Join Chicago Lawyers’ Committee in celebrating fifty years of partnership with communities and the private bar to advance racial equity and economic opportunity for all.
Registration is required to attend the free program.
For questions, please call Clifford Law offices at (312) 756-7575 or email programs@cliffordLaw.com
2018 Philip H. Corboy Lecture in Advocacy: Combatting Systematic Discrimination that Impacts the Dream of Home Ownership for Minorities
This lecture will cover some past and present events and the strategies used to combat systematic discrimination.
Author Richard Rothstein speaks about his acclaimed book The Color of Law.
Join us to Bring Justice Home to all neighborhoods in Chicago! This year, we will commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Fair Housing Act and honor the work of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. in the Chicago Freedom Movement. Together, we will honor the past and reinvest in equity for all Chicago neighborhoods.
Settling the Case: Prisoner Litigation, Settlement Techniques & the U.S. District Court, N.D. Illinois Settlement Assistance Program
Join us for this free CLE* seminar on settlement negotiation & pro bono limited representation.
June 29, 2017
2:00 –5:00 p.m.
U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois
219 S. Dearborn, Courtroom 2525
Light Reception to Follow
Hon. Ruben Castillo, Chief Judge, U.S. District Court, N.D. Illinois
Taking – and Settling – an SAP Case:
J. Cunyon Gordon, Settlement Assistance Program Director, Chicago Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights
Strategies of Settlement Advocacy:
Margot Klein, Senior Attorney, Valorem Law Group
Prisoner Civil Rights
Alan Mills, Executive Director, Uptown People’s Law Center
Lessons From the Bench:
Hon. Maria Valdez, Presiding Magistrate Judge, U.S. District Court, N.D. Illinois
Hon. Young B. Kim, Magistrate Judge, U.S. District Court, N.D. Illinois
Hon. M. David Weisman, U.S. Magistrate Judge, U.S. District Court, N.D. Illinois
In addition to covering settlement negotiation generally, this seminar qualifies you to participate in the Court’s Settlement Assistance Program. Under N.D. Ill. Local Rule 83.11, SAP-trained attorneys who handle one settlement conference earn one training unit for the Trial Bar.
*Illinois CLE credit pending: 2.0 hr general; .5 hr ethics.
Registration: This seminar is free, but space is limited. Please confirm your attendance by
contacting Debbie Groboski at firstname.lastname@example.org or (312) 692-2636. Presented by the Seventh Circuit Bar Association Pro Bono & Public Service Committee