This list recognizes forty exemplary young attorneys in Illinois every year from among hundreds of nominations.
Congratulations to our 2013 award recipients! They were selected from among many nominations for their outstanding contributions to public interest law and pro bono in Illinois.
In December 2010, the Senate unanimously confirmed Edmond Chang as a United States District Judge for the Northern District of Illinois. Judge Chang began service on the court in early January 2011, and was at that time the youngest federal judge in the nation.