Date(s) - 05/22/2020 - 05/26/2020
Summary: While the COVID-19 Pandemic may have changed the normal practice of law, it is important to stay abreast of issues that impacts law firm practices. ITLA was initially scheduled to bring you the Ethics and Professionalism Seminar at the Hilton Oak Brook Hills Resort in April. However, we are now offering 2 webinar programs. If you want to attend both programs, YOU MUST REGISTER FOR EACH PROGRAM SEPARATELY. Use the links below.
Registration: Each webinar program is $50 for ITLA members only.
Program Planning Chair & Moderated by Brian L. Salvi; Salvi, Schostok & Pritchard, Chicago
Ethics & Professionalism Part 1
When: Friday, May 22, 10 am to 12:00 pm
Credit: This program is approved for 2.0 hours Professional Responsibility Credit OR 2.0 hours General IL MCLE Credit.
Speakers and Topics include –
Kevin J. Conway – Cooney & Conway, Chicago
- Finances, Fees, Excessive Expenses
Timothy J. Cavanagh – Cavanagh Law Group, Chicago
- Ex Parte Communications with Current and Former Defendant Employees
Dennis M. Lynch – Healy Scanlon, Chicago
- Discovery Sanctions
Wendy J. Muchman – Legal Ethics Professor, Northwestern University (former ARCD Chief of Litigation & Professional Education), Chicago
- Avoiding the ARDC
Philip H. Corboy, Jr. – Corboy & Demetrio, Chicago
- Communications with the Judiciary
Sarah F. King. – Clifford Law Offices, Chicago
- Ethically Getting Cases
Follow the link here to register online for Ethics and Professionalism Part 1. Attend from your remote location. You can only register for this program online following the program link.
Ethics & Professionalism Part 2
When: Tuesday, May 26, 10 am to 12:15 pm
Credit: This program is approved for 2.0 hours Professional Responsibility Credit, including .5 hours of Diversity and Inclusion Credit OR 2.0 hours General IL MCLE Credit.
Mark D. Prince – Prince Law Firm, Marion
- Navigating Law Firm Departures
Tara R. Devine – Salvi Schostok & Pritchard, Chicago
- Diversity and Inclusion: Tara is going to talk about the importance of having and elevating the voices of women and minorities within the firm. This includes a discussion on the importance of engaging those members of your team to better understand client issues or juror demographics. Firms need to take a proactive measures to develop a culture that recognizes what is lacking in those areas and the appropriate steps to manage them.
Daniel M. Kotin – Tomasik Kotin Kasserman, Chicago
- Ethics of Settlement Negotiations
Thomas H. Murphy – Cogan & Power, Chicago
- The Ethics of Confidentiality
Michael T. Mertz – Hurley, McKenna & Mertz, Chicago
- Ethics of Referral Relationships
Thomas Q. Keefe III – Keefe Keefe & Unsell, Belleville
- Avoiding Legal Malpractice
Follow the link here to register online for Ethics and Professionalism Part 2. Attend from your remote location. You can only register for this program online following the program link.