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DCBA Docket, February 7-14, 2019

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February 7, 2019
DCBA Docket

DCBA News and Events:

Senior Lawyers Night Out Tonight, 2/7/19 - Treat yourself tonight to dinner at DCBA favorite Cooper's Corner and a portion of your check will be donated to the DuPage Bar Foundation. There is no charge for registration, and the DCBA will provide one complimentary cocktail to all members signing up to attend. Come to Cooper's at your leisure, order off the menu and mention to your server that you are attending the DCBA Night Out. Live entertainment begins at 7:30 PM.

Call for Nominations to Editorial Board - The DCBA Brief Editorial Board is seeking new members for the 2019/2020 publication year. Memberships on the board are limited to 24 per DCBA bylaws.  Terms run for 3 years and may be renewed through application. We are seeking members with the following qualifications: proven writing skills, editorial experience, a healthy respect for deadlines and a sense of humor.

If you are interested in being considered for an opening on the board, please submit an Editorial Board application along with a copy of or link to a writing sample to by February 15.  For more information about the magazine and writing articles for the DCBA Brief, see the website or contact the Editor in Chief, Brian Dougherty at

Court ID Renewals - Reactivation of expired IDs or the issuance of new IDs now only occurs at the Bar Center, 126 S County Farm Road, from 8:30am - 2:00 pm, Monday-Friday.  Please note that expired IDs will take several days to reactivate.

Purchase Judges' Nite Tickets TODAY to Save- 2019 Judges' Nite, Cutting the Cord, will be at the Belushi Auditorium at the College of DuPage on March 1, 2019. Order your tickets online before midnight on February 8th and enjoy a 20% discount!

Reserve Playbill Advertising before 2/8 Deadline -
Interested in placing an advertisement in the 2019 Judges' Nite Playbill? Interested in securing a Judges' Nite Sponsorship? Download and complete the 2019 Judges' Nite Sponsorship Form available on the Judges' Nite Event Page!

February 21st Happy Hour at Cooper's Corner
- Join the DCBA and the Judges' Nite Cast and Crew at the February 21st Happy Hour at Cooper's Corner.  We will open the Judges' Nite silent auction and you can download the auction app and make opening bids that evening.  Bring a bottle of wine (valued at $12 or more) to fill out the DCBA wine cooler and gift baskets and you'll be entered to win a Judges' Nite ticket! Thank you to our Host, OVC Marketing for Lawyers, and our February Sponsors, Lexitas and ADR Systems.  

DBF Memorial Plaque...RESCHEDULED - The formal unveiling of the DuPage Bar Foundation's Memorial Plaque will take place on Thursday, February 26, 2019 from 8:30 AM to 9:00 AM. The plaque is located on the wall opposite the entrance to the Attorney Resource Center, on the third floor of the DuPage Judicial Center. Everyone is welcome to attend this brief ceremony. If there is an attorney you would like to honor with a Memorial Plaque, click here to download the order form or you can complete your online application by clicking here. If you order your Memorial Plaque online, make sure you include the honoree's name, year admitted to practice, date of birth, and date of death in the "Donor Comments" field.

DCBA Member Benefits

Learn about all DCBA Affinity partners on the DCBA website under Legal Community: Programs and Resources. (You must log in here to view the page).

Other News :

Conflict Attorney Job Posting  The 18th Judicial Circuit is accepting applications for one Conflict Attorney for appointment to represent abused, neglected, dependent or delinquent minors or family members where the DuPage County Public Defender cannot represent a particular party.  The Conflict Attorney is responsible for coverage of juvenile courtrooms on a schedule agreed upon with the juvenile court judges.  Full details regarding the position are available online.  Applicants should submit a cover letter, resume and references to:

Office of the Chief Judge

505 N. County Farm Road

Room 2015

Wheaton, IL  60187

Applications will be accepted through March 1, 2019.


Upcoming events

Please remember to sign in to your DCBA account before registering for an event or purchasing tickets to take full advantage of member rates and benefits. CLE programs take place from 11:45 AM - 1:00 PM unless otherwise noted.

February 7
Paralegal Division MCLE Meeting - Workers' Compensation Issue Spotting at the Initial Interview - Bar Center Classroom (Lower Level)

Senior Lawyer Division Night Out - 5:00 PM to 10:00 PM - Cooper's Corner, Winfield

February 8
Joseph Mirabella Jr. Domestic Relations Trial Advocacy Program - 1:00 PM to 4:30 PM - ARC

February 12
Business Law Section MCLE Meeting - Protective Orders: Insurance Solutions For Your Business Clients - Bar Center Classroom (Lower Level)

February 13
Professional Responsibility Section PRMCLE Meeting - Current Developments in Professional Responsibility - ARC

February 14
Real Estate Law and Practice Section MCLE Meeting - Real Estate Litigation: Look Before You Leap - ARC

February 19
Family Law Section MCLE Meeting - Post Judgement Checklist: Estate Planning & Final Tasks Before Closing Your File - ARC

February 20
Elder Law Section MCLE Meeting - The Crossroads of Guardianship and Mental Health Court - ARC

February 21
Immigration Law Section MCLE Meeting - Real Estate and the Non-U.S. Citizen - ARC

Happy Hour - 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM - Cooper's Corner, Winfield

February 28
Ask a Lawyer Help Desk - 1:00 PM to 4:30 PM - DuPage Judicial Center, Room 2017

Bankruptcy Law and Practice MCLE Section MCLE Meeting - Business and Real Estate Receiverships - Bar Center Classroom (Lower Level)

March 1

44th Annual Judges' Nite: Cutting the Cord - 5:30 PM Cocktails; 7:00 PM Curtain - The Belushi Auditorium at the College of DuPage
Platinum Corporate Sponsors

DuPage County Bar Association
126 South County Farm Road
Wheaton, IL 60187-4597

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