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Francis X. Riley Lecture on Professionalism

Toi HutchinsonNIU Law will host its 24th Annual Francis X. Riley Lecture on Professionalism at 4:00 p.m. on Friday, April 7th in the Riley Courtroom of Swen Parson Hall.

This year’s lecture, entitled "Professionalism and Ethics for Lawyers in Elected Office in the Age of Alternative Facts," will be given by Illinois State Senator from the 40th District and NIU College of Law alumna Toi Hutchinson ('14).

The lecture will be followed by a reception and the 22nd Annual Public Interest Law Society Auction.

The Francis X. Riley Lecture on Professionalism was established in 1994 to honor the late Professor Emeritus Riley, who devoted his life to the law and legal education. The lecture series brings distinguished speakers to the Northern Illinois University College of Law to discuss current issues relating to the legal profession. Previous speakers include:

James J. Alfini 2016
Honorable Charles R. Wilson 2015
Kenneth C. Chessick, MD ('84) 2014
Professor Carole Silver 2013
Lawrence J. Fox 2012
Cherilyn Murer ('78) 2011
Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan 2010
Honorable John W. Darrah 2009
Professor Emeritus Gordon B. Shneider  2008
Justice Modibo Ocran 2007
Patrick J. Fitzgerald, Esquire 2006
Jim Ryan, Esquire 2005
Professor Bruce R. Jacob 2004
Honorable Thomas L. Kilbride 2003
Professor Robert F. Drinan, S.J. 2002
Nancy L. Kaszak, Esquire ('78) 2001
Professor Richard C. Boldt 2000
Cheryl Niro, Esquire ('80) 1999
Jerold S. Solovy, Esquire 1998
Professor David B. Wilkins 1997
Honorable Abner J. Mikva 1996
George E. Bushnell, Jr., Esquire 1995
Honorable Marvin E. Aspen 1994

Francis X. Riley Lecture on Professionalism

Francis X. Riley

Friday, April 7, 2017

4:00 p.m.

Francis X. Riley Courtroom
Swen Parson Hall

Lecture followed by reception and PILS Auction

CLE credit pending

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