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Speakers: Jim Knippen and Mary Dickson Topic: The Illinois Pregnancy Accommodation Act Location: Attorney Resource Center

4/1/2015
When: Wednesday, April 1, 2015
11:45 AM to 1:00 PM
Where: Attorney Resource Center
505 N. County Farm Road
3rd Floor
Wheaton, Illinois  60187
United States
Presenter: Jim Knippen and Mary Dickson
Contact: Janine Komornick
630-653-7779


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The Illinois Pregnancy Accommodation Act 

Audience Skill Level: Beginner, Intermediate and Advanced


The presentation will discuss the Illinois Pregnancy Accommodation Act which became effective January 1st, 2015. It will address the rights and requirements established by the statute, its significant lack of clarity in various areas of application, and encourage discussion among attendees of the practical issues the Act will create for units of government and other employers.

Jim Knippen is a partner in the law offices of Walsh, Knippen, Pollock & Cetina who specializes in complex litigation, including personal injury, professional negligence, chancery and business litigation. He also represents units of local government such as the City of Wheaton, Village of Roselle and the Forest Preserve of DuPage County. His work in the personal injury area has included representing both plaintiffs and defendants. He has co-counseled multi-million dollar settlements and verdicts and is a specialist in the creation and use of demonstrative exhibits.

Mary E. Dickson is a founding partner of Bond, Dickson & Associates, P.C., located in Wheaton. The Firm concentrates its practice in the field of local government representation. Over her twenty-three years of experience as an attorney, Ms. Dickson has represented clients in both the federal and state trial courts and appellate courts. In addition to litigation representation, Ms. Dickson also represents public sector clients in their day to day business affairs. She has served, since 2005, as the Inspector General for the Clerk of the Circuit Court of the Eighteenth Judicial Circuit.

  



Please Note: Only DCBA members can earn MCLE credit.

Pizza, salad and beverages will be served. Please pre-register!

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