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24
OCT
2018
Decalogue Society of Lawyers
CLE: Motion Practice and Mandatory Arbitration

Speaker: Judge Deborah Gubin. 1 hour MCLE credit for Decalogue members.



30
OCT
2018
Appellate Lawyers Association
Ethical Traps for Appellate Practitioners

Featuring James J. Grogan and Steven Splitt of the ARDC



1
NOV
2018
Collaborative Law Institute of Illinois
Essential Role of Difference in Effective Teams

Collaborative problem-solving depends on the willingness of team members to entertain alternative solutions and the ability to recognize and manage assumptions and biases. While we know that diverse teams offer rich raw material for creative solutions, we also know they can be challenging as differe ...[continued]



1
NOV
2018
Lawyer's Assistance Program
LAP Annual Dinner

Join us in celebration of LAP Volunteers, Supporters, and Clients at the LAP Annual Dinner! Don't miss Keynote Speaker: John J. Cullerton, Illinois Senate President LAP is proud to present this year's award winners: Warren Wolfson Excellence in Education Award: Northern Illinois University Colleg ...[continued]



1
NOV
2018
Collaborative Law Institute of Illinois
Team Identity and Team Effectiveness

We know from research and from personal experience that effective teams are characterized by high levels of trust and comfort among members. These characteristics are easy to recognize but take real intention to create. This training, lead by Donna Younger, will examine proven strategies for buildin ...[continued]



7
NOV
2018
Decalogue Society of Lawyers
CLE: Burnout in Lawyering IV

Speaker: Alice Virgil, Ph.D., L.C.S.W. 1.5 hours MCLE credit for Decalogue members. Mental Health credits pending.



8
NOV
2018
Decalogue Society of Lawyers
Jewish Judges Association of Illinois Annual Dinner

Honorable Seymour Simon Justice Award Honoree: Justice Sheldon A. Harris; Honorable Ilana Diamond Rovner Lifetime Achievement Award Honoree: Judge Jack B. Schmetterer; Honorable Richard J. Elrod Public Service Award Honoree: Justice Tom M. Lytton. RSVP to (312) 593-8953 or bobgordon9@aol.com



9
NOV
2018
Catholic Lawyers Guild of Chicago
Death Penalty and the Development of Doctrine: A Closer Look

Hon. Thomas More Donnelly, Cook County Circuit Court Law Division, and Fr. Javier del castillo, Opus Dei Vicar of the Midwest, will speak on this topic. A continental breakfast will be served. One hour of CLE credit is pending.



9
NOV
2018
Northwest Suburban Bar Association
Young Lawyers Social Event

Are you a new or young lawyer? Then come join the Young Lawyers Committee at Level 257, Woodfield Mall, Schaumburg, IL, for free drinks, food, and games! We look forward to seeing you!



14
NOV
2018
Decalogue Society of Lawyers
CLE: Voting Rights & Gerrymandering

Speaker: Ruth Greenwood, Senior Legal Counsel, Voting Rights & Redistricting, Campaign Legal Center. 1 hour MCLE credit for Decalogue members.



14
NOV
2018
Decalogue Society of Lawyers
Happy Hour for New Admittees

First drink is free for Young Lawyers and students!



20
NOV
2018
Decalogue Society of Lawyers
Kosher & Halal

Join us for an exploration of the similarities and differences of Kosher and Halal rules and practices. Speakers: Rabbi Michael Balinsky, Executive Vice President of the Chicago Board of Rabbis and Gregory Abdullah Mitchell, Executive Director of The Council of Islamic Organizations of Greater Chica ...[continued]



29
NOV
2018
Chicago Bar Association
The Bar Show: Big Little Laws

Don't miss the Association's 95-year old tradition, The Bar Show, a musical comedy revue parodying local and national political, sports, and showbiz figures. Tickets are now on sale for "Big Little Laws: A Whodunnit" running November 29-December 2 at DePaul's Merle Reskin Theatre. Early bird pricing ...[continued]



2
DEC
2018
Decalogue Society of Lawyers
Chanukah

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



5
DEC
2018
Decalogue Society of Lawyers
Chanukah Party

Celebrate the Festival of Lights with Decalogue and honor four very special people who spread the light of Justice, Freedom, Truth and Righteousness to the world: Judge Martin Moltz, Rep. Kelly Cassidy, Rep. Sara Feigenholtz, Michael Strom.



6
DEC
2018
Appellate Lawyers Association
Illinois Supreme Court Roundtable

Featuring the Justices of the Supreme Court of Illinois



12
DEC
2018
Decalogue Society of Lawyers
CLE: Cannabis Business Developments

Speaker: Bob Morgan, Special Counsel, Much Shelist. 1 hour MCLE credit for Decalogue members.



16
DEC
2018
Decalogue Society of Lawyers
CLE: Jewish Law in Adoption and Inheritance

Speakers TBA. 2 hours MCLE credit for all attorneys.



20
DEC
2018
Northwest Suburban Bar Association
Holiday Party

Please join us at our annual Holiday Party at Maggiano's Little Italy, Schaumburg. This year''s honoree is John O''Brien.



9
JAN
2019
Decalogue Society of Lawyers
CLE: e-Filing in Cook County

Speaker: Tyler Technologies. 1 hour credit for Decalogue members.



