Patricia Brown Holmes, the second black woman to serve as president of The Chicago Bar Association and a founding member of the Black Woman Lawyers’ Association of Greater Chicago, is well-thought of throughout the legal community and South Side Chicago.
The title J.D. next to a legislative candidate’s name might not be the deciding factor in an election, but at least a few of Illinois’ lawyer-legislators say their legal backgrounds have impacted their careers as state lawmakers.
With the dust settled after the Nov. 8 election, prominent bar associations have begun to craft their legislative agendas for an Illinois General Assembly that is still overwhelmingly controlled by Democrats who are still at odds with a Republican governor.
Conventional wisdom holds that working a job you dislike can drive you to drinking. Paul Hletko took it one step further — working a career he disliked drove him to help others drink.
The view from the 39th floor of Clark Hill’s new Chicago office offers a front-row seat to one of the city’s biggest tourist attractions.
When homeless youths need help, Graham Bowman hopes a new app can help them find it.
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