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ILCBA 2020 Fall Seminar

  • Monday, October 12, 2020
  • 8:30 AM - 2:30 PM
  • Zoom Webinar

2020 ILCBA Fall Seminar
The World of Collections - Looking to the Future

Monday, October 12, 2020
8:45 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Zoom Webinar

Those interested in receiving CLE credit must have their own registration form completed.


Please register by 5:00 p.m. on October 9, 2020

No refunds for cancellations received after 5:00 p.m. on
Tuesday, October 6, 2020 or for no shows. 
Refunds not issued until after the event.


ILCBA Member $75       |       Non-Member $100      |      Law Clerk $25 

For firms with multiple attendees, the first 5 attendees pay the regular rate. For the 6th member and any additional members, receive a $10 discount per person.

If interested in this option, please contact Tricia Fusilero at the ILCBA office at or call 888-684-4222 for more information.


8:45 - 9:00 AM - Welcome

9:00 – 10:00 AM - Meaningful Attorney Involvement
David M. Schultz, Partner, Hinshaw & Culbertson, LLP
Daniel A. Edelman, Partner, Edelman, Combs, Latturner, Goodwin  LLC

10:00 – 10:15 AM BREAK

10:15 – 11:15 AM - Current Compliance Hot Topics
Barb Nilsen, Compliance Director,  Blitt & Gaines, P.C.
Sarah Grincewicz, Compliance Director, Markoff Law LLC
Patrick Layton, VP of Managed IT, Impact Networking

11:15 – 11:30 AM BREAK

11:30 – 12:30 PM - Mental Health Issues and Staying Positive During the Pandemic
Tony Pacione, LCSW, CSADC, Deputy Director, Lawyers’ Assistance Program

12:30 – 1:00 PM LUNCH BREAK

1:00 – 2:00 PM - View from the Bench - Zooming on the 11th Floor 
The Hon. James T. Derico, Jr., Cook County Circuit Court Rm 1108
The Hon. John M. Allegretti, Cook County Circuit Court Rm 1102

2:00 - 2:15 PM BREAK

2:15 - 3:00 PM - The Logistics of the 30-day Summons
Robert G. "Bob" Markoff, Partner, Markoff Law LLC
Michael L. Starzec, Partner, Blitt & Gaines, P.C.


Zoom information will be sent to the email you used for your registration approximately one week before the seminar takes place. Please note that the Zoom link is unique to you and MAY NOT be shared with other users. It is through your unique login that attendance and engagement is measured for CLE credit.

When logging into the seminar, a timestamp will be recorded each time you enter and exit the Zoom webinar. In order to receive CLE credits, you must be logged in for the entirety of each presentation and you MUST complete an evaluation form.  The evaluation form link will be sent at the end of the Zoom seminar.

CLE certificates must be individually created. Please allow for 3-4 weeks for certificates to be processed and emailed. If you have any questions, please contact ILCBA Association Manager, Tricia Fusilero, for more information at or call 888-684-4222.

Four CLE credits by the Illinois MCLE Board are pending, including 1 Ethics credit. 

Our online program book will be available to registered attendees. We strongly encourage you to review the online Program Book and prepare your own copy for the seminar.


For those not able to attend on October 12, a recording of the event will be available to the first 25 registrants.  To qualify, registrants must be ILCBA members whose dues are paid and in good standing. Fees apply.  The recording will be available after October 20 and will be sent to registrants with an evaluation form. Those participating must watch the program in its entirety and complete the survey in order to qualify for CLE credit. Click here if you agree to the requirements as described and want to register to receive the recording of the seminar.

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