Supreme Court Justice Rita B. Garman presided over the Fourth Judicial District ceremony in the Michael J. Howlett Building Auditorium in Springfield. The ISBA was represented by 2nd Vice President James F. McCluskey.
Supreme Court Chief Justice Lloyd A. Karmeier presided over the Fifth Judicial District ceremony at the Southern Illinois University School of Law Lesar Auditorium in Carbondale. The ISBA was represented by 3rd Vice President David B. Sosin.
The Illinois Bar Foundation hosted its 18th Annual Gala on Friday, October 14 at the Four Seasons in Chicago. Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan was honored with the Distinguished Award of Excellence. Jay Edelson and Edelson P.C. was awarded the first ever President's Award. Read IBF President Elizabeth Kaveny’s Gala remarks.
ISBA President Vincent F. Cornelius received the NIU College of Law Alumnus of the Year Award on Wednesday, Sept. 14 during a ceremony at the University Club of Chicago. The 2016 award recipients were selected based on outstanding achievements in their careers, demonstrated service to the NIU College of Law or their community, and professional integrity.