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Keys to an Effective Federal Civil Practice

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Barack Ferrazzano Co-Sponsors & Litigation Group Partner Joshua W. Mahoney Moderates CBA Seminar

Tuesday, May 21, 2019
11:45 AM - 2:00 PM
(complimentary lunch for in-person attendees)

The Chicago Bar Association
321 South Plymouth Court
Chicago, IL 60604
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(in-person or via webcast)

Join Barack Ferrazzano's Litigation Group partner Joshua W. Mahoney at The Chicago Bar Association's (CBA) Keys to an Effective Federal Civil Practice seminar on Tuesday, May 21, 2019. Joshua, CBA Federal Civil Practice Committee Chair, will serve as a moderator for the program which will focus on two topics near and dear to every litigator: advocacy to the court and settlement strategy. Two panels of current and former judges will share their experienced insights. One panel will address methods of becoming more persuasive in written and oral advocacy and the other panel will address ways to improve the effectiveness of settlement conferences.

Topics & Speakers
Panel 1: Effective Oral and Written Advocacy
Honorable Matthew F. Kennelly, U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois
Honorable Thomas M. Durkin, U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois
Honorable Sheila Finnegan, Magistrate Judge, U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois

Panel 2: Getting the Most out of a Settlement Conference
Honorable M. David Weisman, Magistrate Judge, U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois
Honorable James F. Holderman, Retired Judge, U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois; JAMS
Honorable Michael T. Mason, Retired Magistrate Judge, U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois; JAMS

Moderators
Joshua W. Mahoney, Barack Ferrazzano Kirschbaum & Nagelberg LLP; Chair, CBA Federal Civil Practice Committee
Amy Y. Cho, Shook Hardy & Bacon; Vice Chair, Federal Civil Practice Committee

Lunch Co-Sponsor
Barack Ferrazzano is pleased to be an official co-sponsor of this event, presenting a complimentary lunch for all attendees beginning at 11:45 AM. Enjoy lunch on us and learn litigation techniques from CBA’s distinguished panelists. 

Presented By
CBA Federal Civil Practice Committee
CBA Class Action Committee
ISBA Federal Civil Practice Section

CLE
1.5 IL MCLE Credit

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In-Person: https://www.chicagobar.org/ChicagoBar/CBA/Events/cba_Event_Display.aspx?EventKey=C17219
Webcast: https://www.chicagobar.org/ChicagoBar/CBA/Events/cba_Event_Display.aspx?EventKey=C17219w

About The Chicago Bar Association

Founded in 1874, The Chicago Bar Association or CBA is one of the oldest and most active metropolitan bar associations in the country. CBA's volunteer membership of 20,000 consists largely of lawyers and judges from Cook County and Illinois with a growing out-of-state membership of lawyers interested in the Association’s various membership services and benefits.

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