Membership Appreciation Week


Members only! All programs take place at The Chicago Bar Association, 321 S. Plymouth Ct., Chicago, IL 60604.

Monday, May 7, 2018 | 1:00-2:00 p.m. | Register Here
Harnessing Humor in the Law and Life
1 IL Mental Health/Substance Abuse PR-MCLE Credit, subject to approval
Kathy Morris, Under Advisement, Ltd., Paul Farahvar, lawyer and stand-up comedian, and Paula Davis-Laack, founder of the Stress & Resilience Institute, will explore the positive role of humor in a lawyer's career and job search.

Tuesday, May 8, 2018 | 10:00 a.m. -3:00 p.m.| Register Here
LinkedIn Profile/Social Media Reviews
Get one-on-one advice from our LPMT Division’s Catherine Sanders Reach and Anne Haag on how to put your best foot forward online and through social media.

Tuesday, May 8, 2018 | 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.| Register Here - SOLD OUT
Professional Photos for Social Media

Take a professional photo suitable for use on a web site or social media with Photographer Bill Richert.

Tuesday, May 8, 2018 | 12:00-1:00 p.m. | Register Here
Real Talk: Diverse Voices in the Legal Profession
1 IL Diversity/Inclusion PR-MCLE Credit, subject to approval
Discover how today’s diverse population is creating a legal profession that is equally diverse and how Chicago’s legal community can attract and retain new talent.

Wednesday, May 9, 2018 | 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. | Register Here
Law Practice Management & Technology Expo Hall
Catch up on the latest services that can benefit your law practice. See a list of exhibitors. Door prizes! Career advice desk! Legal support staff welcome. Complimentary lunch/snacks in the Expo Hall.

Wednesday, May 9, 2018 | 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. | Register Here
Ask Our Career Counselor
Sign up for a 10-minute spot to ask your most top-of-mind career question in a confidential, one-on-one setting with the CBA's Career Advancement Program's featured legal career counselor, Kathy Morris of Under Advisement, Ltd.

Wednesday, May 9, 2018 | 11:00 a.m. -12:00 p.m.| Register Here
7 Tips for Writing Better Court Submissions
1 IL MCLE Credit
Joshua Taylor of Smokeball will outline strategies and techniques to produce better written documents for court. Style and grammar tips will be covered.
Thank you to Smokeball

Wednesday, May 9, 2018 | 1:00-2:00 p.m.| Register Here
Thriving in the Modern Law Practice
1 IL PR-MCLE Credit, subject to approval
Find the right balance between running a law practice and a small business. Attracting talent, retaining clients, managing finances, and more will be covered.
Thank you to Thomson Reuters

Thursday, May 10, 2018 | 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. | Register Here
Lessons from Illinois Intrastate Crowdfunding
1 IL MCLE Credit
A look at developments in Illinois crowdfunding including procedures, challenges, and tips for working with legislators.
Thank you to Law Pay

Thursday, May 10, 2018 | 1:00-2:00 p.m.| Register Here
Ethical Concerns of Conducting Research via the Open Web
1 IL PR-MCLE Credit, subject to approval
David V. Dilenschneider of Lexis Nexis will cover risks of legal research on the open web.
Thank you to Lexis Nexis - Lunch provided at Noon

Friday, May 11, 2018 | 12:00-1:00 p.m. | Register Here
Brave New World: Technologies Lawyers Need to Know
1 IL PR-MCLE Credit, subject to approval
Crash course on new technologies including artificial intelligence, Internet of Things, cybersecurity and block chain.
Thank you to CBA Insurance Agency - Lunch Provided