CHICAGO – The United States District Court’s Fifteenth Annual Awards for Excellence in Pro Bono and Public Interest Service is scheduled to begin at 1:00 p.m., Thursday, May 14, 2015, in the James Benton Parsons Memorial Courtroom (2525) of the Everett McKinley Dirksen United States Courthouse at 219 South Dearborn Street in Chicago, Illinois. These awards will honor area attorneys for their contributions in helping people most in need of assistance before the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois. The program is open to all attorneys and those interested in pro bono and public interest law and is free of charge.
This annual ceremony recognizing pro bono and public interest service before the Court is sponsored jointly by the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois and the Chicago Chapter of the Federal Bar Association. Matthew B. Moreland, the National President of the Federal Bar Association, will be the keynote speaker.
Awards for “Excellence in Public Interest Service” will be presented to:
- Brian A. Hart of Brian A. Hart Law Offices, P.C.
- Misty R. Martin of Segal McCambridge Singer & Mahoney, Ltd.
- Randall D. Schmidt, Professor of Law at the University of Chicago and Manager of the Mandel Legal Aid Clinic
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