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Lincoln The Lawyer: Insights Into Professionalism

Presented by the Illinois State Bar Association and the Illinois Academy of Criminology
Co-Sponsored by the University of Illinois College of Law

1.25 hours MCLE credit including 1.25 hours Professional Responsibility MCLE credit in the following category: 1.25 hours Professionalism, Civility, and Legal Ethics

Original Program Date: Thursday, June 3, 2021
MCLE Accreditation Extension Period: ­­­­­­­July 13, 2023 - July 12, 2025 (You must certify completion and save your certificate before this date to get MCLE credit)

Don’t miss this online seminar that explores the professional excellence of one of Illinois’ greatest attorneys, Abraham Lincoln. The presentation offers engaging vignettes about Lincoln’s legal career that gives you an idea of what Lincoln’s law practice consisted of, as well as, how other attorneys viewed him (including a few pre-presidency opinions for a better idea of what his contemporaries thought of Lincoln). The program also explores Lincoln’s personal viewpoints about the legal profession.

Program Coordinator:
Edward Mogul, Illinois Academy of Criminology, Chicago

Welcome and Introductions
Hon. Anne M. Burke, Chief Justice, Illinois Supreme Court, Chicago

Program Speaker:
John Lupton, Executive Director, Illinois Supreme Court Historic Preservation Commission, Springfield

Pricing Information
  • Please Note: You must attend the entire program in order to earn MCLE credit for this seminar.
  • ISBA sponsoring section members get a $10 registration discount (which is automatically calculated in your cart when you log in to register).
  • Fees:
    • ISBA Member Price of $ 37.50 is displayed below when you login and program is eligible for Free CLE member benefit
    • Non-Member Price $ 62.50
    • New Attorney Member (within the first five years of practice) - $25
    • Law Students - Free