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2015 Dues Renewal

Posted on Friday, November 7th, 2014

Time to renew your 2015 CLII membership dues! Download the application for details and complete and submit with payment. Due December 15, 2014.

Congratulations Jeff Kostis & Ellene Lammers

Posted on Tuesday, November 4th, 2014

Congratulations to Jeff Kostis and Ellene Lammers on their publication in American Journal Family Law–KOSTIS, J., & LAMMERS, E. (2014). The Difficulty of Dealing with Impasses in Traditional Divorce Negotiations. … Continue reading

Fall FCST 2014

Posted on Wednesday, October 15th, 2014

New IL Maintenance Guidelines: Legal, Emotional and Financial Implications For Collaborative Practice (Fall FCST 2014) Thursday, November 20, 2014 Cafe Le Cave – Des Plaines, IL Learn more and register,or … Continue reading


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