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2019 Press Releases

February 27, 2019

Illinois State Bar Association to Host High School Mock Trial Invitational at University of Illinois Springfield

Teams from 36 high schools throughout the state will participate in the 37th annual Illinois State Bar Association (ISBA) High School Mock Trial Invitational March 9-10 at the University of Illinois Springfield.

The top eight teams will compete in the final round on March 10 for the state championship. The winner will represent Illinois at the National High School Mock Trial Championship in Athens, Georgia.

February 7, 2019

ISBA to Host Animal Law Conference at Southern Illinois University School of Law

Developments in veterinary forensics, the emerging data-driven practice of strategical animal field services, and other cutting-edge animal law updates will be among topics presented during the Illinois State Bar Association’s (ISBA) Illinois Animal Law Conference at Southern Illinois University (SIU) School of Law in Carbondale from noon until 5 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 14 and from 8:15 a.m. until 5 p.m. Friday, Feb. 15.

The event, which is presented by the ISBA’s Animal Law Section, will be held at the Lesar Law Building and is open to the public.

January 25, 2019

Seventeenth Judicial Circuit Associate Judge Candidates Rated in Judiciary Advisory Poll

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) in cooperation with the Winnebago County (WCBA) and Boone County (BCBA) bar associations. Results of this poll were provided to Chief Judge Eugene G. Doherty and were made available today online.