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2014 Press Releases

July 24, 2014
Karen McNulty Enright, a resident of Elmhurst, has been elected secretary of the Illinois State Bar Association (ISBA). She is a partner with McNabola Law Group in Chicago. Long active in the ISBA, Enright was first elected to the ISBA Board of Governors in 2010 and re- elected in 2013. She is a member of its Assembly and has been active on numerous committees.
July 18, 2014

Lisa M. Nyuli, a partner in the South Elgin law firm of Ariano Hardy Ritt Nyuli Richmond Lytle & Goettel P.C., has been elected treasurer of the Illinois State Bar Association (ISBA).

July 2, 2014

Umberto Davi, of Willowbrook, a principal in the Western Springs Law Firm of Umberto S. Davi, P.C., has been installed as president-elect of the Illinois State Bar Association. Previously, he served as second and third vice president and will be installed as president in June 2015-16.

July 2, 2014

Vincent F. Cornelius has been installed as second vice president of the Illinois State Bar Association (ISBA). He previously served as third vice president and will be installed as president in June 2016-17. Cornelius is the principal of The Law Offices of Vincent F. Cornelius, with offices in Wheaton and Joliet, where he concentrates in civil and criminal litigation.

June 16, 2014

Richard D. Felice, a lawyer in private practice in Wheaton, will be installed as president of the Illinois State Bar Association at the organization’s 138th Annual Meeting on Friday, June 20 at the Grand Geneva Resort in Lake Geneva, Wis.

May 13, 2014

Joseph Hudson, a prosecutor in the Cook County State’s Attorney’s office, has received a Presidential Commendation from the Illinois State Bar Association for his extensive work on a complex case that involved a non-lawyer doing business on mechanics lien cases.

May 9, 2014

Hon. Russell W. Hartigan, of Western Springs, a judge in the Circuit Court of Cook County, has been elected third vice president of the Illinois State Bar Association. He will serve a one-year term in each of the three vice presidential offices and become president of the 32,000-member organization in June 2017.

April 1, 2014

Anyone in Illinois with a question about a legal matter can consult a lawyer – at no cost – during the 33nd Annual Ask-a-Lawyer Day, Saturday, April 26, from 9 a.m. to noon. The event is sponsored by the Illinois State Bar Association (ISBA) in cooperation with bar associations in Cook, DuPage, Lake and Will counties.

March 11, 2014

St. Charles North High School, in St. Charles, placed first in the 32nd annual Illinois State Bar Association (ISBA) High School Mock Trial Invitational held at the University of Illinois College of Law in Champaign March 8 and 9, 2014.

February 24, 2014

All Illinois judges running for retention, as well as candidates for Illinois judicial offices who are running in the March 18 primary election, have been rated by Illinois State Bar Association evaluations committees, or in a poll of lawyers conducted by the ISBA.

February 24, 2014

Joan C. Williams, a law professor and prolific author on work and family issues, will be the keynote speaker at a “Celebration of Women in the Profession” luncheon hosted by the Illinois State Bar Association on Thursday, March 13, at the Union League Club, 65 W. Jackson, Chicago.

February 20, 2014

Teams from 42 high schools statewide will participate in the 32nd annual Illinois State Bar Association (ISBA) High School Mock Trial Invitational on March 8 and 9, 2014, at the University of Illinois School of Law in Champaign.

February 19, 2014

Three Female Illinois Supreme Court Justices to

Participate in Panel Discussion at NIU on March 21