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MANDATORY EVENT FOR 1Ls - Civility in the Profession

Civility in the Profession: Building a Community of Legal Professionals

First years, please mark your calendars for a Mandatory Programming event on Wednesday, February 21, 2018 from 12:00pm-2:00pm. A distinguished panel of speakers will address the continuing need for civility in the legal profession, and what civility means for legal professionals.

Speakers include:

Prof. Josie Gough, Director of Experiential Learning

Hon. Judge Young B. Kim, United States Magistrate Judge for the Northern District of Illinois

Romeo Quinto, Jr., Partner, Morgan, Lewis & Bockius, LLP

Michelle Silverthorn, Diversity and Education Director, Illinois Supreme Court Commission on Professionalism

Melissa A. Smart, Litigation Manager and Senior Counsel, Illinois Attorney Registration and Disciplinary Commission

Allison Wood, Principal, Legal Ethics Consulting, PC

ATTENDANCE IS REQUIRED, and the event will take place in 1040, the Power Rogers and Smith Ceremonial Courtroom. An alternate viewing of the program will be offered to those students with approved class-scheduling conflicts.

LUNCH WILL BE SERVED – We will have a variety of boxed lunches available. Please contact Giselle no later than 5pm on Friday, February 16th with any dietary restrictions or concerns. Please be advised that we will not be able to accommodate any dietary requests received after February 16th. Please contact Giselle Santibanez-Bania at gsantibanez@luc.edu for more information.