2016 Scribes Chicago CLE Materials


1:00pm: Registration

Goldberg Courtroom

The John Marshall Law School

315 S. Plymouth Ct.

Chicago, IL 60604












Detailed Schedule of Events

1:15 - 1:30pm: Welcome

Judge Michael Hyman

Professor Mark Wojcik

1:30 - 2:25pm: Ethics & Writing Panel

Ethics & Writing PowerPoint

Ethics & Writing Bibliography

Judge Thomas Donnelly

Professor Kevin Hopkins 

Judge Kem Frost

Dennis Rendleman

2:30 - 3:25pm: Storytelling for Lawyers Panel

Storytelling for Lawyers PowerPoint

Storytelling for Lawyers Bibliography

Dean Darby Dickerson

Professor Lisa McElroy

Professor Jill Patterson

3:30 - 4:25pm: Opinion Writing Panel

Opinion Writing PowerPoint

Opinion Writing Bibliography

Judge Kevin Ross

Justice Mary Jane Theis

Justice David Ellis

Judge A. Benjamin Goldgar

4:30 - 5:15pm: Basic Writing Tips

Basic Writing Tips PowerPoint

Basic Writing Tips Bibliography

Professor Kim D. Chanbonpin

Professor Mark Cooney

5:15pm: Reception

Book Award Presentation


Vote on Scribes Constitution & Bylaws Amendments


Lifetime Achievement Award Presented to Judge Frank Easterbrook &

Judge Richard Posner in a Q&A with Bryan A. Garner