November eNotes

Professor Jones Named “Outstanding Coach and Mentor” at National Latina/o Law Student Association Annual Meeting in Boston
The National Latina/o Law Student Association (NLLSA) alumni group recognized NIU College of Law Professor Robert Jones with the Outstanding Coach and Mentor award at its annual meeting in Boston in October...More


Three Northern Law Alumni Honored as “40 under 40” Attorneys by Chicago Daily Law Bulletin
Alumni Karoline Carstens (‘06), Elizabeth Shine Hermes (‘03) and Adam R. Vaught (’05) have been honored as “40 under 40” attorneys by The Chicago Daily Law Bulletin...More

Alumna Karla Altmayer ('12) Starts Group to End Gender-Based Violence
Karla Altmayer (’12), has co-founded Healing to Action, a public service organization whose mission is to end gender-based violence...More


We Need Your Help on Giving Tuesday!
The NIU community is gearing up for Giving Tuesday on November 29th. With any donation to the College of Law, you will not only provide vital aid to students and faculty, but you can help us win a competition between all seven academic colleges at NIU for an $8,000 matching gift...More

Save the Date: U.S. Supreme Court Swearing-In
Plans are currently underway as Northern Law will host a group to be sworn in by the U.S. Supreme Court Justices on May 15, 2017. This event is often described as an experience you will never forget!...More

Dartesia Pitts ('05) was honored with a Leading with Virtue Award on November 4, 2016...More



Kristian Parker ('10) has been promoted to general counsel for Teamsters Local 705...More



Dean Molitor ('13) was featured in the spotlight of the Association of Corporate Counsel's Chicago newsletter...More



Michael Cortina ('98) received the Lawyer's Assistance Program (LAP) Executive Director's Award from Executive Director Robin Zalewski Belleau ('95) on November 3, 2016...More


Irakere Picon (’15) was a featured speaker at the Loyola University Chicago School of Law's public interest law symposium, called "(Un)Documented: Human Impact of Our Immigration Policies and Advocacy Strategies," on Friday, November 11, 2016...More

Professor Wendy Vaugh is flanked on either side by former clinical students of hers as she accepts her award.Professor Wendy Vaughn Receives Shining the Light on Domestic Violence Recognition Award
On October 26, 2016, the Illinois Seventeenth Judicial Circuit’s Family Violence Coordinating Council awarded Clinical Associate Professor Wendy Vaughn with the 2016 Shining the Light on Domestic Violence Recognition Award...More

Third-year Student Miranda Hernandez Featured in FLAP Field Report
Third-year student Miranda Hernandez was interviewed for the Fall 2016 edition of the FLAP Field Report, the official newsletter of the Farmworker and Landscaper Advocacy Project...More

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