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2020 Basic Skills Remote Program - Business Basics of Law Firm Management
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When: Wednesday, July 8, 2020
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM - Remotely Via Web
Where: Live Webinar - Link to join will be provided by email in advance of each of the six programs
Wheaton, Illinois 
United States
Contact: Barb Mendralla

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Basic Skills Program 

Instructions and a meeting ID will be emailed to participants prior to the CLE.


New admittees can fulfill their Basic Skills requirement with this seminar in combination with the Mentoring Program of Illinois per Supreme Court Rule 793. The full program is pending approval by the Illinois MCLE Board for 6 hours of Professional Responsibility (PRMCLE) credit by the Illinois Supreme Court Commission on Professionalism.


This session is open to all attorneys. If you registered for the entire program, you do not need to register for this individual session.




July 8th - Business Basics of Law Firm Management - Raiford Palmer - Sullivan Taylor Gumina & Palmer, PC


This session is an Intro to business skills for attorneys. It will cover the use of bank accounts including IOLTA, malpractice coverage, client selection, retainers, billing, cash flow, marketing a law business, and requirements for law practice operation.


What you will learn by attending this presentation:

  • Basic requirements for establishing a law firm in Illinois in compliance with law and ethics rules
  • Overview of how to manage a law business
  • How to choose clients and deal with problems related to clients
  • Financial ratios for healthy firm management and compensation basics


Approved for 1.0 Credit of PRMCLE



Price Per Session

New Admittee/Gov't Attorney: $10 Per Session

Member Attorney: $20 Per Session

Non-Member: $40 Per Session


Registrants unable to attend the live presentation will receive access to the program recording. Refunds will not be issued. 



Contact DCBA Continuing Education Manager, Barb Mendralla at or 630-653-7779.



Electronic handouts will be provided in advance; no paper handouts will be distributed.




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