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Law alum James F. McCluskey elected to IBF board

James McCluskey
NIU College of Law alumnus James F. McCluskey, a partner in the Lisle-based law firm Momkus McCluskey, LLC, has been elected to the board of directors of the Illinois Bar Foundation (IBF), the charitable arm of the Illinois State Bar Association (ISBA). McCluskey, of Batavia, concentrates his practice in the trial of professional and commercial liability…

Law Library sets hours for fall semester

NIU’s David C. Shapiro Memorial Law Library has released a schedule of hours for the fall semester. From Monday, Aug. 18, through Tuesday, Nov. 25, the library is open: from 7:30 a.m. to 11:30 p.m. Monday through Thursday; from 7:30 a.m. to 8 p.m. Friday; from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday; and from noon to 11:30 p.m. Sunday. From 6…

Illinois Bar Foundation awards post-grad fellowship to NIU Law alumna

Alexis Simmons
The Illinois Bar Foundation, the charitable arm of the Illinois State Bar Association, has awarded one of its inaugural post graduate legal fellowships to Alexis Simmons, a 2014 graduate of NIU College of Law. Simmons will work at the school’s Zeke Giorgi Legal Clinic in Rockford, beginning in August. The foundation launched its post graduate legal fellowships program…

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