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Law prof joins ISBA Child Law Section Council

August 13, 2013
Lawrence Schlam

Lawrence Schlam

NIU College of Law professor Lawrence Schlam was recently appointed a member of the Illinois State Bar Association’s Child Law Section Council.

The Child Law Section Council is intended:

  • to keep attorneys apprised of relevant issues in juvenile justice, child and family law, adoption and guardianship;
  • to study as well as create child-related legislation;
  • to provide skills training for lawyers working in juvenile and family law; and
  • to foster discussion on improvements in any and all legal matters pertaining to children.

Professor Schlam regards juvenile and family law as areas of particular interest and expertise. He is a published author on the subject of juvenile law and recently helped author a brief heard before the U.S. Supreme Court on adoption rights.