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9th Annual Solo and Small Firm Conference - 2013
9th Annual Solo and Small Firm Conference - 2013
Now Available!
Access the entire recorded conference today and receive 43.75 Hours MCLE credit! Or click here to Create-Your-Own bundle of 6, 9, 12, 15, 18 or 30 hours of MCLE/PMCLE credited programs!
A Child Custody Trial
A Child Custody Trial
Don’t miss this trial practice demonstration in which opening statements and witness examinations are presented and earn 13.75 hours MCLE credit, including 13.75 hours Professional Responsibility MCLE credit!
Fracking in Illinois: Facts and Myths Explained
Fracking in Illinois: Facts and Myths Explained
Separate fact from fiction on the issue of fracking in Illinois with this informative seminar – all while earning 6 hours MCLE credit!
The Frugal Firm
The Frugal Firm
Being frugal has never been more popular than in today’s tough economy! Don’t miss this introductory exploration of alternative solutions that can save you big bucks, which qualifies for 1 hour MCLE credit, including 1 hour Professional Responsibility MCLE credit.


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ISBA's Free FastCLE for Members

Eligible ISBA members can now select from over 525 hours of online CLE content to earn up to 15 hours of MCLE credit (including all 6 hours of Professional Responsibility MCLE credit) per bar year at no cost through our complimentary online Free FastCLE subscription. Choose topics and programs from ISBA’s top-notch CLE to meet your specific practice needs and earn enough Free Online CLE to meet your 30-hour MCLE credit requirement over a two-year period! (Live onsite programs, live webcasts, and teleseminars are not included with Free CLE at this time.) This benefit is sponsored by ISBA Mutual Insurance Company.  CLICK HERE to learn more or browse topics here!



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Members and non-members alike may purchase bundles of ISBA Law Ed programming at a discounted rate! Simply preview our complete list of available archived programs – by title or by subject area – and then make your selections. Hours remain in your account for one year from date of purchase. To learn more and register CLICK HERE!





Upcoming Live Online Events
Collapse Trial Practice Series: Hearing on Motion for Preliminary Injunction - Morning Session LIVE Webcast
 Presented by the ISBA Labor & Employment Law Section
Co-sponsored by the ISBA Civil Practice Section

Have you struggled with how to formulate strategy and conduct a hearing on a motion for preliminary injunction? If so, then you won’t want to miss this mock hearing that gives the information you need to help your client! Watch as experienced practitioners seamlessly present witnesses and argue the Motion for Injunctive Relief. Listen to an appellate lawyer discuss the appeal of the ruling. And learn how to respond to a Motion for Damages and Attorneys Fees for wrongful injunction. Civil practice attorneys and employment law practitioners with all levels of practice experience who attend this seminar, will better understand:

  • The distinction between temporary restraining orders and preliminary injunctions; 
  • What to anticipate when drafting Motions and planning for the hearing; 
  • Which techniques help in accomplishing your goal during the examination/cross-examination of witnesses; 
  • What needs to be accomplished in arguments on Motion for Preliminary Injunction; 
  • Issues that can arise with setting bond; 
  • How to prepare for the record on appeal; 
  • The benefits to taking the Interlocutory Appeal under Rule 307;
  • How the law measures damages for wrongful injunction; and
  • Much more!

Program Coordinators:
Aaron B. Maduff, Maduff & Maduff LLC, Chicago
Cathy A. Pilkington, Law Offices of Cathy A. Pilkington, Chicago

Program Moderators:
Hon. William J. Borah, Illinois Human Rights Commission, Chicago

Formats Available: Live Webcast
Original Program Date: October 24, 2014
Approved Credit:
  • ISBA: 2.50 hours Total General MCLE Hours, 2.50 hours Including Professional Responsibility

