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Presented by the ISBA Intellectual Property Section
Co-Sponsored by the ISBA Federal Civil Practice Section


Get the information you need on Illinois’ new
Mandatory Initial Discovery Pilot Program!

Attorneys practicing in federal court – and particularly in the Northern District of Illinois – need to know about the new Mandatory Initial Discovery Pilot Program, including the common pitfalls and traps to avoid. Our panel of presenters offer their unique perspectives as they discuss the pilot program and show you how it can be used to enhance your practice and promote settlement. Online attendees are encouraged to offer input and ask questions via the chat box feature.




Program Coordinator/Moderator:

Kenneth A. Matuszewski, Rabicoff Law LLC, Chicago


Program Speakers:
Patrick Arnold
, McAndrews Held & Malloy, Ltd., Chicago
Sarah Barnes, Community Lawyers Group, Ltd., Chicago?

Hon. Robert M. Dow, U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois, Chicago
Christopher W. Niro, Niro Law Group, Chicago

Program Information
Date Presented:
January 17, 2018 12:00 PM Central
1 hour
Member Price:
Full Price:
Clearing the Skies: How to Fly with the Mandatory Initial Discovery Pilot Program LIVE WEBCAST
Speaker Information
Patrick Arnold  [ view bio ]
Sarah Barnes  [ view bio ]
Hon. Robert M. Dow  [ view bio ]
Christopher W. Niro  [ view bio ]
Individual topic purchase: Selected
Illinois State Bar Association
Total General MCLE Hours: 1.00
Including Professionalism, Civility or Legal Ethics Professional Responsibility MCLE: 1.00
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