ISBA Midyear Meeting (Joint meeting with the Illinois Judges Association)
December 10-12, 2015
The Sheraton Chicago Hotel & Towers
301 East North Water Street, Chicago, Illinois
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ARCpointlabs of Greater Chicago is a full service provider of accurate, reliable and confidential drug, alcohol and DNA testing. We are experienced in all realms of judicial testing. We can also offer wellness screenings.
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Attorneys' Title Guaranty Fund, Inc. (ATG®) was founded in 1964 by a group of Illinois lawyers concerned about the erosion of the lawyer's role in real estate transactions. Through the years, our goal has remained the same: To provide our members with a level of support and services that empowers them to give their clients high quality legal assistance with real estate transactions—including real estate title insurance, estate planning, and related services.
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Over fifty years ago, a handful of visionary leaders founded the Illinois Bar Foundation. Their initial commitment was to provide aid to deserving members of the Illinois Bar who, because of age or infirmity, could no longer provide for their own care or support. Since then, the Foundation has expanded its scope to ensure meaningful access to the justice system, especially for those with limited means, and to assist lawyers who can no longer support themselves due to incapacity.
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The mission of the Standing Committee on Law Related Education for the Public is to develop, implement, and administer law-related education programs that will enhance the understanding of the legal system and the role of lawyers in our society, including programs which educate the public and students of all ages about the important role of lawyers and judges, the importance of an independent judiciary for the proper administration of justice, and which foster an interest in students to respect our justice system and consider pursuing careers in the law.
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Soberlink innovates and develops technology designed for monitoring alcohol use. The Soberlink System promotes accountability and connectivity through real-time mobile testing and alerts. Soberlink, along with the Web Portal Sober Sky, is currently used in Family Law to help parents prove sobriety and in other settings where monitoring is beneficial.
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Advance registration for Joint Meeting is closed. Please register on-site.