Publications

Section Newsletter Articles on Continuing Legal Education

Newsflash! Senior Lawyers, June 2014 If you'll be at the ISBA Annual Meeting on June 20th, be sure to attend this useful technology "mentoring session."  
Upcoming CLE program By Shannon M. Shepherd Human Rights, December 2013 Be sure to mark your calendar and attend this informative event!
Upcoming ISBA seminars By Tracy S. Dalton Trusts and Estates, July 2013 Upcoming CLE programs of interest to Trusts & Estates practitioners.
Developing an in-house CLE program By Ryan Gammelgard Corporate Law Departments, November 2012 This article provides a basic overview of the requirements for developing an in-house CLE program.
Upcoming CLE programs By Tracy S. Dalton Trusts and Estates, September 2012 A look at some of the upcoming CLE programs sponsored by the Trusts and Estates Section Council.
Upcoming Child Law CLE Child Law, June 2012 Sign up for this all-day seminar taking place on September 28th.
How do you know if you don’t try it? By Frank V. Ariano Senior Lawyers, October 2011 Did you know there are eight different methods by which to experience the ISBA's CLE programs? Author Frank Ariano explains the options.
YLD offers CLE seminars By Debra Liss Thomas Young Lawyers Division, August 2011 The YLD continually presents CLE seminars that meet the needs and expectations of its members.
Building diversity and inclusion through CLE and lawyer-to-lawyer mentoring By Jayne Reardon Diversity Leadership Council, June 2011 Now, thanks to the Illinois Supreme Court’s recent approval of a recommendation of the Commission on Professionalism, experienced attorneys supporting the development of new lawyers through an approved mentoring program may receive professional responsibility CLE credit under new Supreme Court Rule 795(d)(12), and activities around diversity and inclusion are a key component of the Commission’s approved mentoring plan.
“Elder Law Issues for Everyone: Your Aging Clients, Their Parents and You”—A great success! By Mary F. Petruchius Women and the Law, June 2011 A recap of the recent CLE program co-sponsored by the Women and The Law Committee.
Catch the replay: Collect all six hours of PMCLE By J.A. Sebastian Bench and Bar, May 2011 For those who missed “The State of Civility and Professionalism – 2011" held on March 18, 2011, the ISBA provides a replay. Go online or call the ISBA at 1-800-252-8908 to order.
Save the date: May 5, 2011 Administrative Law, March 2011 Details of the Section's upcoming CLE program.
CLE on cross-cultural communication By Cindy G. Buys International and Immigration Law, October 2010 A recap of the program presented at the ISBA's Annual Meeting in June, intended to raise awareness about the need for cultural sensitivity when interviewing clients and how that will make you a more effective lawyer.
The many benefits of attending CLE seminars By Debra Liss Thomas Young Lawyers Division, October 2010 The ISBA offers programs that cater to every interest and area of law. Click here to see the reasons you should attend, and then check the schedule to see what's coming up.
Editor’s column: Computer developments and upgrades—Is now the time? Check out Solo & Small Firms Conference programs By John T. Phipps General Practice, Solo, and Small Firm, September 2010 Join us for the ISBA's Solo & Small Firm Conference on October 21-23 and learn about available new technologies and whether they can help you in your practice.
Diversity and health of the bench and bar can be enhanced through professional responsibility CLE By Jayne Reardon Racial and Ethnic Minorities and the Law, June 2010 Professional responsibility CLE can be a great way to elevate our profession to a higher level.
ISBA Workers’ Compensation Seminar October 11, 2010 By John Adams Workers' Compensation Law, June 2010 Save the date for this important seminar!
Save the date: June 2, 2010 Administrative Law, May 2010 Attend our CLE program, "Ethics in Today's Government Agencies" on-site or via Live Webcast. On-site seating is limited, so register early!! Go to www.isba.org/cle for more details and registration information.
“The role of the ADR community in preventing the killing of children in Chicago” By Hon. Ann Breen-Greco Alternative Dispute Resolution, April 2010 Click to learn more about this recently held CLE program.
March matters worth your time… By J.A. Sebastian General Practice, Solo, and Small Firm, March 2010 Mark your calendar for three upcoming ISBA events!
Save the date: March 5, 2010 By J.A. Sebastian and Hon. Edward J. Schoenbaum Administrative Law, January 2010 Sign up for the March 5th program!
Advanced Workers’ Compensation seminar Workers' Compensation Law, December 2009 The Illinois State Bar Association Workers’ Compensation Law Section is sponsoring a “Back to Basics Seminar” scheduled for February 12, 2010 in Fairview Heights and February 15, 2010 at the ISBA Headquarters in Chicago.
Watch for upcoming CLE By Hon. Edward J. Schoenbaum Administrative Law, October 2009 We are scheduling a CLE program on Administrative Law in Illinois and will include Municipal Adjudications.
“Yes, We CarNegie!” By Juli Campagna International and Immigration Law, June 2009 The John Marshall Law School in Chicago will hold a one-day conference on Wednesday, July 29, 2009 to discuss the issues raised in Educating Lawyers: Preparation for the Profession of Law, by William M. Sullivan, Anne Colby, Judith W. Wegner, Lloyd Bond, and Lee S. Schulman. 
General Practice Section Continuing Legal Education By Timothy J. Storm General Practice, Solo, and Small Firm, May 2009 An update on General Practice, Solo & Small Firm CLE activity.
An MCLE program on “Colleagues in Crisis” By J.A. Sebastian Bench and Bar, December 2007 On Friday, December 7, 2007, at 9:30 a.m., at part of the ISBA Midyear Meeting at the Sheraton in Chicago, the ISBA Bench & Bar Section and Illinois Judges Association, together with the Commission on Professionalism of the Illinois Supreme Court, will present “Colleagues in Crisis.
Mark your calendars for the most electrifying series of programs this bar year! By Michele M. Jochner Women and the Law, November 2007 The Women’s Bar Association of Illinois (WBAI), in conjunction with both the ISBA Standing Committee on Women and the Law and the Standing Committee on Minority and Women Participation, is very pleased to announce the development of a series of exciting and informative programs designed to spotlight various leadership issues which provide the strong foundation for a thriving, fulfilling and successful legal career.
Have you achieved your 20 hours of mandatory CLE yet? Antitrust and Unfair Competition Law, October 2007 If you are looking for a way to meet your required hours, you should consider obtaining some credit hours through publication of a newsletter article.
More than 350 lawyers “shined up their shingles” at the ISBA’s Second Annual Solo and Small Firm Conference, making it a resounding success! By Michele M. Jochner General Practice, Solo, and Small Firm, February 2007 More than 350 attorneys attended this year’s ISBA Solo and Small Firm Conference, “Shine Up Your Shingle - What You Need to Succeed,” which was held Thursday, September 14th through Saturday, September 16th at the Pheasant Run Resort in St. Charles.
Going in a different direction By Matt Maloney General Practice, Solo, and Small Firm, November 2006 For many years the General Practice, Solo and Small Firm Section Council has been at the forefront of continuing legal education programs.