Wednesday, September 19, 2018

Appellate Justice from Poland to Speak at 9/24/18 General Meeting of Advocates Society


On Monday, September 24, 2018 at 5 p.m., the Advocates Society, the Association of Polish American Lawyers, will host currently sitting Appellate Justice Bogdan Jedrys of Poland, who will discuss the current situation in the Polish judicial system. Justice Jedrys is a member of the independent Association of Polish Judges and will speak after a short general meeting.


The meeting will be held at Hinshaw & Culbertson, LLP, 151 N. Franklin St., Suite 2500, Chicago, Illinois 60606. There is no fee to attend, but participants must register in advance. To register, please RSVP to the Advocates Society President Kristen Kozlowski Lyons at attorneykristen@gmail.com.


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Tuesday, September 18, 2018

Cases Pending


The Illinois Supreme Court's September Term began on Monday, September 10th.  The Term will include oral argument in 12 civil cases and 10 criminal cases between September 11th and September 19th.  Below is a listing of the 12 civil cases that will be heard:
 

Thursday, September 13, 2018:

Sienna Court Condominium Assoc. v. Champion Aluminum Corp., No. 122022
Beaman v. Freesmeyer, No. 122654
Carmichael v. Laborers’ & Retirement Employees Annuity & Benefit Fund of Chicago, No. 122793 (cons.)
Stanphill v. Ortberg, No. 122974

 

Tuesday, September 18, 2018:

Gregg v. Rauner, No. 122802
Piccioli v. Board of Trustees of Teachers Retirement System, No. 122905
Gonzalez v. Union Health Services, Inc., No. 123025
First Midwest Bank v. Cobo, No. 123038
Sperl v. Toad L. Dragonfly Express, No. 123132

 

Wednesday, September 19, 2018:

A&R Janitorial v. Pepper Construction, No. 123220
Palm v. Holocker, No. 123152
Wingert v. Hradisky, No. 123201

                                                            

Below is a summary of one of the civil cases to be argued.  As always, more information about all pending criminal and civil cases is available in the ALA's Cases Pending newsletter.



Wednesday, September 12, 2018

Ayuda Legal Fundraiser September 13, 2018

On September 13, 2018, from 5:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m., the Hispanic Lawyers Association of Illinois, the Puerto Rican Bar Association, NLG Chicago, and The Puerto Rican Agenda will be hosting a fundraiser to support the recovery in Puerto Rico at Humble Bar, 3018 West North Avenue, Chicago, Illinois.


Tickets are available at www.tickettailor.com/events/nlgchicagoandayudalegal/185138


Donations may be made at www.latinojustice.org/en/donate



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Tuesday, September 11, 2018

Appellate Practice Seminar Cosponsored with the Peoria County Bar Association Scheduled for September 12 Has Been Cancelled

The seminar, Appellate Practice for the Trial Attorney, scheduled for Wednesday, September 12, 2018, from 1:00 p.m. until 5:00 p.m. at Spalding Pastoral Center, 419 NE Madison Ave. in Peoria, Illinois, has been cancelled.


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Wednesday, August 29, 2018

Appellate Lawyers Association to Co-Sponsor Case Reenactment with Diversity Scholarship Foundation on September 5

The ALA is honored to serve as a co-sponsor of the Diversity Scholarship Foundation’s reenactment of Mendez v. Westminster, a landmark civil rights case that addressed issues of equal protection and social equality.

The event will be held on Wednesday, September 5, 2018, from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at Loyola University School of Law, 25 East Pearson Street in Chicago. There will be a cocktail reception from 5:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m., followed immediately by the program from 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Entry is FREE; seats are limited.

To learn more about the event, please visit the Diversity Scholarship Foundation website.

To register, please click here.



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Friday, August 10, 2018

Event Announcement: Volunteer Tutoring at the Chicago Bar Association

You can join your fellow lawyers in helping children from Englewood become a better readers. Lend-A-Hand Tutoring at the CBA is seeking volunteer tutors for its one-to-one tutoring program, which meets on Tuesdays from 5:30 to 7:00 p.m. at the Chicago Bar Association, 321 S. Plymouth Court in Chicago. Orientations will be on September 4 and 11. Program is sponsored by Lawyers Lend-A-Hand to Youth. 


For more info, contact Jenna Meyers at (312) 554-2053, email jmeyers@lawyerslendahand.org


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Wednesday, July 11, 2018

D.C. Circuit Judge Kavanaugh nominated for U.S. Supreme Court


D.C. Circuit Court Judge Brett Kavanaugh has been nominated to replace retiring Justice Anthony Kennedy on the Supreme Court of the United States.

Judge Kavanaugh was appointed to the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals in 2006, and is a graduate of Yale Law School.

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