Articles From Jessica Durkin

Illinois Bar Foundation Is a Way to Give Back to the Legal Community By Jessica Durkin Young Lawyers Division, February 2020 For young attorneys still looking to give back, there are still many opportunities through the Illinois Bar Foundation.
‘Whisper Network’ Book Review By Jessica Durkin Women and the Law, November 2019 A review of the novel Whisper Network by Chandler Baker.
Tips on handling your first court appearance By Jessica Durkin Young Lawyers Division, October 2016 Some useful advice to help you survive that first nerve-wracking experience.
Three reasons law students should become active ISBA members By Jessica Durkin Young Lawyers Division, October 2014 Read the three main reasons law students can benefit from active participation in the ISBA.
Book Review: Defending Jacob by William Landay By Jessica Durkin Young Lawyers Division, October 2013 The reviewer contends the twist-filled conclusion, professional ethical dilemmas, and the “murder gene” debate could ignite several lively book club discussions.
Professional Development Series By Jessica Durkin Young Lawyers Division, October 2012 Learn more about the YLD's new series of luncheons created to help law students and young lawyers advance their careers.
Benefits of joining bar associations for young lawyers By Jessica Durkin Young Lawyers Division, December 2011 The author shares a few of the benefits she's found through active involvement with bar associations.
13th Annual Holiday Party a success By Jessica Durkin Young Lawyers Division, February 2011 The Annual Holiday Party raised more than $16,000 for the IBF/YLD Children's Assistance Fund.

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