Section Newsletter Articles on Awards

Masalski, Herman named Young Lawyers of the Year for 2011 Young Lawyers Division, June 2011 Emily N. Masalski of Chicago and Joshua D. Herman of Peoria have been named the ISBA Young Lawyers of the Year for 2011.
Women Everywhere honors Former Chief Judge Donald P. O’Connell and Calls for volunteers for Agency Projects Day on June 17th By Shital A. Patel Women and the Law, June 2011 The ISBA Women in the Law Committee is proud to be one of Women Everywhere: Partners in Service Project, Inc.'s long-standing bar partners and has supported WE from its early days.
Zonta Club of LaSalle-Peru Honors Committee Member Melissa Tomaska Olivero By Emily N. Masalski Women and the Law, June 2011 Melissa Tomaska Olivero has recently been named the 2011 Illinois Valley Woman Making History by the Zonta Club of LaSalle-Peru.
Highlights from the Luminary of Hope event By Melissa M. Olivero Women and the Law, April 2011 Nearly 100 people commemorated Domestic Violence Awareness Month at the annual Luminary of Hope event.
Nominate an outstanding lawyer for the Matthew Maloney Tradition of Excellence Award By Timothy J. Storm General Practice, Solo, and Small Firm, March 2011 Know an ISBA member who's been in practice for at least 20 years? Nominate him or her for the Matthew Maloney Tradition of Excellence Award!
Interview of Sonni C. Williams, 2010 ISBA award recipient Racial and Ethnic Minorities and the Law, February 2011 Ms. Williams received the The Board of Governors Award in recognition for her exemplary service to the profession and the ISBA.
Jewish Judges Association of Illinois honors Judge Morton Denlow Bench and Bar, November 2010 A reprint of the remarks given by Judge Morton Denlow as he accepted the Seymour Simon Justice Award.
Women With Vision Speech for November 4 Dinner By Sharon L. Eiseman Women and the Law, November 2010 A reprint of the remarks given by Sharon Eiseman at the Women With Vision event.
Recognition for women through ISBA annual awards By Sandra Crawford Women and the Law, September 2010 A description of each award offered by the ISBA.
2010 Young Lawyers of the Year named Young Lawyers Division, June 2010 Gina DeBoni of Chicago and Diana M. Law of Aurora are the 2010 ISBA Young Lawyers of the Year Award recipients.
Grobelski named 2010 ISBA Law Student Division’s Public Service Award winner Young Lawyers Division, June 2010 Jennifer Grobelski is the 2010 Law Student Division's Public Service Award winner.
Chair’s column: The Matthew Maloney Tradition of Excellence Award By Brian L. McPheters General Practice, Solo, and Small Firm, March 2010 A little background on Matt Maloney and the award named in his honor.
The Matthew Maloney Tradition of Excellence Award nomination process has begun By J.A. Sebastian Administrative Law, March 2010 Do you know an excellent general practitioner who's been in practice for 20 years? Nominate him or her for the Matthew Maloney Tradition of Excellence Award. Click for more details.
2010 Lincoln Award winners announced Young Lawyers Division, February 2010 Congratulations are in order!
Matt Maloney Tradition of Excellence Award nominations By Michael K. Goldberg General Practice, Solo, and Small Firm, December 2009 Matt Maloney was an attorney’s attorney. Those of us who knew him were amused by his quick wit, challenged by his sharp legal mind and humbled by his dedication to practicing the law as a profession and not just a business.
The National Center for State Courts salutes Chief Judge Timothy C. Evans By Jasmine V. Hernandez Bench and Bar, December 2009 Before holiday sparklers light up the Daley Center and we rush from one holiday party to another, the legal community came together to celebrate the National Center for State Courts’ (“NCSC”) naming of Chief Judge Timothy C. Evans as the recipient of its 2009 William H. Rehnquist Award for Judicial Excellence (“Rehnquist Award”).
YLD announces 2009 award winners Young Lawyers Division, June 2009 The ISBA YLD recently announced this year’s winners of the Young Lawyer of the Year and Law Student Division Public Service awards.
It’s not a lot of work: Matthew Maloney Tradition of Excellence Award—Nominate a deserving lawyer By Hon. Brian L. McPheters General Practice, Solo, and Small Firm, March 2009 A call for applicants for the Matthew Maloney Tradition of Excellence Award.
Remarks of Douglass Cassel on receiving the Elmer Gertz Award from the Illinois State Bar Association, Union League Club, Chicago By Douglass Cassel Human Rights, January 2009 The remarks given by Douglass Cassel as he accepted the Elmer Gertz Award.
Gertz Award winner guided by voices By Sean O’Brien Human Rights, November 2008 Doug Cassel, winner of the 2008 Elmer Gertz Award, remembers the day in 1964 when he decided to become a lawyer.
Past Chair’s Column: Tradition of Excellence Award to Matt Maloney By Donald A. LoBue General Practice, Solo, and Small Firm, September 2008 This year’s Tradition of Excellence Award goes to Matthew A. Maloney of Princeton, Illinois, posthumously. Matt epitomized the award.
ISBA Young Lawyer of the Year helps Committee develop its long-range goals Women and the Law, June 2008 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!
Applications for the Tradition of Excellence Award sought—Deadline March 21, 2008 By Donald A. LoBue General Practice, Solo, and Small Firm, March 2008 It is that time of year again. The General Practice, Solo & Small Firm Section Council is seeking nominations for its Tradition of Excellence Award.
R. Eugene Pincham receives Section’s Elmer Gertz Award By Richard L. Hutchison Human Rights, January 2008 On December 11, 2007, the ISBA honored R. Eugene Pincham with the annual Elmer Gertz Award.
R. Eugene Pincham—2007 Gertz Award honoree By Richard L. Hutchison Human Rights, November 2007 This year’s Human Rights Section’s Gertz Award honoree, attorney R. Eugene Pincham, has a long and illustrious career as a civil and human rights champion.
2007 Tradition of Excellence Award winner By Hon. Adrienne W. Albrecht General Practice, Solo, and Small Firm, July 2007 The General Practice, Solo and Small Firm Section Council has awarded its 2007 Tradition of Excellence Award to Adrienne W. Albrecht of Kankakee, lllinois.
YLD announces 2007 award winners Young Lawyers Division, June 2007 The Young Lawyers Division of the Illinois State Bar Association has announced this year’s winners of the Young Lawyer of the Year and the Law Student Division Public Service Award.
Young Lawyer of the Year nomination form Young Lawyers Division, April 2007 YLD Nomination Form for the 2006-07 Young Lawyer of the Year Award.
The Tradition of Excellence Award General Practice, Solo, and Small Firm, February 2007 The General Practice, Solo and Small Firm Section has established a Tradition of Excellence Award. ISBA members in Illinois who have been in practice a minimum of 20 years, including sitting or retired judges, are eligible.
Young Lawyer of the Year nomination form Young Lawyers Division, February 2007 Do you know someone deserving of the Young Lawyer of the Year Award? Nominate them now!