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The NIU College of Law hosted its fifth lecture of the academic year Feb. 27 as part of the ongoing Murer Lecture Series on Professionalism. Daniel Lindsey, supervising attorney for the Legal Assistance Foundation of Metropolitan Chicago (LAF), presented “Accessing Justice for Homeowners: A Lawyer’s Tale” to first-year law students. Lindsey’s discussion centered on the history...
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The State of Illinois Appellate Court for the Second District will convene and hear oral arguments from 9:30 to 11:45 a.m. Wednesday, March 6, in the Francis X. Riley Courtroom of the NIU College of Law. Oral arguments will be followed by an informal question-and-answer session. A reception will then be held in the Thurgood...
Cover of November 2012 National Jurist
The NIU College of Law has been named as one of the Top 50 most diverse law schools in the nation by the National Jurist magazine. NIU Law made the list as part of the publication’s “Most Diverse Law Schools” article in its November 2012 issue. “I am particularly proud of our law school’s recognition...
The Chessicks cheer on the Huskies in the Orange Bowl.
The Northern Illinois University College of Law Alumni Council recently honored two of its most generous donors and passionate advocates. Kenneth (’84) and Ellen Chessick were honored in December at an NIU Law reception held at Chicago’s Sheraton Hotel. Hosted by Dean Jennifer Rosato and the NIU Law Board of Visitors, the event took place...
NIU Law Dean Jennifer Rosato speaks at the 10th anniversary of the Zeke Giorgi Legal Clinic. A portrait of the late legendary Rockford lawmaker hangs on the wall behind her.
The NIU College of Law prides itself on training lawyers “holistically,” not only with superb skills but also devoted to serving their communities ethically and passionately. Nowhere is this devotion more evident than in the College of Law’s clinical program. After more than 10 years of assisting clients and providing valuable experience to law students,...
From left: Kenya Jenkins-Wright (’03), new president; Melinda Rosales-Byerly (’03), new 2nd vice president; Brent Eames (’09), new 1st vice president; Laura Alms (’12), new secretary.
The NIU Law Alumni Council elected a new executive board during its quarterly meeting in October. President Kenya Jenkins-Wright (’03), 1st Vice-President Brent Eames (’09), 2nd Vice-President Melinda Rosales-Byerly (’03), and Secretary Laura Alms (’12) were all elected to serve two-year terms. Matt Pfeiffer (’00) will also remain a member of the executive board as immediate...
Cherilyn G. Murer
First-year law students enrolled at the NIU College of Law once again will have the opportunity to gain valuable insights into the ethical expectations of lawyers, thanks to Cherilyn and Michael Murer. Launched last fall, the series exposes first-year students at the NIU College of Law to legal scholars and luminaries from across the country to discuss...
Collage photo of law books, gavel, scales of justice
NIU’s College of Law has announced the creation of two new certificate programs: the Certificate in Criminal Practice and Certificate in Civil Advocacy programs. These specialized programs will give NIU Law students the opportunity to focus their legal education toward one of two distinct concentrations that build on existing strengths at NIU Law. The certificates...
PreLaw Tuition Winners 2012
Northern Illinois University College of Law was named as one of the top law schools in the nation when it comes to minimizing tuition inflation according to preLaw magazine in its Spring 2012 issue. The College of Law was represented on a list of “Tuition Winners” based on the lowest tuition increases by dollar amount of all...
Kristin Hoffman
Northern Illinois volleyball senior Kristin Hoffman (Batavia, Ill./Batavia) is one of 58 student-athletes for the 2011 fall season to receive an NCAA postgraduate scholarship. The standout setter recently finished a noteworthy four-year career with the Huskie volleyball program. “What Kristin has accomplished at Northern Illinois is simply outstanding,” said Jeff Compher, NIU associate vice president...
NIU’s Zeke Giorgi Legal Clinic is a shining example of a “crazy idea that worked.” So said LeRoy Pernell, former dean of the NIU College of  Law, to a crowd of nearly 100 faculty, staff, alumni and supporters who gathered Wednesday, Nov. 16, to mark the clinic’s first decade of service to the Rockford community....
NIU College of Law students stand outside the doors of the Zeke Giorgi Legal Clinic in downtown Rockford.
The NIU College of Law’s Zeke Giorgi Legal Clinic has been changing lives for a decade, both for the clients it serves and the students who work there. The clinic marked its 10th anniversary by hosting an event Wednesday, Nov. 16, that included Mike Madigan, speaker of the Illinois House of Representatives. Madigan was a protégé of...
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