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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 (registration will open approximately 30 days prior to program date). Miss a program? Visit our Webcast Center to watch it on demand.


Upcoming Dates (subject to change):
Tuesday, May 19, 2015 (12:00-1:00 p.m.): Personal Wellness & the Practice of Law (Register: In-person at CBA or Webcast)


Ondemand Video:
Thursday, February 26, 2015: Contracts Language - Choosing the Right Words
Thursday, January 22, 2015: Basics of Conflicts Checking
Wednesday, November 19, 2014: Defending a D.U.I.
Thursday, September 26, 2013:  Clarity in Writing
Tuesday, October 15, 2013:  Rules for Rookies: What Courtroom Novices Need to Know
Wednesday, November 20, 2013: Taking and Defending Depositions
Tuesday, December 17, 2013: Navigate Your Way Through a Proceeding Before the Division of Professional Regulation
Thursday, January 23, 2014: Client Development: How to Become a Rainmaker
Thursday, February 20, 2104: How to Create a Trial Notebook for Use at Trial
Tuesday, March 18, 2014: Basics of Intellectual Property Law
Wednesday, April, 17, 2014: Preparing Your Case and Client for Mediation
Thursday, May 22, 2014: How to Incorporate Technology into Your Practice
Tuesday, June 17, 2014: Preserving Issues for Appeal at the Trial Level
Thursday, October 16, 2014: Current Issues in eDiscovery