The Illinois Bar Foundation hosted a Lake County Fellows Reception on Jan. 28 to honor attorneys Deborah Goldberg and Bernard Wysocki for their leadership and dedication to the law. The proceeds from this event help the Foundation further its mission to ensure meaningful access to the justice system, especially for those with limited means; assist lawyers who have fallen on hard times; and provide legal Fellowships to recent law school graduates.
ISBA Officers including President Umberto S. Davi, President-elect Vincent F. Cormelius, 2nd Vice President Hon. Russell W. Hartigan and 3rd Vice President James F. McCluskey attended the recent ABA Midyear Meeting. This event helps ISBA leaders represent the interests of Illinois lawyers and network with other bar leaders to stay up on challenges to the profession.
The Advocates Society hosted a joint meeting with the Justinian Society on Jan. 22 at the Copernicus Center in Chicago.
The ISBA Lawyer-to-Lawyer Mentoring Program held its 2016 Orientation on Jan. 20 at the Chicago Office. Jayne Reardon, Executive Director of the Illinois Supreme Court Commission on Professionalism, walked the mentors and mentees through the program for 2016-2017.
The 203-member ISBA Assembly met on Saturday, Dec. 12 at the Midyear Meeting. Visit http://iln.isba.org/blog/2015/12/13/isba-assembly-approves-rule-711-law-school-debt-report for a recap.
The Illinois State Bar Association and Chicago Bar Association co-hosted the Annual Supreme Court Dinner and Reception on Dec. 11, 2015 at the Sheraton Grand Chicago. Justice Anne Burke served as the keynote speaker.
The Illinois State Bar Association, ISBA Mutual Insurance Company and Chicago Bar Association co-hosted the Annual Supreme Court Dinner and Reception on Dec. 11, 2015 at the Sheraton Grand Chicago.
The University of Illinois College of Law, DePaul University College of Law and Loyola University School of Law hosted alumni receptions on Dec. 11 during the Midyear Meeting at the Sheraton Chicago.