Bi-Monthly Meeting - November 14, 2017

  • 11/14/2017
  • 10:00 AM - 1:30 PM
  • University Club, 76 East Monroe St, Chicago, IL


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Bi-Monthly Meeting

Location: University Club of Chicago, 76 East Monroe Street, Michigan Room, Second Floor, Chicago, IL 60603

Date: November 14, 2017

10:00 - 10:30 AM - Networking Coffee

10:30 - 11:45 AM - Morning Session


Panel Discussion: Gifts Gone Bad - Tales from the Litigators

The panel discussion will focus on the various issues that arise when charitable gifts become the subject of litigation, either because of a dispute among parties or because of the need to reform a charitable gift. 


  • Kristin Louis, Assistant Attorney General Charitable Trusts Bureau, Illinois Attorney General
  • Tim Midura, Estate & Trust Attorney, Huck Bouma PC
  • Jennifer Sostaric, Associate General Counsel, The Art Institute of Chicago
  • Judge James Riley (Ret.)


  • James C. Provenza, JD, CPA, James C. Provenza & Associates, PC 

MCLE: Participants will earn 1.25 hour of MCLE credit.  CCPG is an approved MCLE provider.

11:45 - 12:15 PM - Lunch

12:15 - 1:30 PM - Afternoon Session

Death and Grief

A talk on the values in America surrounding end of life, focusing on  some of the intricacies of dealing with chronic illness, including descriptions on how to improve the quality of life for the dying.  We will also explore  the impact of cultural attitudes on the experience of loss and offer helpful tips for supporting bereaved clients, coworkers, and family members. 


  • Understand death in America 2017
  • Describe grief across the lifespan
  • Acquire resources for supporting the bereaved


Dr. Michael Marschke,
 Director of Hospice and Palliative Care, Northshore University HealthSystem

Thomas Dennis
, LCPC, Bereavement Services Coordinator, NorthShore University HealthSystem


    Cancellations/Refunds: Cancellations must be received by 12:00 pm two business days prior to the event in order to receive a full refund. No refunds will be processed after this time. Cancellations must be in writing and may be submitted to Additionally, payment is expected from no-shows. 

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