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Collapse Title VII Now Covers Sexual Orientation - The Law That Made History LIVE Webcast

Presented by the ISBA Labor & Employment Law Section

 

Learn about the groundbreaking case that has changed the
labor and employment landscape and what it means for your clients!

 

In an en banc opinion, the 7th Circuit has now added Sexual Orientation as a Protected Classification under Title VII, making this a first in the country ruling that may or may not create a sea of change in anti-discrimination laws and the law, in general, as it relates to sexual orientation. Get the information you need to advise your clients on this timely topic, including:

  • How the legal landscape of discrimination claims may be affected;
  • Who will be effected by this ruling;
  • Hively v Ivy Tech Community College[1] and the history behind the ruling; and
  • How the rest of the Circuit Courts across the country view this ruling.

 

 

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

 

Program Speakers:
Hon. Martha Daughtrey
, U.S. Court of Appeals 6th Circuit, Cincinnati
Gregory M. Gochanour, U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, Chicago
Michael R. Phillips, McGuire Woods, Chicago

 

 


[1] http://media.ca7.uscourts.gov/cgi-bin/rssExec.pl?Submit=Display&Path=Y2017/D04-04/C:15-1720:J:Wood:aut:T:fnOp:N:1942256:S:0

Formats Available: WEB091317
Original Program Date: September 13, 2017
On-Demand Release Date: November 08, 2017

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

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    Collapse Construction Escrow, Lien Waivers, and Sworn Statements: Best Practices LIVE Webcast

    Presented by the ISBA Construction Law Section

     

    Discover the importance of and best practice in construction escrow, lien waivers, and sworn statements with this one-hour presentation. Construction law attorneys and real estate practitioners with intermediate practice experience who attend this seminar will learn:

    • The proper payment system of the Illinois Mechanics Lien Act (know and follow it or pay twice for the same work);
    • What to look for from a sworn contractor’s statement; and
    • Lien waivers and their accompanying statutory affidavits.

     

    Program Coordinator:
    Steven D. Mroczkowski
    , Carlson & Dash, LLC, Chicago

     

    Program Speaker:
    Paul Peterson
    , Fidelity Family of Title Insurers, Chicago

    Formats Available: Live Webcast
    Original Program Date: September 20, 2017
    On-Demand Release Date: November 15, 2017

    Approved Credit:
  • ISBA: 1 hour Total General MCLE Hours

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    Collapse How Secure Are You? Cybersecurity for the Illinois Practitioner LIVE WEBCAST

    Presented by the ISBA Insurance Law Section

     

     

    Cyberattacks are a very real threat in our modern world – and nobody is immune to being a target! Join us for a better understanding of (and appreciation for) the cybersecurity issues that threaten your clients every single day and how you can protect them. Attorneys with basic to intermediate practice experience who attend this online seminar will learn:

    • The types of cyber threats that may impact your client;
    • How cyber threats arise;
    • How to use cyber insurance to mitigate against potential exposures;
    • What is covered by cyber insurance policies;
    • The legal and ethical obligations you and your client have regarding the safeguarding of electronically-stored information; and
    • How to address a cyberattack if it occurs.

     

    Program Coordinator/Moderator:
    David M. Kroeger
    , Jenner & Block LLP, Chicago

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

    Approved Credit:
  • ISBA: 2.25 hours Total General MCLE Hours, 0.75 hours Including Professional Responsibility

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    Live Practice Toolbox Series – ISBA Members Only
    Collapse Excel Power Hour

    ISBA's Practice Toolbox Series

    Presented by the Illinois State Bar Association
     

    Excel is more than just a calculator: it is a powerful tool for a law firm. In this one-hour webinar** you will see the power of Excel for probate inventories, real estate closings, and more.

     

     

    Program Speaker:
    John Federico
    , Affinity Consulting Group, Ohio

     

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    John Federico received his BBA from The University of Toledo, his BS from The Ohio State University, and his JD from Washington University in St. Louis School of Law. His professional memberships include the Ohio State Bar Association and Columbus Bar Association. Mr. Federico is an attorney and senior consultant for his firm. Prior to joining Affinity Consulting Group, LLC, he practiced law for nine years, litigating personal injury cases, insurance cases, and numerous appeals. Mr. Federico is also a licensed patent attorney.  He now specializes in HotDocs document assembly software and software training, including integrations with case management systems such as LawBase, Amicus Attorney, Time Matters, Actionstep and PracticeMaster. Mr. Federico has prior experience in using a wide variety of systems, including Windows, Macintosh, and Linux; and programming in Pascal C, C++, C# and assembly language.

     

    **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: Streaming Video, Podcast - Audio Only
    Original Program Date: June 13, 2017
    On-Demand Release Date: Available Now

    Approved Credit:
  • ISBA: 1 hour Total General MCLE Hours, 1 hour Including Professional Responsibility

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    Collapse Getting Ready for E-Filing and PDFing LIVE Webinar

    ISBA's Practice Toolbox Series

    Presented by the Illinois State Bar Association
     

    PDFs are everywhere and have become the worldwide standard with electronic court filing, exchanging documents and digital archiving. This one-hour webinar** will teach you the basics of e-filing and PDFing, such as preparing PDFs for e-filing, combining and reducing the size of PDFs, bookmarking, metadata removal, redaction, and making PDFs text-searchable. Also learn how this can help your office reduce the amount of paper in your office. Be ready for e-filing and learn how to master PDFs!

     

    Program Speaker:
    Paul J. Unger
    , Affinity Consulting Group, Ohio
     

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    Paul J. Unger is one of the managing partners of Affinity's Columbus Ohio office. He is a 1994 graduate of Capital University Law School. He is an attorney and founding member of HMU Consulting, Inc. (now Affinity-Columbus). Prior to forming HMU with Barron Henley, Paul was Vice President of a Columbus-based technology consulting firm. He spent five years at Clark, Perdue, Roberts & Scott Co., L.P.A., limiting his practice to civil litigation. Mr. Unger now specializes in trial presentation & litigation technology consulting, document and case management software, paperless office strategies, and legal-specific software training for law firms and legal departments throughout the Midwest. He has provided trial presentation consultation for 300+ cases. Mr. Unger is a member of The American Society of Trial Consultants, the American Bar Association, the Ohio and Columbus Bar Associations, and the Ohio Association for Justice and the Central Ohio Association for Justice. He is very active in the Law Practice Management Section of the American Bar Association, and recently served as the Chair of ABA TECHSHOW 2011. He is also an Adjunct Professor for Capital University Law School’s Paralegal Program. Mr. Unger is a national speaker and frequent lecturer for CLE programs. He is the author of Adobe Acrobat for Law Firms, PowerPoint for Legal Professionals, and co-author of Microsoft Word for Legal Professionals, all manuals designed to maximize the use of legal-specific features.

     

    **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: July 25, 2017
    On-Demand Release Date: August 01, 2017

    Approved Credit:
  • ISBA: 1 hour Total General MCLE Hours, 1 hour Including Professional Responsibility

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