Events

WELCOME TO THE EVENTS SECTION.  As part of her mission to keep good lawyers out of disciplinary or malpractice trouble, Ms. Wood routinely speaks to bar associations and other lawyer groups on topics designed to educate and increase awareness of ethical traps that may cause lawyers to face disciplinary or malpractice claims. Here you will find a listing of Ms. Wood’s speaking engagements; special events; and ethics workshops. If you are in need of an ethics presenter, please call (312) 753-6951 so we can discuss your needs. 

2018

February 21, 2018
Loyola University Chicago School of Law (Civility and Professionalism)

March 6, 2018
ISBA (The Ethics of Social Media for Attorneys and Judges)

April 19, 2018
2018 National Judicial Institute & Conclave – ABA (Duties of Judges in relation to attorney misconduct)

April 24, 2018
Practising Law Institute (PLI) (Best Practices and Recent Developments)

May 3, 2018
American Board of Professional Liability Lawyers (Intersection between disciplinary complaints and malpractice claims)

May 22, 2018
Chicago Bar Association Solo/Small Firm Conference
(Growing Your Practice Using Technology and Old School Methods)

August 2, 2018
American Bar Association – Model Rule 8.4 – Update, Discussion, and Best Practices in a #MeToo World

2017

January 28, 2017
DuPage County Bar Association (Top 5 Things You Can Do to Reduce Malpractice Risk)

July 18, 2017
Loyola University Chicago School of Law (Are You Fit to Practice Law)

July 31, 2017
Illinois Proactive Management- Based Regulation Module (Self-Dealing Conflicts)

2016

January 27, 2016
American Immigration Lawyers Association (How to Ethically Manage Social Media)

May 2, 2016
CBA Alliance for Women (Can I Post That? How to Ethically Manage Social Media)

June 21, 2016
Leydig Voit & Mayer, Ltd. (The Three Things Every IP Lawyer Must Know to Reduce Risk of Disciplinary and Malpractice Claims)

September 2016
ABA Standing Committee on Lawyers’ Professional Liability National Legal Malpractice Conference

October 17, 2016
CBA Alliance for Women (Taking a Stand Against Harassment in the Legal Profession: An In-Depth
Panel Discussion on the Development and Implementation of the Newly Amended ABA Model Rule 8.4(g)

November 10, 2016
Center for Professional Responsibility – ABA Formal Ethics Opinions in Review: 2015-2016