Course DescriptionWhether you are a new attorney or an established attorney, building and maintaining a book of business is one of the key ways to establish value for your law practice and yourself as a practitioner. Networking, marketing your services, and practicing professionalism are all necessary components of establishing a book of business. In this program, Illinois family law attorney Colleen Breems will cover this important aspect of law practice management. She show attorneys how grow a book of business through networking, mentorship, and participation in group activities, and will give a number of helpful tips on how to effectively market yourself and your law practice.
Meet the Lecturer(s)
Education - J.D., DePaul University College of Law - B.S., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Human Development and Family Studies, with Honors Certifications and Accreditations - Certificate in Family Law - Colleen is on the Cook County approved Child Representative/Guardian ad Litem appointment list and accepts appointments by Judges in Cook County to represent minor children in domestic relations matters. Bar Certifications - Admitted to the Bar of the Illinois Supreme Court Admitted to the U.S. District Court, Northern - District of Illinois Bar Association Memberships - Chicago Bar Association, serving as Chair of the Young Lawyers Section Family Law Committee - Illinois State Bar Association - Kane County Bar Association - Women’s Illinois Bar Association Awards and Recognition - Super Lawyers Illinois Rising Star 2021 - Emerging Lawyer in Family Law, by Leading Lawyers 2021 - Kane County Bar Association/Kane County Women’s Bar Association Scholarship - Phi Alpha Delta, Chicago Alumni Chapter Daniel P. Ward Scholarship - Phi Alpha Delta, West Suburban Alumni Chapter Anthony A. DiGrazia Scholarship - DePaul University College of Law President’s Award - DePaul University College of Law Benjamin Hooks Distinguished Public Service Award - Phi Alpha Delta, International Outstanding Community Service Award