Full Committee Meetings List
following is a list of committees that have notified the CBA of
their speaker/topic. Meetings are held at 12:15 p.m. for one hour
at the CBA unless otherwise noted. Bring your CBA card to obtain
MCLE credit for meeting attendance. Lunch is available in our
servery. There is no need to RSVP for committee meetings.
Members may attend any meeting they choose.
Meetings for the Week of May 27, 2013
This schedule was generated on May 23, 2013.
See latest meeting list and get full descriptions - schedule subject to change.
Alliance for Women
Intellectual Property Law (IL MCLE Credit, Webcast)
Christopher V. Carani, McAndrews Held & Malloy, design patent prosecution and enforcement.
YLS Real Estate Committee (IL MCLE Credit, Webcast)
Peter Tsantilis, Liston & Tsantilis, eminent domain.
Real Estate Taxation, Assessment & Appeals (IL MCLE Credit, Webcast)
Mark Davis, O'Keefe Lyons & Hynes, Taxpayer's Remedy: PTAB vs. SPO.
Media and Entertainment Law (5:00 P.M.)
Location: Extensions Dance Center, 3933 N Elston, Chicago. Attend a dance rehearsal featuring Benjamin Wardell and Michel Rodriguez Cintra. Wine and snacks provided. RSVP to email@example.com. Space is limited.
Social Security Law (IL MCLE Credit)
Members should bring your best practice tip for a roundtable discussion.
- CBA Member Discount CLE Plan: Members can attend most CLE
seminars for only $150 per plan year. Seminars are also webcast at
www.chicagobar.org and the West LegalEdcenter (see costs online).
How To... Create Usable Forms with the Forms Tool (No MCLE) Complimentary!
May 28/1:45-2:45 p.m./$0 Member/$50 Nonmember
Special Education Law Boot Camp (2 IL MCLE Credit)
May 29/12:00-2:10 p.m./$40 Member/$60 Nonmember
Branded Labels: The New Marketing Modalities for Attorneys (2.75 IL PR Credit, subject to approval)
May 29/3:00-6:00 p.m./$80 Member/$160 Nonmember
The Global Fight Against Human Trafficking (2 IL MCLE Credit)
May 30/3:00-5:10 p.m./$40 Member/$60 Nonmember
Administrative Law Conference (5.5 IL MCLE Credit; 1 IL PR Credit, subject to approval)
June 3/9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m./See pricing online - half day options available
Tackling the Legal Issues of Privacy & Data Security in a Mobile World (2.75 IL MCLE Credit)
June 4/2:00-5:00 p.m./$80 Member/$160 Nonmember
Meet Our Alderman - June 5 Complimentary!
Are you interested in understanding the role Alderman play in developing laws and policies for Chicago as well as how law students and young lawyers can use their law degrees outside of law firms? On Wednesday, June 5, 2013, attendees will learn about the day-to-day life of an alderman, including working with their staff, and obtain intimate information about what an alternative career in local politics is really like. Event will be held at 4:00 p.m. (reception to immediately follow) at the CBA Building, 321 S. Plymouth Ct, Chicago. Complimentary for Members/$20 Nonmember. All members welcome. Register at www.chicagobar.org/cle.
Young Lawyers Section Annual Meeting - June 6
Attend the 2013 YLS Annual Meeting on Thursday, June 6, 2013, 12:00 p.m., at Harry Caray's Italian Steakhouse, 33 W. Kinzie, Chicago. Outgoing YLS Chair Natacha D. McClain, Segal McCambridge Singer & Mahoney Ltd., will preside over the Meeting. Incoming Chair Mary K. Curry, Chambers of Magistrate Judge Susan Cox, will be introduced and special awards honoring outstanding Section members will also be presented. $40 per person (held at the door). To make a reservation, order online or call 312-554-2031.
YLS and CBF Spring Into Summer Social - June 13
Join the Young Lawyers Section and the CBF Young Professionals Board on Thursday, June 13, from 5:30-8:30 p.m., at Par Bar & Grille, 160 N. Franklin, Chicago. Drinks, food and mingling. $35 in advance, $40 at the door. Tickets available at www.chicagobarfoundation.org/spring-into-summer/.
Alliance for Women Summer Kick Off - June 13
Join the AFW and the National Association of Women Business Owners at Macy's on State for personal style tips from Macy's personal shopper service and mini touch-ups from Bobbi Brown Cosmetics. Event will take place on Thursday, June 13, 2013, from 5:30-8:00 p.m., at Macy's Culinary Studio. $35 per person. RSVP to Tanya Triche at firstname.lastname@example.org. Sponsored by LexisNexis.
CBA Annual Meeting - June 27
The CBA will host its 140th Annual Meeting on Thursday, June 27, 2013, at The Standard Club, 320 S. Plymouth Ct., Chicago. Aurora Abella-Austriaco, President 2012-2013, will preside over the Meeting. Incoming President J. Timothy Eaton will also make remarks. 11:30 a.m. reception, followed by 12:00 p.m. luncheon. $65 per person. For reservations, contact Tamra Drees at 312-554-2057. See details and a roster of the incoming Officers and Board of Managers at www.chicagobar.org/events.
Proposed Bylaws Amendments
All members are asked to review proposed amendments to the Association’s Bylaws and return a proxy vote to the Association by June 26, 2013. To see a complete set of the CBA Bylaws, with the wording of the proposed changes, as well as download a copy of the proxy, visit www.chicagobar.org/bylaws. The Board of Managers recommends an affirmative vote in favor of the adoption of the Bylaws as restated and urges you to return your proxy before the deadline.
Share Your Careers News at www.chicagobar.org
Have you recently made a job change or a career move? Share your news with other CBA members. See how to make a submission at www.chicagobar.org/membernews.
Expert Speakers Needed
The CBA Speakers Bureau is seeking lawyers willing to speak on their practice area topics to general public audiences for our Law at the Library series as well as to fulfill specific requests from schools, civic organizations and other public groups. We also need attorneys willing to speak about careers in the law at career days and other events. To find out more, call Karen at 312-554-2013 or email email@example.com.
Justice and the Law Weekly to Feature Cook County Public Guardian on May 26
Don't miss this week's episode of "Justice & Law Weekly," 12:30 p.m., Sunday, May 26 on Channel 20 (WYCC- PBS), featuring a conversation with Robert F. Harris, Cook County Public Guardian. And at 12:30 p.m., Sunday, June 22, catch the amazing true story of Tuskegee Airman David James, a Chicago lawyer and lifelong Chicagoland resident.
Alliance for Women Spring Newsletter
The AFW is pleased to present its Spring 2013 newsletter. Read it now!
CBF Pro Bono Support Program
Pro bono programs in and around Chicago have a variety
of opportunities for you to help, and the CBF is available to help
you find a pro bono opportunity that fits your skills, interests and
availability. The CBF
Pro Bono Opportunities Guide is designed to help you find a pro
bono program that fits your needs. For a hard copy of the Guide or
for more information on pro bono opportunities, contact CBF Pro Bono
Director Kelly Tautges at firstname.lastname@example.org or