CBA Record January-February 2022

CLE & MEMBER NEWS If you recentlymoved, joinedanewfirm, createdanewemail account, or have a newphone number, please take amoment to update your member profile. Add your employment setting and practice areas to receive notice regarding seminars and other events that relate specifically to you. You can easily do this online at www.chicagobar. Update Your Contact Info, Employment Setting, and Practice Areas to Receive Helpful Practice Resources

org; log in with your member number as your username and your member number followed by your last name (all lower case and no spaces) as your password, then click on My Membership to update your profile. If you have any problems logging in or updating your profile, call 312-554-2000or email you!

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CBA and YLS Practice Area Committees Continue to Provide Strong Programming: Now Virtual, Attend from Anywhere!

Did you know that the CBA has over 50 practice area committees and 25 young lawyer committees that meet monthly during the noonhour toupdatemembers onpracticedevelopments, newcourt procedures, and helpful practice tips? Over 40 new programs are available each month featuring judges, legal experts, and business leaders. And best of all, as a members-only benefit, these virtual meeting presentations are free and offer about one hour of free IllinoisMCLE credit if watched live (note, mostmeetingpresentations are also archived at but do not qualify for MCLE credit). Meeting participation also allows you to connect with thought leaders and other colleagues to share information, develop To help you get the best return on your investment in technology, the CBA’s LawPracticeManagement &TechnologyDivision regularly sponsors demonstrations of hardware and software geared to legal professionals. In an hour or less, learn how to use common technologies to be more productive, efficient, and tech savvy! Visit to get a schedule of upcoming Webcasts of How To seminars. Many HowTo seminars are also archived on demand at no cost at in a player optimized for full screen and/or mobile viewing. Sample titles include: Calendar/

new business relationships, meet potential mentors, create support networks, and more. There are never any extra fees to join CBA orYLS committees, and newmembers arewelcome! andcheck theCBAeBulletineveryThursday for upcomingcommittee meetings, speakers, and topics. Note: Any CBA member may attend any committee meeting to earn free Illinois MCLE credit, but by joining a committee you will receive meeting information, seminar announcements, andother special notices related toyour practiceareas directly from your committees via email. You may also elect to receive practice area updates from Lexology based on your practice areas. Appointments; Career Issues; Cloud Computing; Communication & Email; DocumentManagement/Automation; eDiscovery; eFiling; Firm Management; Law Practice Management applications; Marketing/ SocialMedia;Mental HealthandWellness;MicrosoftOffice; Operating Systems; PDF; PracticeArea Specific; ProjectManagement; Research; Security; andWebBrowsers.Theseon-demandversions donot award MCLE credit. Send questions about the video library and other law practice management issues to Anne Haag, CBA Law Practice Management Advisor, at

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