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Ed Walsh To Retire From Commission on Professionalism

Long-time Commissioner and current Vice Chair of the Illinois Supreme Court Commission on Professionalism, Edward J. Walsh, is retiring from the Commission.  Although Ed, the founding partner of Walsh, Knippen & Cetina, Chartered, continues to selectively represent clients who have…
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Former Commissioner Gwen Rowan Passes Away

Gwen Rowan, former Commissioner of the Illinois Supreme Court Commission on Professionalism has passed. Regrettably, on April 27, 2017, Gwen succumbed to her long battle with colon cancer. She leaves behind her only daughter Alexandria McChristen. In 2005, Gwen accepted the…
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Save the Date: “The Future Is Now” is Back

After a successful event last April, the Illinois Supreme Court Commission on Professionalism is bringing The Future Is Now Conference back in 2017. This May, the Commission will host its 2nd annual future law conference discussing innovations and practices impacting…
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Commission Welcomes New Commissioner Judge Alonso

Created to advance professionalism within the legal profession, the Illinois Supreme Court Commission on Professionalism relies on its fourteen commissioners to ensure civility remains a cornerstone of law practice throughout the entire state. On January 9, 2017, Judge Jorge Alonso,…
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Mentoring Overseas: 2Civility Mentoring Program Goes International

Lawyer-to-Lawyer mentoring doesn’t just occur within state lines for the Illinois Supreme Court Commission on Professionalism. Our 2Civility Mentoring Program has gone global. Recently, the Commission on Professionalism assisted Chinese law firm, Beijing Shangquan Law Firm (BSLF), and a number…
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Reardon Reappointed Professionalism Committee Chair

For many years, the American Bar Association’s Standing Committee on Professionalism has sought to improve the legal profession by promoting greater competence, civility, and a higher level of ethical conduct — a mission that aligns with work of the Illinois…
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Commission To Present At South Dakota Bar Convention

The Illinois Supreme Court Commission on Professionalism has spent years changing the conversation on professionalism in the legal profession. Thanks to the dedicated work of our Commissioners and staff, we have been asked to speak about civility, professionalism, and inclusion,…
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