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Pro Tips on Effective Oral Advocacy for Young Attorneys

Wednesday, July 19, 2017
12:00 pm
- 1:30 pm

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 at all stages of your litigation?

Come join the Younger Lawyers’ Division for a lunchtime panel on effective oral advocacy in federal court. Meet practitioners from the civil and criminal bar, as well as a federal Judge, who will provide tips and advice for younger lawyers on all the ways to think about presenting a case in front of a Judge, from routine statuses to significant motions and trial. Also hear about opportunities to gain “on your feet” oral advocacy experience in federal court on a pro bono basis. Lunch will be provided.

David Weisman

Hon. M. David Weisman
U.S. Magistrate Judge
Northern District of Illinois

MiAngel Cody

MiAngel Cody
Executive Director and Attorney
The Decarceration Collective

Sheri Mecklenburg

Sheri Mecklenburg
Assistant United States Attorney
U.S. Attorney’s Office, Northern District of Illinois

James Soto

Jim Sotos
The Sotos Law Firm


Wednesday, July 19, 2017
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
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Dirksen United States Courthouse, Room 248
219 S Dearborn St
Chicago, IL 60604 United States


Illinois CLE Credit
Photo ID is required to enter the building
Lunch from Inspiration Kitchens will be provided
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