CBA Record November-December 2021

CLE & MEMBER NEWS Learn fromexperts in your field, keepon topof recent developments, expand your professional network, and pick up helpful practice advice and resources through CBA andYLS practice area committee meeting presentations. Recent topics have included: the State of the Bankruptcy Court; the Biden Administration’s Antitrust Priorities; Secrets to Successfully Mediate a Case; Privacy Law Hot Topics; an Overview of Illinois and Delaware Corporate Transactions for Young Attorneys; PFAS Regulatory Update for the Environmental Practitioner; Quantifying Business Valuation in Business Divorce & Complex Ownership Disputes; and more. Learn and Network at Practice Area Committee Meetings

Over 50 CBA and YLS practice area committees meet virtually everymonthduring thenoonhour. As amember youmay attendany committeemeeting, but registration is required at learn.chicagobar. org. Best of all, most meetings offer free Illinois MCLE credit. Check the CBA eBulletin newsletter every Thursday for a list of upcoming dates and topics. To join committees and receive additional resources related to your practice area, go and follow the prompts or email

CBA Welcomes New Lawyers

Chief JusticeAnneM. Burkepresidedover a statewidevirtual swearing in ceremony earlier in November for new admittees who joined the ranks of Illinois licensedattorneys. Kudos andcongratulations to these new lawyers whoweathered the pandemic, online learning, and the Opening a New Door to Your Legal Career? Finding a new job or making a career switch isn’t easy. The CBA understands and offers a variety of assistance to members at any stageof their careers, including individual career counseling sessions withaprofessional career coach,monthlymeetings of theYLSCareers Committee, live and archived career seminars, resume posting and

onlinebar exam.TheCBA ispleased towelcome thisgroup to the legal profession by offering freemembership andCLE throughNovember 2022. If you know of a new admittee who has not yet activated their free membership, they can email

open positions listings in our Online Career Center and bi-weekly Job Flash emails. Visit and click on the Careers tab formore informationor emailmembership@chicagobar.orgwith any questions.

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NOTICE TO ATTORNEYS Chicago, Illinois retired insurance executive Michael Richard Myer- scough died June 19, 2021. His family is looking for anyone who repre- sented him in legal matters. If you have any information, please contact Sue Myerscough at 217-299-1404.

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