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Section Newsletter Articles on Awards

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.
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.
Betty Jang named YLD Attorney of the Year - Downstate By Timijanel Boyd Odom Racial and Ethnic Minorities and the Law, November 2004 The year 2004 rings loud with congratulations for this Committee's second award recipient, Betty Jang, since the inception of the Young Lawyers Division Attorney of the Year Recognition four years ago.
Carl W. Gilmore: “Happy” to be the 2001 ISBA Downstate Young Lawyer of the Year By Chris S. Haaff Young Lawyers Division, December 2001 My involvement with the Illinois State Bar Association began soon after starting law school at the University of Illinois College of Law in August 1994.
The Tradition of Excellence Award applicants sought By Donald A. LoBue General Practice, Solo, and Small Firm, April 2000 The General Practice Section has established a Tradition of Excellence Award. All lawyers licensed to practice law in Illinois, including sitting or retired judges, are eligible.