CBA Record March-April 2020

PRESIDENT’S PAGE BY JESSE H. RUIZ Spring is the Right Time to Renew Your Commitment to the CBA

The Chicago Bar Association


President Jesse H. Ruiz

enhance our careers and renew our spirit. Active participation in The Chicago Bar Association is exactly this type of commit- ment, and spring is an ideal time to renew our commitment to the CBA. The CBA provides its members with many opportunities that help them become better lawyers, with more fulfilling careers and lives. It provides its members with enough free CLE opportunities to meet Illinois MCLE requirements over the course of two years. Our CLE programs are conveniently offered in-person at the CBA Building, via live webcast, and via on- demand video. Of course, attending the CBA’s very informative CLE programs is extremely beneficial, it is just one of many benefits the CBA provides its members. The over 120 committees that members can serve on provide for in-depth learning opportunities, but also valuable network- ing opportunities with fellow lawyers and judges. Members have the opportunity

First Vice President Maryam Ahmad

Second Vice President E. Lynn Grayson

Secretary Ray J. Koenig III

Treasurer Timothy S. Tomasik Executive Director Terrence M. Murphy

Assistance Executive Director Elizabeth A. McMeen Immediate Past President Steven M. Elrod BOARD OF MANAGERS Jonathan B. Amarilio Octavio Duran Sharon L. Eiseman Nina Fain Charles P. Golbert Judge LaShonda A. Hunt Judge Diane Joan Larsen Judge Lori E. Lightfoot Kathryn C. Liss Michael R. Lufrano Lauren S. Novak Judge Nichole C. Patton Trisha M. Rich Federico M. Rodriguez Ajay N. Shah

S pring is in the air, and it brings not only warmer weather, but a time of renewal. It is a time of fresh starts and renewed commitments. As lawyers we have so many demands on our time, that we can easily lose sight of the commitments we make that actually

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