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

January 05, 2018 2:59 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

On January 18 and 25, the ALA will host its annual Illinois Supreme Court Criminal Cases Year in Review, featuring a panel discussion about the most significant criminal cases decided by the Illinois Supreme Court in 2017.


There will be two events, one in Chicago, co-sponsored by the Asian American Bar Association (January 18) and one in Wheaton, co-sponsored by the DuPage County Bar Association (January 25). Both events will feature retired Illinois Appellate Court Justice James Epstein and current Illinois Appellate Court Justice Joseph Birkett, as well as Leah Bendik, Illinois Assistant Attorney General, Criminal Appeals Division and Patrick Cassidy, Supervisor, Office of the State Appellate Defender. ALA Secretary Gretchen Harris Sperry will moderate the discussion.


The Chicago event will be held on Thursday, January 18, from noon to 1:45 p.m., at Hinshaw & Culbertson LLP, 222 North LaSalle St., Suite 300.


The Wheaton event will be held on Thursday, January 25, from noon to 1:45 p.m., at the Attorney Resource Center, 505 North County Farm Road, 3rd Floor.


Attendees should bring their own lunches and 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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