2014 Unity Award Dinner

The 2014 Unity Award Dinner and 12th Swearing-In of Bar Presidents Ceremony was held on Tuesday, December 2, 2014, at the Chicago Hilton.

Unity Award Recipients:
Hon. Rita B. Garman – Chief Justice, Illinois Supreme Court
Hon. Diane P. Wood – Chief Judge, United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit

Advocates for Diversity:
Kevin J. Conway – Partner, Cooney & Conway
Hon. Abishi C. Cunningham, Jr. – Cook County Public Defender
John L. Litchfield – Associate, Foley & Lardner LLP
Hon. Jessica A. O’Brien – Judge, Circuit Court of Cook County
Floyd D. Perkins – Partner, Ungaretti & Harris LLP
Larry R. Rogers, Jr. – Partner, Power Rogers & Smith PC

A copy of the evening’s program is available here

2014 Recipients

Karen N. Arenas – Jerold S. Solovy Diversity Scholarship Award
Gerald Polanco – Jerold S. Solovy Diversity Scholarship Award
Kayla Marie Reyes – Jerold S. Solovy Diversity Scholarship Award
Rikkilee Moser – Public Interest Advocate Scholarship Award
Adam Motz – Public Interest Advocate Scholarship Award

Hannah Walsh – Public Interest Advocate Scholarship Award
Allyson M. Bain – Disabled Law Student Scholarship Award
Breeia N. Little – LSAT Scholarship Award
Rima Sleiman – Elder Law Scholarship Award
And a scholarship toward the ABA’s Section of Litigation Judicial Intern Opportunity Program (JIOP)

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