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2021 Spring Seminar: Dissecting Creditors' Best Practices

  • Mon, February 15, 2021
  • 8:45 AM - 4:15 PM
  • Zoom Meeting

2021 Spring Seminar
co-hosted with the Illinois Creditors Bar Association (ILCBA)

Monday, February 15, 2021
8:45 a.m. - 4:15 p.m.

Zoom Webinar - Live attendance only, no recordings will be available

Those interested in receiving CLE credit must have their own registration form completed.


Please register by 5:00 p.m. on February 10, 2021

No refunds for cancellations received after 5:00 p.m. on
Monday, February 8, 2021 or for no shows. 
Refunds not issued until after the event.


ILCBA or NSBA Member $75  |  Non-Member $100     
Law Clerk $25

For firms with multiple attendees, the first 5 attendees pay the regular rate. For the 6th member and any additional members, receive a $10 discount per person.

If interested in this option, please contact Tricia Fusilero at the NSBA office at or call 847-759-8700 for more information.


8:45 - 9:00 AM - Welcome

9:00 – 10:00 AM - Bankruptcy Practice Remotely & Non-Dischargeable Debt
Paul M. Bach, J.D./CPA, Bach Law Offices, Inc. - NSBA Member

10:00 – 10:15 AM BREAK

10:15 – 11:15 AM - Remote Depositions and Citation Examinations
S. Ross Suter, VP Litigation Solutions, Magna Legal Services
Dr. Daniel Wolfe, Senior Director of Jury Consulting, Magna Legal Services 

11:15 – 11:30 AM BREAK

11:30 – 12:30 PM - Foreclosure Rules
The Hon. Joel ChupackCircuit Judge of the Circuit Court of Cook County, Mortgage Foreclosure/Mechanics Lien Section - NSBA Member
Robert Rappe, Vice President and Managing Foreclosure Attorney, Codilis & Associates, P.C.

12:30 – 1:00 PM LUNCH BREAK

1:00 – 2:00 PM - Ethical Considerations During the Covid-19 Pandemic  - 1 Ethics Credit Approved
Rory P. Quinn, J.D., Litigation Counsel at the Illinois Attorney Registration and Disciplinary Commission of the Supreme Court of Illinois (ARDC)

During this time of uncertainty, what can lawyers do to continue to ethically serve their clients while taking the steps necessary to protect the health and welfare of staff, clients, themselves and the community? This presentation will delve into issues lawyers may now be facing including: social media, communicating with clients, cyber security, competence and diligence.

2:00 - 2:15 PM BREAK

2:15 - 3:15 PM - Landlord/Tenant Rights/Eviction Procedures
The Hon. Michael B. Betar, Associate Judge, Nineteenth Judicial Circuit
The Hon. James A. Wright, Associate Judge, Municipal Department, District 1 - Forcible Entry and Detainer Section
Robert Kahn, Partner, Sanford Kahn, LLP - ILCBA Member

3:15 - 3:30 PM BREAK

3:30 - 4:15 PM - Coming Attractions: Changes to the Room 1401 Standing Order on the Horizon
The Hon. James E. Hanlon, Jr., Associate Judge, Municipal Department, District 1 - NSBA Member

5 CLE credits by the Illinois MCLE Board are pending including 1 ethics credit

Zoom information will be sent to the email you used for your registration approximately one week before the seminar takes place. Please note that the Zoom link is unique to you and MAY NOT be shared with other users. It is through your unique login that attendance and engagement is measured for CLE credit.

When logging into the seminar, a timestamp will be recorded each time you enter and exit the Zoom webinar. In order to receive CLE credits, you must be logged in for the entirety of each presentation and you MUST complete an evaluation form.  The evaluation form link will be sent at the end of the Zoom seminar.

CLE certificates must be individually created. Please allow for 3-4 weeks for certificates to be processed and emailed. If you have any questions, please contact NSBA Association Manager, Tricia Fusilero, for more information at or call 847-759-8700.


Our online program book will be available to registered attendees. We strongly encourage you to review the online Program Book and prepare your own copy for the seminar.

Please contact the NSBA office at 847-759-8700 or email

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