Movies on Trial: To Kill A Mockingbird

A special Pro Bono Week edition in cooperation with the Chicago Bar Foundation.

Schopf & Weiss LLP and the Music Box Theatre in cooperation with the Chicago Bar Foundation will present a special edition of Movies on Trial in recognition of National Pro Bono Week. Mark your calendars and join us on Friday, October 25, 2013 at 12:00pm for a screening of the film To Kill a Mockingbird followed by a panel discussion presented by Schopf & Weiss LLP.

Attorney attendees will receive 1.5 hours of Continuing Legal Education credit.


Tickets are free for this event, but you must RSVP in advance after October 1st at .

To Kill A Mockingbird

directed by Robert Mulligan starring Gregory Peck, John Megna, Frank Overton in English

Atticus Finch, a lawyer in the Depression-era South, defends a black man against an undeserved rape charge, and his kids against prejudice.

To Kill a Mockingbird is a 1962 American drama adaptation of Harper Lee’s novel of the same name, directed by Robert Mulligan. Set in a small Alabama town in the 1930s, the story focuses on scrupulously honest, highly respected lawyer Atticus Finch, magnificently embodied by Gregory Peck. Finch puts his career on the line when he agrees to represent Tom Robinson (Brock Peters), a black man accused of rape. The trial and the events surrounding it are seen through the eyes of Finch’s six-year-old daughter Scout (Mary Badham).

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