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IBF to Host Reception Honoring Myles Jacobs

Posted on August 15, 2019 by Rhys Saunders

The Illinois Bar Foundation will honor the life and legacy of Myles L. Jacobs at a reception to aid lawyers in need.

The Myles Jacobs Memoreal Reception will be held from 5-6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 4 at Barolo Ristorante in Joliet. Proceeds will benefit the Illinois Bar Foundation's Warren Lupel Lawyers Care Fund, which provides financial aid to help deserving members of the Illinois Bar and their families pay for everyday essentials during times of crisis. 

ISBA and IBF 2019 President's Reception Announced

Posted on June 27, 2019 by Rhys Saunders
Hon. James F. McCluskey

Hon. James F. McCluskey, the Illinois State Bar Association’s immediate past president, will be honored at a reception hosted by the Illinois State Bar Association and Illinois Bar Foundation at Maggiano’s Little Italy, 240 Oakbrook Center, Oak Brook on Thursday, July 18 from 5:30 to 7:00 p.m. 

Tickets can be purchased online.

Before becoming an associate judge of the Eighteenth Judicial Circuit, Judge McCluskey was a founding member of Momkus McCluskey, LLC. There he handled 60 jury trials as a commercial litigator. In addition to serving as the 2018-2019 ISBA president, Judge McCluskey served as president of the DuPage County Bar Association, and is a member of the Kane County Bar Association and West Suburban Bar Association. He is a Gold Fellow of the IBF. He received a bachelor’s degree from Elmhurst College, a J.D. from Northern Illinois University College of Law, and an L.L.M. from the John Marshall Law School.