Illinois Forum Symposium Agenda

*No Denim/Jeans Allowed (Strictly Enforced)*
Friday, February 7, 2020
8:00 AM - 8:30 AM
Registration, Breakfast, and Sponsors
A full breakfast is included.  Please arrive at 8:00 am to enjoy breakfast, get checked in, and spend some time with the Sponsors who make this event possible.
8:30 AM - 8:45 AM
Welcome & Comments
8:45 AM - 9:45 AM
Estate Planning for Non-Human Animals by Human Animals
9:45 AM - 10:00 AM
Visit Sponsors & Break
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Succession Planning Alternatives for Law Practices
11:00 AM - 11:15 AM
Visit Sponsors & Break
11:15 AM - 12:15 PM
Top Trends in Professional Responsibility: Everything You Need to Know About Legal Ethics, You Already Learned in Kindergarten
12:15 PM - 1:15 PM
Lunch & Discussion
During lunch, we will have an open discussion on both the Illinois Trust Code and the SECURE Act.  
Lunch is included with tuition.
1:15 PM - 1:30 PM
Visit Sponsors & Break
1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
Civility & Professional Responsibility: Lawyers at the Intersection of Emotional and Ethical Intelligence
2:30 PM - 2:45 PM
Visit Sponsors & Break
2:45 PM - 3:45 PM
Mind your Ts & Qs: Estate Planning for Modern Families
3:45 PM - 4:00 PM
Visit Sponsors & Break
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Staffing and Managing a Virtual Law Practice

Whether you are starting your own practice, or managing a small firm, this session has something for you. Topics covered include: Staffing and whether to use remote workers;  some best practices for attracting top talent for your practice; and using technology to make clients' appointments easier.

5:00 PM - 5:15 PM
Closing Remarks
5:15 PM - 6:00 PM
Cocktail Hour – Palm Lounge
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Dinner – Grand Ballroom
Dinner is included with tuition.  Please consider inviting your spouse or significant other for an evening of fun and fellowship (Cost for an additional dinner ticket is $70).

 

8:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Cocktails, Conversation and Fellowship with Members, Spouses, Sponsors and other Guests
Cash Bar