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Cook County Bar Association

Supreme Court Justice Mary Jane Theis announces 2 Cook County judicial vacancies

Posted on July 10, 2014 by Chris Bonjean

Illinois Supreme Court Justice Mary Jane Theis announced on Thursday an application process for vacancies in the Fourth and Seventh Judicial Subcircuits of Cook County.

The Fourth Judicial Subcircuit vacancy was created by the retirement of Judge William J. Kunkle on July 2. Judge Kunkle had been a Circuit judge in Cook County since 2004.

The Seventh Judicial Subcircuit vacancy was created by the death of Judge Anthony L. Burrell on May 14. Judge Burrell had been a Circuit judge in Cook County since 2002.

Friedman receives Donald Hubut Award from Cook County Bar Association

Posted on March 27, 2012 by Chris Bonjean

The Cook County Bar Association has awarded Chicago attorney Eugene F. Friedman with the Donald Hubut Award.

Friedman is a partner with Friedman and Friedman Ltd., where he concentrates his practice in U.S. and internationa patents, trademarks, copyrights, trade secrets, commercial litigation and professional responsibility. He has been admitted as a patent attorney for the United States Patent and Trademark Office.

He is a member of the Illinois State Bar Association's Professional Conduct Committee, the ISBA Assembly, the Intellectual Property Section Council adn the Business Advice and Financial Planning Section Council.

Friedman graduated first in his class from the University of Maryland School of Law in 1973 where he was order of the coif. He also earned a Ph.D. in physical chemistry from the University of Illinois in Champaign-Urbana in 1966.