cle requirement

What You Need to Know About the New Illinois CLE Requirement

For the past decade, the Illinois Supreme Court has encouraged attorneys to take diversity CLE courses and mental health and substance abuse CLE courses and activities to fulfill part of their professional responsibility requirement. Over that decade, the percentages of…
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Millennial Attorneys

20 Tips for Rising Millennial Attorneys

Last year, I wrote an article offering professionalism tips to Millennial attorneys. The feedback was terrific, but some of the responses pointed out that Millennials aren’t always first or second year attorneys. Instead many, like myself, have been practicing for…
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free online cle

Millennials, Boomers and Free Online CLE

Two years ago, I was sitting in my living room, binge watching Netflix, when my phone rang. I looked down. It was my mother. Now this was surprising as my mother and I, living in two different countries, have an almost…
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Looking back Looking forward

Looking Back Looking Forward

As 2015 winds down to a close, it’s a good time to pause and reflect on where we were, where we are, and where we are going as a Commission of the Illinois Supreme Court devoted to promoting professionalism, civility…
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Giving Thanks

Giving Thanks for Giving

Did you see the blurb in the paper or on Facebook about the incident that happened on the CTA Blue Line train involving a homeless man a couple weeks ago? It really caught my eye. Courtney White and his wife…
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Working for Justice

New Chapter in Working for Justice

Earlier this month I happened to run into a few old friends. Actually, they probably still qualify as “new” friends as they were several of my former law students from the trial team I coach at the University of Illinois…
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