July eNotes

Vince CorneliusNational Law Journal Names NIU Law Among Top Ten Schools for Graduates Entering Public Interest Careers
NIU Law has been recognized by the National Law Journal as one of the nation’s top law schools – 8th on the list of top 20 schools - for delivering graduates into government and public interest careers...More


Save the Date: Class Reunions - Reunion Committee Members Needed
Reunions will be held on Friday, November 4, at Harry Caray’s in Lombard, IL for the Classes of 1981, 1986, 1991, 1996, 2001, 2006 and 2011. We are looking for 4-5 class members from each class to serve on the reunion committee. Please contact Melody Mitchell at mmitchell@niu.edu or 815-753-1027 if you are interested in serving...More

Clayton KawskiOn Friday, July 15, 2016, Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker appointed Clayton Kawski ('07) to serve as a judge on the Dane County Circuit Court...More

Adam VaughtAdam R. Vaught (’05) was named partner at Hinshaw & Culbertson in Chicago, IL...More

Hon. Diann MarsalekHon. Diann K. Marsalek (’89) was elected treasurer of the Illinois Judges Foundation and a member of the Board of Directors for the Illinois Judges Association...More

Dartesia PittsDartesia Pitts ('05) was installed as president elect for the Cook County Bar Association on July 8th. In addition, Dartesia received the National Bar Association’s 40 under 40 Award on July 19th...More

Nick Alexander ('07) has been named associate legal counsel for Stryker Corporation, a Michigan-based health care products company...More

Meeghan Lee ('04) has been appointed by the Mercer County, IL Board to serve out the remainder of the term of retiring State's Attorney Greg McHugh...More

Jennifer Sellers Wong (’06) made partner at Early Tousey Regan Wlodek & Wong in Elgin, IL. She maintains a general practice with an emphasis in higher educational law, contract matters and disputes, personal injury, real estate, estate planning and civil litigation...More

Yolanda KingProfessor King Participates in Lutie A. Lytle Black Women Faculty Workshop
On July 9, 2016, Professor Yolanda M. King presented her book chapter, Pushing the Body Beyond its Limits: Copyright Protection of Body Art, at the 10th Annual Commemorative Lutie A. Lytle Black Women Faculty Workshop...More

David RosenfeldProfessor Tan Selected for Emerging Leaders Program
NIU Law Professor Morse Tan has been chosen to participate in the Chicago Council on Global Affairs’ 2017 Emerging Leaders Program...More

Anita MaddaliProfessor Cain Testifies Before Illinois Supreme Court Rules Committee
Clinical Professor Paul J. Cain testified on July 8, 2016 at a public hearing before the Illinois Supreme Court Rules Committee in support of Proposal 15-05, which would modify Supreme Court Rule 941 and create Supreme Court Rule 943...More

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