  • MORE INFOMORE INFO Trial Practice Series: Hearing on Motion for Preliminary Injunction - Morning Session LIVE Webcast
    Collapse Trial Practice Series: Hearing on Motion for Preliminary Injunction - Afternoon Session LIVE Webcast
     Presented by the ISBA Labor & Employment Law Section
    Co-sponsored by the ISBA Civil Practice Section

    Have you struggled with how to formulate strategy and conduct a hearing on a motion for preliminary injunction? If so, then you won’t want to miss this mock hearing that gives the information you need to help your client! Watch as experienced practitioners seamlessly present witnesses and argue the Motion for Injunctive Relief. Listen to an appellate lawyer discuss the appeal of the ruling. And learn how to respond to a Motion for Damages and Attorneys Fees for wrongful injunction. Civil practice attorneys and employment law practitioners with all levels of practice experience who attend this seminar, will better understand:

    • The distinction between temporary restraining orders and preliminary injunctions; 
    • What to anticipate when drafting Motions and planning for the hearing; 
    • Which techniques help in accomplishing your goal during the examination/cross-examination of witnesses; 
    • What needs to be accomplished in arguments on Motion for Preliminary Injunction; 
    • Issues that can arise with setting bond; 
    • How to prepare for the record on appeal; 
    • The benefits to taking the Interlocutory Appeal under Rule 307;
    • How the law measures damages for wrongful injunction; and
    • Much more!

    Program Coordinators:
    Aaron B. Maduff, Maduff & Maduff LLC, Chicago
    Cathy A. Pilkington, Law Offices of Cathy A. Pilkington, Chicago

    Program Moderators:
    Hon. William J. Borah, Illinois Human Rights Commission, Chicago

    Formats Available: Live Webcast
    Original Program Date: October 24, 2014
    Approved Credit:
  • ISBA: 3.25 hours Total General MCLE Hours, 3.25 hours Including Professional Responsibility

  • MORE INFOMORE INFO Trial Practice Series: Hearing on Motion for Preliminary Injunction - Afternoon Session LIVE Webcast
    Collapse Immigration Law Update: Changes That Affect Your Practice & Clients LIVE Webcast
    Presented by the ISBA International & Immigration Law Section

    Don't miss this opportunity to discover how recent immigration policy changes
    can affect your clients and your practice! 

    Never before has immigration law been the hot topic issue that it is today. Whether you deal with immigration cases on a frequent basis or only occasionally come across a client with an immigration issue, it is important that you know the current policies and laws that could affect the outcome of your client's situation. Join us via the Internet for this one-hour live webcast that gives you the immigration law updates you need to effectively and successfully advise your clients. Immigration attorneys, general practitioners, and young lawyers with basic to intermediate practice experience who attend this seminar will gain a better understanding of:

    • Immigration reform legislation;
    • Administrative actions in the absence of Comprehensive Immigration Reform (CIR);
    • Important Supreme Court, federal court, and administrative case law update; 
    • Compliance issues for employers; and
    • How the increased arrival of unaccompanied minors at the southern border is being dealt with.

    PROGRAM COORDINATOR/MODERATOR:
    Juliet E. Boyd, Boyd & Kummer, LLC, Chicago

    PROGRAM SPEAKERS:
    Scott D. Pollock, Scott D Pollock & Associates P.C., Chicago
    Tejas N. Shah, Kriezelman Burton, Chicago

    Formats Available: Live Webcast
    Original Program Date: November 05, 2014
    Approved Credit:
  • ISBA: 1 hour Total General MCLE Hours

  • MORE INFOMORE INFO Immigration Law Update: Changes That Affect Your Practice & Clients LIVE Webcast
    Collapse Juveniles, Psychotropics & The Law LIVE Webcast

    Presented by the ISBA Child Law Section

    Antidepressants, ADHD medications, anti-anxiety drugs, and mood stabilizers are among the most common types of psychotropic drugs prescribed to juveniles throughout the United States. Join us for this one-hour live webcast that discusses how these medications impact children and their families, as well as how to handle cases in which you may represent either a parent or a child where the child functions under the influence of a psychotropic medication. Additionally, the presentation examines the family dynamics in a larger medical/psychological context, and also addresses the illegal consumption of psychotropic drugs.

