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June 2019 | Volume 12 - Number 6

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Understanding the Current Legislative and Regulatory Landscape in Illinois: As a Real Estate Lawyer, What’s in the Long-term Interest of My Practice? Separating Fact from Fiction

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Following the end of the spring legislative session, ATG traveled the state to meet with our beloved and loyal membership via four Town Hall meetings. The Town Hall meetings were a great vehicle to introduce Deb Feinen, our new Vice President - Downstate Operations, and celebrate the 37-year career of retiring Downstate Operations chief, Jerry Gorman. The educational portion of the meetings focused on the current market as well as regulatory and legislative issues of concern to ATG member agents.

The same week as the last Town Hall, we were pleased to be invited to a meeting of the Illinois Real Estate Lawyers Association (IRELA). That event, attended by almost 450 practicing real estate lawyers, was the ideal setting to discuss the current marketplace and why some form of regulation is needed to help bring rationality to the market and protect the long-term viability of lawyers in the real estate practice. Read more...

Peter J. Birnbaum
ATG President and CEO

ATG Announces New Downstate Leadership

Deb Feinen takes over the reins for retiring Senior Vice President, Jerry Gorman.
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Illinois Attorneys: Meet the June 30 Deadline with Free OnDemand CLE Program

ATG Legal Education:

Choose from a broad range of recorded CLE programs available to you 24/7. Click the OnDemand icon in our Program Catalog for the full list (account required). Print your certificate as soon as you complete each seminar — no waiting! Includes programs that meet the new diversity/inclusion (D/I) and mental health/substance abuse (MH) requirements in Illinois.

ATG-ISBA Programs:

In 2018, ATG partnered with ISBA Mutual to create a series of topical seminars for our members. They are available as OnDemand programs (get details and program links).

See the full ATG Legal Education calendar.


Independence Day | ATG offices will be closed July 4 — see our 2019 corporate holiday calendar.
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ATG Makes Crain's Chicago Business List | Named one of Chicago's largest privately-held companies for the fourth consecutive year.
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ATG Step Challenge | More than 14 million steps from April 29 through Memorial Day Weekend!
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Congratulations Team ATG | For taking on the May 23 Chase Corporate Challenge
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