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Legal community leans into philanthropy

Legal community leans into philanthropy

From packing school supplies and clothes for kids in need to backing Olympic athletes and high school students, Chicago-area lawyers find ways to give back in meaningful ways.
The legal spending report: Which lawyers got paid by the state in 2020

The legal spending report: Which lawyers got paid by the state in 2020

The state of Illinois spent just over $24.1 million in legal fees during Fiscal Year 2020, according to records from the comptroller’s office.
Ways forward from a watershed moment

Ways forward from a watershed moment

Officials at Chicago law firms last summer watched — alongside their colleagues, peers and fellow citizens — as demonstrators called for an end to systemic racism in the United States.
McMeen’s moment: The story behind the CBA’s newest director

McMeen’s moment: The story behind the CBA’s newest director

Elizabeth A. McMeen has more than 30 years of institutional knowledge at The Chicago Bar Association. It’s knowledge she expects will be her compass as she continues in her first year as executive director.

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Law Day Letters

Southwest Bar Association

Greetings from the Southwest Bar Association! We are pleased to share in the celebration of Law Day 2021.

Justinian Society of Lawyers

On behalf of the Justinian Society of Lawyers, I wish to extend our organizations support and best wishes for Law Day 2021 — Advancing the Rule of Law Now.

Women’s Bar Association of Illinois

As we make our way into 2021, we continue to face unprecedented challenges as a country and as a profession. These issues — a pandemic, global recession, the fight for racial justice — affect everyone in this country, but the impacts on women, and especially women of color, have proven particularly significant.

Cook County Bar Association

Shirley Chisholm once said that “service is the rent we pay for the privilege of living here on this earth.”
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