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Cook County Circuit Court Walk Through: Practicing as a New Lawyer

Learning your way around the Circuit Court should not have to be a trying experience. The YLS will host a Court Walk Through especially designed for new admittees to the Illinois Bar. This walk through is an informative introduction to its practice and procedures. Presenters will address the nuts and bolts of practice in the Court and provide a tour of the clerk's and sheriff's offices that will help explain the procedures for both filing and service of process. Added this year is a speaker from the motion section of the Law Division, where new litigators spend a lot of time. Speakers and Topics: PRACTICING IN THE LAW DIVISION: COMMON PROCEDURES FOR CASE MANAGEMENT CONFERENCES & MOTION PRACTICE Hon. John P. Callahan Jr., Circuit Judge, Law Division, Calendar C, Motion Section Ed Samuelson, Law Division Law Clerk PRACTICING IN THE CHANCERY DIVISION & TIPS FOR PRACTITIONERS Hon. Patricia S. Spratt, Circuit Judge, Chancery Division, Calendar 64, Mortgage Foreclosure/Mechanics Lien Section PRACTICING IN THE DOMESTIC RELATIONS DIVISION & TIPS FOR PRACTITIONERS Speaker announced soon. TOUR OF MUNICIPAL DIVISION COURTROOM AND PROCEDURES Svetlana Gitman, Bruce Farrel Dorn & Associates WHERE AND HOW TO FILE COURT DOCUMENTS, TOUR OF THE CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT Martin Acosta, Bruce Farrel Dorn & Associates Moderators: Paul Coogan, Attorney at Law; YLS Special Project Coordinator Kellie Mazzarella, Smith Blake Hill; YLS Special Project Coordinator 2 IL MCLE Credit Pricing: $0 CLE-Advantage Member or Law Student Member $30 Gov't Member $40 Member $80 Nonmember Call 312-554-2056 or


Time:1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Location:Richard J Daley Center
50 W Washington St.
Chicago, IL 60602

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