The Appellate Lawyers Association (ALA), the Madison County Bar Association (MCBA), and the St. Clair County Bar Association (SCCBA) are co-hosting a roundtable luncheon featuring the Justices of the Illinois Appellate Court, Fifth District. This event provides a unique opportunity to interact with the Justices and gain the perspective of the other side of the bench.
Shortly after the luncheon, the ALA, MCBA, and SCCBA will host an Appellate Practice Seminar. The seminar will begin with a judicial panel composed of Chief Justice Lloyd A. Karmeier of the Illinois Supreme Court, Justice David K. Overstreet and Justice Judy Cates of the Illinois Appellate Court, Fifth District, as well as John J. Flood, Clerk of the Illinois Appellate Court, Fifth District. The judicial panel will be followed by a presentation on Appellate Brief Writing by ALA Past President Professor Edward J. Kionka. The seminar will conclude with presentations on Appellate Motion Practice by Retired Justice Richard P. Goldenhersh and Appellate Oral Argument by ALA Past President Brad Elward.
Roundtable Luncheon: Friday, May 17, 2019, 12 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. (check-in begins at 11:45 a.m.), Gateway Center, One Gateway Drive, Collinsville, Illinois
Appellate Practice Seminar: Friday, May 17, 2019, 1:45 p.m. to 5 p.m. (check-in begins at 1:30 p.m.), Gateway Center, One Gateway Drive, Collinsville, Illinois
Additional details and registration information may be found after the jump.
Cost: $35 for ALA, MCBA, or SCCBA members; $45 for public sector non-members; and $55 for private sector non-members.
MCLE: One (1) hour MCLE credit for luncheon only. The ALA is an approved MCLE provider.
Cost: $55 for ALA, MCBA, or SCCBA members; $70 for public sector non-members; and $85 for private sector non-members.
MCLE: Three (3) hours of MCLE credit for seminar only.
Luncheon & Seminar:
Cost: $90 for ALA, MCBA or SCCBA members; $115 for public sector non-members; and $140 for private sector non-members.
MCLE: Four (4) hours of MCLE credit for attending both the luncheon and the seminar.
PLEASE NOTE: On-site registrations will be charged an additional $5 administrative fee.
Questions? Call (630) 416-1166, ext. 303
1. Use our online registration system here to register for the event and pay with credit card. Or, if you prefer, you may register online but send a check for payment. Please note, credit card payments can only be accepted through the online registration process.
2. Mail your completed registration form along with check payable to ALA to:
Appellate Lawyers Association
1717 North Naper Boulevard, Suite 102
Naperville, Illinois 60563
Cancellations/Refunds: Cancellations must be received two business days prior to the event in order to receive a full refund. No refunds will be processed after this time. Cancellations must be in writing and may be submitted to firstname.lastname@example.org or faxed to (630) 596-1418. Additionally, payment is expected from no-shows.