New lawyers, and lawyers new to Illinois, will find this series a valuable introduction to the similarities, and substantial differences, between federal civil procedure and civil procedure in the Illinois state judicial system. Buy the entire series of 8 at a discount, or pick and choose only the sessions you need.
Join attorneys Becky Howlett and Cindy Sharp as they present strategies designed to help attorneys manage and even unplug from the digital world — ethically and mindfully — with special emphasis on MRPC 1.1, comment 8 (“benefits and risks associated with relevant technology”); MRPC 1.6, confidentiality; MRPC 1.3, diligence; and MRPC 8.4, professional misconduct.
Recent district court decisions in Illinois offer conflicting guidance on the admissibility of evidence of violence, which exemplifies the delicate balance sought at trials in which parties seek safety for themselves and family members.
While well represented in the legal community, American Jews still may face anti-Semitic 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.
Identify and compare how the Guardianship for Disabled Persons Act addresses, or fails to address, involuntary psychiatric treatment vs. the Mental Health Code. We will also discuss considerations to legislation that would better coordinate the two.