Whether you have just entered practice and need some assistance or are experienced and could use a refresher the Will Drafting Workshop has something for everyone! This hands-on, practical and example-filled seminar will cover the basics and go in-depth on various family / estate scenarios to aid you in feeling confident even in the face of challenging family dynamics.
Understand practical skills that attorneys utilize every day, including effective legal writing in pleadings, presentation of motions, effective oral arguments, and the use of electronic court orders. Judge Chapman and Judge Skarin discuss organization and style in legal writing, key items to focus on when drafting for motion practice, and everyone’s favorite – motions to compel. They also discuss presentment of motions, and effective advocacy skills during oral argument.
Special needs planning is not just a third-party or a first-party special needs trust. It is not just estate planning. In this session, learn basics of drafting and get suggestions for helpful additional provisions to include in special needs trusts. Understand how to effectively prepare for and conduct the initial consultation. We will also discuss topics you should cover, in addition to estate planning, such as the who, what, why, where and how of accessing the Illinois “maze” of services for individuals with special needs.
Even experienced real property lawyers make some of the most common commercial leasing drafting errors. Using examples from recent high-profile transactions, this course offers practical and eminently useful recommendations to help avoid these drafting errors, improve the quality of any drafting project, and build a stronger professional reputation.
Not included in IICLE® Online All-Access subscription.
COVID-19 has significantly impacted many businesses’ ability to perform their existing commercial contracts and agreements as promised. In this two-part course, you will learn about specific contractual provisions that may provide relief as the parties seek to determine their rights to enforce (or to be excused from) performance and will examine external sources that clarify and define the parties’ rights and obligations when strict compliance with the contract isn’t possible.
Gain a working knowledge of specialized area of arts law required to represent the LCA Music Client and to provide information and analysis of the common provisions and issues involved in drafting agreements with record labels. Originally presented by Lawyers for the Creative Arts.