Membership Appreciation Week

Welcome to Membership Appreciation Week 2019!  All events listed below are free for CBA members and take place at The Chicago Bar Association, 321 S. Plymouth Ct., Chicago, IL 60604 (unless otherwise noted). Registration links are included below or call 312-554-2056.

Monday, May 13, 2019 | 10:00 a.m. -3:00 p.m.
LinkedIn Profile Reviews
Get one-on-one advice from our LPMT Advisor Anne Haag on how to ensure your LinkedIn profile is polished and professional, and how you can use the platform to build your brand.
Register online (no phone registration available)

Monday, May 13, 2019 | 11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Professional Photos for Social Media 
Take a professional photo suitable for use on a web site or social media with Photographer Bill Richert.
Register online (no phone registration available)

Tuesday, May 14, 2019 | 12:00-1:15 p.m.
A Look at Civility in the Legal Profession featuring Governor Jim Edgar
IL PR-MCLE Credit, subject to approval
Former Illinois Governor Jim Edgar (1991-1999) will address civility in the practice of law. Light lunch included.
Register online

Tuesday, May 14, 2019 | 4:00-5:00 p.m.
Make Your Background Sing: Hitting the Right Notes to Stand Out through Your Resume, Bio, and LinkedIn Profile
1 IL MCLE Credit
Kathy Morris of Under Advisement, Ltd., Why do some resumes attract attention in a job search and others don’t? Should your bio and LinkedIn profile harmonize with your resume or do less/more/something different? Bring your resume to this interactive session.
Register online

Wednesday, May 15, 2019| 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Law Practice Management & Technology Expo Hall
Catch up on the latest services that can benefit your law practice. A roster of vendors will be coming soon. Door prizes! Career advice desk! Enjoy snacks in the Expo Hall. Open to support staff and non-members.
Register online

Wednesday, May 15, 2019 |10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Ask Our Career Counselor
Sign up for a 10-minute spot to ask your most top-of-mind career question in a confidential, one-on-one setting with Kathy Morris of Under Advisement, Ltd.
Register online (no phone registration)

Wednesday, May 15, 2019 | 11:00 a.m. -12:00 p.m.
Troubleshooting Cook County’s New eFiling System
1 IL MCLE Credit
Alex Braun of One Legal will examine common roadblocks online filers encounter, as well as workarounds and best practices for minimizing filing headaches.
Thank you to One Legal
Register online

Wednesday, May 15, 2019 | 1:00-2:00 p.m.
Legal Evolution: Analytics & Artificial Intelligence in the Law
1 IL MCLE Credit
Anna Casey of LexisNexis will give you a solid understanding of how to apply analytics in a legal case to achieve transactional and litigation advantages. Includes lunch.
Thank you to LexisNexis
Registration coming soon

Thursday, May 16, 2019 | 3:00 - 5:30 p.m.
Signature Series: Reducing Unconscious Bias in the Courts and Legal Profession 
2.25 IL Diversity/Inclusion PR-MCLE Credit, subject to approval
A look at how both personal and institutional biases contribute to a lack of diversity in the legal profession as well as steps we can take to become a more diverse profession.
Register online

Friday, May 17, 2019 | 12:00-12:45 p.m.
The Chief Justices: The 17 Men of the Center Seat
IL MCLE Credit
Author, attorney, and former CBA President Dan Cotter will discuss his new book “The Chief Justices” and provide a look at the position of Chief Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court.
Thank you to CBA Insurance Agency - Lunch Provided
Register online

Friday, May 17, 2019 | 1:00-4:30 p.m.
Mindfulness and Wellness Workshop
3 IL Mental Health PR-MCLE Credit, subject to approval
Get strategies to live a more healthful life and reduce stress at work. Mindfulness and other relaxation techniques covered.
Register online

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