September eNotes

NIU Law Award Honorees
Share Dedication to their Communities
NIU Law Dean Mark Cordes and the Law Alumni Council honored alumni and friends who share a dedication to the communities they serve during their annual Awards Reception September 24 at the University Club of Chicago...More


Marishonta Wilkerson ('15) Awarded Fellowship from
Illinois Bar Foundation

The Illinois Bar Foundation (IBF), the charitable arm of the Illinois State Bar Association, has awarded one of its 2015 Post Graduate Legal Fellowships to Marishonta Wilkerson, a 2015 graduate of NIU Law...

Register for the NIU Law Class Reunions
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...More

James F. McCluskey (’79) has joined the Board of Directors of Naperville CARES. Naperville CARES is a charitable organization that assists families in financial crisis with meeting their essential needs by providing emergency financial support and resources...More

Jim Pretlow ('08) has been named Volunteer of the Month for September 2015 by the organization Coordinated Advice & Referral Program for Legal Services (CARPLS). CARPLS is a legal aid service that offers an immediate response to the every day legal problems confronting low-income residents of Cook County, IL...More

Melinda Rowe-Sullivan ('03) has been named as an arbitrator for the Illinois Workers’ Compensation Commission by Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner...More

NIU Law expresses our deepest sympathy to family of alumnus Bruce A. Brennan ('86), who passed away earlier this year...More

NIU Law Repeats as One of the Best Value Law Schools in the Nation
NIU Law is again ranked among the top law schools in the nation based on value by the National Jurist magazine. As part of its 2015 Best Value Law Schools study, NIU Law was named among the top 64 schools featured on the list...More

Join the College of Law for Homecoming 2015
with 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 NIU Law Tailgate Party at Alumni Village...More

NIU Law Student Raquel Chavez Begins Term on Board of Trustees
Hampshire, IL resident and NIU Law student Raquel Chavez took office July 1 as the NIU Board of Trustees' newest voting member. She is the first female student elected to the board...More

Free Alumni Access to LexisNexis Digital Coming Soon
The law library has been able to secure free digital access to our Mathew Bender treatises, our LexisNexis Illinois materials, selected Federal materials, IICLEs and more for our alumni...More

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