CBA Sept.-Oct. 2020

CBA Staff News Jennifer Byrne will now serve as the CBA’s Director of Continuing Legal Edu- cation. Lindsay Wunrow will be joining the CBA as the Director of the Young Law- yers Section. CBA Public Affairs Director Sally Daly has left the Association and we wish her much success in her new position. Condolences Condolences to the family and friends of Judge Brian L. Crowe .

Burns … The ARDC has announced the appointment of the following attorneys to its Equal Justice Rules Committee: Timo- thy Louis Bertschy , Chair; LaShana T. Jackson , Vice-Chair; Judge Vincent F. Cornelius ; Amy E. Crawford ; Leynee C. Flores ; Lea S. Gutierrez ; Cannon D. Lambert, Sr. ; Jerome E. Larkin ; Scott Renfroe ; Judge Diane M. Shelley ; Allison L. Wood ; and Michael Zhang … Chief Judge Rebecca R. Pallmeyer has appointed a Racial Justice Diversity Committee for the Northern District of Illinois. Committee members include:

Judge Rubén Castillo (Ret.), Judge Ann C. Williams (Ret.), Judge Mark Filip (Ret.), Judge Arlander Keys (Ret.), Judge Nan R. Nolan (Ret.), Aurora Austriaco , Angela E.L. Barnes , Olivia Luk Bedi , Martin P. Greene , Eileen M. Letts , and Gil M. Soffer . CARPLS will host its annual Golden Gavel Celebration virtually on October 1, 2020 ( The Lawyers Trust Fund of Illinois has a new address: 65 East Wacker Place, Suite 1900, Chicago, Illinois 60601.

Good Trouble: A Documentary Screening & Film Discussion Wednesday, October 28; 3-4 p.m. Grab your popcorn and settle into the comfort of your own home to watch this new docu- mentary about the late Congressman John Lewis, a civil rights leader and American hero. You’ll receive a special private screening link to use anytime during Pro BonoWeek. Then join us on Wednesday for a discussion of the film’s central topic, voting rights, and learn more about nonpartisan pro bono opportunities to protect one of our country’s most fundamental rights. Register at


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