Events & Trainings

    • 09/28/2018
    • 9:00 AM
    • 09/29/2018
    • 4:30 PM
    • Lewis University (1111 W. 22nd St., Oak Brook, IL 60523)

    Collaborative Practice (the newer approach to family law) differs from litigation, pre-trial settlement, and even divorce mediation. It involves a Collaborative team approach in which three types of professionals join forces—without reliance on threats, demands, or the court—to support a couple through the divorce process and toward a new post-divorce relationship and way of life. Attorneys, mental health professionals, and financial professionals---attend and learn the important, yet subtle ways in which each of their roles in a Collaborative divorce differs from their more traditional roles. Join us in learning about this dynamic, empowering, and effective model of practice.

    Trainers - Experienced and knowledgeable CLII Fellows serve as trainers. All have been thoroughly trained to instruct in Collaborative Practice and all have extensive professional experience in the Collaborative specific to Illinois:

    • Anna Bush, JD, Bush & Heise, Barrington
    • Bill Keffer, CDFA, Keffer Financial Planning, Oak Park
    • Jeff Kostis, CDFA, JK Financial Planning, Vernon Hills
    • Anne Chestney Mudd, JD, Law Offices of Anne Chestney Mudd, Western Springs 
    • Gail Petrich, JD, PsyD, Chicago
    • Kathryn Somers, JD, DiGiacomo Somers, Northfield
    • Jason Sposeep, JD, Schiller DuCanto & Fleck, Chicago
    • Sasha Von Varga, LCSW, Collaborators, Inc., Northfield
    • Beth Wilner, PhD, Families In Transition, Inc., Skokie
    • Margaret Zuleger, JD, Law Offices of Margaret A. Zuleger, Arlington Heights

    Thank you to our sponsor

    Continuing Education: IL Attorneys - 13 hours of MCLE Credit (6 of which can be designated as Professionalism hours) will be submitted for approval. Mental Health Professional CEU Credits -Application will be submitted to co-sponsor, Margaret S. Powers and Associates, for approval for of CEUs for all Licensed Mental Health Providers.

    Course Materials: Will be distributed electronically the day before the program.

    Cancellations: All cancellations must be sent to CLII in writing. Cancellations received by September 21, 2018 will receive a full refund less a $50 cancellation fee. Cancellations received after September 21, 2018 will receive NO refund or credit.

    CLII Fellow Training Requirement: This program will meet one of the requirements to become a CLII Fellow. For more information on training and membership requirements, click here or call 312-882-8000. 

      • 09/28/2018
      • 4:30 PM - 6:30 PM
      • Hyatt Lodge McDonald's Campus

      Join us for a special opportunity to meet up with CLII members and get to know attendees of the 2018 Basic Training class!

      Hyatt Lodge at McDonald's Campus (in the Hearth Lounge)

      2815 Jorie Blvd., Oak Brook 60523

      A cash bar will be available and appetizers courtesy of

      Although this is a complimentary event, please RSVP by September 26th so that we can notify the bar.

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