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    • Wednesday, March 17, 2021
    • 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM (CDT)
    • Zoom
    Register

     Free to JSOL members
    $50 for Non-Members

    Join the Justinians for this lunchtime event.

    You'll hear directly from the panelists on issues of the day followed by deeper discussion in breakout rooms.  

    Panelists

    JUDGE CELIA GAMRATH

    In 2010, the Illinois Supreme Court appointed Judge Celia Gamrath to the Circuit Court of Cook County.  She was elected by voters in 2012 and retained in 2018. Judge Gamrath is assigned to the General Chancery Division.

    Prior to becoming a judge, Judge Gamrath was an appellate law clerk for Justice Thomas Rakowski of the First District Appellate Court. She later became a partner of Schiller, DuCanto & Fleck, the largest law firm in the country focusing exclusively on family law.

    JUDGE DANIEL B. MALONE

    On February 24, 2009, Malone was appointed by the Illinois Supreme Court to a 3rd Subcircuit judgeship in the Circuit Court of Cook County. He was elected to a six-year term in November 2010 and retained in 2016. Malone was initially assigned to the 1st Municipal District, Traffic Center.

    In March 2011, he was transferred to Housing Court. In 2013, he was reassigned to the Probate Division where he handled Minor Guardianship and Disabled Adult Guardianship cases. In October 2016, he was reassigned to Decedent’s Estates in Room 1807. In July 2019, he was named as the Acting Presiding Judge of the Probate Division.

    JUDGE PATRICIA O’BRIEN SHEAHAN 

    Judge Sheahan is a Cook County Circuit Court judge, currently assigned to Law Division, Motions Section, Calendar D, Courtroom 2207 in the Daley Center. She previously covered civil non-jury trial courtrooms and a civil jury motion call, as well as a post-judgment and miscellaneous remedies call in the First Municipal District.

    Judge Sheahan serves on the Board of Directors of the Illinois Judges Association and serves as a Topic Editor of the Illinois Judicial Benchbook on Civil Law and Procedure.

    • Thursday, March 18, 2021
    • 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM (CDT)
    • Virtual
    • 86
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    Justinian Children's Endowment Fund 2021 Grant Virtual Mixer

    Please join us for a special evening celebrating the contributions of time, talent and resources, given by Justinian Society of Lawyers Members to further the Children's Endowment Fund and its mission to assist and aid disadvantaged or disabled children, without regard to ethnicity, race or religion.  

    We are pleased to announce the recipient of the Justinian Children's Endowment Fund 2021 Grant:

    Maryville Academy – Maryville Children’s Healthcare Center (CHC)  provides highly skilled nursing care and transitional hospital-to-home services for pediatric patients from underserved, low-income, at risk families living in the Chicago metropolitan area with complex medical conditions or chronic illnesses. 

    All proceeds benefit The Justinian Society of Lawyers Endowment Fund, a 501(c)(3) Non-Profit Organization. Contributions are tax deductible to the extent of the law.

    • Wednesday, April 21, 2021
    • 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM (CDT)
    • Zoom


    April Webinar 



     Free to JSOL members

    $50 for Non-Members*

    Details to be announced.


     *Renew or join the Justinian Society of Lawyers.

    • Wednesday, May 19, 2021
    • 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM (CDT)
    • Zoom

    Webinar

    A Guide for Early Career Lawyers Panel

    with 

    Michael F. Bonamarte,IV 

     Free to JSOL members
    $50 for Non-Members*

    Program description to follow

    Speaker

    Michael F. Bonamarte is a managing partner and trial attorney at Levin & Perconti in Chicago.  He is a past president of the Justinian Society and current chair of the Justinian CLE committee.  He’s the immediate past chair of the AAJ Nursing Home Litigation Group and a member of Illinois Trial Lawyers Association Board of Managers.  He has tried many cases to jury verdict resulting in several upper seven figure verdicts and a recent eight figure verdict.  Mike is also currently serving on the governing board of Consumer Voice, a national organization dedicated to championing and protecting the rights of nursing home residents.  Mike speaks regularly to consumers and attorneys across the country.

     *Renew or join the Justinian Society of Lawyers.

    • Wednesday, June 16, 2021
    • 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM (CDT)
    • Zoom

    Webinar

    Courtroom Technology

    with 

    Brian Monico 

     Free to JSOL members
    $50 for Non-Members*



     *Renew or join the Justinian Society of Lawyers.

    • Wednesday, July 21, 2021
    • 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM (CDT)
    • Zoom

    Webinar

    Jury Selection

    with
     

    Michael Bonamarte 

     Free to JSOL members
    $50 for Non-Members*

    Speaker

    Michael F. Bonamarte is a managing partner and trial attorney at Levin & Perconti in Chicago.  He is a past president of the Justinian Society and current chair of the Justinian CLE committee.  He’s the immediate past chair of the AAJ Nursing Home Litigation Group and a member of Illinois Trial Lawyers Association Board of Managers.  He has tried many cases to jury verdict resulting in several upper seven figure verdicts and a recent eight figure verdict.  Mike is also currently serving on the governing board of Consumer Voice, a national organization dedicated to championing and protecting the rights of nursing home residents.  Mike speaks regularly to consumers and attorneys across the country.

