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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.
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.
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.
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.

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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.

Chinese American Bar Association of Greater Chicago

Formed in 1986, the Chinese American Bar Association of Greater Chicago is the first local bar association for attorneys of Asian descent in the Chicago area. Part of our mission is to advance the rule of law by educating the pan-Asian community on legal issues and referring volunteer attorneys and translators to pro bono clinics.

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.

Chicago Bar Association

The Chicago Bar Association recognizes and commemorates Law Day. It is a day for us to contemplate the vital role of the rule of law as a pillar of our nation’s principles.
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