ISBA Elections — Nominating petitions are now being accepted for ISBA leadership positions. Deadline for submission is 4:30 p.m. on January 31, 2019. Download your candidate packet and submit your biography online.
Nominate yourself for one of our many section councils and committees for 2019-20. Deadline is February 1!
It’s award season at ISBA! We proudly honor young lawyers and seasoned vets, pro bono service, newsletter editors, and more. Nomination deadline is March 1.
In This Issue…
- REM: Continuing to ensure that diversity is at the forefront of the ISBA
A note from the chair of the Standing Committee on Racial and Ethnic Minorities & the Law, Kenya Jenkins-Wright.
- A rousing WELCOME to the newest members of the Illinois bar!
Words of welcome to the newest attorneys in Illinois from the editor of the Standing Committee on Racial and Ethnic Minorities & the Law, Khara Coleman.
- Martin Luther King Jr. Day 2019: A different perspective on the ‘legacy’ of MLK Jr. from civil rights attorney Vernon Jordan
While it is important to honor Martin Luther King Jr. for his accomplishments and celebrate his storied career as a civil rights activist, we must continue to work to keep his dream alive.
- Getting ‘put on papers:’ The case against informal support arrangements
Despite the frustrations and inadequacies of the legally enforceable child support system, there are several substantial drawbacks to informal child support arrangements.
- Spotlight: Appellate Justice Carl Anthony Walker
A spotlight on Justice Carl Anthony Walker.
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