     

    PROGRAM COORDINATOR/MODERATOR:

    Mark W. Simons, Kuzniar & Simons, P.C., Waukegan

     

    PROGRAM SPEAKER:

    David L. Gates, Marital and Family Therapist, Gurnee

    Formats Available: Live Webcast
    Original Program Date: November 07, 2014
    Approved Credit:
  • IL School: 1 hour Total General Hours

  • MORE INFOMORE INFO Juveniles, Psychotropics & The Law LIVE Webcast
    Collapse Traffic Case Law And Legislative Updates: Changes Affecting Your Practice – Fall 2014 LIVE Webcast
    Presented by the ISBA Traffic Laws & Courts Section

    Don’t miss this one-hour live webcast that examines the case law and legislative updates that have taken place since the beginning of 2014! Traffic law attorneys, criminal defense lawyers, prosecutors, judges, and general practitioners attending this seminar will better understand:
    • The 98th General Assembly legislation regarding traffic and driver’s license law; 
    • Case law affecting DUI and summary suspension cases; 
    • How the new changes will affect your client; and
    • Much more! 

    PROGRAM COORDINATOR/MODERATOR:
    Juliet E. Boyd, Boyd & Kummer, LLC, Chicago

    PROGRAM SPEAKERS:
    Larry A. Davis, The Davis Law Group, P.C., Northfield
    Thomas M. Moran, Ahern & Moran, Palatine


    Formats Available: Live Webcast
    Original Program Date: November 12, 2014
    Approved Credit:
  • ISBA: 1 hour Total General MCLE Hours

  • MORE INFOMORE INFO Traffic Case Law And Legislative Updates: Changes Affecting Your Practice – Fall 2014 LIVE Webcast
    Collapse Cannabis Is Here! A Continuing Discussion Of The Issues Local Governments Face Under Illinois
    Presented by the ISBA Local Government Law

    Is there a cannabis facility knocking at your permitting window? Do you know how the regulations impact your zoning? Do your clients know how to answer all of the questions being raised? What risks does your community face from cannabis facilities setting up shop in your neighborhood? How will the state's monitoring impact your local government? Don't miss this two-hour live webcast that addresses each of these questions and more, including:
    • How the state will be monitoring these facilities;
    • How cannabis dispensaries and cultivation centers will be regulated; 
    • Local zoning issues that are arising from Illinois' new medical marijuana laws;
    • Agreements between facilities and the local government; and
    • Possible ways to address the potential risks that these facilities bring to the community.

    Attorneys with all levels of practice experience working in the local government, health care, or agricultural arenas who attend this online seminar will be better equipped to effectively advise their clients as medical cannabis facilities look to locate to your jurisdiction.

    PROGRAM COORDINATOR:
    Lisle A. Stalter, Lake County State's Attorney's Office, Waukegan

    PROGRAM MODERATOR:
    Donna J. Pugh, Foley & Lardner, LLP, Chicago

    PROGRAM SPEAKERS:
    Kathleen F. Orr, Kathleen Field Orr & Associates, Chicago
    Martin Shanahan, Jr., Spesia & Ayers, Joliet

    Formats Available: Live Webcast
    Original Program Date: November 13, 2014
    Approved Credit:
  • ISBA: 2.00 hours Total General MCLE Hours

  • MORE INFOMORE INFO Cannabis Is Here! A Continuing Discussion Of The Issues Local Governments Face Under Illinois
    Collapse Commercial Loans: Documenting for Success and Preparing for Failure LIVE Webcast
    Presented by the ISBA Commercial Banking, Collections and Bankruptcy Section

    Commercial litigation, banking and collection attorneys with basic practice experience won't want to miss this informative full-day seminar that focuses on the documentation of a commercial loan, how to perfect your collateral, lender liability avoidance, and what to do when the deal goes bad! 

