Chicago Daily Law Bulletin archives, 2013-14

Chicago Daily Law Bulletin archives

Plus Chicago Lawyer and Leading Lawyer stories

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2013 – 2014 (click here for 2015)

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Robert Ashmore, subject of my Law School Notes story, Dec. 13, 2013. (Casey Black Photography)
Robert Ashmore, subject of my Law School Notes story, Dec. 13, 2013. (Casey Black Photography)

2 DEC 2013 — Amicus Curious: Baker & McKenzie’s Robert Knuepfer receives Hungarian Order of Merit

6 DEC 2013 — Law School Notes: Northwestern Law launches Master of Science in Law

9 DEC 2013 — Amicus Curious: ISBA’s Dave Anderson retires (SUB)

10 DEC 2013Schiff, Hardin represents the Randolph Group in Weiman Products sale (SUB)

11 DEC 2013 — Scharf, Banks, Marmor’s holiday party (SUB) (free PDF)

12 DEC 2013 — LAF raises $19,000 for Giving Tuesday (SUB)

13 DEC 2013 — Law School Notes: John Marshall’s BELAW program helps Logan Square businessman start pedicab operation (free PDF)

16 DEC 2013 — Amicus Curious: intellectual property attorney Darren S. Cahr writes a young-adult novel about time travel

17 DEC 2013 — Northwestern alum donates $15 million to law school

19 DEC 2013 — Sunscreen lawsuit settles for $200 million (SUB)

20 DEC 2013 — Law School Notes: NIU creates accelerated law degree program (SUB)

23 DEC 2013 — Amicus Curious: Sean Mulroney, the club-owning, rock-playing attorney

26 DEC 2013 — Doug Masters named Chicago office head at Loeb & Loeb (SUB)

27 DEC 2013 — Law School Notes: DePaul’s service immersion trips

30 DEC 2013 — Amicus Curious: a children’s book written by attorney Seth Eisner

3 JAN 2014 — Law School Notes: IIT Chicago-Kent’s LL.M. trial advocacy program for international students

6 JAN 2014 — Suffrage at 17: Illinois teens can vote in primaries at 17 if they will be 18 by general election (SUB)

8 JAN 2014 — New Illinois policy won’t create ‘revolving door’ of lawyers (SUB)

9 JAN 2014 — Law firm combinations up 47% in 2013 (SUB)

10 JAN 2014 — Law School Notes: The Law School Partnership Project from Gideon’s Promise (free PDF)

13 JAN 2014 — Amicus Curious: How a New York doctor used an experimental cancer treatment to cure a lawyer’s daughter’s retinoblastoma

15 JAN 2014 — In Chambers: Lake County Courts chief judge John T. Phillips

16 JAN 2014 — Interview with Father Michael Pfleger (SUB)

17 JAN 2014 — Law School Notes: Chicago-Kent’s new praxis program

20 JAN 2014 — Amicus Curious: Reed Smith attorney J. Andrew Moss’s daily bike commutes from Oak Park to downtown (reprinted in the March 2014 Chicago Lawyer) (WITH VIDEO)

21 JAN 2014 — On the new reverse mentoring program from the Illinois Association of Defense Trial Counsel (SUB)

22 JAN 2014 — On new attorneys joining the Ronald McDonald House Charities of Chicagoland and NW Indiana board (SUB)

23 JAN 2014 — Obituary for attorney William R. Power

24 JAN 2014 — Law School Notes: Loyola expands health-care compliance program (SUB)

27 JAN 2014 — Amicus Curious: Father, daughter attending law school at the same time (free PDF) (free PDF with other photos)

29 JAN 2014 — $7 million injury settlement (SUB)

31 JAN 2014 — Law School Notes: You Are What You Tweet – How Illinois law schools use Twitter

3 FEB 2014 — DePaul Law dean Gregory Mark to resign (SUB)

7 FEB 2014 — Law School Notes: DePaul’s new 3rd Year in Practice program

10 FEB 2014 — Amicus Curious: Edward Voci – John Marshall adjunct professor, CBA Orchestra percussionist, Lyric Opera supernumerary (free PDF)

11 FEB 2014 — The ABA’s task force on legal education comments on Illinois law school experiential learning initiatives (SUB)

