Bench & Bar Seminar

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2014 Bench & Bar Seminar
3.0 Ethics Credit Hours

Tuesday, June 3, 2014
Noon – 3:30 p.m.
FREE LUNCH SERVED AT 11:45 AM, provided by Court Call LLC & Leading Lawyers Network.  When you register, please indicate whether or not you are having lunch.

Bench & Bar Committee Co-Chairpersons:
Honorable James R. Murphy, Circuit Judge, 16th Judicial Circuit
Patrick M. Kinnally, Esq., Kinnally Flaherty Krentz Loran Hodge & Masur PC, Aurora

Moderators:
Alice Sackett Henrikson, Esq., Turner Law Offices, Sycamore
Patrick M. Kinnally, Esq., Kinnally Flaherty Krentz Loran Hodge & Masur PC, Aurora

TOPICS & SPEAKERS
The Work to Make Courtroom Practice Civil
Honorable Debra Walker, Cook County Circuit Judge and Chair, Illinois Supreme Court
Jayne Reardon, Executive Director, Illinois Supreme Court Commission on Professionalism

Recent Cases in the Area of Professionalism and Civility
Ronald Menna, Fischel & Kahn, Ltd., Chicago

Illinois Justice:  The Scandal of 1969 and the Rise of John Paul Stevens
Professor Kenneth A. Manaster, Santa Clara University School of Law

Professor Manaster discusses some fascinating Illinois legal history, with connections to Kane County lawyers.  Professor Manaster served as associate counsel to Stevens on the legal team that investigated charges that justices of the Illinois Supreme Court had acted improperly.  Professor Manaster’s book is currently being adapted into a documentary film for broadcast on WTTW (Chicago) and other PBS stations.  A film clip will be shown.

The Illinois Judicial Inquiry Board
Honorable Donald C. Hudson, Chairman, Judicial Inquiry Board, 2nd District Appellate Court

Rules of Judicial Conduct, Rule 63, Recusal
Honorable James R. Murphy, Circuit Judge, 16th Judicial Circuit

The State of the 16th Circuit
Honorable Judith M. Brawka, Chief Judge, 16th Judicial Circuit

Thank you to Court Call LLC & Leading Lawyers Network for sponsoring this seminar & providing lunch!  And thank you to our newest sponsors:  Illinois Bar Foundation and Minnesota Lawyers Mutual  Insurance!

This seminar is no longer available for online registration.  Please call the KCBA office at 630.762.1915 if you would like to attend.

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Date Jun 3, 2014
TIme Noon to 3:30 p.m.
Location Eagle Brook Country Club