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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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Judge Jorge Alonso

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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Mark Palmer

Commission Sends Mentor Model Abroad

Chinese firm taking cues from state high court’s civility group. The organization tasked by the Illinois Supreme Court with in-stilling civility among legal professionals is spreading its message more than 6,500 miles beyond state lines. Last month, Mark C. Palmer,…
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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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Professionalism Commission Marks 10 Years

Handed a lofty mission by high court, group spreads goal of improving lawyers’ conduct. It was a seemingly daunting assignment that the Illinois Supreme Court gave to the newly formed Commission on Professionalism at the outset of its formation a…
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