New Lawyer Basic Skills Course- Full Day

This course is for New Lawyers only.

8:40 a.m. - 8:45 a.m. Opening Remarks
Brandon Peck
, Peck Ritchey, Chair of the CBA YLS 
8:45 a.m. - 9:00 a.m. MCLE Requirements
Karen Johnson
, Director, Illinois MCLE Board  
9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. Ethics for New Attorneys
Mary Andreoni
, Ethics Education Counsel, ARDC
10:00 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.  Overview of the Lawyers’ Assistance Program (LAP)
Volunteer LAP Panelists
Moderator: Robin Belleau, Director, Lawyers’ Assistance Program 
10:45 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.  BREAK   
11:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.  Your First Visit to Court
Svetlana Gitman
, Bruce Farrel Dorn & Associates
11:30 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.  Personal Branding for Career Survival
Jennifer Bluestein, Director of Global Professional Development, Greenberg Traurig LLP 
12:15 p.m. - 1:15 p.m.  Lunch Sponsored by the CBA Insurance Agency 
1:15 p.m. - 1:45 p.m. Pro Bono:  Supreme Court Rules and Opportunities
Angela Inzano
, Program Manager, The Chicago Bar Foundation
1:45 p.m.- 2:30 p.m. BREAK OUTS: 
Choice A: The Basics of Document Collaboration for Transactional Attorneys

Catherine Sanders Reach, Director of the Center for Practice Management, North Carolina Bar Association
Choice B: Taking and Defending Depositions
Matthew Passen
, Partner, Passen Law Group    
2:30 p.m. - 2:45 p.m. BREAK   
2:45 p.m. - 3:15 p.m. Basic Research Techniques 
Catherine Sanders Reach
, Director of the Center for Practice Management, North Carolina Bar Association
3:15 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. Diversity and Inclusion in the Legal Profession
Jayne Reardon, Executive Director, Illinois Supreme Court Commission on Professionalism
4:00 p.m. - 4:45 p.m.  Civility in the Profession . . . How to Play Nice
Jason Julien
, Locke Lord LLP
Matthew S. Miller, Vice President, Deputy General Counsel, Global Litigation Group, EMEA and APAC, Groupon Inc.
Octavio Duran, Hart, David, Carson LLP, Second Vice Chair of the CBA YLS
Jessica Schneider, Chicago Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under the Law
Moderator:  Hon. Thomas Mulroy, Cook County Circuit Court, Law Division
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11/26/2018 8:40 AM - 4:45 PM
The Chicago Bar Association 321 S. Plymouth Ct. Chicago, IL 60604 UNITED STATES
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