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Free Webinar: How the Northern District of Illinois is Coping with the COVID-19 Crisis

Thursday, April 16, 2020
12:00 pm
- 1:00 pm

Free Webinar

1.0 hour Illinois CLE Credit Hours pending approval

Thursday, April 16, 2020
12:00 PM – 1:00 PM


Chief Judge Rebecca PallmeyerJudge Robert Dow and Clerk of Court Thomas Bruton will explain the steps the Court has taken during the coronavirus pandemic to ensure access to justice while prioritizing public safety, including new procedures for emergency hearings, extended timelines for civil and criminal cases, telephonic hearings, videoconferencing, and a range of issues facing practitioners and the Court during these unprecedented times.

This timely webinar will also allow you to submit your questions to the panel in real time. If you would like to submit a question in advance, please email your question to Joe Tilson at


Hon. Rebecca Pallmeyer

Hon. Rebecca Pallmeyer
Chief Judge
Northern District of Illinois

Judge Robert Dow Jr.

Hon. Robert Dow
District Court Judge
Northern District of Illinois


Thomas Bruton
Clerk of Court
Northern District of Illinois

Barry Fields

Barry Fields
President, FBA Chicago Chapter
Kirkland & Ellis


View the webinar material below or click here to download the PDF. 



Thursday, April 16, 2020
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Event Category:


Chicago, IL United States
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