2022 – Hon. Catherine Schneider

Described appropriately by her colleagues as an “unsung hero,” Judge Catherine Schneider has been dedicated to legal aid, pro bono, and access to justice from the time she graduated from Loyola University Chicago School of Law in 1994. Early in her legal career, she was the Pro Bono Coordinator for Lawyers’ Committee for Better Housing […]

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2021 – Hon. Maxwell Griffin, Jr.

The Honorable Maxwell Griffin, Jr. has spent his nearly two decades as a judge dedicated to serving vulnerable families and children. After many successful years as an attorney in private practice, Judge Griffin began serving as an Associate Judge in the Child Protection Division of the Circuit Court of Cook County in October, 2003. In […]

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