A chapter of the American Association of Law Libraries
Please come and join our Institute Day on Bridging the Gap Between Law School and Practice!

<left>Our topic for this year's Institute Day is "Bridging the Gap between Law School and Practice: Skills Necessary for Producing Practice-Ready Attorneys." There will be brief roundtable presentations from large law firm panelists, public law libraries and resource center panelists, and academic law librarian panelists. We hope to create an inventory of necessary research skills for practice through the small group discussions during the last hour of the event. Hope to see you there! </left>
When: Wednesday, May 7th @ 8:30 a.m. - noon
Where: Chicago-Kent College of Law, LLC, 565 W Adams St, Chicago, IL 60661
Cost: $10 Payment will be collected at the door. Please make checks payable to Chicago Association of Law Libraries
Panel #1 (8:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.):
Ms. Morgan Smith, Director of Professional Development, Dykema Gossett, PLLC
Ms. Kara Murphy, Associate, Dykema Gossett, PLLC
Mr. Lawrence Schaner, Partner, Jenner & Block
Ms. Deborah Bone, Associate, Schiff Hardin

Panel #2 (9:30 a.m. - 10:20 a.m.):
Ms. Gretchen Van Dam, Circuit Court Librarian, Library of the U.S. Courts for the Seventh Circuit
Ms. Jean Wenger, Government Documents / Foreign & International Law Librarian, Cook County Law Library
Mr. Joshua Poje, Director, ABA Legal Technology Resource Center

Panel #3 (10:20 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.):
Academic Law Librarian Representatives from Chicago-Kent, John Marshall, Loyola, Northern Illinois, Northwestern, University of Chicago, and Valparaiso Law Libraries

11:00 a.m. - Noon:
Breakout sessions to discuss necessary research and technology skills for practice

Please note that CALL’s no-show policy will apply for this event.
CALL No Show and No Walk in Policies for Business Meetings

Registration ends Tuesday, May 6, 2014.
For more information, please contact Heidi Kuehl at or Scott Vanderlin at

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