2017 Unity Award Dinner

2017 Unity Award Dinner & 15th Swearing-In of Bar Presidents Ceremony

Presented by the Diversity Scholarship Foundation, NFP
The John Marshall Law School

November 29, 2017

Reception 5 p.m.
Dinner and Program 6 p.m.
Chicago Hilton, Grand Ballroom
720 South Michigan Avenue
Chicago, Illinois

Unity Award Honorees

Robert A. Clifford
Founder and Senior Partner, Clifford Law Offices


Hon. Abner J. Mikva, posthumous


Advocates for Diversity

Sonia Antolec
Director of Hiring, Cook County State’s Attorney’s Office


Avanti D. Bakane
Partner, Gordon & Rees Scully Mansukhani, LLP


Hon. Jacqueline P. Cox
Judge, Northern District of Illinois, United States Bankruptcy Court


Hon. Moshe Jacobius
Presiding Judge, Circuit Court of Cook County, Chancery Division


Tony Shu
Principal Attorney, Tony T. Shu & Associates

20 Scholarships will be presented to law students from the following schools:

Chicago-Kent College of Law
DePaul University College of Law
The John Marshall Law School
Loyola University Chicago School of Law
Northern Illinois University College of Law
Northwestern Pritzker School of Law
Notre Dame Law School
University of Illinois College of Law
University of Wisconsin Law School

Individual Tickets:  $150
Table (seats 10):  $1,500

Tickets may be purchased on Eventbrite here

If you would like to sponsor the event please contact us at dsfchicago@gmail.com.

2017 Unity Award Dinner Contract and Sponsorship Levels

2017 Ad Book Information


We are still receiving funds for Mexico & Puerto Rico!

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