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Effective Settlement Advocacy & the U.S. District Court, N.D. Illinois Pro Se Litigants’ Settlement Assistance Program

Tuesday, January 26, 2021
2:30 pm
- 5:00 pm

Federal Bar Association Chicago Chapter
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7th circuit bar association

Presented by the Federal Bar Association–Chicago Chapter, U.S. District Court, N.D. Illinois, and the Seventh Circuit Bar Association Pro Bono & Public Service Committee

2.5 Illinois MCLE Hours, including .5 PR (pending)

Tuesday, January 26, 2021
2:30 PM-5:00PM

This free program will provide an overview of the U.S. District Court, N.D. Illinois, Pro Se Litigants’ Settlement Assistance Program. Speakers will discuss best practices for settlement including efficient case preparation, effective communication and client management strategies, and lessons from the bench on effective settlement advocacy.

2:30-2:35 pm

Welcome Remarks

Hon. Rebecca Pallmeyer

Chief Judge Rebecca R. Pallmeyer
Northern District of Illinois

2:35-3:00 pm

Overview of the Pro Se Litigants’ Settlement Assistance Program

j. cunyon gordon

J. Cunyon Gordon
Senior Counsel & Settlement Assistance Program Director
Chicago Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights

3:00-3:30 pm

Tales from the Front: The Volunteer Experience

Ali Schaller
Associate
Loeb & Loeb LLP

3:30-4:00 pm

Listening Differently: Client Management Strategies

Allison Margolies

Allison Margolies
Trainer
Center for Conflict Resolution

4:00-5:00 pm

Strategies & Pitfalls: Lessons from the Bench

Hon. Andrea R. Wood

Hon. Andrea R. Wood
U.S. District Judge
Northern District of Illinois

Jeffrey Cummings

Hon. Jeffrey I. Cummings
U.S. Magistrate Judge
Northern District of Illinois

Judge Harjani

Hon. Sunil R. Harjani
U.S. Magistrate Judge
Northern District of Illinois

laura McNally

Laura McNally
Co-Chair, Retail & Consumer Brands
Loeb & Loeb LLP
Moderator

Details

Date:
Tuesday, January 26, 2021
Time:
2:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Event Category:

Venue

Chicago, IL United States

Other

Illinois CLE Credit
4.0
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