Don't Miss Out on the ALA's May Events

April 20, 2017 12:32 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

On May 10, the ALA and the Sangamon County Bar Association will co-sponsor a roundtable luncheon and panel discussion featuring the Justices of the Illinois Appellate Court’s Fourth District. Attendees at the luncheon will have the opportunity to speak with the justices about appellate practice in an informal setting. The event will take place at Maldaner's Restaurant, 222 South Sixth Street in Springfield, beginning at noon and ending at 1:30 p.m.
 
On May 19, the ALA will host the same event featuring the Justices of the Illinois Appellate Court’s Fifth District. The event will take place at The Gateway Center, 1 Gateway Drive in Collinsville, beginning at noon and ending at 2 p.m.
 
Attendees to the luncheon will receive one hour of MCLE credit.
 
Following each luncheon, Tyler Technologies will provide an e-filing presentation, covering such topics as: (1) filing fees; (2) the Illinois Supreme Court mandate requiring e-filing; (3) implementation of the mandate around the State; (4) the mechanics of e-filing; and (5) third-party vendors who can be retained to provide e-filing services to the bar. The event will run from 1:45 p.m. until 3:15 p.m. in Springfield and from 2:15 p.m. until 3:45 p.m. in Collinsville. 
 
This presentation is free to attendees, including those who wish to attend only the e-filing presentation.
 
Attendees to the e-filing presentation will receive 1.5 hours of MCLE credit.

On May 16, the ALA will host a roundtable luncheon and panel discussion featuring the Judges of the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals. Attendees at the luncheon will have the opportunity to speak with the judges about appellate practice in an informal setting. The event will take place at the Union League Club in Chicago, beginning at 12:30 p.m. and ending at 2 p.m.
 
Attendees will receive one hour of MCLE credit.
 
Finally, on May 25, the ALA will host a brown bag lunch featuring the e-filing presentation from Tyler Technologies. The event will take place at Mayer Brown LLP, 71 South Wacker Drive, 32nd Floor in Chicago, beginning at noon and ending at 1:30 p.m.
 
Attendees to the e-filing presentation will receive 1.5 hours of MCLE credit.
 
For more information about any of the events and to register, please click here.

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