CBA Record September 2018

Foradditionalinformationregarding legislative liaison appointments or on the program, contact Loretta Wells, CBA Governmental Affairs Director, at 312/554-2060. Drafted by: Legal Aid Committee If you have a keen interest in your bar association’s evaluation of pending bills and its efforts, through the work of the CBA committees, to improve how Illinois’ statutes impact the legal community and the public, consider attending a meeting of the Legislative Committee and seeking appointment to serve on that Committee. The Illinois General Assembly Veto Session is November 13-15 and 27-29. A CBA/YLS Committee Legislative LiaisonWork- shopwill be held on October 29, 2018 at the CBA Building. All Legislative Liaisons are encouraged to attend. If youhave not done so, please appoint a legislative liaison now.

Important Dues Billing Reminders

–Annual Dues. In our ongoing effort to reduce administrative expenses and keep dues at the current level, the CBA has an annual billing cycle.

–Dues Auto Pay. Spread your dues payments throughout the year by signing up for the Dues Auto Pay Plan which allows you to pay your dues automatically on a monthly, quar- terly, semi-annual or annual basis at no extra cost via automatic credit/debit card charges.

–Reduced Dues for Financial Hardships. Unemployed members and those with financial hardships may request our reduced annual dues rate of $50.

–eStatement. Receive your CBA bills by email only and save time, postage and the envi- ronment.

–Billing Statement. The CBA’s statement allows you to choose any or all of the above options and add in your own level of contributions to the Bar Foundation/ Legal Aid Fund and the CBA Building Fund. If you have any questions regarding your dues statement, email or call 312/554-2020. CBA membership is an important investment in your professional and personal growth. We encourage you to renew, thank you for your support and look forward to serving you in the new bar year.

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