Law Offices

Law Offices

Sponsoring Agency: Lubavitch Chabad of Northbrook

Law Offices
555 Skokie Blvd, Northbrook, IL 60062 USA
Office: 847-564-8770
Email: JLI@chabadnorthbrook.com

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Past Courses

Talmudic Ethics: Finding Your Way to Good Decisions - Register Now
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This course is eligible for CLE credits in the following US States: AL, CA, CO, DE, FL, GA, ID, IL, IN, KS, MN, MO, NC, NV, NM, NY, OH, OR, OK, PA, RI, SC, TN, VA, WA and WI


When your heart is pulled in two directions, how do you know which tug to follow? The Talmud lays down principles that can help you disentangle warring intuitions so that you can clearly discern right from wrong. In this course, we invite you to experience the fascinating application of law and logic as the rabbis struggle to determine what is just.

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Date 6 Wednesdays, May 14th - Jun 18th 2008
Time 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
Fee $150.00
Availability Register Now
Special class for lawyers. Fee includes textbook and CLE fees. Approved for 8.75 credit hours for entire course or 1.5 credit hours per class(1 class 1.25))

You Be the Judge II: An Exhilarating New Exploration of Jewish Civil Law - Register Now
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How does an ancient system of law adapt to the modern world? See how Talmudic scholars respond to new advances in technology and society while remaining faithful to eternal principles. You Be the Judge II presents six new cases that invite you to pit your wits against some of the best minds in Jewish history.


This course is eligible for CLE credits in the following US States: Alabama, Arizona, California, Colorado, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Idaho, Indiana, Minnesota, Missouri, Nevada, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Utah, Virginia, Washington, Wisconsin and New Mexico

This course is approved for CPD (Continuing Professional Development) credits in the province of British Columbia, Canada by the Legal Society of British Columbia, Canada.

This course is approved for CPD (Continuing Professional Development) credits in the United Kingdom by both the Law Society and the Bar Council. Special thanks to the United Kingdom Association of Jewish Lawyers and Jurists (UKAJLJ).

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Date 6 Wednesdays, Feb 11th - Mar 25th 2009
Time 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
Fee $200.00
Availability Register Now

Price includes textbook and 9 MCLE Credits (general and ethics) for lawyers. ($100 without credits.) No class March 11. Call 847-564-8770 for more info.


You Be the Judge: Behind the Steering Wheel of Jewish Law - Register Now
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States approved to offer CLE Credits: AL, CA, CO, FL, GA, IL, IN, MN, MO, NC, NM, NV, OH, PA, RI, SC, TN, VA, WA

For over a thousand years, our mostimportant cultural activity has been the study of Talmud. It has sustained us through persecution and exile, shaping the discourse of our people and serving as the crowning achievement of our intellectual tradition. Perhaps you have been curious about the Talmud, but thought it was complex and inaccessible to anyone lacking extensive training. Not anymore. This fall, the Rohr Jewish Learning Institute is proud to launch "You Be the Judge," an innovative introduction to this magnificent work. You need no prior knowledge of the Talmud and no formal legal training. There are no prerequisites other than an open mind. "You Be the Judge" presents you with real cases brought before Beit Din, the court system of Jewish law. We provide the primary source texts from Talmud and put you in the driver's seat. You will have the opportunity to question, discuss, and argue, based on principle and precedent. You will experience firsthand the exhilarating mental exploration that characterizes traditional Talmud study. Join us this fall in the ancient study halls of Jerusalem and Babylonia. Add your voice to other voices that span the millennia. You take the lead. You Be the Judge.

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Date 6 Thursdays, Jan 28th - Mar 4th 2010
Time 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
Fee $200.00
Availability Register Now

Earn 9 MCLE credits including ethics credits for this course.
Single lesson $50 (1.5 credits).
Call us at 847-564-8770 for more info.


Medicine and Morals: Your Jewish Guide Through Life's Tough Decisions - Register Now
About the Course

- A man wonders if his dying father should remain on life support.
What would you do?

 - A parent wonders if they should tell their child he has a potentially serious genetic disorder.
What would you do?

 - A woman wonders if she’s morally obligated to give a kidney to her cousin who has to undergo dialysis daily.
What would you do?

Chances are, like most people, you don’t know what you would do — or even where you would turn for guidance. But with medicine’s increasing role in our lives, most of us will have to face such issues at some point or another.

That’s why you’ll want to know about a remarkable new course called Medicine and Morals: Your Jewish Guide through Life’s Tough Decisions. It’s based on two premises: (1) that Jewish wisdom has much to say about these matters; and (2) that the best time to deal with them is now, while the pressure is off.

Actually, there’s a third premise: that today's complex medical issues are fascinating, profound, and likely to kick up amazingly lively classroom discussion.

No easy questions. No easy answers. Medicine and Morals, is your chance to get real with the subject of medical ethics —discuss actual case histories, and get a sense of direction to weather the toughest challenges you’ll ever face.

Medicine and Morals: Your Jewish Guide through Life’s Tough Decisions, coming this October to your local JLI chapter.


