Admission is $50 per person with a grand prize drawing at 7:00 p.m. For more information or to make reservations for the Oktoberfest benefit, contact Events CoordinatorTamra Drees at email@example.com or 312/554-2057. Congratulations Judge Amy St. Eve on her investiture to the U.S. Court of Appeals Seventh Circuit… YLS Chair Jonathan B. Amarilio and our YLS received the ABA’s Comprehensive Award for the best YLS programming and received the top awards for Service to the Public, Service to the Bar and Diversity… Aurora Austriaco, past CBA President, received the Filipino American Lawyers Association’s 2018Trailblazer Award…The Federal Court will be celebrating its 200th Anniversary on March 1…Illinois Senate President John J. Cullerton will be the keynote speaker at the Lawyers’ Assistance Program Annual Dinner on November 1 at the Union League Club. LAP will present the Warren Wolfson Excellence in Education Award to Northern Illinois University College of Law, the Carl Role- wick Award to Tracy Kepler and Kevin Kelly, the Michael J. Howlett Jr. Award to Christine Anderson, and the President’s Award to Lamont Walton and Natasha Dorsey … John F. Stimson was installed as the new President of the North Suburban Bar Association (NSBA)…Judge Thomas R. Mulroy, past CBA President, received NSBA’s L. Sanford Blustin Award… Vincent R. Vidmer will be installed as President of the Justinian Society of Lawyers’ annual meeting on September 26… Michael M. Carbonargi, Chair of Cook County’s Board of Review, will receive the Justinian Society’s Outstanding Achievement Award and Sam Tornatore will receive the Society’s Justinian Award of Excellence…Illinois Appellate Court Justice Cynthia Y. Cobbs is the new Chair of the Illinois Judicial Council. Jean Liu will be installed as the new president of the Chinese American Bar Association on October 11. Honorees at President Liu’s installation include Sharon Hwang, who will receive the Justice Laura Liu Lifetime Achievement Award; Tuyet Le, who will receive the Distinguished Service in Law
Award, and Jeffrey Koh, who will receive the Presidential Leadership Award Retired U.S. Court of Appeals Judge Ann Claire Williams received the Legal Assistance Foundation of Chicago’s Cham- pion for Justice Award, which was pre- sented by Andrea Zopp, President and CEO of World Business Chicago...Judge Raul Vega was named Acting Presiding Judge of the Circuit Court’s Domestic Violence Division, replacing Circuit Court Judge Sebastian T. Patti, who was named a Federal Immigration Judge in Los Angeles… Sara Su Jones, internation- ally renowned violinist extraordinaire and member of the CBA’s Symphony Orches- tra, performed at DePaul University’s spec- tacular Holtschneider Performance Center in celebration of the life and legacy of her music professor Mark Zinger … James J. Grogan, Deputy Director of the Illinois Attorney Registration and Disciplinary Commission, will receive Loyola Univer- sity School of Law’s Medal of Excellence on Saturday, October 13…Professor Mark E.Wojcik, The JohnMarshall Law School, received the 2018 Burton Foundation Award for Outstanding Contributions to Legal Writing Education and was also named Chair of the American Bar Association’s Standing Committee on the Law Library of Congress…Circuit Court Judges Diann K. Marsalek, Supervising Judge of the Traffic Division, and Mark J. Lopez, Domestic Relations Division, were honored by the Advocates Society for their career and contributions to the Polish Community… Maria Vathis, of counsel at Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner LLP, was installed as the new President of the National Federal Bar Association… Patrick A. Salvi II, managing partner at Salvi Schostok & Pritchard P.C., received the American Bar Association’s “Justice’s Above & Beyond Award”…U.S. District Court Chief Judge Ruben Castillo, U.S. District Court Judge Ronald Guzman, U.S. Magistrate Judge Maria G. Valdez, retired Circuit Court of Cook County Judges David Cerda and Consuelo E. Bedoya-Witt, and Miguel del Valle, Howard B. Brookings, and Anthony Young received History Maker Awards from the Latino Judges Association… Peter
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