13 FEB 2014 — New e-discovery offering from McDermott, Will & Emery (SUB)

14 FEB 2014 — Law School Notes: Northwestern’s Entrepreneurship Law Center (SUB)

18 FEB 2014 — Northwestern uses $1 million donation for ‘flipped classroom’ model (SUB)

20 FEB 2014 — Lawyer Enrico Mirabelli and the National Italian American Sports Hall of Fame (SUB)

21 FEB 2014 — Law School Notes: SIU creates pro bono graduation requirement (SUB)

Jaclyn Stacy AKA Anihilist Nin (center, crouching) competes in a roller derby bout on February 15, 2014. (photo by Ben Speckmann)
Jaclyn Stacy AKA Anihilist Nin (center, crouching) competes in a roller derby bout on February 15, 2014. (Ben Speckmann for Chicago Daily Law Bulletin)

24 FEB 2014 — Amicus Curious: Jaclyn Stacy of LAF AKA Anihilist Nin of the Windy City Rollers

26 FEB 2014 — Results on the NAWL’s 8th annual survey on women in AmLaw 200 (SUB)

27 FEB 2014 — Trial by ice: Chicago lawyers prepare for the Polar Plunge

28 FEB 2014 — Law School Notes: Profile on The John Marshall Law School, the first in my Illinois law school series

3 MAR 2014 — Amicus Curious: Kathryn Walker’s work with Step Up Women’s Network (SUB)

5 MAR 2014 — A look at Meckler, Bulger, Tilson, Marick & Pearson LLP on their 20th anniversary (free PDF)

7 MAR 2014 Law School Notes: IIT Chicago-Kent’s Entrepreneurial Law Clinic (free PDF)

10 MAR 2014 — Amicus Curious: Guy Maras, president of the Union League Club

12 MAR 2014 — John Marshall Law School’s slate of online courses (SUB)

14 MAR 2014 Law School Notes: DePaul names an interim dean 

17 MAR 2014 — Amicus Curious: Jana Barbe of Dentons, board president of Thresholds (SUB)

19 MAR 2014 — Attorney helps save woman in Chicago River suicide attempt 

20 MAR 2014 — Obituary for attorney Keith E. Roberts Sr. (SUB)

21 MAR 2014 — Law School Notes: Loyola’s Civitas ChildLaw Center (free version)

24 MAR 2014 — Amicus Curious: Edward L. Foote of Winston & Strawn LLP, “The Roy Hobbs of Law” (re-published on www.winston.com)

26 MAR 2014 — Speech coverage of Chief U.S. District Judge Ruben Castillo and Chicago Corporation Counsel Stephen R. Patton (SUB)

28 MAR 2014 — Law School Notes: Profile on Northern Illinois University College of Law, the second in my Illinois law school series

31 MAR 2014 — Amicus Curious: Margrethe Kearney’s domestic violence pro bono work

On set at Chicago Tonight with Joel Weisman on March 27, for my April 21 story. (photo by Ben Speckmann for Chicago Daily Law Bulletin)
On set at Chicago Tonight with Joel Weisman on March 27, for my April 21 story. (Ben Speckmann for Chicago Daily Law Bulletin)

Chicago Lawyer Magazine, April 2014 issue: Chicago lawyers meet the Pope

1 APR 2014 — Bluegrass charity concert for Misericordia

2 APR 2014 — In Chambers: Cook County Associate Judge Stanley Sacks (free PDF)

7 APR 2014 — Amicus Curious: Western Golf Association chairman Dennis O’Keefe (free PDF)

11 APR 2014A look at the relationship between the legal communities of Poland and Cook County (SUB)

11 APR 2014 Law School Notes: Loyola’s moot court team that won an international competition in Hong Kong

14 APR 2014 Amicus Curious: Preview of the sixth state’s attorney’s reunion

15 APR 2014Northwestern honors alum Newton Minow (SUB)

18 APR 2014 Law School Notes: SIU’s legal globalization program (free PDF)

21 APR 2014 Amicus Curious: Contract & media law attorney and television host Joel Weisman

22 APR 2014 Obituary for attorney RoxAnne L. Rochester (SUB)

23 APR 2014$2 million settlement for wrongful death suit (SUB)

25 APR 2014 Law School Notes: University of Chicago’s Corporate Lab (free PDF)

26 APR 2014 Law Day 2014: Profile on Exavier B. Pope (WITH VIDEO)

26 APR 2014 Law Day 2014: How Exavier B. Pope uses Twitter to build his brand

28 APR 2014 Amicus Curious: Trademark & copyright attorney Jeffrey Brown and his associations with boxer Angel “El Diablo” Manfredy, Kid Rock and LeBron James

