Illinois Secretary of State to Keynote Chicago Masters Conference hosted by Lumen Legal

May 17th, 2016

For Immediate Release

Illinois Secretary of State to Keynote Chicago

Masters Conference hosted by Lumen Legal

CHICAGO, IL. – May 16, 2016 - The Masters Conference for Legal Professionals, an advanced legal educational experience, today announced the Jesse White Keynote event in Chicago on May 24, 2016. The event will take place from 8:30 a.m. to 5:15 p.m. at The Metropolitan Club. Lunch is included and a networking happy hour will follow from 5:30 to 7:00 p.m.

In a presidential election year with a rapidly changing political environment, the Masters Conference is pleased to feature insights from the longest serving Secretary of State in Illinois history, Mr. Jesse White.  Mr. White will be sharing his thoughts on how his role within the state government has evolved and how his core values and beliefs have allowed him to effectively lead in three different decades amidst a shifting political landscape.  The Masters Conference is focused on bringing together industry thought leaders to engage in a constructive dialogue on current best practices and trends for the future.  The luncheon keynote by Mr. White will allow legal industry practitioners and attendees to gain insight into the Secretary’s day-to-day duties and his thoughts on and vision for the future of Illinois.

About Jesse White

Jesse White is Illinois' 37th Secretary of State. White was first elected to the office in 1998 and won landslide victories in 2002, in which he won all 102 counties, and again in 2006 and 2010. On November 4, 2014, White was re-elected to a record-breaking fifth term, winning another landslide victory by a 2-to-1 margin in which he earned over 2.3 million votes statewide more than 230,000 votes than any other statewide constitutional candidate. White became Illinois' longest serving Secretary of State on May 30, 2014.

About Lumen Legal

Since 1993, Lumen Legal has grown to become a global legal staffing and outsourcing company.  Headquartered in Michigan with offices throughout the U.S., it provides just-in-time contract legal services, legal staffing and outsourcing and document review services.  Lumen Legal works throughout the USA and around the globe to accommodate the legal service needs of its Fortune 1000 and NLJ 350 clients.  Lumen helps to accelerate positive change in the legal services industry by featuring leading lawyers in its Legal Visionaries series.  Lumen is also a leading advocate for increasing diversity in the legal profession and is nationally certified as a Women’s Business Enterprise by the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC).  WBENC is the nation’s largest third party certifier of businesses owned and operated by women in the United States.  More than 1,000 U.S. companies and government agencies rely on WBENC certification as an integral part of their supplier diversity programs

About The Masters Conference

Since 2006, the Masters Conference has brought together experts and leading professionals from law firms, corporations and the judiciary to discuss strategies, practices and resources for managing the information lifecycle. The Masters Conference events are intimate forums where legal industry professionals can share, collaborate and obtain master knowledge of the most relevant topics in the legal industry today. The Masters Conference is meant to be an exclusive opportunity to learn and network with the top legal professionals in the industry without battling large crowds and an overwhelming vendor hall. The Masters Conference offers several educational opportunities, including its Masters Conference in Chicago May 24 2016, its Masters Series for Legal Professionals in various cities, and via webinars throughout the year. 

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