The Fellows of the Illinois Bar Foundation honored Ruth Ann Schmitt and Hon. Dennis J. Burke (Ret.) with the Distinguished Service to Law and Society Awards, and Richard R. Winter with the Honorary Fellow Award on Dec. 7 at the University Club of Chicago.
The ISBA Young Lawyers Division hosted its annual holiday party on Thursday, Dec. 6, at Park Grill at Millennium Park in Chicago. All proceeds went to the Illinois Bar Foundation/YLD Children’s Assistance Fund.
The Illinois State Bar Association honored the Class of 1968 Distinguished Counsellors on Nov. 15 at the Union League Club in Chicago. The title is conferred annually upon ISBA members who are completing their 50th year of practice.
New attorneys were admitted to practice in Illinois on Nov. 8 at five separate locations across the state. The Third Judicial District ceremony was held at the Renaissance Center, 214 North Ottawa Street, in Joliet.