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May 2017

Ethics Program

Tuesday, May 16, 2017
1:45 pm
- 5:15 pm
Kirkland & Ellis, 300 North LaSalle, Conference Center
Chicago, IL 60654 United States
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3.0 hours Illinois Professional Responsibility MCLE, pending approval This annual continuing legal education program provides an overview of ethical issues in various aspects of practice. Free for FBA members Edmond E. Chang U.S. District Judge Northern District of Illinois Virginia…

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Workshop for NDIL Mandatory Initial Discovery Pilot Program

Monday, May 22, 2017
3:00 pm
- 4:00 pm
Everett McKinley Dirksen United States Courthouse, 219 S. Dearborn St., James Benton Parsons Ceremonial Courtroom, Courtroom 2525
Chicago, IL 60604
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1.0 Illinois MCLE Beginning June 1, 2017, numerous judges of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois will be participating in a three-year pilot program, which will address the benefits of early discovery disclosures in civil litigation. All…

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National FBA President’s Reception

Wednesday, May 24, 2017
5:00 pm
- 6:30 pm
Chicago Bar Association, 321 S. Plymouth Court, Corboy Room
Chicago, IL 60604
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Free

Hon. Michael Newman FBA National President Magistrate Judge for the Southern District of Ohio Please join us for a reception honoring the FBA National President, Hon. Michael Newman, Magistrate Judge for the Southern District of Ohio. We will also be…

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Workplace Privacy in Employment Law: What can an employer do to legally monitor its workforce?

Wednesday, May 31, 2017
12:00 pm
- 1:15 pm
Dirksen United States Courthouse, Courtroom 1843, 219 S Dearborn St
Chicago, IL 60604 United States
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Free

Bring your own lunch (Cafeteria available on 2nd floor) 1 hour Illinois MCLE, pending approval FBA Members Only Hon. Sidney Schenkier U.S. Magistrate Judge Northern District of Illinois Noelle Brennan Shareholder Noelle Brennan & Associates, Ltd. The Honorable Sidney Schenkier will…

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June 2017

Criminal Practice Program

Friday, June 2, 2017
8:00 am
- 12:45 pm
DrinkerBiddle, 191 North Wacker Drive, Suite 3700
Chicago, IL 60606 United States
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4.0 hours Illinois MCLE, pending approval including 1.0 hour of Professional Responsibility Credit Gabe Fuentes Partner Jenner & Block LLP Carol Marin Director of DePaul University’s Center for Journalism Integrity and Excellence Randall Samborn Senior Vice President LEVICK Dylan Smith…

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Seventh Annual James B. Moran Membership Appreciation Event

Thursday, June 15, 2017
5:30 pm
- 8:00 pm
Seyfarth Shaw LLP, Willis Tower, 233 S. Wacker Drive80th Floor
Chicago, IL 60603 United States
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Free

Reception 5:30-6:00 pm Event 6:00-8:00 pm The event will feature scenes from the movie Loving, in honor of the 50th anniversary of the Supreme Court's decision in Loving v. Virginia. Loving is the story of Richard and Mildred Loving, who…

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July 2017

Annual State of the Court Address

Thursday, July 13, 2017
12:00 pm
- 1:15 pm
Chicago Bar Association, Corboy Room, 2nd Floor, 321 S Plymouth Ct
Chicago, IL 60604 United States
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Chief Judge Rubén Castillo Please join Chief Judge Rubén Castillo as he reviews major developments and future plans for the Northern District of Illinois. This event sold out last year, please register early to ensure your seat. A buffet lunch…

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Pro Tips on Effective Oral Advocacy for Young Attorneys

Wednesday, July 19, 2017
12:00 pm
- 1:30 pm
Dirksen United States Courthouse, Room 248, 219 S Dearborn St
Chicago, IL 60604 United States
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1.0 Illinois MCLE, pending approval Lunch from Inspiration Kitchens will be provided Have you ever wondered how to best frame your discovery dispute at oral argument? Need any tips from the experts on how to be an effective oral advocate…

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August 2017

YLD Chambers Lunch with Judge Bucklo

Thursday, August 3, 2017
12:15 pm
- 1:00 pm
Dirksen United States Courthouse, Judge Bucklo’s Chambers, Room 2246, 219 S. Dearborn St
Chicago, IL 60604 United States
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Hon. Elaine E. Bucklo United States District Judge Northern District of Illinois Kick off the Chicago Chapter's YLD Month with this unique opportunity for younger lawyers* to have lunch in a relaxed atmosphere with Judge Bucklo.*The Younger Lawyers Division is…

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YLD Happy Hour and School Supply Drive

Thursday, August 10, 2017
5:30 pm
- 7:30 pm
Plymouth Restaurant – Rooftop Bar, 327 South Plymouth Court
Chicago, IL 60604 United States
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Free

Due to the overwhelming response to our school supply drive, we invite our YLD members to join us for free at the end of the summer cocktail celebration.   Please join us for a Happy Hour sponsored by the Federal…

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YLD Law Student Mentoring Event

Tuesday, August 29, 2017
5:30 pm
- 7:30 pm
Seyfarth Shaw LLP, 233 South Wacker Drive #8000
Chicago, IL 60606 United States
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Free

The FBA invites the Younger Lawyers Division (members under 40 or with less than 10 years of practice) to a mentoring event for law students. This event provides the opportunity for YLD members to give back to Chicago law students…

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September 2017

Game Changer: The New Mandatory Initial Discovery Pilot Project in the Northern District of Illinois – Webinar

Monday, September 11, 2017
12:00 pm
- 1:30 pm
Free

Webinar 1.5 Illinois MCLE, pending approval Effective June 1, 2017, the Federal Court in the Northern District of Illinois embarked upon a three-year pilot program, known as the Mandatory Initial Discovery Pilot Project (MIDPP), which imposes court-ordered discovery and early…

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Proportional Discovery in Employment Litigation Brown Bag Lunch

Tuesday, September 12, 2017
12:00 pm
- 1:15 pm
Dirksen United States Courthouse, Room 1388, 219 S Dearborn St
Chicago, IL 60604 United States
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Bring your own lunch (Cafeteria available on 2nd floor) 1 hour Illinois MCLE, pending approval FBA Members Only This event will feature small group discussion of issues of proportionality and cost minimizing approaches to employment litigation. You are invited to bring…

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October 2017

Annual Installation Luncheon

Wednesday, October 4, 2017
11:30 am
- 1:30 pm
Union League Club, 65 West Jackson Boulevard
Chicago, IL 60604 United States
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Free

Wednesday, October 4, 2017 11:30 am - 1:30 pm 11:30 am - 12:00 pm Reception 12:00 - 1:30 pm Luncheon and Program Union League Club of Chicago 65 W. Jackson Blvd., Chicago, IL 60604 Please join the Chicago Chapter of…

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Chambers Lunch with Judge John Lee

Tuesday, October 17, 2017
12:15 pm
- 1:00 pm
Dirksen United States Courthouse – Room 1262, 219 South Dearborn Street
Chicago, IL 60604 United States
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Hon. John Lee United States District Judge Northern District of Illinois An opportunity for practitioners and students to enjoy lunch in a close setting with Judge Lee. John Z. Lee is a United States District Judge for the United States…

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