Running for Office: Keys to Success (5/25/23)
The seminar is geared towards those individuals who will be running for office at the next General Election and the attorneys who will be representing them. We will cover the requirements for getting on the ballot, defending and prosecuting petition challenges, ethical and finance issues relating to campaigns, and an overview of Election Day processes and procedures including those relating to the rights and restrictions on who may vote.
Topics and Speakers:
Getting on the Ballot
Michael C. Dorf, The Law Offices of Michael C. Dorf, LLC
Navigating the Petition Objection Process
Thomas A. Jaconetty, Law Office of Thomas A. Jaconetty
Ethical and Financial Compliance Considerations
Ross Secler, Odselon, Sterk, Murphey, Frazier & McGrath, Ltd.
Election Day and Voting Rights Considerations
Adam Lasker, General Counsel, Chicago Board of Election Commissioners
Barbara B. Goodman, Law Office of Barbara B. Goodman; Chair, CBA Election Law Committee
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