Juan Morado Jr.

Lawyer Spotlight: Juan Morado Jr., Benesch

Our Lawyer Spotlight series highlights Illinois lawyers who are demonstrating the ideals of professionalism in their daily lives. These attorneys are teaching us how to adapt and thrive in the changing legal environment. Juan Morado Jr. is a partner at…
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Pro Bono Week 2020

Ways to Give Back During Pro Bono Week 2020

Legal organizations around Illinois will shift their focus to pro bono later this month during the annual Pro Bono Week celebration. From October 25-31, legal and civic organizations will hold virtual events that highlight the need for pro bono service…
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#CivilityChat with HLAI President Janneth Lanini

Each year, National Hispanic Heritage Month honors the cultures and contributions of Hispanic and Latino Americans and celebrates their influence on the history, culture, and achievements of the U.S. We spoke with Janneth Lanini, president of the Hispanic Lawyers Association…
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Painting of Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Lessons in Professionalism from RBG

Last Friday, Ruth Bader Ginsburg died at the age of 87. Ginsburg, affectionately known as RBG, was a trailblazing jurist who spent her career fighting for equal justice for women and other marginalized communities. She occupied the roles of U.S….
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photos of employees in a global network

Cultivating Corporate Culture During COVID-19

When the COVID-19 pandemic took hold in March, I thought we would be working from home for a couple of weeks to help flatten the curve. As Executive Director of the Commission on Professionalism, I didn’t make any long-term plans…
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Carl R. Draper

Lawyer Spotlight: Carl R. Draper, FeldmanWasser

Our Lawyer Spotlight series highlights Illinois lawyers who are demonstrating the ideals of professionalism in their daily lives. These attorneys are teaching us how to adapt and thrive in the changing legal environment. Carl R. Draper is a partner at…
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Cancel Culture

Civility Suffers in Cancel Culture

Civility has a tough row to hoe these days. In our national discourse, on our social media platforms, and even in the legal profession, civility can be fleeting. Instead, pejorative criticism unfettered by courtesy or respect has become the norm….
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