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








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 Patrice Ball-Reed, Circuit Court of Cook County
  • Justice Aurelia Pucinski, Illinois Appellate Court, 1st District

This seminar is part of PILI’s Summer Educational Series.

Join us in-person starting at 11:45am for lunch.

Advanced registration is required. If you have questions, please contact Grayson Alexander by email or by phone at 312-832-5136.

In an effort to keep everyone safe and comfortable, we ask that you do not attend this event in person if you are feeling unwell on the day of this program/event, have recently tested positive for COVID-19, or if you have possibly been exposed to COVID-19 recently.