JAMS Chicago Complimentary CLE Day

JAMS Chicago Complimentary CLE Day

Presented By: JAMS Chicago

About the Event

You are cordially invited to join us for a networking luncheon in our new offices at 71 S. Wacker and a complimentary afternoon CLE program.

Now in its 10th year, CLE Day has always been a client favorite for cutting edge instruction in alternative dispute resolution, client advocacy skills and even financial planning and tax tips related to settlement.

This year, we’re proud to be able to host the event in brand new, expanded offices featuring 24 conference rooms, upgraded technology and business center services and new amenities, like a private entrance for your most sensitive matters.

Credit

4.0 hours MCLE credit available, including 1 hour of Ethics (Approval Pending)

Date / Time

Friday, June 22, 2018

Registration, Lunch and Networking
11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

CLE Program
12:30 PM - 4:45 PM

Location

JAMS Chicago
71 S. Wacker Dr., Suite 2400
Chicago, Illinois 60606

 

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JAMS Featured Speakers

Speaker

Topic

Hon. Charles N. Clevert, Jr. (Ret.)

JAMS Chief Judges Panel
Session A1 (Concurrent) | 12:30 PM to 2:30 PM

JAMS Chicago is unique in its ability to gather so many retired federal chief judges practicing ADR. Judge Charles N. Clevert, Jr. will moderate a lively discussion with other former federal chief judge colleagues from the 6th, 7th, 8th and 10th circuits. The panel will discuss recent trends in ADR, including their work in neutral analysis, mock trial and appellate review in a variety of contexts.

Featured Panelists

Hon. Nancy J. Katz (Ret.)

Oh No! A New Tax Law: Implications for Family Law Practitioners
Session A2 (Concurrent) | 12:30 PM to 2:30 PM

Judge Nancy Katz (Ret.) moderates a discussion introducing and explaining the new tax law and its implications for family law practitioners and clients.  Panelists will provide tax law tips and offer practical guidance on presenting tax evidence in court.  Tax law planning in the context of dissolution and settlement will also be discussed.

Featured Panelists

  • Judge Karen J. Bowes
    Domestic Relations Division, Cook County Circuit Court
  • Jeffrey Brend
    Levin & Brend, P.C.
  • Jennifer Fletchall
    Levin & Brend, P.C.
  • Claire McKenzie
    Schiller, DuCanto & Fleck, LLP    

Steven R. Gilford, Esq.

Best Practices in Insurance Settlements
Session B1 (Concurrent) | 2:45 PM to 4:45 PM

This session will discuss issues relating to the settlement of cases involving insurance, including the role of the insurer claims representative; the role of primary and excess carriers;  the kind of information needed by the insurer and insured to prepare for a settlement conference; obtaining settlement authority; issues of multiple insureds and policy limits; ethical, privilege and practical problems concerning provision of information to the insurer and situations where the insurer and insured differ in their case evaluations or settlement goals; and settlements where there are coverage disputes.  
 
The session will begin with a discussion of these legal and ethical issues and be followed by a discussion among experienced mediators on how to successfully resolve these kinds of disputes.

Featured Panelists

Hon. David H. Coar (Ret.)

Special Considerations in Title IX
Session B2 (Concurrent) | 2:45 PM to 4:45 PM

This session will provide an overview of Title IX, VAWA and the role of legal counsel in college and university processes.  Retired Judges Eileen M. Brewer and David H. Coar will address the significant and recent changes in federal law (and guidance), and the impact on intersection with existing federal, state and local laws. 
 
The presenters will focus on the evolution of the role of legal counsel in campus processes and specifically address: public and private institution considerations; traditional student disciplinary processes and their intersection with Title IX and VAWA; the parameters of legal representation in campus processes; and other concomitant legal actions.

 Featured Panelists

 

Featured People

Hon. Eileen M. Brewer (Ret.)
  • Business/Commercial
  • Civil Rights
  • Construction
  • Employment
  • Family Law
  • Governmental/Public Agency
  • Higher Education & Title IX
  • Insurance
  • Personal Injury/Torts
  • Professional Liability
Hon. Charles N. Clevert, Jr. (Ret.)
  • Bankruptcy
  • Business/Commercial
  • Civil Rights
  • Employment
  • Federal Law
  • Personal Injury/Torts
  • Securities
Hon. David H. Coar (Ret.)
  • Antitrust
  • Arbitration
  • Bankruptcy
  • Business/Commercial
  • Civil Rights
  • Class Action/Mass Torts
  • Employment
  • Federal Judge
  • Financial Markets
  • Intellectual Property
  • Life Sciences
  • Securities
Steven R. Gilford, Esq.
  • Appellate
  • Arbitration
  • Business & Commercial
  • Civil Rights
  • Class Action & Mass Tort
  • Cybersecurity & Privacy
  • Education Law
  • Environmental Law
  • Federal Law
  • Insurance
  • International & Cross-Border
  • Personal Injury/Torts
Hon. James F. Holderman (Ret.)
  • Antitrust
  • Arbitration
  • Banking
  • Business/Commercial
  • Class Action/Mass Tort
  • Federal Judge
  • Franchise
  • Health Care
  • Insurance
  • Intellectual Property
  • Life Sciences
  • Personal Injury/Torts
  • Professional Liability
  • Telecommunications
Andrew S. Nadolna, Esq.
  • Business/Commercial
  • Class Action/Mass Tort
  • Construction Defect
  • Cybersecurity & Privacy
  • Employment
  • Environmental
  • Insurance
  • Personal Injury/Torts
  • Professional Liability
Gerald E. Rosen
  • Bankruptcy
  • Business/Commercial
  • Civil Rights
  • Class Action/Mass Tort
  • Employment
  • Environmental Law
  • Federal Law
  • Insurance
  • Intellectual Property
  • Real Estate
  • Securities
  • Special Master/Discovery Referee
Hon. James M. Rosenbaum (Ret.)
  • Arbitration
  • Bankruptcy
  • Business/Commercial
  • Civil Rights
  • Class Action/Mass Tort
  • Employment
  • Environmental
  • Federal Judge
  • Indian Law
  • Insurance
  • Intellectual Property
  • Pharmaceuticals/Mass Tort
  • Securities
  • Special Master/Discovery Referee
Hon. Deanell Reece Tacha (Ret.)
  • Administrative Law
  • Appellate
  • Civil Rights
  • Education/Schools
  • Employment
  • Environmental
  • Federal Law
  • Governmental/Public Agency
  • Indian Law
  • Personal Injury/Torts
  • Real Property