This course is eligible for CLE credits in the following US States: Alabama, California, Colorado, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Louisiana, Montana, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Nevada, New mexico, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Tennessee, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, Washington and Wisconsin

Canadian physicians attending this activity may record MOC (Maintenance of Certification) Section 1 credits.

This course is approved for CPD (Continuing Professional Development) credits in the United Kingdom by the Royal College of Physcians for medical professionals, and by both The Law Society and the Bar Standards Board for Solicitors and Barristers. Special thanks to the United Kingdom Association of Jewish Lawyers and Jurists (UKAJLJ).

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Date 6 Wednesdays, Oct 27th - Dec 1st 2010
Time 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
Fee $200.00
Availability Register Now

Special class for attornies. Accredited by the MCLE Board of the Supreme Court of Illinois - 9 MCLE or Professional (Ethics) Credits.
Refreshments served.


Money Matters: Jewish Business Ethics - Register Now
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Is Judaism socialist or capitalist? Who is responsible for preventing poverty? Is unionization a Jewish ideal? Must Walmart pay its workers a livable wage? Where would you draw the line? An ethical, Talmudic, and legal debate on the economic issues of our time.

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Date 6 Wednesdays, Jan 25th - Feb 29th 2012
Time 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
Fee $200.00
Early Bird Special 5% off before 01/09/2012
Availability Register Now
Special class for attorneys. This course will be approved for 9 hours of regular MCLE credits or ETHICS credits. Call for more information.

Living with Integrity: Navigating Everyday Ethical Dilemmas - Register Now
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Are you obliged to keep all commitments? What are the responsibilities of the sandwich generation? Are the ungracious deserving of our charity? How far should we go to give the benefit of the doubt? A discussion on personal ethics and the Jewish view on laws that test the limits of our integrity.

This course is eligible for CLE credits in the following US States: Alabama, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Louisiana, Minnesota, Missouri, Montana, Nevada, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, and Wisconsin.

This course is also eligible for CPD credits in England and British Columbia.

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Date 6 Wednesdays, Jan 30th - Mar 6th 2013
Time 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
Fee $200.00
Availability Register Now

Special class for attorneys. Will be approved for nine (9) hours of regular MCLE or ETHICS credits for attorneys.  

Price includes textbook and credits ($100 without credits.) 
Call 847-564-8770 for more info.


Life in the Balance: Jewish Perspectives on Everyday Medical Dilemmas - Register Now
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Modern medicine has brought us near miracles. It's also brought us some of the most difficult decisions we'll ever have to face. Are we obliged to prolong life even at the cost of terrible suffering? Should we legalize the sale of organs, such as kidneys, to save the lives of transplant patients? May a woman with a multiple-fetus pregnancy opt for fetal reduction, thus forfeiting the lives of some to possibly save others? When it seems that every available option is morally questionable, how do we decide?

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Date 6 Wednesdays, Oct 30th - Dec 4th 2013
Time 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
Fee $200.00
Availability Register Now

This course is accredted for up to 9 MCLE credits, including ethics (professional) credits.

The course fee is $100 as standard and another $100 for the MCLE credits, totaling $200.

This class is also available for CME credits, for medical professionals. Call for details.

 


Justice and the War on Terror - Register Now
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Part 1: Negotiating with Terror
In 2011, Israel set 1,027 prisoners free in exchange for the release of Gilad Shalit. More recently, the rise of ISIS and the murders of James Foley and Steven Sutloff and others have forced us to revisit this heart wrenching debate: Should we pay hefty ransoms or release dangerous criminals in exchange for the life and freedom of an innocent hostage?

Part 2: Torturing to Save Lives
The recent "Torture Report" alleges that the brutal interrogation techniques used by the CIA in the aftermath of 9/11 were ineffective. But what if they did yield valuable information--would they have been justified? While the evils of terror must be combated, human rights must also be protected. How are we to balance these competing values?

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Date 2 Tuesdays, Mar 17th - Mar 24th 2015
Time 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
Fee $100.00
Availability Register Now
Textbook and lunch included. Co-sponsored by David Kaufman and Assoc. Approved for 3 credits hours (ethics or general). Any questions call 847-564-8770. ($36 for non CLE students - include promo code nocle)

The Dilemma : Modern Dilemmas. Talmudic Debates. Your Solutions. - Register Now
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Accredited for Continuing Legal Education (in most states)

Apply mind-bending, brain-twisting, hair-splitting Talmudic reasoning to solve real-life modern dilemmas—situations that actually happened yet seem impossible to solve. What do you do when your gut tells you one thing, and your brain tells you another? Prepare for a mental expedition to mind-wrestle with situations that force us to choose between two reasonable truths.

Analyze, discuss, and debate Talmudic texts with live interactive polling for an authentic taste of original, dynamic Talmud study.

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Date 6 Thursdays, Feb 2nd - Mar 9th 2017
Time 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
Fee $200.00
Availability Register Now
Accredited for up to 9 MCLE credits (General or Ethics). Light lunch served. Co-hosted by David Kaufman and Assoc.

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