Illinois Senator Toi Hutchinson (’14) will serve as the featured speaker for the College of Law’s annual Francis X. Riley Lecture on Professionalism. Her lecture entitled, “Professionalism and Ethics for Lawyers in Elected Office in the Age of Alternative Facts,” will be given on Friday, April 7, from 4-5 p.m. in the Riley Courtroom in Swen Parson Hall.
Senator Hutchinson, who is an NIU Law alumna from the Class of 2014, has represented the 40th District of Illinois since 2009. She currently serves as chairwoman of the Senate Revenue Committee and is a member of numerous other committees including Commerce and Economic Development, Government Reform, Public Health and the Judiciary.
Immediately following the lecture, attendees are invited to stay and BID BIG at the Public Interest Law Society Auction from 5-9 p.m. All proceeds will be used for students who volunteer and work in public interest legal positions over the summer.