29 APR 2014ARDC ruling on attorney who stole more than $600,000 from clients (free for Law Day)

30 APR 20147th Circuit ruling on bill of costs for 28-year-old abortion clinic litigation (free for Law Day)

1 MAY 2014 Law dean transition at U. of I. (free for Law Day)

2 MAY 2014 — Law School Notes: John Marshall’s Public Health Emergency Law class (free for Law Day)

5 MAY 2014 Amicus Curious: NFL agent and property tax law attorney Kenneth Sarnoff

7 MAY 20147th Circuit ruling on asylum application (SUB)

9 MAY 2014 — Law School Notes: Profile on Northwestern University School of Law, the third in my Illinois law school series

12 MAY 2014 Amicus Curious: Family law attorney Kimberly Cook recalls surviving the U.S. invasion of Panama (free PDF)

16 MAY 2014Obituary for attorney and LGBT activist Paul A. Lutter

16 MAY 2014Law School Notes: Deans Corkery, Krent and Yellen react to ABA Task Force on Financing Legal Education (SUB)

19 MAY 2014 Amicus Curious: Litigator, mediator, teacher, author… magician. Meet Fred Lane, the Great Fredini (WITH VIDEO) (linked at lane-lane.com)

20 MAY 2014Obituary for 7th subcircuit judge Anthony Burrell (SUB)

21 MAY 2014 — In Chambers: Lake County Associate Judge Elizabeth Rochford (SUB)

23 MAY 2014Law School Notes: How U. of I.’s Community Preservation Clinic prepares students for the job market (SUB)

28 MAY 2014Obituary for retired Lake County judge David Hall (SUB)

29 MAY 2014Carpenter receives $5.7 million jury verdict, an Illinois record for non-amputation hand injuries (SUB)

30 MAY 2014Law School Notes: SIU Law pairs with the ISBA for the Illinois Law and Leadership Institute, and other summer events throughout the state

2 JUN 2014Profile of Eugena Whitson-Owen, incoming president of the Women’s Bar Association of Illinois (SUB)

6 JUN 2014 — Law School Notes: Northwestern gives out 10 Pritzker fellowships for public interest work 

9 JUN 2014Amicus Curious: Five attorney authors share tips on the publishing process (free PDF)

10 JUN 2014 Profile of Lynn Cavallo, incoming president of the DuPage County Bar Association (SUB)

12 JUN 2014 Williams, Montgomery & John hire eight new lawyers from Steptoe & Johnson (SUB)

13 JUN 2014 — Law School Notes: SIU law & medicine alum travel to Germany to learn about the harm their fields caused during the Holocaust (free PDF)

16 JUN 2014 Amicus Curious: Moyenda Mutharika Knapp and her father A. Peter Mutharika, president of Malawi (WITH VIDEO)

20 JUN 2014 Law School Notes: A Batman-themed law school test at John Marshall

23 JUN 2014 Amicus Curious: Man of Steel — Ironworker & lawyer Jay Luchsinger (free version)

24 JUN 2014 Jennifer A. Waters, new executive director of NAWL (SUB)

27 JUN 2014Law School Notes: The John Marshall Law School hosts an international conference on elder law, and other summer events throughout the state (SUB)

1 JUL 2014 Amicus Curious: World War II veterans on the 56th Honor Flight Chicago, Part 1 of 2

2 JUL 2014 Amicus Curious: World War II veterans on the 56th Honor Flight Chicago, Part 2 of 2 (with VIDEO)

7 JUL 2014 — Obituary for attorney Matthew Carmody

9 JUL 2014In Chambers: Cook County Associate Judge Dennis J. Porter (SUB)

10 JUL 2014 Lawyers Lend-a-Hand’s children’s book drive (SUB)

11 JUL 2014 — Law School Notes: Interview with former DePaul law dean Gregory Mark – Part 1 of 2 (PART 2 JULY 18)

14 JUL 2014 Amicus Curious: Carlos S. Arevalo, the first Hispanic president of the McHenry County Bar Association (SUB)

16 JUL 2014 Illinois Bar Foundation’s new legal aid fellowship (SUB)

17 JUL 2014 Twins reunite as boutique firm adds tax practice (SUB)

18 JUL 2014 — Law School Notes: Interview with former DePaul law dean Gregory Mark – Part 2 of 2 (SUB) (PART 1 JULY 11)

21 JUL 2014  Supreme Court recap event recap (SUB)

22 JUL 2014  Christopher Behan, SIU’s new associate dean of academic affairs (free PDF)

24 JUL 2014 — Chicago attorney files Amicus brief regarding Zivitofsky v. Secretary of State AKA “The Jerusalem/Israel Passport Case” (free PDF)

