John Sciaccotta Presenting at Law Bulletin Media's "Ethics 2020" Virtual Event


John Sciaccotta will speak on the “Attorneys in Transition: Ethical Considerations for Joining a New Firm, Merging Firms, Leaving a Firm or Succession Planning” panel at Law Bulletin Media’s “Ethics 2020” virtual event.

The event will be available via livestream on June 11, 2020. John and his fellow panelists, led by John Cesario of the Illinois ARDC, will speak from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m.

Professional Responsibility MCLE (PMCLE)

This unique, annual conference provides 6 PMCLE credits, which satisfies the Illinois MCLE Board’s full two-year requirement for Illinois attorneys. Different afternoon and morning programs on June 11th will each offer 3 CLE credits.

The conference will include the new, required Professionalism components: Diversity & Inclusion and Mental Health & Substance Abuse. Attorneys have the option to register for either program, or both at a discount.

The Ethics 2020 Program Agenda

  • 8:30a.m. - 9:30 a.m. —Technology Competence in the Age of Remote Working

  • 9:45a.m. - 10:45a.m. — The Remote Working Attorney: Managing Issues of Isolation and Wellness (Mental Health & Substance Abuse)

  • 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. — Attorneys in Transition: Ethical Considerations for Joining a New Firm, Merging Firms, Leaving a Firm or Succession Planning

  • 1:30p.m. - 2:30p.m. — Referral to Riches or Ruin? Review Referral Rules With an Update on Proposed Changes

  • 2:45 p.m. - 3:45 p.m. — Be Inclusive – Be a Step Above: The Path to Improving Your Practice and Expanding Your Clients (Diversity and Inclusion)

  • 4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. — Social Media/Review Websites: Guidelines for Posting and Responding


CLICK HERE for more information and to register.

The cost to attend the full program is $199.00. Attendance for either the morning or afternoon program costs $119.00.

About John Sciaccotta

John has nearly 35 years of trial and litigation experience advocating for clients in complex civil litigation, arbitration, mediation and business counseling matters, with a special emphasis on complex civil trial and appellate cases brought in federal and state courts and tribunals throughout the United States. John represents publicly and privately held domestic and foreign business entities, lenders, employers, municipalities, government bodies and individuals in transactional matters and disputes. He is a Co-Founder and Chair of the Chicago Bar Association’s Business Divorce and Complex Ownership Disputes Committee.

John joined Aronberg Goldgehn as a lateral in April 2015 from Taft Stettinius & Hollister LLP. John practiced at Shefsky & Froelich for 15 years prior to the firm's merger with Taft, which was effective January 2014.

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