June 05, 2019

Senator Kirsten Gillibrand to keynote ABA event in Chicago on Thursday

CHICAGO, June 5, 2019 — The American Bar Association Standing Committee on Lawyers’ Professional Liability will host an afternoon program on Thursday, June 6, in downtown Chicago geared toward young legal professionals and featuring U.S. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand of New York, one of a dozen Democratic presidential candidates.

What:              
“Ethics in America: A Talk with Senator Kirsten Gillibrand”

When:             
Thursday, June 6, 2:30-3:30 p.m.

Where:            
Dentons LLP
233 South Wacker Dr., 59th floor
Chicago, Ill. 60606

Gillibrand will discuss recent legislative efforts aimed at implementing and effecting more ethical treatment of issues ranging from student loans and improving a better work/life balance. The discussion will touch upon matters of interest for young professionals and the importance of remaining cognizant of ethical issues with respect to professional life.

For additional details on the program, which runs from 1:30 to 4:45 p.m., click here.

MEDIA: If you want to cover this event, please contact Bill Choyke at 202-662-1864 or Bill.Choyke@americanbar.org by noon CT, Thursday.

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