Public Interest Law Initiative

How to Be an Effective Advocate: A View from the Bench

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A panel of judges will share their expectations and suggestions for new attorneys to be effective advocates, and will discuss the role attorneys play in addressing the access to justice gap.


  • Judge Edmond E. Chang, United States District Court for the
    Northern District of Illinois
  • Judge Catherine A. Schneider, Cook County Circuit Court
  • Justice Carl Walker, First District Appellate Court

Enter the building at 304 South State Street and give your name to security.

Lunch will be provided for everyone in attendance. Online registration is required by 12:00 pm on Monday, June 17th If you have questions, please contact Rebecca Fernandez by email or by phone at 312-832-5127.

Venue: John Marshall Law School, Room 1200

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