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2024 Annual Ethics Program

Wednesday, June 5, 2024
1:00 pm
- 4:30 pm

2024 Annual Ethics Program Federal Bar Association Chicago Chapter Featured

Wednesday, June 5, 2024
1:00PM – 4:30PM
3 Hours of CLE Provided (Ethics Credit Pending Approval)

Kirkland & Ellis LLP
333 Wolf Point Plaza,
Chicago IL 60654

The Annual Ethics Program will be held on June 5, 2024, at Kirkland & Ellis LLP, located at 333 Wolf Point Plaza, Chicago, Illinois. This event, essential for legal professionals interested in ethical standards within the field, will take place from 1:00 PM to 4:30 PM, with both in-person and remote attendance options available via Zoom.

This year’s program will cover a range of critical topics, including ethical issues in litigation funding, best practices regarding the use of artificial intelligence in legal practices, and professional discipline within the labor market. The session will feature presentations from respected legal professionals such as Terry Dee and Courtney Block from Winston & Strawn LLP, Neil B. Posner from Much Shelist PC, and Professor Kyle Rozema from Northwestern University Pritzker School of Law.

A significant component of the program is the panel discussion titled “How to Avoid Ethical Pitfalls in Federal Court.” Moderated by Britt Cramer from Kirkland & Ellis LLP, the panel includes federal judges Hon. Gabriel Fuentes, Hon. Matthew Kennelly, and Hon. Manish Shah, who will provide insights into maintaining ethical integrity in the judiciary.

The event offers up to 3 hours of ethics credit, fulfilling requirements for professional responsibility. The schedule for the program is as follows:

  • 1:00 – 1:45 PM: Presentation on Ethical Issues in Litigation Funding
  • 2:00 – 2:45 PM: Presentation on AI–Ethics and Best Practices for Lawyers and Law Firms
  • 3:00 – 3:30 PM: Presentation on Professional Discipline and the Labor Market: Evidence from Lawyers
  • 3:30 – 4:30 PM: Panel Discussion on Avoiding Ethical Pitfalls in Federal Court

The program is open to both members and non-members of the FBA. Admission is complimentary for members, while non-members are charged a fee of $25. Pre-registration is required due to venue capacity constraints and security requirements, including a mandatory photo ID check at the entrance.

For additional details or to register, please contact the event organizers at (312) 343-5361.

Ethical Issues In Litigation Funding

Artificial Intelligence–Ethics and Best Practices for Lawyers and Law Firms

Professional Discipline and the Labor Market: Evidence from Lawyers

“How to Avoid Pitfalls in Federal Court”





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Kirkland & Ellis LLP
300 North LaSalle Street, 6th Floor
Chicago, IL 60654 United States
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