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The career of Lois Wood By Erin Hodgson Women and the Law, March 2018 Ms. Lois Wood has recently retired from practice, but her years of dedication to The Land of Lincoln Legal Assistance Foundation has created a lasting impact for the elderly and low-income residents of Illinois.
Spotlight on Maxine Weiss Kunz By Emily Rapp Women and the Law, March 2018 Learn more about Maxine, and where she was when she realized she wanted to start her own law firm.
Spotlight on Emily Rapp By Margie Komes Women and the Law, January 2018 Find out more about new WATL appointee Emily Rapp.
Spotlight on Jennifer Bunker By Alice Sackett Women and the Law, January 2018 Learn more about Committee member Jennifer Bunker.
Judicial profile: Sara Ellis By Kathryn Kelly Federal Civil Practice, December 2017 With three years on the bench and a docket of over 300 cases, Judge Ellis was interviewed for this newsletter in order to share her practices with the profession.
Spotlight on Emily Masalski By Kristen Prinz Women and the Law, December 2017 The Women and the Law Committee congratulates our past Chair, Emily Masalski for being named one of Chicago Law Bulletin’s 2017 40 Illinois Attorneys Under 40 to Watch.
Marcia Meis – New Director of the Administrative Office By Hon. Alfred M. Swanson, Jr. (Ret.) Bench and Bar, November 2017 Learn more about the new Director and the projects on her agenda.
Spotlight on ADR section member Judge Allan Goldberg (Ret.) By Sandra Crawford Alternative Dispute Resolution, November 2017 Author Sandra Crawford recently sat down with the former ISBA ADR Section Chair to learn his opinions on his career and the state of ADR today.
Spotlight on Women and the Law Member Lori G. Levin By Jessica Marshall Women and the Law, September 2017 Learn more about long-time WATL member Lori Levin.
Spotlight on REM members: What a phenomenon—She never stops moving and giving! By Sharon Eiseman Racial and Ethnic Minorities and the Law, June 2017 Learn more about REM member Masah Renwick.
From Cook County Prosecutor to Cook County Probate Judge: Profile of Honorable Judge Shauna Boliker By Margaret O’Sullivan Women and the Law, May 2017 Author Margaret O'Sullivan recently had the pleasure of interviewing Cook County Associate Judge Shauna Boliker, currently assigned to the Probate Division.
Spotlight on Jewel Klein By Tracy Douglas Administrative Law, March 2017 Learn more about Administrative Law Section member Jewel Klein.
Good news Women and the Law, February 2017 Julie A. Johnson (formerly Neubauer), was elected as a Member of Aronberg Goldghen effective January 1, 2017.
An interview with celebrity divorce attorney Randall Kessler By Marie K. Sarantakis Young Lawyers Division, February 2017 During Kessler’s latest visit to Chicago, he met with ISBA Young Lawyers Division member Marie Sarantakis for the following one-on-one interview.
The woman behind the robe: Judge Mary Catherine Marubio By Emily A. Hansen Women and the Law, February 2017 Judge Marubio provides diversity to Cook County’s judiciary not only because she is female, but also because she is a member of the LGBTQ community.
Member spotlight: Lindsay Bentivegna By Tracy Douglas Administrative Law, November 2016 Learn more about this newsletter's co-editor.
Interview with Judge Clare J. Quish By Margaret Manetti Women and the Law, October 2016 Judge Clare J. Quish-- Cook County’s newly appointed judge-- inspires a love of the law.
Spotlight on Kelly Thames Bennett By Cindy G. Buys Women and the Law, October 2016 Learn more about this dynamic member of the Women & The Law Committee, who has followed an interesting and unusual path to law.
Spotlight interview with Margaret Manetti of Codilis & Associates By Erin Wilson Women and the Law, August 2016 Learn more about Margaret Manetti of Codilis & Associates and her practice, family and interests.
Spotlight on Shira Truitt—Getting to know a genuine Champion for Diversity and Defender of Justice By Mary F. Petruchius Diversity Leadership Council, June 2016 Learn more about Shira Truitt, who was recently nominated for the 2016 Diversity Leadership Award.
Judicial profile: Manish Shah By Kathryn A. Kelly Federal Civil Practice, April 2016 Learn more about District Judge Manish Shah, who has been on the bench for nearly two years.
Spotlight on Shira Truitt—Getting to know a genuine Champion for Diversity and Defender of Justice By Mary F. Petruchius Women and the Law, March 2016 Learn more about Shira Truitt, who was recently nominated for the 2016 Diversity Leadership Award.
Getting to know Jennifer Rosato Perea, Dean of DePaul University College of Law By Kelly Thames Women and the Law, November 2015 Dean Rosato Perea shares her insights and visions for DePaul University College of Law's future.
Spotlight interview with Judge Loza By Erin Wilson Women and the Law, November 2015 Learn more about Judge Loza, supervising judge of the Child Support Division in Cook County.
Getting to know one of the WATL’s newest members: An interview with Kelly Parfitt By Mary F. Petruchius Women and the Law, October 2015 Learn more about Kelly and her life as a lawyer in Chicago.
Getting to know Madame Vice Chair: An interview with Julie Neubauer By Mary F. Petruchius Women and the Law, July 2015 Learn more about this fascinating Committee member!
Judge Paul Biebel shaped criminal court By Hon. Alfred M. Swanson, Jr. (Ret.) Bench and Bar, July 2015 Judge Paul P. Biebel, Jr. retired on July 6, 2015, after 19 years on the Circuit Court of Cook County. He spent 14 of those years as Presiding Judge of the Criminal Court.
Jesse Paul Padilla—Someone you should know By Todd C. Miller Law Related Education for the Public, June 2015 Learn more about this dynamic and inspirational attorney.
From writing fiction to fact—A profile of Justice David Ellis By Hon. Alfred M. Swanson, Jr. (Ret.) Bench and Bar, March 2015 Learn more about this dynamic author and Justice on the Appellate Court.
Spotlight on Margaret A. O’Sullivan By Kristen Prinz Women and the Law, February 2015 Learn more about Margaret O'Sullivan, mother and Guardian ad Litem in Cook County Probate Court.

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