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Section Newsletter Articles on Awards

Women With Vision Speech for November 4 Dinner By Sharon L. Eiseman Women and the Law, November 2010 A reprint of the remarks given by Sharon Eiseman at the Women With Vision event.
Recognition for women through ISBA annual awards By Sandra Crawford Women and the Law, September 2010 A description of each award offered by the ISBA.
2010 Young Lawyers of the Year named Young Lawyers Division, June 2010 Gina DeBoni of Chicago and Diana M. Law of Aurora are the 2010 ISBA Young Lawyers of the Year Award recipients.
Grobelski named 2010 ISBA Law Student Division’s Public Service Award winner Young Lawyers Division, June 2010 Jennifer Grobelski is the 2010 Law Student Division's Public Service Award winner.
Chair’s column: The Matthew Maloney Tradition of Excellence Award By Brian L. McPheters General Practice, Solo, and Small Firm, March 2010 A little background on Matt Maloney and the award named in his honor.
The Matthew Maloney Tradition of Excellence Award nomination process has begun By J.A. Sebastian Administrative Law, March 2010 Do you know an excellent general practitioner who's been in practice for 20 years? Nominate him or her for the Matthew Maloney Tradition of Excellence Award. Click for more details.
2010 Lincoln Award winners announced Young Lawyers Division, February 2010 Congratulations are in order!
Matt Maloney Tradition of Excellence Award nominations By Michael K. Goldberg General Practice, Solo, and Small Firm, December 2009 Matt Maloney was an attorney’s attorney. Those of us who knew him were amused by his quick wit, challenged by his sharp legal mind and humbled by his dedication to practicing the law as a profession and not just a business.
The National Center for State Courts salutes Chief Judge Timothy C. Evans By Jasmine V. Hernandez Bench and Bar, December 2009 Before holiday sparklers light up the Daley Center and we rush from one holiday party to another, the legal community came together to celebrate the National Center for State Courts’ (“NCSC”) naming of Chief Judge Timothy C. Evans as the recipient of its 2009 William H. Rehnquist Award for Judicial Excellence (“Rehnquist Award”).
YLD announces 2009 award winners Young Lawyers Division, June 2009 The ISBA YLD recently announced this year’s winners of the Young Lawyer of the Year and Law Student Division Public Service awards.
It’s not a lot of work: Matthew Maloney Tradition of Excellence Award—Nominate a deserving lawyer By Hon. Brian L. McPheters General Practice, Solo, and Small Firm, March 2009 A call for applicants for the Matthew Maloney Tradition of Excellence Award.
Remarks of Douglass Cassel on receiving the Elmer Gertz Award from the Illinois State Bar Association, Union League Club, Chicago By Douglass Cassel Human Rights, January 2009 The remarks given by Douglass Cassel as he accepted the Elmer Gertz Award.
Gertz Award winner guided by voices By Sean O’Brien Human Rights, November 2008 Doug Cassel, winner of the 2008 Elmer Gertz Award, remembers the day in 1964 when he decided to become a lawyer.
Past Chair’s Column: Tradition of Excellence Award to Matt Maloney By Donald A. LoBue General Practice, Solo, and Small Firm, September 2008 This year’s Tradition of Excellence Award goes to Matthew A. Maloney of Princeton, Illinois, posthumously. Matt epitomized the award.
ISBA Young Lawyer of the Year helps Committee develop its long-range goals Women and the Law, June 2008 Women in the Law Committee Member Amie Simpson (above) is to receive the Young Lawyer of the Year Award for outside Cook County at the ISBA Annual Meeting in June. Justin Heather, of Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom, was selected to receive the Young Lawyer of the Year Award forCook County. Congratulations to Amie and Justin!
Applications for the Tradition of Excellence Award sought—Deadline March 21, 2008 By Donald A. LoBue General Practice, Solo, and Small Firm, March 2008 It is that time of year again. The General Practice, Solo & Small Firm Section Council is seeking nominations for its Tradition of Excellence Award.
R. Eugene Pincham receives Section’s Elmer Gertz Award By Richard L. Hutchison Human Rights, January 2008 On December 11, 2007, the ISBA honored R. Eugene Pincham with the annual Elmer Gertz Award.
R. Eugene Pincham—2007 Gertz Award honoree By Richard L. Hutchison Human Rights, November 2007 This year’s Human Rights Section’s Gertz Award honoree, attorney R. Eugene Pincham, has a long and illustrious career as a civil and human rights champion.
2007 Tradition of Excellence Award winner By Hon. Adrienne W. Albrecht General Practice, Solo, and Small Firm, July 2007 The General Practice, Solo and Small Firm Section Council has awarded its 2007 Tradition of Excellence Award to Adrienne W. Albrecht of Kankakee, lllinois.
YLD announces 2007 award winners Young Lawyers Division, June 2007 The Young Lawyers Division of the Illinois State Bar Association has announced this year’s winners of the Young Lawyer of the Year and the Law Student Division Public Service Award.
Young Lawyer of the Year nomination form Young Lawyers Division, April 2007 YLD Nomination Form for the 2006-07 Young Lawyer of the Year Award.
The Tradition of Excellence Award General Practice, Solo, and Small Firm, February 2007 The General Practice, Solo and Small Firm Section has established a Tradition of Excellence Award. ISBA members in Illinois who have been in practice a minimum of 20 years, including sitting or retired judges, are eligible.
Young Lawyer of the Year nomination form Young Lawyers Division, February 2007 Do you know someone deserving of the Young Lawyer of the Year Award? Nominate them now!
Report on Annual Gertz Award Luncheon By Richard L. Hutchison Human Rights, January 2007 The Gertz Award presentation was made at a luncheon in December.
2006 Gertz Award winner By Richard L. Hutchison Human Rights, November 2006 The Elmer Gertz award this year goes to Professor Michael P. Seng of the John Marshall Law School.
YLD announces 2006 award winners Young Lawyers Division, June 2006 The Young Lawyers Division of the Illinois State Bar Association announced the annual awards for the Young Lawyer of the Year and the Law Student Division Public Service.
Dawn Clark Netsch receives Gertz Award By Kenneth Dobbs Human Rights, April 2006 Elmer Gertz is the namesake of the Human Rights Section Council’s annual award to an Illinois Attorney that has distinguished themselves through the practice of Human Rights Law.
The Tradition of Excellence Award Young Lawyers Division, April 2006 The General Practice, Solo & Small Firm Section has established a Tradition of Excellence Award.
Voice of the Chair: Special bulletin: A laureate award for one of our own By Vickie Gillio Administrative Law, February 2006 As Chair of the Administrative Law Section Council this year I am pleased to report that our esteemed newsletter editor Paul Freehling will be honored on April 6, 2006, as one of the ISBA members to receive the distinction of laureate.
2005 Tradition of Excellence Award General Practice, Solo, and Small Firm, August 2005 The General Practice, Solo and Small Firms Section Council has awarded its 2005 Tradition of Excellence Award to Joseph B. McDonnell of Swansea, Illinois.