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Defense Lawyers Association

Representing the state's private and public defenders

Upcoming events

    • 6 Jun 2024
    • 8:00 AM - 9:30 AM
    • Gibson's Oak Brook
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    Step into the world of tomorrow's workforce today!

    Join us for a thought-provoking session that dives into the pivotal role of emotional intelligence (EI/EQ) and its intersection with the dynamics of a multigenerational workforce.

    Through an engaging lecture and panel discussion, we'll explore the unique challenges and opportunities that arise when different age groups come together. Gain insights into diverse perspectives, experiences, and communication styles, and discover how EQ skills like self-awareness, empathy, and effective communication, can bridge generational gaps and enhance team dynamics.

    This session will underscore the importance of prioritizing emotional intelligence alongside technical skills in the construction industry, recognizing it is a key driver of success in today's rapidly evolving and collaborative work environments. Don't miss out on this eye-opening exploration of the future of work!

    Speaker & Panelists (June 6 Speaker Bios.pdf)
    Farah Harris, MA, LCPC, Author, Founder & CEO, WorkingWell Daily
    Mikel Mays, Bulley & Andrews
    Jonathan Acevedo, CPA, Wipfli
    Lynn Smith, P.G., Fehr Graham Engineering and Environmental
    Mary Davolt, CPA, CCIFP, Advisor and Consultant

    This program qualifies for 1.5 CPE in the field of Personnel and Human Resources.

Past events

18 May 2024 CFMA Annual Conference
8 May 2024 Getting Into the Weeds on WIP
7 May 2024 Flight Club Networking Event
27 Apr 2024 National Rebuilding Together Day
25 Apr 2024 Making Your Conversations Memorable
2 Apr 2024 Partner Event - CBC Future Leaders: Professional Development
21 Mar 2024 Ownership Transition: Building a Foundation for Construction Companies
22 Feb 2024 Financial Management + Project Cash Flow for Non-Financial Managers
15 Feb 2024 Technology Trends in Construction
25 Jan 2024 40th Anniversary Casino Night
23 Jan 2024 New Member Breakfast
11 Jan 2024 Fraud and Embezzlement: Lessons from the Trenches
12 Dec 2023 Volunteer Event: Greater Chicago Food Depository
6 Dec 2023 Construction Industry Tax Update
16 Nov 2023 "Build Chicago" Awards Celebration Event
11 Oct 2023 Economic Update with Anirban Basu
26 Sep 2023 Advanced Enterprise Budgeting and Forecasting
17 Sep 2023 Great Lakes Regional Conference
14 Sep 2023 Leadership and The New One Minute Manager - A Roundtable Book Discussion
31 Aug 2023 Annual Golf Outing
3 Aug 2023 Kayak Adventure + Happy Hour
21 Jun 2023 Summer Social
4 May 2023 Cybersecurity - Are You Covered?
29 Apr 2023 National Rebuilding Day Volunteer Event
13 Apr 2023 Strategies to Attract and Retain Talent in 2023
23 Mar 2023 Hot Legal Topics in Construction
9 Mar 2023 Next Gen Social at Puttshack
7 Mar 2023 Behavioral Health: The Intersection between Human Capital and Financial Risk Management
16 Feb 2023 360 Degree Prequalification
26 Jan 2023 Recession Proofing Your Business and Playing the Long Game for the Future
5 Jan 2023 New Year Holiday Social: Illumination Tree Lights
7 Dec 2022 Cancelled: Construction Industry Tax Update
1 Dec 2022 New Member Breakfast
17 Nov 2022 "Build Chicago" Awards Celebration
8 Nov 2022 Volunteer Event: Greater Chicago Food Depository
27 Oct 2022 Economic Update: Recession Looming?
27 Oct 2022 Professional Head Shots at the Economic Update
23 Sep 2022 CCIFP Exam at Midwest Regional Conference
23 Sep 2022 Advanced Construction Contracts
22 Sep 2022 Midwest Regional Conference
1 Sep 2022 Annual Golf Outing
17 Aug 2022 Cybersecurity, Fraud, and Liability Trends
15 Aug 2022 CCIFP Information Webinar
3 Aug 2022 CCIFP Information Webinar
23 Jun 2022 Summer Social - Private Architectural River Cruise
25 May 2022 Building a Better Workplace
30 Apr 2022 National Rebuilding Day Volunteer Event
7 Apr 2022 Advanced Construction Contracts
23 Mar 2022 How to Make Remote Work
8 Mar 2022 New Member Breakfast
3 Mar 2022 Young Professionals Brewery Tour
2 Mar 2022 Embedding Transition Planning into Strategic Planning
16 Feb 2022 Integrating a Suicide Prevention Program in your Workplace
19 Jan 2022 Roundtable Discussions + Networking Reception
17 Nov 2021 Annual Economic Update: Looking Ahead to 2022
11 Nov 2021 "Build Chicago" Awards Celebration
20 Oct 2021 Tax Law Update
28 Sep 2021 Constructing a Culture of Suicide Prevention
22 Sep 2021 Buckeye Conference
2 Sep 2021 Annual Golf Outing
26 May 2021 Social at Topgolf
7 May 2021 Building a Better Workplace: Diversity & Inclusion
2 Dec 2020 Impact of Covid-19 on the Construction Industry

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