16
JAN
2019
Decalogue Society of Lawyers
MLK Day CLE

Video CLE TBA.



17
JAN
2019
Appellate Lawyers Association
Criminal Cases Year-In-Review Brown Bag

Featuring Justice Joseph Burkett, retired Justice Jim Epstein, Deputy State Appellate Defender Shawn O'Toole and Leah Bendik



23
JAN
2019
Decalogue Society of Lawyers
CLE: Employment Law

Speakers: Jonathan Lubin and Lonny Ogus. 1 hour MCLE credit for Decalogue members.



25
JAN
2019
Appellate Lawyers Association
Criminal Cases Year-in-Review Brown Bag

Featuring Justice Birkett, retired Justice Jim Epstein, Deputy State Appellate Defender Shawn O'Toole, and Leah Bendik



30
JAN
2019
Decalogue Society of Lawyers
CLE: Understanding Exposures in a Legal Liability Claim

Speaker: Brian Olson. 1.5 hours MCLE credit for Decalogue members. Co-sponsored with ISBA Mutual.



31
JAN
2019
Appellate Lawyers Association
First District Judicial Reception

A reception honoring the Justices of the Illinois Appellate Court, First District



6
FEB
2019
Decalogue Society of Lawyers
CLE: 2019 Income Tax Update

Speaker: Lawrence R. Krupp, Partner, Wipfli LLP. 1.5 hours credit for Decalogue members



6
FEB
2019
Appellate Lawyers Association
Supreme Court Civil Cases Year-in-Review Brown Bag

Featuring Justice Ann Jorgensen and former ALA Presidents Tim Eaton and Mike Reagan



14
FEB
2019
Appellate Lawyers Association
Supreme Court Civil Cases Year-in-Review Brown Bag

Featuring Justice Ann Jorgensen and former ALA Presidents Tim Eaton and Mike Reagan



21
FEB
2019
Decalogue Society of Lawyers
Decalogue Judicial Reception

Enjoy our famous hot dog and hamburger buffet while networking with other attorneys and judges.



21
FEB
2019
Appellate Lawyers Association
Seventh Circuit Major Cases in Review

Featuring Judge Diane Sykes, Judge Gary Feinerman, Illinois Solicitor General David Franklin, and former ALA President and former Illinois Solicitor General Michael Scodro



27
FEB
2019
Northwest Suburban Bar Association
23rd Annual Mock Trial Invitational

Cook County Circuit Judges volunteer their time & expertise to preside over a civil or criminal trial, as argued by high school students who act as the prosecution & defense. Attorney''s from the NWSBA will serve as competition judges.



6
MAR
2019
Decalogue Society of Lawyers
CLE: Property Tax

Speaker: Ira Piltz. 1 hour MCLE credit for Decalogue members.



13
MAR
2019
Decalogue Society of Lawyers
CLE: What Every Family Lawyer Needs to Know About Immigration

Speaker: Richard Hanus



18
MAR
2019
Decalogue Society of Lawyers
CLE: Surrogacy: Who is the parent from a Jewish and Illinois legal perspective?

Speakers: Dena Levy, Rabbi David Wolkenfeld, Rabbi D'ror Chankin-Gould. Co-sponsored by Anshe Emet Synagogue, Anshe Shalom Synagogue, JCFS/Project Esther, A Wider Bridge, and Women's Bar Association of Illinois. 1.5 hours MCLE credit for all attorneys.



27
MAR
2019
Decalogue Society of Lawyers
CLE: Cyber Security

Speaker: Theodore Banks, Partner, Scharf, Banks Marmor. 1 hour MCLE credit for Decalogue members.



3
APR
2019
Decalogue Society of Lawyers
CLE: Sex Harassment – from the shop floor, to the classroom, Hollywood and beyond

Speakers: Robin Potter & Nieves Bolanos. 1 hour MCLE credit for Decalogue members. Inclusion credit pending.



19
APR
2019
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.



20
APR
2019
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.



21
APR
2019
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.



25
APR
2019
Decalogue Society of Lawyers
Erev Shevi'i Shel Pesach

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



26
APR
2019
Decalogue Society of Lawyers
Passover 7th Day

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



27
APR
2019
Decalogue Society of Lawyers
Passover 8th Day

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



1
MAY
2019
Decalogue Society of Lawyers
CLE: Enforcement of Judgments

Speaker: Robert Markoff. 1 hour MCLE credit for Decalogue members.



15
MAY
2019
Decalogue Society of Lawyers
CLE: Juvenile Justice

Speaker: Judge Michael Toomin. 1 hour MCLE credit for Decalogue members.



22
MAY
2019
Decalogue Society of Lawyers
CLE: 2019 Ethics Update

Speaker: Wendy Muchman, ARDC Chief of Litigation and Professional Education. 1.5 hours MCLE credit for Decalogue members. Professional Responsibility credits pending.



8
JUN
2019
Decalogue Society of Lawyers
Erev Shavuot

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



9
JUN
2019
Decalogue Society of Lawyers
Shavuot 1st Day

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



10
JUN
2019
Decalogue Society of Lawyers
Shavuot 2nd Day

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



26
JUN
2019
Decalogue Society of Lawyers
85th Annual Installation and Awards Dinner

Details TBA




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