Margaret Bennett’s Upcoming Speaking Events: Spring & Summer 2017

With the new year in full swing and the new Illinois Child Support Guidelines coming into effect in July, 2017, Margaret Bennett has been scheduled to help educate Illinois attorneys across the state on the new ways Illinois Courts will calculate child support. The following are the upcoming events Ms. Bennett will be speaking at this Spring and Summer:

-March 2, 2018: ISBA Chicago Regional Office

-April 20, 2017: McHenry County Bar Association’s 5th Annual Networking & Educational Forum

-April 28, 2017: Jackson & Williamson County Bar Association’s Joint CLE Program, Hosted by Southern Illinois University Law School

-May 11, 2017: Kane County Bar Association’s 2017 Family Law Seminar

-May 16, 2017: Will County Bar Association

-May 18, 2017: Institute for Continuing Legal Education Seminar, Chicago

-June 9, 2017: Institute for Continuing Legal Education Seminar, Bloomington

To learn more about the changes to child support guidelines, please see Ms. Bennett’s Article in the ISBA December 2016 Bar Journal.

Free Financial, Legal, and Empowerment Seminar!

On Wednesday, February 4, 2015, Margaret A. Bennett will be an event panelist at the Wintrust Financial Center located at 9700 W. Higgins Road, 2nd Floor, Rosemont, Illinois. Ms. Bennett will be one of seven presenters focusing on financial, legal, and empowerment for separated, divorced, or widowed women. The seminar will have two sessions as follows:

  • Day Session: 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. (includes lunch)
  • Evening Session: 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. (includes dinner)

The seminar consists of seven presenters from all different fields and includes:

This seminar will help women:

  • Gain strategies on how to become financially independent;
  • Learn insights about family and divorce law;
  • Grasp important aspects of estate planning, wills and trusts;
  • Get educated on pertinent accounting/tax information;
  • Learn how to embrace and accept change;
  • Understand the emotional issues of grief, loss, and recovery;
  • Receive an update on the housing market and mortgage criteria; and
  • Share with a network of women in similar situations.

Please go to or call Wendy Schenker at (847) 939-9654 by January 28, 2015, to reserve your spot today. February 4, 2015, Women in Transition Event Brochure