Traffic court is often a new attorney's first interaction with the court system. This program aims to inform those lawyers about proper procedure and processes so that they might make the most out of their appearance.
An experienced local government law attorney and a justice of the Appellate Court share COVID-19 lessons learned and predictions for the future regarding labor and employment issues for units of local government.
This program will prepare you for the increasingly connected world of family law and financials. This year’s program will focus on how family law attorneys work with other divorce professionals as well as with other legal practice areas. Learn how, in an ever-expanding world, more and more crossover is likely to occur and how it can benefit all parties involved. Click the following to learn why this is so important: The Business of Working with Other Divorce Professionals and Attorneys
New this year, attendees of the live webcast will automatically receive two free bonus sessions available on-demand. And attorneys newer to the practice area will have the option to purchase two "Primer" sessions to watch prior to the program to get them ready to dive into the more advanced program topics. Click the following for more information on these sessions: Primer and Bonus Sessions
Has the post-COVID-19 world widened the generational gap among attorneys? Featuring a range of panelists with a variety of years of experience, this session will explore how different generations interpret the recent changes to the practice of law and what changes may be here to stay.
Discuss legal and practical concerns relating to the determination of an Illinois court’s jurisdiction over out-of-state trust property, trustees, and beneficiaries. Topics will include the distinction between, and necessity for, in rem and in personam jurisdiction, relevant statutes and constitutional law. Practical solutions, pitfalls and the Illinois Trust Code will be discussed.
Fiduciaries, beneficiaries, and other interested parties often encounter circumstances necessitating a petition to a court of equity to modify or construe a testamentary instrument. This session discusses options under Illinois law to construe or modify irrevocable trusts and wills.
This course will provide an outline on what to make sure you include and what to make sure you avoid when drafting and negotiating Premarital Agreements. It will also briefly touch on Post-Nuptial Agreements.