Events


Upcoming events

    • January 29, 2020
    • 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
    • Union League Club, 65 West Jackson, Chicago, Illinois
    Register

    The Appellate Lawyers Association
    Cordially Invites You to Attend
    Its January Luncheon Program

    Illinois Supreme Court Candidates’ Forum

    The Appellate Lawyers Association is hosting a Candidates Forum for all candidates seeking election to the Freeman vacancy on the Illinois Supreme Court. After joining us for our monthly luncheon, each candidate will be allotted time to discuss their qualifications and answer questions posed by the moderator, ALA President Gretchen Harris Sperry. Time permitting, audience questions may be directed to the candidates. All declared candidates have been invited to participate.

    Date: Wednesday, January 29, 2020

    Time: 12:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.

    Location: Union League Club of Chicago, 65 West Jackson Boulevard, Chicago, Illinois. Please note that the Union League Club enforces a dress code, which can be accessed here.    

    Cost: $40 for public-sector ALA members; $50 for private-sector ALA members; $55 for public-sector nonmembers; and $65 for private-sector nonmembers. Lunch is included.

    PLEASE NOTE: Registrations processed on-site will be charged an additional $5 administrative fee.

    Questions?  Call (630) 416-1166, ext. 303

    Register:

    1.     Use our online registration system here to register for the event and also pay with a credit card.  Or, if you prefer, you can 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 a check payable to ALA to

    Chris Teed 
    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 cteed@wmrhq.com or faxed to (630) 596-1418.  Additionally, payment is expected from no-shows.       

    • February 05, 2020
    • 12:00 PM
    • February 25, 2020
    • 1:30 PM
    • Wheaton, Springfield & Chicago
    Register

    Illinois Supreme Court
    2019 Civil Cases: Year in Review

    Please join Illinois Appellate Court Justice Ann B. Jorgensen (Second District) and past ALA Presidents J. Timothy Eaton and Michael T. Reagan for a panel discussion of significant civil cases decided by the Illinois Supreme Court in 2019.

    This event will be offered at three locations on different dates:

    Second District

    Wednesday, February 5, 2020
    12:00 p.m. to 1:30 p.m.*
    Attorney Resource Center
    DuPage County Courthouse
    505 North County Farm Road
    Third Floor
    Wheaton, Illinois

    Co-sponsored by the DuPage County Bar Ass’n

    Fourth District

    Wednesday, February 19, 2020
    12:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.
    Maldaner’s Restaurant
    222 South 6th Street
    Springfield, Illinois

    Co-sponsored by the Sangamon County Bar Ass’n

    First District

    Tuesday, February 25,  2020
    12:00 p.m. to 1:30 p.m.*
    Nixon Peabody LLP
    70 West Madison Street  Suite 3500
    Chicago, Illinois 

    Co-sponsored by the
    South Asian Bar Ass’n


    MCLE: Participants in Chicago and Springfield will earn 1.5 hours of MCLE credit from the Appellate Lawyers Association. Participants in Wheaton will earn 1.5 hours of MCLE credit from the DuPage County Bar Association. The Appellate Lawyers Association and the DuPage County Bar Association are approved MCLE providers.

    Cost: 
    Chicago and Wheaton events, free for members of the Appellate Lawyers Association, South Asian Bar Association, or the DuPage County Bar Association, and $25 for those who are not members of any of the three sponsoring organizations. Please remember to bring your own lunch to this event. Beverages will be provided.

    Springfield event, $25 for members of the Appellate Lawyers Association and Sangamon County Bar Association and $30 for non-members. Buffet lunch included.

    *Please allow time for the building security check.

    Questions? Call (630) 416-1166, ext. 303                       

    Register:

    1.     Use our online registration system at http://www.applawyers.org/newevents.html, where you can register for the event and also pay with a credit card. Or, if you prefer, you can 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 a check payable to ALA to

    Chris Teed 
    Appellate Lawyers Association 
    1717 North Naper Boulevard, Suite 102 
    Naperville, IL 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 cteed@wmrhq.com or faxed to 630/596-1418. Additionally, payment is expected from no-shows.

    • February 11, 2020
    • 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
    • Union League Club, 65 West Jackson, Chicago, Illinois
    Register

    The Appellate Lawyers Association
    Cordially Invites You to Attend Its
    February Luncheon Program

    Roundtable Luncheon with Justices of the
    Illinois Supreme Court

    Please join us for an informal roundtable luncheon with our Supreme Court justices and speak with them directly about appellate practice and the role of the judiciary. This is a rare opportunity and should not be missed.

    Date:  Tuesday, February 11, 2020

    Time:  12:00 to 1:30 p.m.

    MCLE:  Participants will earn one hour of MCLE credit. The ALA is an approved MCLE provider.

    Location:  Union League Club of Chicago, 65 West Jackson Boulevard, Chicago, Illinois. Please note the Union League Club enforces a dress code, which can be accessed here.

    Cost:  $40 for public-sector ALA members; $50 for private-sector ALA members; $55 for public-sector nonmembers; and $65 for private-sector nonmembers. Lunch is included.

    PLEASE NOTE:  Registrations processed on-site will be charged an additional $5 administrative fee.

    Questions?  Call (630) 416-1166, ext. 303

    Register:

    1.     Use our online registration system here to register for the event and also pay with a credit card.  Or, if you prefer, you can 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 a check payable to ALA to

    Chris Teed 
    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 cteed@wmrhq.com or faxed to (630) 596-1418.  Additionally, payment is expected from no-shows.

         

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