2009 Continuing Legal Education Conferences
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January 13, 2009
Annual White Collar Crime/Corporate Governance Conference
This high-profile event featured some of the nation's top experts on government investigations, internal investigations and the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act.
February 12, 2009
Litigation Skills I Conference: Pre-Trial
Our popular Litigation Skills Series expanded to four conferences in 2009 and provided twenty hours MCLE and PMCLE from February through May. The first conference featured top experts in panel discussions on case evaluation, ADR, pre-trial conferences, and the attorney-client relationship.
March 12, 2009
"We're Not Settling - Prepare for Trial"
The second conference in our 2009 Litigation Skills Series featured presentations from the bench, local litigation consultants, inside counsel, the ARDC, and experienced local litigators. Discovery, expert witness research, jury selection, and courtroom visuals were among the many topics covered.
April 23, 2009
"Winning the Hearts and Minds of the Jury"
The third conference in our expanded 2009 Litigation Skills Series featured top trial attorneys and litigation partners discussing opening statements, cross-examination techniques, jury management, and unique courtroom strategies.
May 20, 2009
"Winning the Verdict and Protecting the Record"
The final installment in the 2009 Litigation Skills Series covered preparation and crossing of expert witnesses, preserving issues for appeal, closing argument strategies,
courtroom behavior, and much more. Attendees heard valuable advice from trial and appellate litigators, circuit and appellate judges, and ADR experts.
June 25, 2009
Annual Electronic Discovery Conference
Attendees at this premier Chicago event heard in-depth discussions of major e-discovery challenges facing litigators and corporate counsel. Diverse perspectives were provided by the noted faculty, which included forensic experts, global consultants, in-house counsel, federal judges, and top local litigators.
July 15, 2009
Annual Corporate Intellectual Property Law Conference
This annual conference covered a variety of essential IP topics and addressed pending legislation and the most recent case law. Attendees heard expert advice from the federal bench, in-house counsel and IP practitioners.
September 30, 2009
Annual Employment Law Conference
This popular annual event featured presentations from inside counsel, Chicago city government, HR experts, top practitioners, the state and federal bench and the EEOC.
November 17, 2009
Rules 2010 Conference
An in-depth review of the new Illinois Rules of Professional Conduct by the ARDC, the Illinois Supreme Court Commission on Professionalism, legal ethics scholars, and top professional malpractice practitioners.
November 17, 2009
Case Examination Conference
Top Chicagoland injury attorneys shared their insights regarding initial case assessment and preparation for settlement or trail. In a unique conference format, three significant Cook County cases were then reviewed in-depth by the attorneys who opposed one another in the courtroom.
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