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Section Newsletter Articles on Continuing Legal Education

“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? 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.
Civil Practice CLE is visiting New Orleans By Michael P. McCuskey Civil Practice and Procedure, March 2007 Yes, we are going to New Orleans. Let the good times roll when the Civil Practice Section Council presents a CLE program on trial practice in New Orleans on Friday, May 4, and Saturday, May 5.
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.
Arête and Atticus Finch By J.A. Sebastian Young Lawyers Division, August 2006 Mike Papantonio, who organized the mass tort practice at Levin, Papantonio, Thomas, Mitchell, Eschner & Proctor in Pensacola, Florida, will speak during the kickoff plenary session of the second annual ISBA SOLO AND SMALL FIRM CONFERENCE to be held at the Pheasant Run Resort in St. Charles on Thursday, September 14, 2006.
Minimum continuing legal education and the Commission on Professionalism By Laurence F. Johnson Real Estate Law, February 2006 In order to assure the public that attorneys licensed to practice in Illinois “remain current regarding the requisite knowledge and skills necessary to fulfill the professional responsibility and obligations of their respective practices and thereby improve the standards of the profession,” the Supreme Court of Illinois entered an order September 29, 2005, as amended on December 6, 2005, requiring attorneys who practice law in Illinois to obtain Minimum Continuing Legal Education (“MCLE”) and creating a board (the “Board”) to administer the new requirements.
ISBA newsletter authors can receive CLE program discounts Human Rights, December 2005 The ISBA announces its new newsletter article authors CLE discount program. Program rules provide that during the 2005-2006 publishing year, the author of a published substantive ISBA newsletter article of at least 500 words can receive a non-transferable discount certificate redeemable for a 20 percent discount off the tuition for an ISBA-sponsored CLE program of their choice with a limit of five such discount certificates for the publishing year.
New Supreme Court Rule 790 et al. establishing minimum continuing legal education requirements By Timothy E. Moran Human Rights, December 2005 On September 29, 2005 the Illinois Supreme Court announced the adoption of new Supreme Court rules 790-798, which mandate minimum continuing legal education for attorneys licensed to practice in Illinois.
Upcoming health law program—“Defending Against Government Subpoenas and Investigations in the Health Care Arena” Health Care Law, December 2005 On Friday, January 20, 2006, from 12:00 noon to 1:30 pm, the Health Care Section is sponsoring a Law Ed program, “Defending Against Government Subpoenas and Investigations in the Health Care Arena.”
Mediation skills for advocates By Hon. Michael Jordan Bench and Bar, November 2005 The ISBA Bench-Bar, Alternative Dispute Resolution, and Administrative Law Section Councils are co-sponsoring the “Mediation Skills for Advocates” CLE program in Springfield on Friday, November 18, 2005 from 9:00 a.m. to 12:30 PM.
ISBA newsletter authors can receive CLE program Administrative Law, September 2005 The ISBA announces its new newsletter article authors CLE discount program. 
“Don’t Just Survive-Thrive!” Mark your calendar for the ISBA’s First Annual Solo and Small Firm conference October 7-9, 2005 By Michele M. Jochner General Practice, Solo, and Small Firm, May 2005 Make sure to mark your calendar now for Columbus Day weekend-Friday-Sunday, October 7-9, 2005-and plan ahead to be part of a rewarding weekend of learning, networking, and family fun at the ISBA's First Annual Solo & Small Firm Conference.
Making the digital transition and other common quandaries solved! Young Lawyers Division, June 2002 Despite the freedom and efficiency that a paperless office allows, the idea of surrendering all those files of tangible documents in the name of technological advancement tends to scare many lawyers.
Mark your calender: Regional CLE on nursing home litigation By Julie A. Braun Elder Law, January 1999 By now you may have heard about the blockbuster continuing legal education program taking place on March 13, 1999.

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