Tag: IL CLE

Illinois CLE: Illinois MCLE Reporting Deadline

Attorneys that practice within the borders of Illinois must complete at least thirty (30) Illinois CLE credit hours every two years, including six (6) mandatory credit hours of Professional Responsibility.  Illinois attorneys must report their mandatory CLE compliance at the end of the two year compliance period.  Towards the end of each IL CLE compliance period, the Illinois MCLE Board will send…

Illinois MCLE Information

Do you need more information about continuing legal education (CLE) in Illinois?  Attorney Credits has been busy working on finding and organizing the information that you need about the Illinois MCLE (mandatory continuing legal education) program. Illinois attorneys must complete 30 CLE credit hours every two years as part of the Illinois (IL) MCLE requirement, including 6 credit hours of Professional Responsibility. …

CLE Course: The Limits of Persuasion: Know Them and Use Them

Influencing other people can be a challenging task.  Many people hold strong beliefs and opinions on a number of positions – from gun regulation to their favorite sports team.  However, persuasion techniques can be employed to influence and convince others to change their beliefs or at least get them to move away from an entrenched position. Robert Cialdini – Six Principles of Influence…

CLE Course: How to Prepare Your Client for Deposition

Considering that less than 5% of cases go to trial, deposition is now one of the most crucial aspects of litigation.  For your anxious client, the deposition is almost the functional equivalent of their “day in court.” One of the most useful subjects, both for lawyers and their clients, has been preparing to give testimony at a deposition. Proper preparation of the…