     *Renew or join the Justinian Society of Lawyers.

    • Thursday, October 21, 2021
    • 6:00 PM - 11:00 PM (CDT)

    Save the date for

    A Centennial Celebration

    Galleria Marchetti 
    825 W Erie St, Chicago 

    All proceeds benefit the Justinian Society of Lawyers Endowment Fund, a 501(c)(3) Non-Profit Organization.  Your contribution is tax-deductible to the extent allowed by law.

Past events

Thursday, February 18, 2021 Bring a Friend Mixer
Wednesday, February 17, 2021 Diversity, Equity and Inclusion: Not Just Words
Thursday, December 17, 2020 Holiday Mixer
Wednesday, December 16, 2020 The Supreme Court: The Changing Court and Self-Evident Truths, a look back and forward
Thursday, November 19, 2020 Past Presidents and Scholarship Awards - a Zoom Celebration and Tasting Event
Sunday, September 20, 2020 Scholarship Application Deadline
Monday, June 01, 2020 Annual Business Meeting and Election
Thursday, February 13, 2020 Casino Night 2020
Thursday, November 21, 2019 Past Presidents and Scholarship Dinner
Thursday, October 24, 2019 Complimentary Cocktail Reception - Justinian Society of Lawyers and National Italian American Bar Association (NIABA)
Monday, October 14, 2019 Columbus Day Parade
Thursday, September 12, 2019 Installation & Awards Dinner
Wednesday, June 05, 2019 Justinian 2019 Annual Golf Outing
Wednesday, May 15, 2019 Installation of Officers
Thursday, April 18, 2019 Nomination of Officers
Wednesday, April 10, 2019 JMLS / Justinians Cocktail Reception
Thursday, March 21, 2019 Children's Endowment Dinner
Thursday, February 21, 2019 Casino Night
Thursday, November 15, 2018 Past President's and Scholarship Dinner
Thursday, October 25, 2018 Cocktail Event at Jenner & Block
Wednesday, October 10, 2018 Joint Member Social
Monday, October 08, 2018 Columbus Day Parade
Wednesday, September 26, 2018 Installation & Awards Dinner
Wednesday, June 06, 2018 Annual Golf Outing
Wednesday, May 16, 2018 Installation of Officers
Thursday, April 12, 2018 Nomination of Officers
Thursday, March 15, 2018 CEF Fundraiser
Thursday, February 15, 2018 Justinian February Event
Thursday, January 18, 2018 Joint Chapter Dinner
Thursday, November 16, 2017 Past President Reception
Thursday, October 19, 2017 Scholarship Dinner
Monday, October 09, 2017 Columbus Day Parade
Wednesday, October 04, 2017 Installation & Awards Dinner
Wednesday, October 04, 2017 Installation Dinner Ad Book
Wednesday, June 07, 2017 Annual Golf Outing
Thursday, May 18, 2017 DuPage Justinian Installation of President and Officers
Wednesday, May 17, 2017 Installation of Officers
Thursday, April 20, 2017 Nomination of Officers
Thursday, March 16, 2017 Children's Endowment Fund Dinner
Tuesday, March 14, 2017 DuPage Justinian St. Joseph's Day Dinner
Thursday, February 23, 2017 DuPage Justinian Members' Night Out
Thursday, January 19, 2017 Joint Chapter Dinner
Thursday, December 01, 2016 DuPage County Justinians Christmas Party
Thursday, November 17, 2016 Past Presidents Reception
Thursday, October 20, 2016 Scholarship Dinner
Tuesday, October 18, 2016 DuPage County Justinians Annual Charity Ball (Costume Party)
Monday, October 10, 2016 Columbus Day Parade
Thursday, September 15, 2016 Installation & Awards Dinner
Wednesday, September 14, 2016 JMLS Office of Alumni Relations & Development Honor Antonio Romanucci ('85)
Wednesday, August 17, 2016 Illinois Judges Foundation Annual Summer Reception
Thursday, July 28, 2016 Reception Honoring Umberto S. Davi - ISBA President 2015-2016
Wednesday, June 08, 2016 Annual Golf Outing
Tuesday, May 24, 2016 Global Legal Skills Conference
Wednesday, May 18, 2016 Installation of Officers Dinner Meeting
Thursday, April 14, 2016 Nomination of Officers
Wednesday, April 06, 2016 Chicago-Kent College of Law Justinian Society Celebration
Monday, March 28, 2016 Annual Justinian Law School Chapter Meatball Madness
Monday, March 28, 2016 Loyola University Chicago School of Law CLR Symposium
Thursday, March 17, 2016 Children's Endowment Fund Dinner
Thursday, February 25, 2016 Distinguished Professional Services Joint Dinner The John Marshall School Award of Exemplary Professional Service
Thursday, February 18, 2016 Joint Justinian Chapter Bocce Tournament
Thursday, February 04, 2016 The CrossCultural Lawyer (complimentary program)
Thursday, January 28, 2016 Greek Philosophers, Founding Fathers & American Law

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