The 18th Annual Elder Law Short Course is designed for the Illinois elder law attorney who is dedicated to client service and eager to stay on the cutting-edge of legal issues affecting elderly clients and their families.
Get updates on tax planning for the elderly, updates on the Illinois Trust Code and Remote Signature Act, and the annual judges’ panel. In addition, you’ll get the latest on advising your clients about Medicaid (planning and application), preparing for a guardianship trial, divorce in guardianship, and much more!
Zoom and other forms of online communication platforms are integral practice tools. As the courts continue to use Zoom for hearings and motions and lawyers use this tool for depositions and client meetings, this program demonstrates how family law attorneys can go beyond the basics and learn how to utilize virtual tools for maximum benefit.
Get up to date on the hottest topics facing employment and labor attorneys! Topics include remote work checklist, caselaw and employment law updates, COVID developments, a wage and hour update, and novel discrimination theories. You won't want to miss our lunch presentation featuring agency officials giving the inside scoop, or our special ethics presentation with a political and social justice panel discussion.
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.
Practicing law during a pandemic has its challenges. Join us to work through real life family law fact patterns with judges and practitioners. We will discuss how the court addresses parenting time issues during COVID, vaccinations and medical decision making, travel during spring break and otherwise, educational decisions, and how to handle exposure to COVID.
A breakdown of the risks faced during construction projects, the types of policies that may cover those losses, and the limitations on use of those policies. Topics that will be explored: The standard types of losses incurred during construction along with standard defenses Risk shifting and loss allocation on construction projects Coverage under various policies and forms, focusing on CGL issues generally and on Covid/Business interruption losses
How has the COVID-19 pandemic affected clients on Medicaid? What about those clients who joined Medicaid during the pandemic? Learn about the latest in Medicaid planning, how to help clients protect assets for individuals on Medicaid, how to effectively handle Medicaid appeals, and how (and when) to fight an appeal.
The pandemic brought remote closings to the forefront of real estate transactions across the country and showed that Illinois was a little behind the curve. However, necessity is the mother of invention, and between the Governor’s Executive Orders, guidance from the Illinois Secretary of State, and finally the passing of a RON statute, Illinois is embracing technology and is ready for the future of real estate transactions. This program will discuss the various types of electronic closings, the birth of Remote Ink Notarization (RIN), the long road to Remote Online Notarization (RON) in Illinois and discuss some of the key provisions of the RON/RIN Statute, along with the other statutes relevant to RON and RIN.