Illinois CLE Courses

CLE Accreditation Info

Courses purchased through UnitedCLE.com are provided and fully accredited by The National Academy of Continuing Legal Education, an Accredited CLE Provider in Illinois. To view NACLE’s accreditation details, please click here.

  • Description: With a view from the perspective of a buyer’s attorney, this CLE course will guide you through the process of a lower middle market business acquisition. The course will explain the ins and outs of the transaction process including documentation and negotiation of the terms of an Asset Purchase Agreement. Read More

    General Credits
    1

    Price: $29

  • Description: This three part lecture will explain the guidelines for conducting proceedings remotely. The CLE course will begin with advanced Zoom techniques covering the entire process from initiation through bench trial. The course will then proceed to explain the tools needed for a successful virtual civil jury trial and will conclude with a panel of lawyers and a judge who will describe their recent participation in a virtual civil jury trial and what they learned from the experience. Read More

    General Credits
    1.5

    Price: $55

  • Description: President Biden’s first day in office was a whirlwind of executive orders, many designed to change the environmental rules enacted by Trump which created sweeping changes to regulations governing environmental and natural resources. This CLE course will explain these changes, specifically those impacting climate change and other Clean Air Act initiatives as well as new directions for the Clean Water Act, the Endangered Species Act and waste management. Read More

    General Credits
    1

    Price: $29

  • Description: The law, like many other areas, has been hit hard by COVID-19. But the dynamic nature of law makes it somewhat more resilient than others and it is constantly moving forward. Specifically with regards to housing and tenant law, many changes are underway. Regardless of whether you are a landlord or tenant of a commercial or residential property, you need to navigate these changes skillfully. This CLE course will examine the obstacles facing practitioners as trials move forward in only... Read More

    General Credits
    1.5

    Price: $55

  • Description: Storytelling is the powerful persuasive advocacy tool in a trial lawyer’s arsenal. Stories help us to understand events, solve problems and connect to one another. We connect to stories and can communicate through them in a way that is ingrained in all of us. Storytelling can and should be used at every stage of representation and should not get lost in the details of testimony. This CLE course will explain the methodology of storytelling and how it can be used to investigate case fact... Read More

    General Credits
    1

    Price: $29

  • Description: Thinking of moving from a law firm to the public sector? This CLE course will tell you everything you need to know from analyzing the purpose of the move to whether you’ve considered all aspects of your decision. The course offers strategies and tips for securing a public sector legal position including the interview process, setting expectations and how to plan for your first few months on the job and your long-term success. Read More

    General Credits
    1.75

    Price: $55

  • Description: Whether to learn more about a prosecution case, test legal theories for the defense or lock in a witness’s story, preliminary and other pre-trial evidentiary hearings provide excellent opportunities. Considering the goals of each hearing is important, even when they are not decided in our favor, as well as that of each witness and each topic uncovered. Understanding the goals can help determine the strategy and tactics to be used at the hearing, in particular the choice of questioning techniqu... Read More

    General Credits
    1

    Price: $29

  • Description: Landlord tenant courts are, and will be for the foreseeable future, stretched beyond their limits by the COVID pandemic and related government shutdowns. This will be especially complicated when the eviction moratoria is lifted. This CLE course provides both tenants and landlords with tips and strategies to avoid court backlogs and address how trial courts are dealing with impossibility of contract and other defenses related to COVID-19. The course will also offer an update on the mora... Read More

    General Credits
    1.25

    Price: $29

  • Description: Clarity is a key element in legal writing. This CLE course, entitled Striving for Clarity and presented by Judge Bob Bacharach, will include discussions of psycholinguistics, oratory, and advocacy to help enhance the clarity of legal writing. The course will address issues such as creating context before details, simplicity of language, linking information in sentences and conveying information in manageable portions. The course will break down legal writing and show how to maximize it... Read More

    General Credits
    1

    Price: $29

  • Description: COVID-19 has raised countless issues in the legal field. This CLE course will focus specifically on a number of ethical issues for attorneys and investigators that relate to client representation during the pandemic, how they might arise and how to effectively operate in the best interests of your client. Read More

    Ethics Credits
    1

    Price: $34

Courses purchased through UnitedCLE.com are provided and fully accredited by The National Academy of Continuing Legal Education, an Accredited CLE Provider in Illinois. To view NACLE’s accreditation details, please click here.