The Illinois Bar Foundation Needs Your HelpBy Rory T. WeilerJanuary 2021The Illinois Bar Foundation, which assists fellow lawyers who have fallen upon hard times, has acted quickly to address the economic crisis that has resulted from COVID-19.
ISBA Launches Rural Practice Fellowship Program as Component of Rural Practice InstituteBy Daniel R. Thies & Lois J. WoodJanuary 2021In an effort to address the ongoing shortage of attorneys practicing in rural Illinois, the ISBA has launched the Rural Practice Institute Fellowship Program, which aims to connect rural and small-town law firms interested in hiring law clerks and associates with law students and newer attorneys desirous of practicing law in rural areas of Illinois.
Supporting the Illinois Bar Foundation’s Lincoln Legacy SocietyBy Hon. Edward J. Schoenbaum, (ret.)January 2021The Lincoln Legacy Society is the Planned Giving Program of the Illinois Bar Foundation, supporting the Foundation’s mission to administer access to justice programs throughout Illinois and offer financial aid to attorneys and their families during times of crisis.