The CBF Recognizes Exemplary Attorneys In Our Legal Community
Each year the CBF partners with The Chicago Bar Association to recognize exemplary attorneys in our legal community through the CBF/CBA Pro Bono and Public Service Awards and the Justice John Paul Stevens Award. Nominations for all awards are now open. Learn more here.
The Pro Bono and Public Service 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. This year’s event will be in-person at the Hilton Chicago on Thursday, July 20th from 12-1:30pm. Learn more about the event here.
Congratulations to the 2022 Recipients
Kimball R. Anderson and Karen Gatsis Anderson Public Interest Law Fellowship | Nicole Smith, Cabrini Green Legal Aid
Exelon Outstanding Corporate Counsel Award | Chantal Kazay, Discover Financial Services
Justice Thomas L. Kilbride Public Service Award | Hon. Catherine Schneider, Circuit Court of Cook County
Edward J. Lewis II Pro Bono Service Award | Shelisa M. Thomas, Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP
Maurice Weigle Exceptional Young Lawyer Award | Patrick Yingling, Reed Smith LLP
Leonard Jay Schrager Award of Excellence | Dean Jennifer Rosato Perea, DePaul University College of Law
Thomas H. Morsch Public Service Award | Pat Wrona, CARPLS Legal Aid