2019 Veterans Day Luncheon and MCLE Seminar

Join the DuPage County Bar Association and the DuPage Association of Women Lawyers for our annual program dedicated to educating lawyers to better serve the legal needs of our nation’s veterans.


12:00 p.m. – Lunch and recognition of veterans

12:30 p.m. – Keynote Speaker
Retired U.S. Army Captain Thomas Dillon, Former FBI Special Agent and Former Director of Security & Safety for the Chicago Bears

MCLE Program – A Primer for Helping Veterans in Need of Legal Assistance (2.0 MCLE Credits)

1:00 p.m. – Special Presentation on the DuPage County Veterans Court

1:15 p.m. – Understanding the Military Mindset for Working with Veterans
Trevor Orsinger, Orsinger Law Group and Former Air Force JAG Officer and Current Lt. Colonel in the Air National Guard

1:45 p.m. – Legal Issues Veterans Face
Anne Dunbar, Project Coordinator for the Armed Forces Legal Assistance Project, Prairie State Legal Services

2:30 p.m. – Pro Bono Opportunities with the Illinois Armed Forces Legal Action Network
Michael Bergmann, Executive Director, Public Interest Law Initiative

Complimentary lunch and program courtesy of DCBA, DAWL and made possible through the generous support of the Illinois Institute for Continuing Legal Education (IICLE). Contributions to support the work of the Midwest Shelter for Homeless Veterans are encouraged and can be brought to the event.

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