25 JUL 2014 — Law School Notes: University of Chicago’s Law Firm Challenge (free PDF)

28 JUL 2014 — Amicus Curious: Legendary Chicago lawyer Newton Minow of “vast wasteland” fame

With Newton Minow in his Sidley, Austin LLP office on June 25, for my July 28 story. (Chandler West for Chicago Daily Law Bulletin)
With Newton Minow in his Sidley, Austin LLP office on June 25, for my July 28 story. (Chandler West for Chicago Daily Law Bulletin)

30 JUL 2014 — How Mayer, Brown’s flexibility helped Joanna K. Horsnail climb the ladder (SUB)

31 JUL 2014 — Cyclist hit by truck receives record $9.75 million settlement (SUB)

Chicago Lawyer Magazine, August 2014 issue: The 15th annual Women Everywhere community service day

4 AUG 2014 — Amicus Curious: Michael Scudder of Skadden does pro bono work following career stops with Supreme Court Justice Kennedy and the George W. Bush White House (SUB)

5 AUG 2014 — Cook County Justice Advisory Council awards 16 nonprofits with a total of $680,000 in recidivism reduction grants (SUB)

7 AUG 2014 — Meet Garvin A. Ambrose, new chief of staff at the Cook County State’s Attorney’s office (SUB)

8 AUG 2014 — Law School Notes: Marc D. Falkoff, NIU professor and Guantanamo Bay detainee attorney

11 AUG 2014 — Amicus Curious: Steven Mandell, entertainment and media attorney of cases involving Michael Jordan, Milli Vanilli, Rod Blagojevich, Paula Abdul, a bloodied NATO photographer and others

12 AUG 2014 —  ABA and law schools team up for orientation on professionalism (SUB)

18 AUG 2014 — Amicus Curious: Jan Feldman of Lawyers for the Creative Arts (SUB)

19 AUG 2014 — ABA’s webinar on ethical pitfalls for new lawyers (SUB)

20 AUG 2014 — In Chambers: Cook County Circuit Judge and traffic court supervising judge Diann K. Marsalek (SUB)

22 AUG 2014 — Law School Notes: Everything you ever wanted to know about law school (but were afraid to ask) — tips from 2Ls on the 1L year

25 AUG 2014 — Amicus Curious: Michael Barnicle of Duane, Morris, the plane-jumping Army lawyer

26 AUG 2014 — Seyfarth Shaw’s new coaching program for associates (SUB)

27 AUG 2014 — Tales of a French judicial intern (SUB)

29 AUG 2014 — Law School Notes: Profile on IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law, the fourth in my Illinois law school series

"Being here right now, I'm hoping that phone rings ... which likely it's going to." John Patton, aka The SWAT Team
“Being here right now, I’m hoping that phone rings … which likely it’s going to.” John Patton, aka The SWAT Team

Leading Lawyers Magazine, September 2014 issue: Cover story on “the parachuter” John Patton

3 SEP 2014 — Judge: deleted tapes hurt plaintiff’s case in potential age discrimination demotion (SUB)

5 SEP 2014 — Law School Notes: NIU students start professionalism group (SUB)

9 SEP 2014 — Ruth Bader Ginsburg at CBA speaker series (SUB)

12 SEP 2014 — Law School Notes: Jared Reynolds of IIT Chicago-Kent, winner of the 2014 Race Judicata (SUB)

15 SEP 2014 — Amicus Curious: Joseph Gagliardo, labor & employment lawyer and bass guitarist who played with Chuck Berry

16 SEP 2014 — Center for Disability and Elder Law’s online fundraising campaign (SUB)

19 SEP 2014 — Law School Notes: Northwestern’s $150 million fundraising campaign, largest in school history

22 SEP 2014 — Amicus Curious: Andrew Stroth, entertainment agent and sports marketing guru

23 SEP 2014 — The Jerome Gilson Honorary PILI internship (SUB)

25 SEP 2014 — Obituary for attorney Jerry J. Burgdoerfer (SUB)

26 SEP 2014 — Law School Notes: profile on the Marquette Law Poll and comparison to Illinois (SUB)

1 OCT 2014 — Loyola professor Anita Weinberg receives “excellence in teaching” award (SUB)

2 OCT 2014 — Meet Joseph Q. McCoy, new managing partner at Bryan Cave Chicago

3 OCT 2014 — Law School Notes: The John Marshall claw school — profile on JMLS’s animal law program (SUB)

6 OCT 2014 — Amicus Curious: Marta Almodovar, the bridge between the court systems of Cook County and Poland

8 OCT 2014 — In Chambers: Lake County traffic judge Joseph V. Salvi (SUB)

9 OCT 2014 — Obituary for attorney John E. Juergensmeyer (SUB)

15 OCT 2014 — How attorney Devon Bruce won a $40 million settlement for the city of Dixon, whose comptroller Rita Crundwell stole $53.7 million

