The Commission on Professionalism is pleased to announce that judicial education credit is available to Illinois judges attending the annual The Future Is Now: Legal Services conference
The Future Is Now: Legal Services
April 27-29, 2021
Future + Law
On April 27-29, 2021, lawyers, judges, and legal professionals from across the globe joined us virtually for our 5th annual The Future Is Now: Legal Services conference.
During the event, legal industry thought leaders discussed topics like reimagining lawyer competency, innovating your practice through technology, setting new well-being expectations in the workplace, how to be an ally in the legal profession and more.
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of content exploring issues in future law, attorney well-being, and DEI
lawyers and judges from around the globe
hours of professional responsibility CLE
[The Future Is Now] provides a great opportunity to stop, look around, assess, and hear some really good ideas from such a great mix of speakers.
Executive Director, Prairie State Legal Services
It’s good to have a broader view of what’s happening in the practice of law; what changes are causing stress to attorneys, how we can best be setting a civil tone in our courtrooms.
Hon. Debra Walker
Circuit Judge, Circuit Court of Cook County, Illinois
There’s so much rich information; the speakers are outstanding. The balance between high concept and pragmatic information I think is fantastic.
Attorney at the Law Office of Will Hornsby and former ABA staff counsel
The idea that you can spend a whole day hearing about these issues, thinking about them, talking about them with other people, it was sort of like a mental massage.
CEO, Institute for Inclusion in the Legal Profession
All of the ideas came from a place where people were trying to improve the profession and provide better access to justice for the public.
Administrator, Illinois ARDC
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In this video, Commission staff and conference moderators Jayne Reardon, Stephanie Villinski, and Mark Palmer dive deep into the topics that will be covered by our speaker lineup of industry experts and share what attendees can expect to learn at The Future Is Now.
Registration is open for The Future Is Now: Legal Services conference. Elevate your practice virtually this spring during the Commission’s signature future law event. The fifth annual conference will be held Tuesday, April 27 – Thursday, April 29, from 12 – 2 p.m. CDT on The Future Is Now website thefutureisnow.2civility.org.