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Collapse Multi-Party Representation: Conflicts of Interest, Joint Representation, and Privilege LIVE Webcast

Presented by the ISBA Labor & Employment Law Section

 

Most attorneys face multi-party representation at some point in their careers, either by joinders, class actions, or collective actions. These situations host a myriad of potential conflicts – making it essential that you are familiar with the necessary steps for preserving privilege and avoiding the minefield that could erupt. Any attorney involved in litigation or multi-party representation with intermediate to advanced practice experience who attend this online seminar will gain a clearer understanding of how to comply with the ethical rules in class action, collective action, and multi-party representation, including such things as conflict waivers, joint privileges, dealing with conflicts that arise, and the necessary paperwork involved.

 

 

Program Coordinator/Moderator:
Aaron B. Maduff
, Maduff & Maduff, LLC, Chicago

 

Program Speaker:
Jose J. Behar
, Hughes Socol Piers Resnick & Dym Ltd., Chicago
Michael R. Lied, Howard & Howard Attorneys PLLC, Peoria
Mary T. Robinson, Robinson Law Group, LLC, Chicago

Formats Available: Live Webcast
Original Program Date: November 28, 2017
On-Demand Release Date: January 23, 2018

Approved Credit:
  • ISBA: 2.00 hours Total General MCLE Hours, 2.00 hours Including Professionalism, Civility or Legal Ethics Professional Responsibility MCLE

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    Collapse Nuts and Bolts of the Tax Tribunal LIVE WEBCAST

    Presented by the ISBA State and Local Taxation Section

     

    This program qualifes for 3.50 hours CPE credit*
     

    The Illinois Tax Tribunal was created in an effort to help resolve tax disputes between the Illinois Department of Revenue and Illinois taxpayers. This nuts-and-bolts seminar is designed to give you a basic understanding of the Illinois Tax Tribunal, including:

    • How the Tribunal has fared since its inception four years ago;
    • Which items have worked well and what still needs improvement;
    • How the Tribunal has impacted tax audits, litigation and administrative hearings in Illinois;
    • What to consider before agreeing to represent a taxpayer;
    • Illinois’ efforts to consolidate its Administrative Hearings Divisions; and
    • Much more.

     

     

    Program Coordinator:
    Gary H. Smith
    , Law Offices of Gary H Smith, Chicago

     

    Program Moderator:
    David J. Kupiec
    , Kupiec & Martin, LLC, Chicago

     

    *ISBA is approved by the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation as a registered public accountant continuing professional education (CPE) sponsor.

    Formats Available: Live Webcast
    Original Program Date: November 30, 2017
    On-Demand Release Date: February 22, 2018

    Approved Credit:
  • ISBA: 3.50 hours Total General MCLE Hours

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    Collapse Defense Strategies for Health Care Fraud Cases LIVE Webcast

    Presented by the ISBA Health Care Law Section

     

     

    Practical information to help your client. Health care fraud costs taxpayers billions of dollars each year and range from Medicaid fraud and insurance fraud to drug fraud and kickbacks. Don’t miss this in-depth discussion on the current state of health care fraud cases and how you can help your clients (regardless of which side of the case you represent). Health care lawyers, government attorneys, civil litigators, and attorneys representing health systems, hospitals, physician groups, and health care providers with intermediate practice experience who attend this online seminar will better understand:

    • Enforcement trends;
    • Health care fraud case progression;
    • How to mitigate health care fraud issues; and
    • The pet peeves of government and defense attorneys involved in health care fraud cases.

