CBA Record Sept-Oct 2019

PRESIDENT’S PAGE BY JESSE H. RUIZ For the Public Good: With Privilege Comes Responsibility


EDITORIAL BOARD EDITOR-IN-CHIEF Justice Michael B. Hyman Illinois Appellate Court

ASSOCIATE EDITOR Anne Ellis Proactive Worldwide, Inc.

SUMMARY JUDGMENTS EDITOR Daniel A. Cotter Latimer LeVay Fyock LLC

Association. The CBF has again scheduled an exciting week of programming October 21st through October 25th to highlight the great work that lawyers and legal aid organizations in our community do to help individuals and organizations that are strug- gling to gain access to justice. The programs also raise awareness of the continued need for this vital work (please go to chicagobar- to learn more and register to attend these events). Of course, pro bono is the abbrevi- ated version of the Latin phrase pro bono publico, which translates to “for the public good.” If you search for the term on Wike- pedia, you will find a definition that says it is “a Latin phrase for professional work undertaken voluntarily and without pay- ment. Unlike traditional volunteerism, pro bono uses the specific skills of professionals

YLS JOURNAL EDITORS Daniel J. Berkowitz Aronberg Goldgehn

Kruti Patel Charles Wintersteen & Associates Kaitlin King Hart David Carson LLP

Carolyn Amadon Samuel, Son & Co. Amy Cook The Farmer Chef Alliance Nina Fain Janet Sugerman Schirn Family Trust Anthony F. Fata Cafferty Clobes Meriwether & Sprengel LLP Clifford Gately Hinshaw & Culbertson Jasmine Villaflor Hernandez Cook County State’s Attorney’s Office Lynn Semptimphelter Kopon Kopon Airdo LLC John Levin Kathryn C. Liss DePaul University College of Law Bonnie McGrath Law Office of Bonnie McGrath Clare McMahon Law Office of Clare McMahon Pamela S. Menaker Clifford Law Offices Peter V. Mierzwa Law Bulletin Media Kathleen Dillon Narko Northwestern University School of Law Adam J. Sheppard Sheppard Law Firm, PC Richard Lee Stavins

E very fall the Chicago Bar Foundation and the Chicago Bar Association cel- ebrate Pro BonoWeek, which is also celebrated nationally by the American Bar

Robbins, Saloman & Patt, Ltd. Rosemary Simota Thompson Judge E. Kenneth Wright, Jr. Circuit Court of Cook County

THE CHICAGO BAR ASSOCIATION Sharon Nolan Director of Marketing

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