This monthly speaker series is geared to newer lawyers and will focus on the fundamentals of today’s legal practice. The sessions will be taught by seasoned leaders from Chicago’s legal community. The programs are typically held at 8:00 a.m. at Association Headquarters (or watch the live Webcast). Register online. Miss a program? Visit our Webcast Center to watch it on demand.
Upcoming Dates (subject to change):
Check back in September for new Practice Basics Programs in the 2016-17 year!
March 15, 2016: Practice Basics: Appellate Tips for Trial Lawyers
January 13, 2016: Drafting Court Orders
November 20, 2015: Representing a Criminal Defendant
October 23, 2015: Wait! Is that a Class Action Case
September 29, 2015: Drafting Marital Settlement
May 19, 2015: Personal Wellness & the Practice of Law
February 26, 2015: Contracts Language - Choosing the Right Words
January 22, 2015: Basics of Conflicts Checking
November 19, 2014: Defending a D.U.I.
October 16, 2014: Current Issues in eDiscovery
June 17, 2014: Preserving Issues for Appeal at the Trial Level
May 22, 2014: How to Incorporate Technology into Your Practice
April, 17, 2014: Preparing Your Case and Client for Mediation
March 18, 2014: Basics of Intellectual Property Law
February 20, 2014: How to Create a Trial Notebook for Use at Trial
January 23, 2014: Client Development: How to Become a Rainmaker
November 20, 2013: Taking and Defending Depositions
October 15, 2013: Rules for Rookies: What Courtroom Novices Need to Know
September 26, 2013: Clarity in Writing