Pro Se Litigants: A How-To For Attorneys

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02/04/2013 by loyolalawcso

The number of pro se litigants making appearances in civil litigation continues to increase. To effectively protect your clients’ interests, you must know how to deal with the untrained litigant without antagonizing the court or taking advantage of the unrepresented opponent. Get practical guidance in maintaining this delicate balance from judges of the Circuit Court of Cook County who often deal with pro se litigants.

Friday, February 22nd
8:00 – 9:00 a.m.
CBA Building, 321 S. Plymouth Court
0.75 IL MCLE Credit

Complimentary for CBA members and law student members. Limit 100 persons.
Register online at www.chicagobar.org or call 312-554-2056.

Speakers:
The Honorable Cynthia Y. Cobbs
Traffic Section, First Municipal District, Circuit Court of Cook County

The Honorable Joyce Marie Murthy Gorman
Non-Jury Civil Section, First Municipal District, Circuit Court of Cook County

The Honorable Sidney A. Jones III
Civil Jury Section, First Municipal District, Circuit Court of Cook County

The Honorable Leon Wool
Civil Jury Section, First Municipal District, Circuit Court of Cook County

Moderator:
The Honorable Thomas Hogan
Law Division, Circuit Court of Cook County

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