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  • Help an Outstanding Attorney Get Some Well-Deserved Recognition
    April 16, 2014

    The CBA and CBF are accepting nominations through May 16, 2014 for our pro bono and public service awards, which will be presented at our annual Pro Bono and Public Service Awards Luncheon on July 15, 2014. These awards celebrate outstanding members of the legal profession who have used their talents and resources to improve access to justice for the less fortunate in our community. Learn more…

  • CBF Works to Sway Hearts and Minds in Washington
    April 11, 2014

    Earlier this week, attorneys and staff members representing the CBA and CBF, the Illinois State Bar Association, and the American Bar Association traveled to Washington D.C. to participate in ABA Day, the ABA’s annual advocacy event in Washington. Each year, Congress considers legislation that impacts access to justice, the justice system and the legal profession. Read more…

  • Justice Entrepreneurs Project and Nora Endzel Featured in Chicago Tribune’s Blue Sky Innovation
    March 10, 2014

    Blue Sky Innovation, the Chicago Tribune’s new site for news related to innovation and entrepreneurship, featured the Justice Entrepreneurs Project and JEP participant Nora Endzel in a recent video. Nora talks about how JEP lawyers are embracing a new kind of legal practice, through innovative pricing models, collaboration and technology. Watch the video…