IRELA Meeting

  • Wednesday, February 14, 2018
  • 8:00 AM
  • Belvedere Events and Banquets, 1170 W Devon Road, Elk Grove Village, Illinois

Some Sweet Suggestions for Your Practice!

Speaker:  Kerry M. Lavelle
of Lavelle Law, Ltd., on

Getting Paid:  Billing and Collections

  • What are best practices regarding invoices?
  • How do you improve your monthly collections?
  • How do you ensure your solvency and your success?
  • What should you have in your engagement agreements?
  • When should you require a retainer?
  • When should you sue former clients on unpaid invoices?
Mr. Lavelle is the author of
“The Business Guide to Law: Creating and Operating a Successful Law Firm” ABA Book Publishing (2015) 

Attend next Wednesday to learn about these and many other issues.

When:  Wednesday, February 14, 2018 — 8:00 a.m.

Where:  Belvedere Events and Banquets, 1170 W Devon Road, Elk Grove Village, Illinois  |  847.534.0600

MCLE Credit:  1.00 hours MCLE to IRELA members in good standing.

IRELA President Ralph J. Schumann will provide updates on the IDFPR’s developing position on Title Agent Compensation, the new Illinois Department of Revenue’s State Tax Lien Registry and how it is affecting search procedures and underwriting, the latest developments in the ISBA v. IDFPR litigation regarding the IDFPR’s prosecution of attorneys for the alleged “Unlicensed Practice of Appraisal”, as well as other hot topics.

We wish to thank our meeting sponsor, Professional National Title Network.

PNTN will provide an update on bifurcation issues.

For more information, call 312.600.7720, or email to

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