Supreme Court Justice Thomas L. Kilbride presided over the Third Judicial District ceremony at the I-Wireless Center in Moline.
Supreme Court Justice Rita B. Garman presided over the Fourth Judicial District ceremony in the Michael J. Howlett Building Auditorium in Springfield. The ISBA was represented by 2nd Vice President James F. McCluskey.
Supreme Court Chief Justice Lloyd A. Karmeier presided over the Fifth Judicial District ceremony at the Southern Illinois University School of Law Lesar Auditorium in Carbondale. The ISBA was represented by 3rd Vice President David B. Sosin.
The Honorable Lloyd A. Karmeier was installed as Chief Justice of the Illinois Supreme Court on October 31, 2016 at the Supreme Court Building in Springfield.
The Illinois Bar Foundation hosted its 18th Annual Gala on Friday, October 14 at the Four Seasons in Chicago. Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan was honored with the Distinguished Award of Excellence. Jay Edelson and Edelson P.C. was awarded the first ever President's Award. Read IBF President Elizabeth Kaveny’s Gala remarks.
The Illinois State Bar Association honored the Distinguished Counsellors Class of 1966 on Thursday at the Union League Club in Chicago. Donald C. Schiller delivered remarks for the class.
ISBA President Vincent F. Cornelius spoke at the Peoria County Bar Diversity Luncheon reception in Peoria on September 29, 2016.
The Young Lawyers Division hosted their annual Day at the Races on September 24 at Arlington Park Racecourse.