Events & Trainings

    • 01/31/2018
    • 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
    • 1901 Restaurant at Acebounce

    January Happy Hour

    Kick off 2018 with happy hour on Wednesday, January 31, 2018.

    Restaurant 1901 at Acebounce (230 N. Clark St., Chicago 60601)

    Start off with a game of ping pong during the first hour, followed by appetizers during the second hour. 

    This is a special opportunity to get to know members, old and new, outside of a Collaborative team setting, and to just have some fun.

    Appetizers will be provided by Hoffenberg & Block and McFadden & Dillon PC, and a cash bar will be available.

    Bring your business cards for sharing!

    Please RSVP by January 29th so that we can notify the venue.

    • 02/08/2018
    • 1:00 PM - 4:15 PM
    • DePaul University (8770 W. Bryn Mawr Ave., Chicago 60631)

    Using Family Law Software in Collaborative Cases: 

    Maximizing the Potential for Settlement

    Attend this program and learn how to effectively use Family Law Software in the Collaborative Process; tips and tricks for collecting information, entry of data, and persuasive presentations of options and results. This program is geared toward attorneys and financial professionals, but mental health professionals will also benefit from learning how the software can maximize the potential for settlement.


    Nancy Chausow Shafer, JD

    Jack Long, CDFA

    1:00 p.m. - 4:15 p.m.

    DePaul University - O'Hare Campus (8770 W. Bryn Mawr Ave., Chicago 60631)

    If you're mailing a check to pay for your registration, please send to: CLII, PO Box 350050, Elmwood Park, IL 60707.

    Please note that registration closes on February 5, 2018.

    Course Materials: Will be distributed electronically a few days before the program.

    FCST Credits: This program provides 3 hours of Fellows Collaborative Skills Training.

    Attorney MCLE Credits: The program has been approved for 3 hours general, and 3 hours professionalism credits by the MCLE Board of the Supreme Court of Illinois.

    Mental Health CEU Credits: This program has been approved for 3 hours continuing education units by Margaret S. Powers for all licensed mental health providers in Illinois.

    Cancellations: Please send cancellation requests to adminclii@collablawilorg. Cancellations received by February 1, 2018 will receive a full refund less a $20 cancellation fee. Cancellations received after February 1, 2018 will receive NO refund or credit.

    • 04/24/2018
    • 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
    • Cafe La Cave (2777 Mannheim Rd., Des Plaines 60018)

          Interest-Based Collaboration: Doing It Effectively with Jacinta Gallant

    Registration includes contintental breakfast and lunch; and a PDF of the course materials.

    Register through this page and pay by PayPal, or mail your check (made payable to CLII) to: CLII, PO Box 350050, Elmwood Park, IL 60707

    Course Materials: will be provided electronically the day before the program. Or, purchase a printed copy for $25 (distributed day of program) by choosing the registration option that says 'with Printed Course Materials'. Printed copies will not be available for purchase the day of the program.  

    FCST Credit: This program qualifies for 6 hours of Fellows Collaborative Skills Training credits for CLII members.

    Continuing Education: IL Attorneys - 6 hours of MCLE General and Professionalism credits will be requested. Mental Health Professionals - 6 hours of CEUs for all licensed Mental Health Professionals through sponsor and mental health provider M.S. Powers and Associates will be requested.

    Cancellations: All cancellations must be emailed to Cancellations received by April 17th will receive a full refund less a $50 cancellation fee. Cancellations received after April 17th will receive NO refund or credit.

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