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Court & Family Security Committee Fall Symposium
Thursday, November 04, 2021, 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM CDT
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Sponsored by the Illinois Judges Association 

Produced by its Court and Family Security Committee 

Presented through Zoom (zoom link will be sent once registration is complete)

Invited:  Law Enforcement, and Judges and Justices who are Sitting or Retired

November 4, 2021, at Noon to 1:30 p.m. (C.D.T.)

This program will continue the tradition of the IJA to share questions, comments, and ideas on topics of the day, with hope to protect those who work to advance the rule of law and the environments in which it is engaged.  The first segment will focus on reform legislation enacted over this past year and what it might mean to the judiciary; the second segment will focus on the threats posed by ransomware. 

11:50 – Zoom Room Opens

Hon. Michael J. Chmiel - 22nd Judicial Circuit – Coordinator

11:55 – Welcome and Introduction

Hon. Patrice Ball-Reed – Treasurer, Illinois Judges Association - Moderator

Noon – Use of Force                                                    

Hon. William Raines, Circuit Court of Cook County

Bill Prim, Sheriff of McHenry County

Larry Schurig, Executive Director, Use of Force Review Unit, Sheriff of Cook County

Jim Kaitschuk, Executive Director, Illinois Sheriffs Association

12:45 p.m. – Ransomware                                          

Blake A. Hawthorne, Clerk, Supreme Court of Texas

Skip Robertson, Director of IT, Administrative Office of the Illinois Courts

August A. Gentner, CIO, Winnebago County, Department of IT

Lynn Freer, Supreme Court Marshal, Supreme Court of Illinois

1:30 p.m. – Adjournment