THURSDAY, OCTOBER 20
1:00-4:00pm: ADVOCACY AT THE SEVENTH CIRCUIT (219 South Dearborn, $45 if purchased separately)
Seventh Circuit Counsel and Senior Staff Attorney Don Wall
presents an introduction to appellate practice in the court followed by a rare
chance to study appellate court practice with sitting judges, court personnel,
and lawyers arguing live cases before the court. 3 MCLE Credits
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4:30-6:00pm: POST-COURT / PRE-SHOW RECEPTION
6:30-10:30pm: THE SECOND CITY MAINSTAGE (PRIVATE PERFORMANCE, 1608 N Wells, $50 if purchased separately)
Can you think of a better way to spend an evening just two weeks
before the election than at The Second City with your friends and colleagues in
the legal community?
FRIDAY, OCTOBER 21 (All events at the Chicago Bar Association, 321 South Plymouth Court. $35 if purchased separately)
10:30am-Noon: THE TECHNOLOGY GAME, IS WINTER COMING TO THE LEGAL
Former ISBA President and ABA Delegate John Thies, together with
Chicago-Kent Professor Ronald Staudt (Director of the Center for Access to
Justice and Technology), lead a spirited discussion on the ways in which
technology is effecting the practice of law, looking at the good and the bad,
ethical problems and public service opportunities. PRMCLE pending approval.
12:30-2:00pm: THE FUTURE OF LEGAL PRACTICE (LUNCHEON WITH BAR
Keynote speakers, Justice Ann Jorgensen, ISBA President Vincent
Cornelius, and ABA Executive Director Jack Rives discuss the Future of
Legal Practice and the Role of Bar Associations in that Future.
2:15-3:45pm: COMEDYSPORTZ IMPROVISATION AND COMMUNICATION WORKSHOP
For those who want to learn how improvisation can improve
communication skills and those whose introduction to The Second City left them
wanting to try it themselves, this introductory class is presented by the folks
from CSZ Chicago (ComedySportz). PRMCLE pending approval.
4:00-5:00pm: A CALL TO
SERVICE: REMEMBERING WHY YOU WENT TO LAW SCHOOL
Michael Bergmann, PILI Executive
Director, and Lisa Colpoys, ILAO Executive Director, lead a discussion on the
importance of public service for lawyers, our professional obligations and the
importance of pro bono work in fostering attorney wellness, including a
discussion on the roles of the Public Interest Law Institute and Illinois Legal
5:00-6:30pm: HAPPY HOUR AND “CIRQUE DU PRO BONO"
We end the program with a happy hour in celebration of this year’s
Bar Association Volunteer Week (October 24-28, 2016), introducing attendees to
PILI, ILAO, and law school public interest programs at DePaul, Loyola,
Chicago-Kent, Northern Illinois and John Marshall.
8:00pm- Into the Night! DCBA NIGHT AT KINGSTON MINES (2548 North Halsted, Separate Charge to Apply)
A night of Blues and Barbeque
at the world famous Kingston Mines