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CLE: Civil Practice and Procedure Update – Pleadings, Motions, Discovery, and Resolving Cases through Settlement and Mediation

Posted on October 23, 2018 by Rhys Saunders

Don’t miss this full-day seminar in Chicago or via live webcast on Nov. 9 that reviews a range of general practice topics – from motion practice and mediation to trends in attorney discipline. Attorneys involved in general practice and civil litigation with intermediate practice experience who attend this seminar will better understand: drafting considerations for proper pleadings; motions to dismiss and summary judgment motions; the art of discovery; how to prepare cases for mediation and settlement; how trial counsel impacts an appellate case; risks and benefits of using technology in the practice of law; and trends in lawyer discipline.

CLE: Probate for the Personal Injury Lawyer (Live Webcast)

Posted on October 18, 2018 by Rhys Saunders

Join us online Nov. 7 for an informative presentation that explores the requirements of probate court and their impact on the personal injury plaintiff and defense bar.

CLE: Cross-Border Litigation – Essential Considerations for U.S. Lawyers

Posted on October 12, 2018 by Rhys Saunders

The U.S. and Canada have the largest trading relationship of any two nations on earth. This leads to a concomitant amount of disputes, litigation, and arbitration. Don’t miss this program on Oct. 26 in Chicago or via live webcast that offers both the Canadian and American perspectives regarding some of the most pervasive issues that arise during legal disputes that cross the border.

CLE: Real Estate Law Update – 2018

Posted on October 9, 2018 by Rhys Saunders

Join us Oct. 24 in Bloomington for a full-day seminar focusing on a number of key real estate issues and recent case law updates and legislative changes that affect your client. Every commercial and residential real estate lawyer and general practitioner who attends this seminar will better understand: how to enforce judgments against Illinois real estate; how pending bankruptcies affect evictions, mortgage foreclosures, installment contracts, and mechanics liens; how to use five-day and 10-day notices of default on leases and mortgage loan default letters; why having a diverse and inclusive real estate practice is important; IDFPR regulatory and enforcement activities; and the newly proposed IDFPR DS-1 Disclosure for Producers of Title Insurance Business Form.

CLE: 40 Hour Mediation/Arbitration Training

Posted on October 3, 2018 by Rhys Saunders

Mediation is designed to resolve differences both in and out of the courts. It requires a very different mindset than courtroom litigation. Join us Oct. 22 – Oct. 26 in Chicago for this Master Series seminar that trains practitioners to resolve conflicts in a non-adversarial, non-confrontational manner, allowing peaceful resolutions between parties.

CLE: Second Biennial Illinois Appellate Practice Seminar

Posted on October 1, 2018 by Rhys Saunders

Every litigator should understand the basic principles of appellate practice. Join us on Oct. 18 in Chicago or via live webcast for a full-day seminar that focuses on the key points in the appellate process, where making the right decisions can mean the difference between winning and losing an appeal.

The seminar is presented by justices of the Illinois Supreme Court and the Illinois Appellate Court, along with leading Illinois appellate practitioners.

CLE: Preparing Your Witness for Deposition

Posted on September 27, 2018 by Rhys Saunders

Join us online Oct. 11 to learn how to develop the theory of your case, the Illinois Supreme Court Rules that pertain to depositions, and how to prepare your next witness with this informative online seminar that’s designed for litigators with basic practice experience. Topics include appreciating your witness’ story and the rules that apply, knowing the mechanics of a deposition, and maxims for witness preparation. 

CLE: Protect Your Credit, Identity, and Financial Accounts

Posted on September 21, 2018 by Rhys Saunders

Learn how to protect your credit and financial assets, avoid becoming a victim of identity theft, and advise your clients on these issues with this online seminar Oct. 10. Attorneys with basic to intermediate practice experience who attend this program will better understand: the importance of monitoring credit; how to use a credit lock/freeze to keep your credit safe; who to contact if you suspect identity theft; the services that are available to safeguard your identity; knowing if your investment accounts are secure; the benefits of private excess insurance; and the importance to passwords.

CLE: Workers’ Compensation Update – Fall 2018

Posted on September 18, 2018 by Rhys Saunders

Update your knowledge on a number of important workers’ compensation issues with this full-day seminar in Chicago or O’Fallon on Monday, Oct. 8. Labor and employment attorneys and workers’ compensation practitioners attending this seminar will better understand: How joint injuries are diagnosed and treated in workers’ compensation claims; how uninsured employers are handled; how to avoid ethical dilemmas in your practice; how Temporary Total Disability (TTD) payments compare to Maintenance payments; the current case law updates and changes that may affect your client; and how vocational rehabilitation can help you next workers' compensation client.

CLE: Solo & Small Firm Practice Institute Series - Reaching the Summit: Practice Management Tips to Elevate Your Firm

Posted on September 10, 2018 by Rhys Saunders

Get the best practice tips and practical tools you need to elevate your firm above the rest with this half-day seminar in Chicago or via live webcast on September 28. Attendees will gain a better understanding of: Why diversity is important to your law practice and how to include it in your practice; how to overcome the obstacles that are preventing you from creating a paperless work environment; the tools you need to maintain a paper-free practice; the importance of maintaining a positive online presence and how to protect your online reputation; and how to avoid cybersecurity risks and create a secure practice.

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