August eNotes

Professor Yolanda M. King Takes Copyright Law
“Outside the Box”
Professor Yolanda M. King has become a “go-to” resource for her thought leadership in the areas of Intellectual Property Law and Entertainment Law. She has written celebrated articles on tattoo copyright and is scheduled to speak as a panelist at a copyright symposium at Columbia Law School...More


2015 Alumni Awards Recipients Announced
The NIU Law Alumni Council has named the winners of the 2015 NIU Law Alumni Awards. Recipients will be honored at a reception on September 24, 2015 at the University Club in Chicago...More

Class Reunions Coming Up - Reunion Committee Members Needed
Reunions will be held on Friday, November 13, at Harry Caray’s in Lombard, IL for the Classes of 1980, 1985, 1990, 1995, 2000, 2005, 2010, and online registration is open. We are looking for 4-5 class members from each class to serve on the reunion committee. Please email or call 815-753-9655 if you are interested in serving...More

Ronald Wittmeyer (’82) was recently named the new president of the Northwest Suburban Bar Association at a banquet held on June 16, 2015. Wittmeyer (left) is pictured with outgoing NWSBA President William Kelley...More

Ron Sykstus ('87) was recently named a 2015 Alabama Super Lawyer by Thomson Reuters and the publishers of Business Alabama in the areas of consumer bankruptcy, consumer law and military law. He also recently published a book entitled “Bankruptcy – We Wrote the Book on It.”...More

Sonni Choi Williams ('99) has been elected to the Board of Directors of the Illinois Bar Foundation, the charitable arm of the Illinois State Bar Association...More

Celebrate Homecoming 2015 with the College of Law
Join your fellow students, faculty, staff and alumni in the NIU Law section for Homecoming 2015! For only $15 per ticket, enjoy NIU taking on Eastern Michigan. Before the game, be sure to stop by the free NIU Law Tailgate Party at Alumni Village...More

NIU Law Welcomes the Class of 2018
NIU Law welcomed the Class of 2018 to Swen Parson Hall on Thursday, August 13 for orientation. The new class of 85 students arrived eager to begin their journey towards a legal education. The first-year students are poised to add great distinctiveness to the NIU Law student body...More

Professor Colleen Boraca Writes Op-Ed in Chicago Sun-Times
Professor Boraca wrote a piece for the Sun-Times on July 23, 2015. Her article, "The Human Face of Proposed Budget Cuts," examines the state budget situation from the perspective of the homeless and the mentally ill, people with whom she works at the NIU Law Health Advocacy Clinic...More

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NIU Law Alumni Council Awards Reception
September 24, 2015

Homecoming Weekend
October 23-24, 2015

2015 NIU Law Class Reunions
November 13, 2015


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