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The Catalyst
The newsletter of the ISBA’s Standing Committee on Women and the Law

June 2008, vol. 13, no. 4

ISBA Young Lawyer of the Year helps Committee develop its long-range goals


Women in the Law Committee Member Amie Simpson (above) is to receive the Young Lawyer of the Year Award for outside Cook County at the ISBA Annual Meeting in June. Justin Heather, of Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom, was selected to receive the Young Lawyer of the Year Award forCook County. Congratulations to Amie and Justin!

At the February meeting of the Women in the Law Committee, Amie led the Committee in a strategic planning exercise (see photos below of Committee members actively at work during that exercise). The Committee was joined by several of its past chairs. The objective of the exercise was to develop long-range goals and planning objectives for the Committee’s work.