Even though the Illinois deadline was extended from June 30 to September 30 this year, it’s still a great time for Illinois attorneys to complete their CLE.
Illinois attorneys can complete their entire requirement through Lawline, and we have a variety of courses to choose from. To make things easier, we’ve compiled a list of the top five most popular courses in Illinois:
- Force Majeure and Other Defenses to Contract Performance During the Covid-19 Pandemic. This program covers the enforceability of force majeure clauses and other contract defenses to excuse performance altered by the COVID-19 pandemic.
- 20 Practice Tips to Wow Your SmallBiz Clients. Taught by Chicago-area attorney Max Elliott, this course will teach attorneys the small business issues they need to help start-ups become successful businesses, including specific legal tools to “wow” their small business clients.
- Ending the Discriminatory Consequences of Age Bias in the Legal Profession. Gender stereotypes affect both younger and older attorneys in the workplace. This program aims to combat age discrimination through discussions of policies targeted at eliminating bias, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967, the status of litigation under this Act, and the likely impact of ABA Model Rule 8.4(g) on age discrimination.
- “Virtual Currency” in a Real Tax World: Tax Implications for Buying, Selling, and Using Virtual Currencies. The rise in popularity of virtual currency such as Bitcoin has invited increased IRS scrutiny of taxpayers that engage in these types of virtual transactions. This program offers tax advisors advice on how to address the various guidance on virtual currency that has been issued by the IRS in order to best guide their clients.
- A Great Lawyer Must Be a Great Negotiator: Skills for You to Be the Best Negotiator in the Room. Brush up on your negotiating skills with this program, which walks practitioners through successfully approaching a negotiation, listening during a negotiation, and incorporating technology to further the negotiation process.