Events

Annual Meeting - CLE

138th Annual Meeting of the Illinois State Bar Association June 19 - 21, 2014 Grand Geneva Resort and Spa, Lake Geneva, Wisconsin

Friday, June 20

CLE Programming

CLE PROGRAM
Caregiver Storm: Building Customer Loyalty by Helping Clients in Crisis
8:30 - 10:45 a.m.

2.0 hours MCLE credit
Don't miss this opportunity to learn from Ben Neiburger, a highly regarded elder law attorney and CPA in Chicago, as he explores the opportunities available to attorneys that are facing increasing numbers of elderly clients who, along with their children and caregivers, need sound advice for navigating the storms ahead. Learn how to respond to the coming elder care crisis with humanity, while preserving productivity and profitability – for the elder client, the children, the caregivers, and you, as their counselor and attorney. $50 for ISBA members.
More information and registration

CLE PROGRAM
Reel MCLE Series: How Many Ethical Dilemmas Can You Spot? 
- Spring 2014
1:00 - 4:15 p.m.
3 hrs MCLE credit, including 3* hours PMCLE credit (*subject to approval)
Presented by the Illinois State Bar Association
Join us for this unique program in which the hit TV show "Boston Legal" (Season 1, Episode 4) and two additional videos containing ethical legal scenarios are used as a sounding board for identifying, understanding, and analyzing the Illinois Rules of Professional Conduct. Program also includes a short presentation and review of the Illinois Rules of Professional Responsibility, as well as a review of recent Supreme Court decisions on Illinois ARDC findings. Program is presented by Clifford Scott-Rudnick, Director of CLE and Assistant Professor at The John Marshall Law School and Richard Adler, attorney and movie expert who frequently uses popular movies to lead educational and informative discussion groups. $110 for ISBA members.
More information and registration

Faculty Development Programming

FACULTY DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM
Effective Presentations
8:30 – 11:45 a.m.

3.0 hours MCLE credit, including 3.0* hours PMCLE credit (*subject to approval)
Exclusively for ISBA Law Ed Faculty (and those who want to become Law Ed Faculty).
Giving a presentation before an audience or in a courtroom is one thing, but giving a presentation that's memorable and impactful, is quite another. Don't miss this opportunity to get the tips and insight you need for creating effective presentations! Topics include: creating great introductions; the nuts and bolts of delivering a great presentation; adult learning styles and what this means for instructors; engaging your audience; using interactive learning techniques to enhance your delivery; and selecting methods of instruction for the most effective results.
More information and registration

FACULTY DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM
TECH Talks: Using Technology to Improve Your Presentation and Engage Your Audience
1:30 - 4:30 p.m.

No MCLE credit
Exclusively for ISBA Law Ed Faculty (and those who want to become Law Ed Faculty).
Learn how technology can enhance your presentation skills and keep your audiences engaged with this fast-paced seminar! Stop by the Faculty "Green Room" for speed dating-like table clinics to get important tips from ISBA's own "experts" on a variety of technology and presentation topics. Let the discussion continue as you move from table to table throughout the afternoon with each 30 minute clinic. The table clinics start at 1:30, 2:30, and 3:30 – giving you ample opportunity to network among your fellow faculty members and our speakers between each clinic. No registration necessary.
More information