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2016 Press Releases

December 6, 2016

Illinois Senate President John J. Cullerton will be the keynote speaker at a noon luncheon on Friday, December 9, during the Joint Midyear Meeting of the Illinois Judges Association (IJA) and Illinois State Bar Association (ISBA) at the Sheraton Grand Chicago, 301 E. North Water Street.

December 1, 2016

Candidates for an associate judge vacancy in the 17th Judicial Circuit have been rated in an advisory poll of lawyers conducted by the Illinois State Bar Association (ISBA). Results of this poll were made available today at www.isba.org/YouBeTheJudge.

October 27, 2016

Candidates for an associate judge vacancy in the 15th Judicial Circuit have been rated in an advisory poll of lawyers conducted by the Illinois State Bar Association (ISBA). Results of this poll were made available today at www.isba.org/YouBeTheJudge.

October 19, 2016

Illinois Department of Conservation Officer Hank Frazier, of Utica, received a 2016 Law Enforcement Award from the Illinois State Bar Association (ISBA) on October 18 during a LaSalle County Bar Association meeting at JJ’s Pub in Ottawa.

October 5, 2016

Candidates for Illinois judicial offices who are running in the November 8 election have been rated by an Illinois State Bar Association (ISBA) evaluations committee, or in a poll of lawyers conducted by ISBA. Results were made available today at www.isba.org/YouBeTheJudge.

September 30, 2016

Candidates for an associate judge vacancy in the 13th Judicial Circuit have been rated in an advisory poll of lawyers conducted by the Illinois State Bar Association (ISBA). Results of this poll were made available today at www.isba.org/YouBeTheJudge.

September 28, 2016

Candidates for an associate judge vacancy in the 10th Judicial Circuit have been rated in an advisory poll of lawyers conducted by the Illinois State Bar Association (ISBA). Results of this poll were made available today at www.isba.org/YouBeTheJudge.

September 27, 2016

Perry County Sheriff’s Deputies William Reagan, Reid , and Jeremy Gothard received a 2016 Law Enforcement Award from the Illinois State Bar Association (ISBA) on September 26 at the Pinckneyville City Hall/Council Chambers.

September 23, 2016

Candidates for an associate judge vacancy in the 17th Judicial Circuit have been rated in an advisory poll of lawyers conducted by the Illinois State Bar Association (ISBA). Results of this poll were made available today at www.isba.org/YouBeTheJudge.

September 21, 2016

Illinois State Bar Association President Vincent F. Cornelius (far right) .Naperville Police Officer Shaun Ferguson received a 2016 Law Enforcement Award from the Illinois State Bar Association (ISBA) and ISBA President Vincent F.

July 29, 2016

Candidates for an associate judge vacancy in the 15th Judicial Circuit have been rated in an advisory poll of lawyers conducted by the Illinois State Bar Association (ISBA). Results of this poll were provided to Chief Judge Ronald M. Jacobson and were made available today at www.isba.org/YouBeTheJudge.

June 14, 2016

The Illinois State Bar Association (ISBA) will present several awards recognizing individuals for their commitment and service to the profession and their communities on Saturday, June 18, at the organization’s 140th Annual Meeting at the Westin O’Hare in Rosemont, Ill. Award recipients are:

April 14, 2016

Anyone in Illinois with a question about a legal matter can consult a lawyer – at no cost – during the 35th Annual Ask A Lawyer Day, Saturday, April 30, from 9 a.m. to noon. The event is sponsored by the Illinois State Bar Association (ISBA) in cooperation with bar associations in Cook, Lake and Will counties.

April 7, 2016

Timothy Christian High School, in Elmhurst, placed first in the 34th annual Illinois State Bar Association (ISBA) High School Mock Trial Invitational held at the University of Illinois College of Law in Champaign April 2 and 3, 2016.

March 23, 2016

Teams from 37 high schools from throughout Illinois will participate in the 34th annual Illinois State Bar Association (ISBA) High School Mock Trial Invitational on April 2 & 3, 2016, at the University of Illinois College of Law in Champaign.

February 26, 2016

Candidates for Illinois judicial offices who are running in the March 15 primary election have been rated by an Illinois State Bar Association (ISBA) evaluations committee, or in a poll of lawyers conducted by ISBA. Results were made available today at www.isba.org/YouBeTheJudge.

January 26, 2016

The Illinois State Bar Association’s 203-member Assembly recently approved a recommendation to the Illinois Supreme Court to amend Rule 711 to allow law students with a 711 license to practice with private attorneys. Law students with a 711 license currently are allowed to practice with not-for-profit or governmental agencies.