Never forget where you come from. Bloom where you’re planted. Pay it forward. These are the three principles that Justice Lisa Holder White, the first Black woman on the Illinois Supreme Court, lives by. She is Chicago Lawyer’s 2022 Person of the Year.
When Ilana Diamond Rovner was 7 years old, she wrote an essay for her second grade class boldly professing: “I want to be a lawyer.”
One class during Meg Ledebuhr’s third year at Chicago-Kent College of Law fueled her legal passion and allowed her to carve out a niche practice.
We rarely cite unpublished opinions, but there is an interesting one in the state’s Second District. On Aug. 2, the court filed In re the Marriage of Katsap, 2022 IL App (2d) 210706 and it’s the first case in Illinois involving a divorce and the allocation of frozen embryos.
Everyone’s heard of the holiday elf who watches and snitches while perched on a shelf.
I had lunch with an attorney who recently graduated from law school. She is embarking on her journey as a full-time professional. She asked about my career path and requested advice about how she could achieve her goals.
40 Under Forty 2022Congratulations to this year's 40 Under Forty class of attorneys.
Salute! Women in Law 2022Chicago Lawyer is proud to present the 2022 Salute! Women in Law special section.