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.
ISBA President Vincent F. Cornelius received the NIU College of Law Alumnus of the Year Award on Wednesday, Sept. 14 during a ceremony at the University Club of Chicago. The 2016 award recipients were selected based on outstanding achievements in their careers, demonstrated service to the NIU College of Law or their community, and professional integrity.
The Illinois Bar Foundation and the Friends of Tom Leahy hosted a happy hour to celebrate the life of Tom Leahy on September 8, 2016 in Chicago.
ISBA President Vincent F. Cornelius recently spoke at SIU School of Law's orientation for its Class of 2019.
The ISBA CLE Department hosted a Faculty Development Training on Friday, Aug. 26, at the Chicago Office.