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Presented by the Illinois State Bar Association

Sponsored by ISBA Mutual Insurance Company
 

Get the best practice tips and practical tools you need to run your law office efficiently and profitably with this full-day seminar! Gain a better understanding of:
 

  • How to maintain your practice during an emergency;
  • How to manage the financial side of your practice – from trust accounts and office expenses, to accounts receivable and payable;
  • The human resources issues you need to be aware of;
  • How document assembly can help you run your practice more efficiently;
  • How to plan for the future given the current legal landscape; and
  • Much more!

 

Program Moderator:

Annemarie E. Kill, Avery Camerlingo & Kill LLC, Chicago
 

Program Information
Program Date:
September 11, 2015
Crisis Planning and Transition: Maintaining Your Practice

This segment examines the steps you can take to prepare for a transition in your practice or that inevitable emergency and discusses how to manage your practice and your life in the process. The services and resources available through the Lawyer's Assistance Program will be discussed as well as relevant Rules of Professional Responsibility and ARDC cases.


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Approved Credit for Illinois State Bar Association
Total General MCLE Hours: 0.75
Including Professional Responsibility: 0.75
Speaker Information
Annemarie E. Kill  [ view bio ]
John Pawloski  [ view bio ]
Hon. James Radcliffe (ret.)  [ view bio ]
Peter L. Rotskoff  [ view bio ]
Everything Financial: Managing Trust Accounts, Office Expenses, Accounts Receivable/Accounts Payable

Get the information you need regarding General Operating Accounts, including how to manage them and what expenses can be paid in accordance with Rules of Professional Responsibility 1.95, as well as trust accounts – from how to set them up and use them to understanding what happens to a client’s funds when a client terminates. Tips on how to manage your office to safeguard your client’s funds, the procedures to use when money comes into the office, the importance of selecting the right staff members and training them properly on money handling procedures, and case management software are also included. 


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Approved Credit for Illinois State Bar Association
Total General MCLE Hours: 0.75
Including Professional Responsibility: 0.75
Speaker Information
Kristin D. Rippee  [ view bio ]
Jennifer Shaw  [ view bio ]
Human Resources 101 for Your Law Firm

Have you ever wondered or worried about which laws can affect you as an employer? Don’t miss this opportunity to discover the issues you should be aware of during the hiring/firing process, when you classify your employee, and more. The new proposed Fair Labor Standards Act regulations – including who gets overtime payment – is also discussed.  


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Approved Credit for Illinois State Bar Association
Total General MCLE Hours: 0.50
Including Professional Responsibility: 0.50
Speaker Information
Ferne P. Wolf  [ view bio ]
ISBA Legal Forms/Document Assembly

This session provides a preview of the ISBA’s soon-to-launch legal forms program, as well as an overview of document assembly and how it can help you practice more efficiently.

Speaker Information
Timothy A. Slating  [ view bio ]
Developing Your Practice for the Future

With economic forces and rapid changes in technology creating a "new normal" for the delivery of legal services, a new law practice landscape has taken form. Join us for a comprehensive look at the stages of change firms have experienced, as well as a discussion on the predictions for the future. Learn practical advances you can make in your daily operations to deal with the current climate affecting your practice and the future your practice faces – no matter what size firm you are in or which stage of your legal career you find yourself!


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Approved Credit for Illinois State Bar Association
Total General MCLE Hours: 1.00
Including Professional Responsibility: 1.00
Speaker Information
Natalie R. Kelly  [ view bio ]
Nine Ways to Practice Smarter, Not Harder

Learn how to protect against bad clients, deal with dangerous clients, effectively communicate your fees to the client, ensure that you get paid, terminate problem clients, and separate yourself from your client’s problems with this informative session. A look at how the Illinois Rules of Professional Conduct affect each of these issues is included.


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Approved Credit for Illinois State Bar Association
Total General MCLE Hours: 1.00
Including Professional Responsibility: 1.00
Speaker Information
Michael P. Downey  [ view bio ]
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Illinois State Bar Association
Total General MCLE Hours: 4.75
Including Professional Responsibility: 4.75
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