Events

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Upcoming events

    • August 20, 2020
    • 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM (CDT)
    • Zoom
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    The Appellate Lawyers Association Cordially Invite You to Attend a Virtual CLE Lecture Featuring Professor Marcia Chatelain

    The Road to Brown: Thurgood Marshall’s Early Career and the American Civil Rights Movement


    Please attend our CLE Lecture featuring Professor Marcia Chatelain. Professor Chatelain, Provost’s Distinguished Associate Professor of history and African American Studies at Georgetown University, is a frequent public speaker, media commentator, and consultant to educational institutions, delivering lectures and workshops on inclusive teaching, social movements, and food justice. Her lecture will explore a variety of cases in U.S. Supreme Court Justice Thurgood Marshall’s career leading up to the landmark decision in Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka, Kansas.

    Date: Thursday, August 20, 2020.

    Time: 12:00 to 1:00 p.m.

    Location: Online. You will receive a Zoom link via email after registering for this event. (Please note only speakers will be visible, so participants need not dress formally for this event.)

    Cost: Free for ALA members; $25.00 for non-members.

    CLE Credit:  Participants will earn one hour of Diversity & Inclusion MCLE credit. The ALA is an approved MCLE provider.

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


    • September 16, 2020
    • 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM (CDT)
    • Zoom
    • 349
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    The Appellate Lawyers Association and the Illinois State Bar Association Cordially Invite You to Attend a Virtual Candidates Forum 

    2020 Illinois Supreme Court Candidates’ Forum for the Fifth Judicial District Seat

    Please attend our Candidates Forum featuring Candidates Judy L. Cates and David K. Overstreet. Both Candidates are presently Justices on the Fifth Judicial District of the Illinois Appellate Court. Moderators will be John Fitzgerald, President of the Appellate Lawyers Association, and Dennis J. Orsey, President of the Illinois State Bar Association.

    Date: Wednesday, September 16, 2020

    Time: 12:00 to 1:30 p.m.

    Location: Online. You will receive a Zoom link via email after registering for this event. (Please note only speakers will be visible, so participants need not dress formally for this event.)

    Cost:Free.

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


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