November eNotes

NIU Law Brings Classes Together for Reunions
Over 100 alumni and guests enjoyed a spirited evening of laughter and memories at Harry Caray’s Italian Steakhouse in Lombard, IL on November 13, 2015. The groups gathered to celebrate class reunions for the NIU Law Classes of 1980, 1985, 1990, 1995, 2000, 2005 and 2010...More


Stephen J. Hegedus ('15) was hired as a court clerk to the Honorable Kirsten Nielsen Hartig of the 52nd District Court of Michigan, 4th Division...More

Alyssa Freeman ('15) recently became an associate at Heyl Royster in Rockford, IL. She concentrates her practice in civil defense litigation, including medical malpractice, toxic torts, workers' compensation, and civil rights litigation...More

Chris Kelly ('09) was promoted to chief of the Executive Communications Unit at U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) in Washington, D.C...More

Wade Blumenshine ('15) has joined Heyl Royster in Peoria, IL as an associate. His primary area of practice is civil litigation, with a concentration on commercial litigation and toxic tort defense...More

Meg Hogan ('13) has joined Heyl Royster as an associate in its Rockford, IL office, where she focuses her practice on civil litigation with a concentration in toxic tort and asbestos defense...More

Retiring NIU Law Faculty Honored at Reception
NIU Law celebrated the careers of three long-time distinguished faculty members at a retirement reception on Tuesday, November 17th held at the College of Law...More

Legal Prep Academy Visits NIU Law
Dean Mark Cordes and NIU Law welcomed Sam Finkelstein, founder of Chicago Legal Prep Academy, and a group of its students on November 18, 2015...More

Zeke Giorgi Legal Clinic Hosts Domestic Violence Vigil
In recognition of Domestic Violence Awareness Month, NIU Law’s Zeke Giorgi Legal Clinic hosted the 14th Annual Shining the Light on Domestic Violence Ceremony on October 28, 2015...More

Champions Crowned in 2015 2L Mock Trial Competition
NIU Law recently held its 2015 2L Mock Trial Competition, which finished up on Thursday, October 29th...More


Free Alumni Access to LexisNexis Digital Now Available
NIU Law alumni are able to digitally check out titles from the LN Digital collection, at no charge, for a set period to their computer or mobile device...More

Public Interest Law Society Publishes Newsletter and Asks you to Save the Date
In the 2015-2016 edition of the PILS Newsletter, the organization provides updates on their fundraising efforts as well as how their students are doing in their internships and requests that alumni save the date of Friday, April 1, 2016 for their annual PILS Auction fundraiser...More


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