careers in Intellectual Property Law

Panelists will discuss their varied career paths in and related to intellectual property law. The question and answer discussion format will touch on: Career paths including, in-house positions, large law firm, boutique, and solo practices Improving resumes Interview tactics Transitioning from law ...[continued]



31
OCT
2017
Chicago Bar Association
Social Media Ethics for Lawyers

As lawyers expand their involvement in social media, they need to be aware of emerging ethical violations that may result from their online activities. This CLE offers attendees perspective on how the Model Rules of Professional Conduct translate to social media. The course covers topics including: ...[continued]



1
NOV
2017
Decalogue Society of Lawyers
CLE: DCFS Investigations

Speaker: Diane Redleaf. 1.5 hours MCLE credit. Class is open to the public but credit is available only for members of Decalogue.



2
NOV
2017
Arab American Bar Association
AABAR’s Inaugural Judicial Reception

The Arab American Bar Association of Illinois (AABAR) will be hosting its Inaugural Judicial Reception honoring both Hon. Anne M. Burke and Hon. Timothy C. Evans.



3
NOV
2017
Chicago Bar Association
Lawyers Call to Action: Making Positive Change in Chicago - Free!

Chicago neighborhoods continue to suffer from an epidemic of violence which is destroying families. The CBA is hosting a free, special event on November 3 to give lawyers an opportunity to meet leaders from community organizations and to volunteer to provide legal assistance to those organizations a ...[continued]



3
NOV
2017
Appellate Lawyers Association
National Moot Court Competition

Details to follow.



8
NOV
2017
Decalogue Society of Lawyers
CLE: Best Practices in Filing an Appeal

Speaker: Justice Jesse Reyes. Class is open to the public but credit is available only for members of Decalogue.



8
NOV
2017
Chicago Bar Association
Hiawatha in Chicago: Symphony Orchestra/Chorus Concert

The CBA Symphony Orchestra and Chorus will perform Anglo-African Composer Samuel Coleridge-Taylor’s Hiawatha’s Wedding Feast in concert on November 8. In addition, the Symphony Orchestra will perform Antonin Dvorak’s Symphony No. 9 in E Minor. The concert will begin at 7:30 p.m. at the St. James Ep ...[continued]



14
NOV
2017
Decalogue Society of Lawyers
CLE Networking Event: From Employee to Entrepreneur

How to start your own business from a legal and financial perspective. Speakers: Jessica Merino, President and Financial Advisor of Merino Wealth Management; Michelle Katz, Founding Partner of Advitam IP; Helen Bloch, Principal, Law Offices of Helen Bloch, P.C. Co-sponsored with the National Associa ...[continued]



15
NOV
2017
Appellate Lawyers Association
Patterns and Practice: How Analyzing the Illinois Supreme Court Can Boost Your Appeals

Details to follow.



18
NOV
2017
Chicago Bar Association
Chicago Bar Foundation Fall Benefit

Join us for a fun, casual evening at the Museum of Science and Industry! From eye-opening exhibits and unique family activities, to a sprawling silent auction, the CBF's biggest annual event provides an unforgettable night in one of Chicago’s most iconic museums. Highlights of the evening will incl ...[continued]



28
NOV
2017
Chicago Bar Association
Alliance for Women w/ 7th Circuit Bar Association Holiday Social

Save the Date and be merry with the Alliance for Women and the 7th Circuit Bar Association at our annual holiday gathering. Join us from 5:30-7:30 p.m. at Morgan Lewis & Brockius, 77 W. Wacker Drive, Chicago. Stay tuned for RSVP details.



29
NOV
2017
Decalogue Society of Lawyers
CLE: Traffic

Speaker: Judge Cecilia Horan. Open to the public. 1 hour MCLE credit for Decalogue members.



29
NOV
2017
Northwestern Pritzker School of Law
Contemporary Issues in Complex Litigation

This conference will explore contemporary issues in the field of complex litigation, hosted by Professors Adam L. Hoeflich and Abby M. Mollen of the Northwestern Pritzker School of Law. To request an invitation, contact Laura Dimitrijevic at laura.dimitrijevic@law.northwestern.edu.



3
DEC
2017
Decalogue Society of Lawyers
Hon. Gerald C. Bender Memorial Lecture

Topic and Speakers: TBA



7
DEC
2017
Appellate Lawyers Association
Roundtable Luncheon Featuring the Justices of the Illinois Supreme Court

Details to follow.



12
DEC
2017
Decalogue Society of Lawyers
Chanukah

8 day festival begins at sundown. There are no prohibitions on this holiday.



17
JAN
2018
Decalogue Society of Lawyers
Special MLK Day CLE: Loving

We will watch the 2016 historical drama. Prof. Cliff Scott-Rudnick will lead the class in discussion about the diversity issues presented in the story. More information to follow.



24
JAN
2018
Decalogue Society of Lawyers
CLE: Judicial Recusals & SOJs

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



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.



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.



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.



27
FEB
2018
Decalogue Society of Lawyers
Judicial Reception

Reception honoring state and federal judges.



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.



13
MAR
2018
Black Women Lawyers Association
BWLA Spring Fundraiser Luncheon




14
MAR
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.



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.



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.



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.



9
MAY
2018
Decalogue Society of Lawyers
CLE: Criminal Law

Speaker Donna Makowski



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

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




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