Tag: online IL CLE

New CLE: Gender Diversity in the Legal Profession

In a recent case, a U.S. Magistrate Judge sanctioned an attorney for telling opposing counsel it wasn’t “becoming of a woman” to raise her voice during a contentious deposition. Yes, we have made strides when it comes to creating a level playing field for women in the legal profession… but there is still a long way to go. Achieving Real Gender Diversity…

New Required CLE in Illinois: Diversity & Inclusion and Mental Health & Substance Abuse

Illinois attorneys now have new requirements. Attorneys in Illinois still must complete 30 credit hours every 2 years.  However, Illinois attorneys must now complete 1 hour of Diversity & Inclusion and 1 hour of Mental Health and Substance as part of the 6 required hours of Professional Responsibility to complete the Illinois CLE requirement. New Illinois CLE Requirements Diversity & Inclusion and…

CLE Course: Protecting Your Client’s Digital Assets

People are increasingly living their lives online. Whether it’s through Facetime, gmail, Facebook, eBay, NetFlix… our lives become increasingly more digital everyday. But what happens to your client’s digital footprint – their digital estate – when they pass away? Your client’s digital assets must be accounted for and protected in their estate plan or their loved ones may simply lose access to…

IL CLE: Do I send my Certificates of Completion to the Illinois MCLE Board?

Attorneys that are members of the Illinois State Bar Association must complete a minimum of thirty (30) IL CLE hours every biennial compliance period.[1] As part of the 30 credit hour IL CLE requirement Illinois attorneys must complete at least six (6) credit hours of Professional Responsibility every two years. Illinois MCLE Compliance Requirements Reporting Cycle: 2 years Credit Hours: 30 Compliance…