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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…

Law alum installed as Illinois State Bar Association president

NIU Law alumnus Rick Felice (’79) is sworn in June 20 as the 138th president of the Illinois State Bar Association by Illinois Supreme Court Justice Robert R. Thomas at the organization’s annual meeting.
NIU Law alumnus Richard D. Felice (’79) was installed June 20 as president of the Illinois State Bar Association (ISBA) at the organization’s annual meeting at the Grand Geneva Resort in Lake Geneva, Wis. Felice, who became the 138th president, took the helm of the largest bar organization in the state with more than 32,000 members. During…

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