Illinois MCLE

New CLE On Gender Bias in the Legal Profession in a Non-Binary World

In You Can’t Change What You Can’t See, the ABA’s comprehensive report on gender bias, the main finding is that gender & racial bias continues to be prevalent in the legal community. Despite all the efforts, we have not made much progress… and now we’re headed into a non-binary future.

CLE on the Fourth Amendment and Search Warrants in the Digital Age

Stingrays, GPS and Pings… Oh My!! Yes, recent advances in technology have caused great confusion when it comes to applying the Fourth Amendment’s prohibition against unreasonable searches by the government. The Fourth Amendment Meets the iPhone In 1926, Learned Hand noted that it is “a totally different thing to search a man’s pockets and use against him what they contain, from ransacking…

New CLE Course: How Implicit Bias Affects Attorney’s Decision Making

How many questions do you ask before you make important decisions? Do you assume you know what is best for this case and for this client – simply based on all your previous cases? Implicit Bias Are there subconscious forces that impact how you think and how you feel? And how do these hidden forces impact your decision making? This CLE course…

New CLE: Dealing with Defaulted Student Loans

As student load debt has skyrocketed over the last decade — now approaching $1.5 trillion total — many former students have found themselves in default being unable to pay their massive undergraduate and graduate school debt back. To learn more about what you can do to help your clients with defaulted student loans, join Natalie Jean-Baptiste as she discusses potential options for your clients.

New CLE on Drafting Collaboration Agreements for Small Businesses & Startups

Melody Kramer will provide insight on how you can provide value to your business clients by helping to draft collaboration agreements for small business and startup companies. Melody will mainly address preparing the client, due diligence before drafting, discussing the legal framework with clients and key considerations when drafting the collaboration agreement. To access the course please click here: Drafting Collaboration Agreements for Small Businesses and Startups.