Continuing Legal Education

Secrets of the Citation Act and Tips for Enforcing Judgments

April 12, 2018
8:55 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.
3.00 MCLE hours, including 1.00 Professional Responsibility MCLE credit hours (PMCLE credit subject to approval)
Presented by Commercial Banking, Collections, and Bankruptcy
Co-sponsored by Real Estate Law

Chicago
ISBA Regional Office
20 South Clark Street, Suite 900
(map and directions)
Or Online Course

 

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Winning a judgment does not guarantee you will collect the money…now what?

Join us for this informative program and learn how to enforce judgments against all types of debtors while addressing the ethical issues that arise in a debt collection practice. Attorneys at the basic and intermediate levels of practice involved in the enforcement of judgments who attend this seminar will better understand:

  • How to use the Citation Act, Section 5/2-1402 of the Code of Civil Procedure to enforce judgments;
  • The basic and obscure judgment enforcement tools and procedures within the Citation Act;
  • Piercing the corporate veil, fraudulent transfers, and other methods of reaching assets from reluctant debtors;
  • How to address the ethical issues that arise in a debt collection practice; and
  • Much more!


Program Coordinators:
Samuel H. Levine, Miller, Canfield, Paddock and Stone, PLC, Chicago
Nathan B. Lollis, Law Offices of Nathan Lollis, LLC, Chicago
Robert G. Markoff, Markoff Law LLC, Chicago

Program Moderator:
Nathan B. Lollis, Law Offices of Nathan Lollis, LLC, Chicago

 

NOTE: Chicago/onsite registration includes access to electronic course materials that will be sent to you via email prior to the seminar. Printed course materials may be purchased for a nomial fee via the registration page. Live Webcast attendees can access the program materials electronically via the web portal during the seminar.

 

Agenda

8:55 – 9:00 a.m.  Welcome and Introduction
Nathan B. Lollis, Law Offices of Nathan Lollis, LLC, Chicago

9:00 – 10:00 a.m.  Secrets of the Citation Act
Don’t miss this informative presentation that reveals the basic and obscure judgment enforcement tools and procedures within the Citation Act.
Robert G. Markoff, Markoff Law LLC, Chicago

10:00 – 10:15 a.m.  Break (refreshments provided)

10:15 – 11:15 a.m.  Piercing Veils, Chasing Members, Charging Orders and Blood from Turnips: Practical Techniques, Procedures and Forms for Collecting from Reluctant Judgment Debtors
Join us for this comprehensive discussion that helps you become familiar with a wide range of methods, procedures, and forms that are available for debt collection purposes. 
Paul A. Osborn, Ward Murray Pace & Johnson, P.C., Sterling

11:15 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.  When Practice Collides with the Rules: Ethical Issues in the Collection Practice*
This panel presentation examines the ethical issues common to a debt collection practice together with the applicable Illinois Supreme Court Rules of Professional Conduct. Topics include: multiple claims against the same debtor; “extortion” litigation; fee splitting; trust accounts; missed deadlines; and delegation of responsibilities.
Moderator: Robert G. Markoff, Markoff Law LLC, Chicago
Sari W. Montgomery, Robinson Law Group LLC, Chicago
Michael L. Starzec, Blitt & Gaines P.C., Grayslake

 

*Professional Responsibility MCLE credit subject to approval