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Jewish Identity and Antisemitism in the 21st Century

While well represented in the legal community, American Jews still may face antisemitic bias and misunderstandings of their diverse identities. Dr. Laura Shaw Frank utilizes her background as both a scholar of Jewish history and a legal scholar to provide strategies for fostering welcoming environments for colleagues, staff, and clients.

The Do's and Don'ts of Premarital Agreements in Illinois

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.

Issues at the Crossroads of Bankruptcy and Divorce

Experienced bankruptcy practitioners discuss what every family law attorney needs to understand about the Bankruptcy Code, Federal Rules of Bankruptcy Procedure, and bankruptcy court practice.

ADR 101: Everything You Want to Know About Alternative Dispute Resolution But Are Afraid to Ask

Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) should be a tool considered for any dispute from pending litigation to pre-litigation. Learn from a panel of experienced attorneys about the ADR process, practical tips, and advice for how it can be an effective tool in any practice area.

Proactive Planning: Potential Disputes in Family Business Succession Planning

Enhance your ability to serve your family business clients by anticipating and planning for potential succession planning issues in the context of the largest inter-generational transfer of wealth in history and evolving social norms. Gain a more thorough understanding of the issues that arise in planning for the transition of a family business from the senior generation to the next generation in line, particularly when the challenges the next generation is facing may not have been at issue for prior generations.

Misplaced Trust: Court Intervention to Remedy Power of Attorney Misconduct

When an agent exploits their principal’s trust, legal action may be taken to remedy that breach of faith. Practitioners will learn procedural and substantive strategies to remove bad actors or invalidate powers of attorney within the guardianship forum.

Review of Ethics and Technology Issues In a Post-COVID World

Assess new tech designed to aid your clients and practice while exploring persistent and forthcoming ethical concerns with client communication, firm advertising, e-discovery, admissibility, and more. The COVID-19 pandemic accelerated the degree to which we conducted business and communicated online, introducing new opportunities and potential pitfalls for practices, client matters, litigation, and more. Tom Reuland covers confidentiality and privacy, types of data and strategies for discovery and preservation, overcoming challenges to introducing electronic evidence, use of social media by firms and attorneys to promote their services, and technologies that will aid your practice and benefit your clients.

Navigating Trust & Estate Issues in Divorce Litigation

Explore the interplay between divorce litigation and trust and estate law, including the extent to which trust assets will be considered; representation and protection of trust assets; privacy rights and other beneficiary interests; and discovery of trusts and other “expectancy interests.” You will also learn about drafting considerations based on factors that may be scrutinized by a divorce court in determining the extent to which trust assets will be considered.