Making Sausage and Legislation in Illinois: A New Recipe (01/31/22)

Includes a Live Event on 01-31-2022 at 12:00 PM (CST)

Would you like to gain a better understanding of the legislative process in Illinois? Our distinguished panel of legislators will provide you with just that. An overview of the Springfield scene will be followed by a discussion of: 

- The differences between courtroom advocacy and legislative advocacy
- The function of the Joint Committee on Administrative Rules
- The process when dealing with complex legislation
- ...And more!

Heather Wier-Vaught
, Former Special Counsel to Illinois House of Representatives
Representative Ann Williams, Illinois Legislator, 11th District (Chicago – North Side)
Representative Jennifer Gong-Gershowitz, Illinois Legislator, 17th District (Glenview)
Senator John Curran, Illinois Legislator, 41st District (Naperville)

Lawrence J. Suffredin
, CBA Legislative Counsel and Cook County Board Commissioner, (13th District of Cook County)
Tom Suffredin, CBA Legislative Counsel

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Live CBA Committee meetings and seminars will take place via Zoom webinar.  You will click on "view video" and be directly connected to the meeting/seminar on Zoom.  (You will not receive a Zoom link.)

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Please note that audience members do not need video or audio access.  Audience members are able to submit questions via the chat or Q & A features of Zoom. 

Chat: Open in-meeting chat, allowing you to send chat messages to and send a message to the host, panelists, and attendees (if permitted). Question & Answer: Open the Q&A window, allowing you to ask questions to the host and panelists. They can either reply back to you via text in the Q&A window or answer your question live. 


Making Sausage and Legislation in Illinois: A New Recipe (01/31/2022)
01-31-2022 at 12:00 PM (CST)   |  120 minutes
01-31-2022 at 12:00 PM (CST)   |  120 minutes To receive MCLE Credit for this program, you must: 1. Close the video window after you have completed the program, 2. Click on "Claim MCLE Credit," and 3. Click on the yellow "View/Claim Credit" box. You will need to provide your ARDC number to view/download/print your MCLE certificate. We would also appreciate your completing a program evaluation in the “Evaluation” section.
Evaluation (4 speakers)
10 Questions
10 Questions Seminar evaluation form for seminar with four speakers
Claim MCLE Certificate (live webcast, 2.00 IL MCLE Credit)
Up to 2.00 CLE credits available  |  Certificate available
Up to 2.00 CLE credits available  |  Certificate available