The CBAYoung Lawyers Section and the BlackWomen Lawyers’Association of Greater Chicago (BWLA) jointly prepared a video to encourage Illinoisans to register and vote in the November 3 General Election. The video covers voter eligibility and how to register to vote online. A copy of the video is available on the CBA’s YouTube channel at www.youtube.com/user/chicagobar. Pictured from Left: YLS 2nd Vice Chair Chastidy Burns, BWLA President Kenyatta Beverly, YLS Chair Jeffrey Moskowitz, and YLS Public Service Manager Kenneth Matuszewski. New! Young Lawyer Business Law Litigation and Transactional Committees The Young Lawyers Section is pleased to announce the formation of two new committees: Business Law – Litigation and Business Law – Transactional. Members are encouraged to join one or both committees at www.chicagobar.org (or email firstname.lastname@example.org) to receive notice of upcoming virtual meetings and seminars. As a reminder, you can join any CBA or YLS committee at no extra charge, and most live Webcast committee meetings qualify for Illinois MCLE credit. Business Law – Litigation The Committee aims to serve the diverse needs of young corporate litigators - including those at small and large firms alike. The committee will sponsor two extended seminars on topics germane to our committee members’ representation of closely held and public entities. The Committee will assist young lawyers in addressing the needs of their clients, devel- oping professional skills, and making contacts in the Chicago legal community. Leadership: Kyle J. Pozan, Chair: Hart McLaughlin & Eldridge - email@example.com Steven Vanderporten, Chair: Fox Swibel Levin & Carroll LLP, firstname.lastname@example.org Business Law – Transactional The YLS Business Law Transactional Committee focuses on the formation, governance, and day-to-day legal challenges involving various entities such as a corporation, not-for-profit, partnership or LLC. Participating members will learn about topics such as how to start a new business, drafting and negotiating agreements, and handling mergers & acquisitions. Additionally, there will be opportunity to learn and discuss the issues that corporate clients frequently encounter involv- ing such matters as investing, fundraising, employment, intellectual property, privacy, confidentiality, fundraising, loans, insurance, and tax. The committee meets on the 4th Wednesday of the month at 12:15 p.m.
Leadership: Jacob A. Chodash, Chair: Eckhart Kolak LLC- email@example.com Gavin Phelps, Chair: VESTi Inc. - firstname.lastname@example.org John Romanucci, Chair: Galarnky & Associates, Ltd. - email@example.com Ted Kontopoulos, Vice-Chair: BKD CPAs & Advisors LLP - tkontopoulos@BKD.com The committee meets on the 4th Monday of the month at 12:15 p.m.