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23
SEP
2018
Decalogue Society of Lawyers
Erev Sukkot

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



24
SEP
2018
Advocates Society
Advocates Society General Meeting Featuring Judge Visiting from Poland

The Advocates Society will hold its next General Meeting with special guest Justice Jedrys, a sitting Appellate Justice from Poland. He will discuss the current situation in the Polish judicial system. He is a member of the project of independent Association of Polish Judges. The event is hosted ...[continued]



24
SEP
2018
Decalogue Society of Lawyers
Sukkot 1st Day

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



25
SEP
2018
Chicago Bar Association
Chicago Bar Association Golf Outing

Get out from behind your desk for some end of Summer fun and networking! The CBA will host its annual Golf Outing on Tuesday, September 25, at Harborside International Golf Course. Lunch is available at 12:00 p.m., followed by a shot-gun start at 1:00 p.m. The fee includes 18 holes, golf cart, locke ...[continued]



25
SEP
2018
Decalogue Society of Lawyers
Sukkot 2nd Day

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



27
SEP
2018
Northwest Suburban Bar Association
CLE: Traffic Law

Traffic Seminar Update/Legal Issues; 3 General Credits. A lite dinner will be provided to those who pre-register.



28
SEP
2018
Collaborative Law Institute of Illinois
Basic Interdisciplinary Collaborative Practice Training

Collaborative Practice (the newer approach to family law) differs from litigation, pre-trial settlement, and even divorce mediation. It involves a Collaborative team approach in which three types of professionals join forces—without reliance on threats, demands, or the court—to support a couple thro ...[continued]



30
SEP
2018
Decalogue Society of Lawyers
Erev Shmini Atzeret

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



1
OCT
2018
Decalogue Society of Lawyers
Shmini Atzeret

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



2
OCT
2018
Decalogue Society of Lawyers
Simchat Torah

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



2
OCT
2018
Catholic Lawyers Guild of Chicago
The Red Mass 84th Annual Votive Red Mass of the Holy Spirit and Reception

Judges and lawyers of all faiths gather at Holy Name Cathedral. The Red Mass has been celebrated annually in churches throughout the world since the twelfth century. It brings together members of the community from all faith traditions to pray for all those responsible for the administration of jus ...[continued]



4
OCT
2018
Northwest Suburban Bar Association
CLE: Ethics In Film - ''''Roman J. Israel, Esq."

Review & discuss the film, "Roman J. Israel, Esq.". This program will be led by Clifford Scott-Rudnick & Dick Adler. Three MCLE Ethic Credits will be awarded to attendees, pending approval by the IL Supreme Court’s Commission on Professionalism. A lite dinner will be provided to those who pre-regi ...[continued]



4
OCT
2018
Catholic Lawyers Guild of Chicago
Judging as Judgment

“Judging as Judgment” is the title of a program to be presented Oct. 4 by Joseph William Singer, Bussey Professor of Law at Harvard Law School. Singer will discuss how judges cannot simply apply the rules in difficult cases but must still give impartial reasons for their decisions in exercising jud ...[continued]



10
OCT
2018
Decalogue Society of Lawyers
CLE: The Good Wife

View and discuss an episode of the award-winning legal drama. "Red Team Blue Team" - associates Alicia and Cary take on named partners Diane and Will in a mock trial to convince a client their case is winnable. Personal, professional and ethical conflicts ensue. Class leader: Cliff Scott-Rudnick. 1. ...[continued]



10
OCT
2018
Decalogue Society of Lawyers
Monthly Social

Decalogue welcomes the Justinian Society of Lawyers for our monthly social.



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

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



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]



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!



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 Freedom, Justice, Truth and Righteousness to the world. Honorees to be announced soon.



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: Clerk of the Circuit Court office. 1 hour credit for Decalogue members.



16
JAN
2019
Decalogue Society of Lawyers
MLK Day CLE

Video CLE TBA.



23
JAN
2019
Decalogue Society of Lawyers
CLE: Employment Law

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



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.



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



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.



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, and JCFS/Project Esther. 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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