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May 9 - Register Here!
On May 9, Schopf & Weiss will present its annual CLE program, Movies on Trial™. This year’s film is Philadelphia. A full-length screening of the film will be followed by an engaging panel discussion moderated by Ian H. Fisher of Schopf & Weiss, with panel members the Hon. Ruben Castillo, Chief Judge of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois, and Chicago attorneys Fay Clayton and Stephen H. Pugh. The program will be held at the historic Music Box Theatre in Chicago from noon - 4:00 pm. Box lunches will be provided. The program is complimentary and includes 1.0 hour of professional responsibility credit pending MCLE board approval. Click here to register.
- Steve Weiss Honored
Steven A. Weiss to Chair the ABA Section of Litigation
Steven A. Weiss, Chairman of Schopf & Weiss LLP, was elected on August 9, 2013, to lead the American Bar Association’s (“ABA”) 55,000 member Section of Litigation, the ABA’s largest section, and the largest association of litigation lawyers in the world. He will serve as the Section’s Vice-Chair during the 2013 – 2014 bar year. He will automatically become the Chair-Elect for 2014 – 2015 and will begin his one-year term as Chair of the Section at the conclusion of the ABA Annual Meeting in August 2015. This honor follows from Mr. Weiss’s many years of service to the Litigation Section in a variety of roles including Council Member (2010-2013), Managing Director (2009-2010) and Co-Chair of the Commercial and Business Litigation Committee (2005-2007). View full press release.
To learn more about Steve's goals, please watch his video.