Thomas Chiola

Thomas Chiola: A Historic First for Illinois Public Office

In recognition of Pride month, the Illinois Supreme Court Commission on Professionalism (Commission) will feature biographies of LGBTQ+ legal professionals who have promoted a culture of civility and inclusion within the Illinois legal community. Our first biography, featuring Pearl Hart, came…
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scholarship

IJF Accepting Applications for Law School Scholarship

Are you a law student or know a law student who could use scholarship assistance? The Illinois Judges Foundation (IJF) is accepting applications for a $5,000 scholarship until 3:00 p.m. on June 20, 2019. The Harold Sullivan Scholarship was established…
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Pearl Hart: A Life Dedicated to Protecting Civil Liberties

In recognition of Pride month, the Illinois Supreme Court Commission on Professionalism (Commission) will feature biographies of LGBTQ+ legal professionals who promoted a culture of civility and inclusion within the Illinois legal community. Keep an eye out for additional biographies…
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Limited Legal Technicians

New Mexico to Consider Limited Legal Technicians

New Mexico is the latest state to consider authorizing limited legal technicians (LLTs) to provide civil legal services to people unable to afford an attorney. In a press release earlier this month, the New Mexico Supreme Court announced the formation…
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