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Announcing ‘Cook County eFiling launch day’ seminar with Chicago Bar Association

One Legal is teaming up with the Chicago Bar Association and the Illinois Paralegal Association to present a half day of educational workshops and training on Cook County’s new eFiling system.

The Cook County eFiling Launch Day seminar begins at 12:30 p.m. on Tuesday, May 1—the date by which Cook County must make Illinois’ new statewide eFiling system available for filing all civil cases. It features four hours of training and workshops for Chicago legal professionals at the Chicago Bar Association (CLE and NFPA/ILAP credit pending).

Register with Chicago Bar Association


 Register with Illinois Paralegal Association


Afterward, registered attendees will be invited to an on-site networking happy hour from 5-7 p.m. where they can discuss what they’ve learned and address outstanding questions with colleagues and the One Legal team. 

A full schedule for the event is below: 

Cook County eFiling launch day seminar

Tuesday, May 1, 2018
The Chicago Bar Association
321 S. Plymouth Ct, Chicago, IL 

12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.
How to prepare for mandatory eFiling with One Legal*
One Legal trainer Lili Daniel presents a training on how to prepare your office for eFiling This will include important information about what’s changing across Illinois and in Chicagoland, and a live a demo of how to file documents using certified eFilelL service provider One Legal.  

*Lunch provided by The Chicago Bar Association

1 :30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. 
Preparing documents for eFilelL with Adobe Acrobat / Nuance PowerPDF
One Legal trainer Lili Daniel and the Chicago Bar Association’s Catherine Sanders Reach teach you how to format documents to match the official eFilelL Electronic Document Standards using two popular PDF tools. 

2:45 p.m. – 3:45 p.m.
Business accounting for the costs of electronic filing
While eFiling eliminates many time, transportation and printing costs, it creates a few new ones you’ll need to keep track of. We review common fees associated with eFilelL — including court, payment processing and EFSP fees — and how to properly account and bill for them. 

3:45 p.m. – 4:45 p.m.
How to avoid (or correct) rejected filings on eFilelL
We’ll review the 11 standard Illinois court filing rejection reasons that clerks can issue on the eFilelL system, explain what they mean, and give you concrete steps for correcting them.

5 –7 p.m.
Happy hour / post-event networking
Drinks and small plates provided by One Legal. Open to all attendees, with proof of registration.

Pricing/where to register 

Chicago Bar Association
Free for CLE Advantage members / $25 for non-members
Register now>> 

Illinois Paralegal Association
$15 for members / $25 for non-members
Register now>> 

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