Designed for the Illinois attorney and those working in the legal environment, this program covers the key elements of harassment, the specifics of sexual harassment, employer liability and added management/partner responsibilities. Using several helpful hypotheticals, learn to recognize a hostile working environment by definition and examine anti-retaliation polices.
This program meets the minimum standards for Sexual Harassment Prevention Training set by the State of Illinois.
Optimize your legal mindset to decrease conflict and positively influence the practice of law at the IICLE® Ethics Institute. Increase the civility of your practice with practical tips from the ARDC; learn the history of legal discrimination and how to eliminate it; and discover techniques to better represent people with disabilities and other typically underrepresented clients. Maximize your technological competence by learning about blockchain technology beyond just cryptocurrencies.
Earn as many (or as few) professional responsibility credits as you need as the end of the reporting period nears!
A panel of judges discuss how to appear for court over Zoom, proper courtroom decorum, attire and presentation, and an explanation about local rules, standing orders, and how to properly complete an Order.
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.
Over many years, both in-house departments and law firms have been working to improve diversity within their own organizations. Given the importance of diversity & inclusion in the legal profession, however, it is critical that law firms and in-house counsel work together to accelerate the pace of progress. The purpose of this panel is to talk about how in-house legal departments and law firms can partner to make a true impact on diversity & inclusion in the legal field, what’s working both from the in-house and law firm perspectives, and where we still need to do more to move the needle.
The purpose of this powerful new series from Lenné Eidson Espenschied is to help lawyers develop a practical, working knowledge of the principles of logic, argumentation, and persuasion. “Logic” is a study of the principles of sound reasoning; “Argumentation” is the process of reasoning systematically to support a proposition; “Persuasion” is the process by which a person’s attitudes are influenced by communications from other people. This four-part web series will take place on Thursdays in June 2022.
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Not included in IICLE® Online All-Access subscription.
The Illinois Rules of Professional Conduct recognize that part of a lawyer’s duty to maintain competence includes keeping abreast of the benefits and risks associated with relevant technology. This segment examines this ethics requirement and provides an overview of what attorneys must do in order to comply. The segment focuses specifically on computer security, cloud technology, and other major current risks associated with the use of technology in the practice of law. Examine the issue of cybersecurity and try to provide a baseline for how best to interpret the standard of “reasonability” under the Rules of Professional Conduct and ISBA Professional Conduct Advisory Opinions on electronic information and security. The second half of the program includes “deep dive” a systematic review of a comprehensive computer security checklist for lawyers. Attendees should leave with a broad understanding of fundamental computer security concepts and a practical framework within which to apply these ideas throughout your devices and networks.
Educate attorneys around Diversity & Race in the legal profession. This session includes a panel of knowledgeable and well-respected panelists in the legal community introducing terms and examples relating to current topics of Systemic Racism; Implicit Bias, Diversity and Race.