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AAML - IL Evidence and Family Law

At the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers’ brand-new “Evidence & Family Law” program, powered by IICLE®, you will learn from esteemed AAML Fellows and numerous judges about best practices concerning the handling of evidence in family law cases. Better understand the rule against hearsay and increase your effectiveness at laying foundations as well as authenticating and properly preserving electronic evidence. Judges from several jurisdictions will answer YOUR questions and provide tips to maximize your courtroom expertise.
  • Credits: 0 General, 0 Diversity/Inclusion PR, 0 MH/SA PR, 3.75 Other PR
  • Product ID: P1999-19U
  • Original Program Date: 2/18/2019
  • Formats:
    • Live Event
    • Webcast


PRESIDENT’S DAY              Monday, February 18, 2019
IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law, Governor Richard B. Ogilvie Auditorium
and Live Webcast

3.75 MCLE Professional Responsibility credits approved

 12:00               Registration Desk Opens

12:30 – 1:30    Using Illinois Evidence Rules
Learn a proposed system for quick analysis of evidentiary issues centering on the rule against hearsay (state and federal).
Hon. Warren D. Wolfson (Ret.), Illinois Appellate Court, First District and Distinguished Visiting Professor at DePaul University College of Law, Chicago

1:30 – 2:15      Laying Foundation for Evidence in Family Law Cases
Learn how to lay the proper foundation for admitting evidence and overcome evidentiary issues frequently encountered at trial.
Steven N. Peskind, Peskind Law Office, P.C., St. Charles*

2:15 – 2:30       Networking Break

2:30 – 3:00      Authentication of Electronic Evidence
Understand how to authenticate various types of electronic evidence and overcome your opponent’s objections to its admission at trial.
Raiford D. Palmer, Sullivan Taylor, Gumina & Palmer, P.C., Naperville*

3:00 – 3:30      Spoliation and Preservation of Electronic Evidence
Appreciate the ethical rules concerning the preservation of evidence and learn how to avoid spoliation claims.
Adam Kibort, Grund & Leavitt, P.C., Chicago*

3:30 - 4:30       Views from the Bench 
Get the judicial perspective and myriad practice tips about how to handle evidence.
Hon. Edward A. Arce, Circuit Court of Cook County, Chicago
Hon. Linda E. Davenport, Circuit Court of DuPage County, Wheaton
Hon. Elizabeth D. Hoskins Dow, Circuit Court of Will County, Joliet
Hon. Elizabeth K. Flood, Circuit Court of Kane County, St. Charles
Hon. Jeffrey L. Hirsch, Circuit Court of McHenry County, Woodstock*
Hon. Timothy J. McJoynt, Circuit Court of DuPage County, Wheaton
Hon. Abbey Fishman Romanek, Circuit Court of Cook County, Chicago

4:30                 Adjourn


* Fellow, American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers


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