Basic Skills Course for Newly Admitted Attorneys - W

This course is for New Lawyers only.

The CBA's Basic Skills Course For Newly Admitted Attorneys will satisfy the Supreme Court of Illinois' (MCLE Rule 793 Requirement for Newly Admitted Attorneys) 6 hours of basic skills course requirement, which include professional responsibility credits.  The program agenda is as follows:

8:40 a.m. – 8:45 a.m.
Opening Remarks  
Octavio Duran
, Chair of the CBA YLS, Duran Law Offices  
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  
Speaker TBD
10:00 a.m. – 10:45 a.m.
Overview of the Lawyers’ Assistance Program (LAP)  
Speaker TBD  

10:45 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.  BREAK  
11:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
The Top 25 Things I Wish I was Told as a New Lawyer  
Alex Passo
, Associate Attorney, Latimer LeVay Fyock LLC  
11:30 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.
Personal Branding for Career Survival  
Speaker TBD  

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
, Director of Advocacy and Engagement, The Chicago Bar Foundation  
1:45 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. BREAK OUTS:  
Choice A: The Basics of Document Collaboration for Transactional Attorneys  
Anne Haag
, Practice Management Advisor, The Chicago 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  
Speaker TBD
4:00 p.m. – 4:45 p.m.
Civility in the Profession . . . How to Play Nice
Alexis Crawford Douglas
, Associate Attorney, K&L Gates
Jason Julien, Assistant United States Attorney, United States Attorneys’ Office, Northern District of Illinois
Octavio Duran, Chair of the CBA YLS
Additional panelist TBD

Hon. Thomas Mulroy
, Cook County Circuit Court, Law Division 

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12/4/2019 8:40 AM - 4:25 PM
Webcast Chicago, IL 60604 UNITED STATES
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Start Time 8:40 AM

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Experience Level: Basic
MCLE Credit: 6 IL PR MCLE Credits
Event Type: Seminar


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