October 01, 2015

Section Members Gather in Chicago at the ABA Annual Meeting

Among the event's festivities was recognition of the service by out-going Council members Solomon Oliver Jr., Tracy Giles, and Morgan Sammons

The Chair's Dinner is a good time to socialize with colleagues and meet new ones.

Kutak Award Reception: Friday, July 31, Chicago Westin River North

Tom Sullivan, the 2015 Kutak Award recipient, celebrated with his family and staff.

Joan Howland, Council Chair, and Jeffrey Lewis, Kutak Award Committee Chair, with Tom Sullivan

Several former Kutak Award recipients were on hand to welcome Tom Sullivan to their ranks: (left to right) Peter Winograd, James White, Tom Sullivan, Erica Moeser, Jeffrey Lewis, and Gerald VandeWalle.

Navigating the Waters of Student Debt: Sunday, August 2, Chicago Marriott Downtown Magnificent Mile

The Section co-sponsored a successful joint program, Navigating the Waters of Student Debt, with the Law Student Division on Sunday, August 2nd during the ABA’s Annual Meeting in Chicago. The complimentary program featured a panel that included 2014-2015 Section Chair Joan Howland and Section Secretary Edward Tucker, as well as Amy Tien-Gordon of Access Group, and law students Josephine Bahn, Christopher Jennison and Linamaria Perez . The interactive discussion advised students on how they can prudently manage their finances while pursuing their legal education and establishing themselves in the legal profession.

Read the ABA Journal article about the program.

The Section also participated in the Young Lawyers Division’s Section Connect Fair during the Annual Meeting, which allowed the opportunity to connect with young lawyers and make them aware of the Section’s various publications and resources for young lawyers.

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