John C. Sciaccotta Moderating "Civility in the Profession . . . How to Play Nice," a Chicago Bar Association CLE Program


On Dec. 4, 2019, Aronberg Goldgehn member John C. Sciaccotta will moderate “Civility in the Profession . . . How to Play Nice,” a panel discussion at the Chicago Bar Association’s “Basic Skills Course for Newly Admitted Attorneys.”

The civility panel discussion will take place from 4 p.m. to 4:45 p.m. Panelists are: Alexis Crawford Douglas, Associate, K&L Gates; Octavio Duran, Chair of the CBA YLS; Jason Julien, Assistant United States Attorney, United States Attorneys’ Office, Northern District of Illinois; and Diana Martinez, Corporate Counsel, Credit Ninja.

The all-day program will be held at The Chicago Bar Association, 321 South Plymouth Court, from 8:40 a.m. to 4:45 p.m.

Other panel discussion topics include:

  • MCLE Requirements
  • Ethics for New Attorneys
  • Overview of the Lawyers’ Assistance Program (LAP)
  • The Top 25 Things I Wish I was Told as a New Lawyer
  • Pro Bono: Supreme Court Rules and Opportunities
  • Diversity and Inclusion in the Legal Profession


The CBA's “Basic Skills Course for Newly Admitted Attorneys” will satisfy the Supreme Court of Illinois' 6 hours of basic skills course requirement, which include professional responsibility credits.

CLICK HERE to register.

About John C. Sciaccotta

John focuses his practice on litigation, arbitration and business counseling matters with a special emphasis on complex civil trial and appellate cases brought in federal and state courts throughout the United States. John has also been appointed by the American Arbitration Association as an Arbitrator and Lawyer Neutral to adjudicate various claims and disputes in arbitration. John is a Co-Founder and Chair of the Chicago Bar Association’s Business Divorce and Complex Ownership Disputes Committee.

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