Diversity Leadership Fellows Program
The Diversity Leadership Fellows program is designed to identify promising attorneys of diverse backgrounds who are not currently members of the ISBA and acclimate them to the ISBA under the mentoring of established leaders within the various section councils and standing committees within the association.
An introduction to the issue from Editors Mary Petruchius, Sandra Blake and E. Lynn Grayson.
Human trafficking of children
Recognizing the serious problem caused by the human trafficking of children, the Illinois General Assembly amended the Abused and Neglected Child Reporting Act to include human trafficking as abuse.
A night celebrating diversity
Details from this event, which brought together leaders and members of multiple bar organizations to promote and support the mission to increase diversity and inclusion within the legal community.
Reflections on Blackstones Event
On August 22, 2013, 120 years after the first gathering in Chicago, the Blackstones, gathered to celebrate women past, present, and future. This event, hosted by Winston & Strawn, the Seventh Circuit Bar Association President Julie A. Bauer, and Illinois State Bar Association President Paula H. Holderman, was an auspicious gathering of talented and dedicated attorneys, professors, and judges.