17 OCT 2014 — For pro se litigants, more help is on the way with an expanding Illinois JusticeCorps (SUB)

20 OCT 2014 — Amicus Curious: Amanda Wendorff, Ironwoman (SUB)

22 OCT 2014 — Posse Foundation honors Patrica Brown Holmes (SUB)

24 OCT 2014 — Law School Notes: Profile on DePaul’s Asylum & Immigration Clinic (SUB)

27 OCT 2014 — Law Bulletin 160: The story of Law Bulletin Publishing Company’s 160 years

29 OCT 2014 — Alcoholism in the legal profession: a panel by Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation

Nov. 4, 2000, Northwestern vs. Michigan: Anthony Thomas reaches for the ball that Sean Wieber (not pictured) poked loose. (photo from mlive.com)
Nov. 4, 2000, Northwestern vs. Michigan: Anthony Thomas reaches for the ball that Sean Wieber (not pictured) poked loose. (photo from mlive.com)

3 NOV 2014 — Amicus Curious: Sean Wieber of Winston & Strawn, a Northwestern football alum and the man who forced the fumble on Anthony Thomas in the 2000 Northwestern-Michigan game (nice shout out to the story)

5 NOV 2014 — Marcia Owens, new president of the Coalition of Women’s Initiatives (SUB)

7 NOV 2014 — Law School Notes: New lawyers take the oath

10 NOV 2014 — Amicus Curious: Meet Keli Knight, Yondi Morris and Jessica Reddick of KMR Law Group

12 NOV 2014 — Illinois state bar exam pass rate drops to 80.9 percent

14 NOV 2014 — Law School Notes: Profile on Southern Illinois University School of Law, the fifth in my Illinois law school series

17 NOV 2014 — Amicus Curious: Matthew Smith, agent and son of Buccaneers coach Lovie Smith

18 NOV 2014 — Loyola becomes first Illinois school to auto-enroll students into Barbri course, and a look at an NIU-Barbri workshop partnership (SUB)

19 NOV 2014 — In Chambers: Cook County Associate Judge James Snyder (SUB)

20 NOV 2014 — Elmwood Park wins fight over fees for video-gambling access (SUB)

21 NOV 2014 — Law School Notes: IIT Chicago-Kent’s Practice & Professionalism class, part of the Praxis program from 1-17-14 story (SUB)

24 NOV 2014 — Amicus Curious: 40 years of Roosevelt University’s paralegal program (SUB)

Richard 'King of Kings' Jones, one of about 80 students at Lawrence Hall Youth Services. (photo by Michael R. Schmidt)
Richard ‘King of Kings’ Jones, one of about 80 students at Lawrence Hall Youth Services. (photo by Michael R. Schmidt)

Chicago Lawyer Magazine, Dec. 2014/Jan. 2015 issue: Lawrence Hall Youth Services, one of Chicago’s hidden gems

1 DEC 2014 — Amicus Curious: Charles Laff of Michael, Best & Friedrich: IP lawyer, writing instructor (SUB)

2 DEC 2014 — Optimism for 2015 M&A market, says survey (SUB)

4 DEC 2014 — Obituary for John Marshall professor Benjamin Liu (SUB)

5 DEC 2014 — Law School Notes: Loyola’s partnership with the African Union and IIT Chicago-Kent’s partnership with UIC (SUB)

8 DEC 2014 — Amicus Curious: Patrick Heneghan of Schopf & Weiss, a Boy Scout trip leader

9 DEC 2014 — Adam Hoeflich of Bartlit, Beck wins AJC Chicago award (SUB)

11 DEC 2014 — Mark Wojcik of The John Marshall Law School wins AALS award (SUB)

12 DEC 2014 — Law School Notes: How members of Illinois’ Black Law Student Associations are balancing finals and protests in the wake of Ferguson and Eric Garner

16 DEC 2014 — Paul, Hastings wins unique pharmaceutical patent victory (SUB)

18 DEC 2014 — Illinois bar exam cut score increasing to 272 by July 2016

19 DEC 2014 — Law School Notes: Analyzing law school enrollment data

29 DEC 2014 — Amicus Curious: Three law school professors examine the impact of the law on happiness in their new book (free PDF)

30 DEC 2014 — Med-mal settlement nets $3 million (SUB)

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