28 September 2015
28 September 2015,
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Alejandro Caffarelli will be a featured speaker at a Seventh Circuit Bar Association seminar entitled “Settling an SAP Employment Case: An overview of Employment Law, Settlement Techniques & the U.S. District Court, N.D. Ill., Settlement Assistance Program.” The free CLE* seminar on negotiation of employment disputes & pro bono limited representation is scheduled for October 7, 2015 – 2:30 – 5:00 p.m. at the U.S. District Court’s ceremonial courtroom located at 219 S. Dearborn in Chicago, Illinois. The seminar is currently sold out due to high demand. The agenda includes:

Opening Remarks:
Hon. Ruben Castillo, Chief Judge, U.S. District Court, N.D. Illinois

Taking – and Settling – an SAP Case:
J. Cunyon Gordon, Settlement Assistance Program Director, Chicago Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law
Margot Klein, Attorney, Valorem Law Group, LLP

Strategies of Settlement Advocacy:
Laura K. McNally, Partner, Loeb & Loeb, LLP

Plaintiffs’ Employment Claims:
Alejandro Caffarelli, Founder, Caffarelli & Associates, Ltd.

Lessons From the Bench:
Hon. Jeffrey Cole, U.S. Magistrate Judge, U.S. District Court, N.D. Illinois
Hon. Sheila Finnegan, U.S. Magistrate Judge, U.S. District Court, N.D. Illinois
Hon. Mary M. Rowland, U.S. Magistrate Judge, U.S. District Court, N.D. Illinois

Under N.D. Ill. Local Rule 83.11, SAP-trained attorneys who handle one settlement conference earn one training credit for the Trial Bar. *Illinois CLE credit pending: 1.75 hr general; .5 hr ethics. This seminar is being presented by the Pro Bono Advisory Committee of the U.S. District Court, N.D. Illinois & the Seventh Circuit Bar Association Pro Bono & Public Service Committee.

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