     

    Program Coordinator:
    Meghan Karhliker
    , Memorial Health System, Springfield

     

    Program Moderator:
    James C. Adamson
    , Centegra Health System, McHenry

     

    Program Speakers:
    Felicia V. Manno
    , Greenberg Traurig, Chicago
    Linda A. Wawzenski, U.S. Attorney’s Office Northern District of Illinois, Riverside

    Formats Available: Live Webcast
    Original Program Date: December 06, 2017
    On-Demand Release Date: January 31, 2018

    Approved Credit:
  • ISBA: 1.50 hours Total General MCLE Hours

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    Collapse Post-Conviction Petitions and Executive Actions LIVE Webcast

    Presented by the ISBA Standing Committee on Corrections and Sentencing

     

    Do you represent clients seeking post-appellate relief? Do your clients complain about a lack of relief after conviction? Are you looking for alternative outcomes in correctional relief of sentences? Then don’t miss this online seminar that explores post-conviction petitions, including executive clemency petitions and commutations of sentences. Learn what post-conviction petitions are, how they differ from appeals, how to file your petition, the statute of limitations for filing, and more!

     

    Program Coordinator:
    Michael J. Zopf
    , Attorney at Law, Champaign

     

    Program Moderator:
    Jason D. Sweat, Chief Legal Counsel, Illinois Prisoner Review Board, Springfield

    Formats Available: Live Webcast
    Original Program Date: December 06, 2017
    On-Demand Release Date: January 31, 2018

    Approved Credit:
  • ISBA: 2.00 hours Total General MCLE Hours

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    Collapse Children and Mental Health LIVE Webcast

    Presented by the ISBA Mental Health Law Section
    Co-Sponsored by the ISBA Standing Committee on Disability Law

     

    Mental illness in children is more common than many may think, with anxiety disorders, depression, and attention deficit disorders being among the most prevalent. Developmental and psychotic disorders are less common, but can impact the child and their families in much greater ways. Don’t miss this seminar that discusses a number of key issues that attorneys need to be aware of when handling cases involving mentally ill children, including:

    • How the Illinois Mental Health and Developmental Disability Act addresses children’s rights;
    • The confidentiality of minor’s mental health records;
    • The communication barriers with children who are diagnosed with mental illness; and
    • How to promote better dialogue between attorneys and mental health professionals.

     

    Program Coordinator:
    Barbara Goeben
    , Guardianship & Advocacy Commission, Alton

     

    Program Moderator:
    Robert J. Connor
    , Illinois Department of Human Services, Chicago

    Formats Available: Live Webcast
    Original Program Date: December 13, 2017
    On-Demand Release Date: February 07, 2018

    Approved Credit:
  • ISBA: 3.00 hours Total General MCLE Hours, 1 hour Including Professionalism, Civility or Legal Ethics Professional Responsibility MCLE

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    Collapse Guardianship Boot Camp - 2017 LIVE Webcast

    Presented by the ISBA Trusts & Estates Section

     

    Master the basics of administering a guardianship estate, including the various issues surrounding guardianship estates for disabled persons with this full-day seminar! Attorneys with basic to intermediate practice experience who attend this program will gain a better understanding of a number of topics, including:

    • Who qualifies as a disabled person and who may serve as a guardian;
    • The guardianship appointment process;
    • Requirements for opening and closing the guardianship estate;
    • The powers, duties, and limitations of the guardian;
    • Investment requirements and fiduciary accountings;
    • Contested guardianships and how to avoid and/or settle them;
    • The roles of the Public Guardian and Office of State Guardian; and
    • The ethical issues to consider when acting as Power of Attorney.

     

     

    Program Coordinator:
    William R. Kuehn
    , Williston, McGibbon & Kuehn, Barrington
    George L. Schoenbeck, Sosin, Arnold & Schoenbeck, Ltd., Orland Park

     

    Program Moderator:
    William R. Kuehn
    , Williston, McGibbon & Kuehn, Barrington

    Formats Available: Live Webcast
    Original Program Date: December 15, 2017
    On-Demand Release Date: February 09, 2018

    Approved Credit:
  • ISBA: 6.50 hours Total General MCLE Hours, 1 hour Including Professionalism, Civility or Legal Ethics Professional Responsibility MCLE

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    Live Practice Toolbox Series – ISBA Members Only
    Collapse Understanding Process Mapping LIVE Webinar

    ISBA's Practice Toolbox Series

    Presented by the Illinois State Bar Association
     

    “How do we do what we do?” It’s an important, but daunting question. When it comes to mapping out the processes we follow we know we should, but it seems to be too large of an undertaking. This one-hour webinar** shows you practical tools and techniques to get your processes documented in a manageable way. We’ll also talk about the value of taking the time to document processes for your teams and keeping them current. You will be equipped to return to your firm and help your teams understand process and workflow, and how the technology you use can support it.

