Busy time at Schlesinger & Strauss. On October, 21st, Gary Schlesinger presented a Continuing Legal Education (CLE) seminar, titled, Ethics in Lawyer Marketing, a discussion of the Illinois Rules of Professional Conduct. Gary discussed how and what lawyers may communicate to prospective clients, judges, and other lawyers to the Lake County Illinois Bar Association Family Law Committee, CLE.
~ That was a great CLE! Very informative and presented in a way that captured our attention, Thank you, Valerie I. Steiner, Clark & Steiner, Ltd
Michael Strauss was awarded the Wayne B. Flanigan Award by the Lake County Bar Association. The Lake County Bar Association established the Wayne B. Flanigan Award in 2005 to honor the lifework and spirit of former LCBA President and Prairie State Legal Services Board Member Wayne B. Flanigan.
Mr. Flanigan was a strong supporter of pro bono service to the community by representing clients as a pro bono attorney, mentoring Prairie State staff attorneys, recruiting new volunteer lawyers and helping with fundraising efforts.
The award recognizes an LCBA member attorney who provides extraordinary contributions in providing legal services to indigent members of the Lake County communities.
On October, 22nd, Michael presented the 2020 Case Law update with attorney Laura Presto at the Lake County Child Representative Training.