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Membership Appreciation Week

Join us for a fun week of events and CLEs! Thank you for contributing your time and talent to The Chicago Bar Association. Your dedication and commitment to the legal community truly makes a difference. As a thank you, the CBA will host a series of complimentary events for members May 5-9. The CBA thanks LexisNexis Firm Manager™, RVM, ABA Retirement Funds, CBA Administrators, Alliant Credit Union, DTI, and Eurest Dining Services for their generous support of Membership Appreciation Week!


Monday, May 5

Doing Business in Russia and Kazakhstan: What You Need to Know (12:15-1:00 p.m.) 0.75 MCLE credit
No registration required.
Join the Young Lawyers Section’s International, Corporate and Trade Law Committee for a primer in conducting business or investing in Russia and Central Asia’s most significant market, Kazakhstan.

Tuesday, May 6

Converting Interviews into Offers
(12:00-1:00 p.m.)
Online Registration or 312-554-2056
Kathy Morris, Under Advisement, Ltd., with tips to turn a job interview into “you’re hired.”


How To... Optimize Your LinkedIn Profile
(1:15-2:15 p.m.)
Online Registration or 312-554-2056
Tips to improve your profile plus one-on-one reviews from the LPMT team on how to make you stand out from the crowd.

Wednesday, May 7

Law Practice Management & Technology Expo Hall 
(10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.)
Online Registration or 312-554-2056
Catch up on the latest in law practice management and technology services that can benefit your law practice. Door prizes! Complimentary lunch/snacks will be available in the Expo Hall. Please note: Registration is not required, feel free to drop in to the Expo.

Download the 2014 Technology and Business Expo Guide to learn about the products and services represented at this year’s event. Plus fun, food, and prizes!


Effective Billing to Minimize Lost Time & Revenue
(11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.) 1 PR credit (subject to approval)
Online Registration or 312-554-2056
Jeffrey Krause, a practice management consultant, with practical tips on how to work towards effective billing to minimize lost time and revenue.



A Glimpse of Digital Forensics
(1:00-2:00 p.m.)  1 PR Credit (subject to approval)
Online Registration or 312-554-2056
Come for a primer on computer forensics. In keeping with the Electronic Discovery Reference Model, we will focus on the preservation and collection of electronically stored information in anticipation of litigation or for internal investigation.


Thursday, May 8

Succession Planning for All Stages of Your Career
(11:45 a.m. -1:30 p.m.) 1.5 IL PR Credit (subject to approval)
Online Registration or 312-554-2056
Ethical responsibilities, how your succession plan may change over time, and the practical realities of creating a plan. Complimentary lunch sponsored by CBA Administrators, ABA Retirement Funds and Alliant Credit Union.





Mentor/Reverse Mentor Speed Learning
(1:30-2:30 p.m.) 1 PR Credit (subject to approval)
Online Registration or 312-554-2056
Whether you have many years of practice under your belt or are a new
attorney, come share your knowledge with your colleagues at fast paced and fun roundtable discussions.

Friday, May 9

Professional Photos for Social Media
(11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.)
If you need a professional photo suitable for use on a web site or social media, this is an easy, low-costmeans to obtain a professional photograph with Photographer Bill Richert. $25 per person. Call 312-554-2135 for an appointment.


The Social You: Positioning Yourself Online for Success
(12:00-1:30 p.m.) 1 PR Credit (subject to approval)
Online Registration or 312-554-2056
Jason M. Baumann, Boxless Media, will re-introduce social media platforms to you with tips and tricks on how to position yourself for success with future employers.

Meet our benefit providers and enjoy a treat in the CBA lobby from 12:00 to 1:30 p.m.