    Topics include: 
    • Types of borrowing entities;
    • Errors frequently found in loan agreements;
    • Ethical considerations in lender liability claims;
    • Understanding why pre-negotiation is needed before a workout;
    • Liquidating special assets when a loan goes bad; and
    • Much more!

    Program Coordinator:
    Sandra A. Franco, SmithAmundsen LLC, Chicago

    Program Moderator:
    Samuel H. Levine, Kubasiak, Fylestra, Thorpe & Rotunno, Chicago

    Formats Available: Live Webcast
    Original Program Date: November 20, 2014
    Approved Credit:
  • ISBA: 6.00 hours Total General MCLE Hours

  • MORE INFOMORE INFO Commercial Loans: Documenting for Success and Preparing for Failure LIVE Webcast
    Collapse Can Attorneys Work in the Cloud? An Analysis of Contract, Regulatory and Ethical Issues Relating to Cloud Usage and Storage LIVE Webcast

     

     

     

     

    Presented by the ISBA Standing Committee on Legal Technology

    Co-Sponsored by the ISBA Health Care Section

     

    Illinois attorneys who use computers or represent HIPAA-covered entities or business associates won’t want to miss this half-day seminar that discusses the important issues an attorney must consider when using cloud-based services, such as DropBox and Google Drive, to store business and client information. Those joining us on-site in Chicago or via the Internet for the live webcast will gain a better understanding of: 

    • Contract, regulatory, and professional responsibility issues regarding cloud storage and other cloud services; 
    • The contracting challenges associated with protected health information and electronic records being stored in the cloud; 
    • The responsibilities of attorneys acting as HIPAA business associates; 
    • Popular cloud-based services designed for attorneys; and 
    • Much more.

     

    Program Coordinator/Moderator:

    Aaron W. Brooks, Holmstrom & Kennedy PC, Rockford

     

     
    Formats Available: Live Webcast
    Original Program Date: November 21, 2014
    Approved Credit:
  • ISBA: 3.75 hours Total General MCLE Hours, 1.75 hours Including Professional Responsibility

  • MORE INFOMORE INFO Can Attorneys Work in the Cloud? An Analysis of Contract, Regulatory and Ethical Issues Relating to Cloud Usage and Storage LIVE Webcast
    Collapse Using Freelance Attorneys and  Other Outsourcing Choices to Grow Your Practice and Profits LIVE Webcast
     Presented by the ISBA General Practice, Solo & Small Firm Section

    Learn how freelance attorneys can help you with overflow work
    and other temporary assignments!

    Small firm attorneys and solo practitioners occasionally run into situations where interim work arises and extra help is needed, but hiring a full-time associate to do the work would be counterproductive to the overall financial goals of the practice. Discover how experienced freelance attorneys can help you and your practice during times of a high-volume workflow with this informative half-day seminar. Solo practitioners, small firm attorneys, and transactional lawyers with all levels of practice experience who attend this seminar will better understand:
    • The ideal times and situations to give work to freelance attorneys;
    • How freelance attorneys can be used to grow your practice and your profits;
    • The ethical considerations to be aware of when hiring a freelance attorney;
    • What to expect when working with a freelance attorney;
    • Collaboration tools that make outsourcing to a freelance attorney easier; and
    • How to become a freelance attorney.

    Program Coordinators:
    Ebony R. Huddleston, Farrell Hamilton & Julian PC, Godfrey
    Leila Kanani, Intermix Legal Group, Danville

    Program Moderator:
    Leila Kanani, Intermix Legal Group, Danville
    Formats Available: Live Webcast
    Original Program Date: April 09, 2015
    Approved Credit:
  • ISBA: 3.25 hours Total General MCLE Hours, 2.75 hours Including Professional Responsibility

  • MORE INFOMORE INFO Using Freelance Attorneys and  Other Outsourcing Choices to Grow Your Practice and Profits LIVE Webcast