     

    Program Speaker:
    Jennifer M. Ramovs
    , Affinity Consulting Group, Georgia
     

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    Jennifer M. Ramovs is the Director of Practice Management at Affinity Consulting Group. She graduated from The Ohio State University with a degree in Political Science, and then earned her law degree from Capital University Law School while working full time as a law clerk at Decker Vonau in Columbus, Ohio. Jennifer became a Trusted Advisor to law firms and legal departments in 2004. She works with law firms and legal departments to analyze workflow and to identify processes, policies, and appropriate technology to support our client’s goals, all while working to maximize both productivity and profitability. She is well versed in in a variety of programs including Actionstep, Amicus Attorney, Clio, RocketMatter, PracticeMaster, PCLaw, Tabs3, Time Matters, NetDocuments, Worldox, and HotDocs. Through the years, Jennifer has taught numerous CLE approved legal technology courses for state and local bar associations, is a frequent presenter at ABA TECHSHOW, leads Affinity’s Practice Management Advisor program for Bar Associations and manages Affinity University, Affinity’s Online, On-Demand, training resource.

     

    **Webinar slides are viewed through your computer screen and audio is heard through your computer speakers (Internet connection required – Firefox or Chrome are recommended)

    Formats Available: LIVE Webinar
    Original Program Date: November 28, 2017
    On-Demand Release Date: December 05, 2017

    Approved Credit:
  • ISBA: 1 hour Total General MCLE Hours, 1 hour Including Professionalism, Civility or Legal Ethics Professional Responsibility MCLE

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    Collapse Driving Profitability in Your Firm LIVE Webinar

    ISBA's Practice Toolbox Series

    Presented by the Illinois State Bar Association
     

    Today’s firms are focused on profitability and that can mean lots of things, but one of the most effective ways to control your bottom line while increasing productivity is to be more efficient. This one-hour webinar** provides practical solutions to take back to your firm, educate you on how to track and measure the impact of change, demonstrate real-life examples of productivity tips, and deliver tools to transfer to your firm to build a plan for maximum efficiency.

     

    Program Speaker:
    Debbie Foster
    , Affinity Consulting Group, Ohio

     

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    Debbie Foster is one of the Founding Partners of the Affinity Consulting Group. She has been working with law firms since 1995, personally helping implement solutions ranging from practice management, time/billing/accounting, document management and general law office management issues. Debbie earned her Lean Six Sigma Certification and has helped law firms understand the importance of accuracy and efficiency in their processes. Debbie is a leader when it comes to assisting law firms with strategic management problems and their resolutions. She is relied on by firms all over the country as a management consultant. Debbie is very active in the Law Practice Division of the American Bar Association, and is currently serving on the Publication Board. She was also the Chair of ABA TECHSHOW 2010 and remains very active in TECHSHOW. Debbie is also very active in Local and State Bar Associations as well as the Association of Legal Administrators, and she regularly speaks on topics relating to technology, management, finance and marketing of a law firm. 

     

    **Webinar slides are viewed through your computer screen and audio is heard through your computer speakers (Internet connection required – Firefox or Chrome are recommended)

    Formats Available: LIVE Webcast
    Original Program Date: December 12, 2017
    On-Demand Release Date: December 19, 2017

    Approved Credit:
  • ISBA: 1 hour Total General MCLE Hours, 1 hour Including Professionalism, Civility or Legal Ethics Professional Responsibility MCLE

  • MORE INFOMORE INFO Driving Profitability in Your Firm LIVE Webinar