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Charles Wilson
The Northern Illinois University College of Law will host its 22nd annual Francis X. Riley Lecture on Professionalism at 3 p.m. Friday, March 27, in the Francis X. Riley Courtroom. The Honorable Charles R. Wilson of the United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit in Tampa, Fla., will present, “That Justice Shall Be...
Ken Chessick
NIU Law will host its 21st annual Francis X. Riley Lecture on Professionalism – “Professionalism and Ethics in Medicine, Business, and the Law: Are They Different?” – at 3 p.m. Friday, April 4, in the Riley Courtroom of Swen Parson Hall. This year’s lecture will be given by Dr. Kenneth C. Chessick, M.D and J.D. Dr....
Thomas Kilbride
Illinois Supreme Court Chief Justice Thomas L. Kilbride will present a lecture on professionalism from 4 to 5:15 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 2, in the Regency Room of the Holmes Student Center. Chief Justice Kilbride will discuss ethical issues and challenges for lawyers as part of the NIU College of Law’s Murer Speaker Series on Professionalism....
Carole Silver
The Northern Illinois University College of Law will host the 20th annual Francis X. Riley Lecture on Professionalism at 3 p.m. Friday, April 5, in the Riley Courtroom of Swen Parson Hall. Friday’s lecture, titled “Re-contextualizing Professionalism,” will be given by Carole Silver, a professor at Indiana University (Bloomington) Maurer School of Law who specializes...
Cherilyn G. Murer
The NIU College of Law will present the final installment of the 2012-13 Murer Lectures on Professionalism at 4 p.m. Wednesday, March 27, in the Regency Room of the Holmes Student Center. The lecture will be presented by program sponsor Cherilyn Murer, chair of the NIU Board of Trustees. Murer will speak on “Professionalism and...
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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...
Melinda Rosales-Byerly (’03), and Hon. John McAdams (’95)
The NIU College of Law continued its first-year student professionalism series Feb. 13 with a panel discussion titled “Ethical Perspectives from the Trenches.” NIU Law professor David Taylor moderated the panel, which featured Judge John McAdams (’95), 23rd Judicial Circuit; James A. Doppke Jr., Illinois Attorney Registration & Disciplinary Commission; Mike Denning (’02), Heyl Royster...
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...
Cherilyn G. Murer
To ensure that the lawyers of tomorrow are not only technically skilled but also are ethical legal practitioners, Cherilyn and Michael Murer have extended their sponsorship of  the lecture series “Introduction to the Legal Profession: History, Culture, and Values.” Launched this fall, the series exposes first-year students at the NIU College of Law to legal...
Cherilyn G. Murer
The Northern Illinois University College of Law will conclude its professionalism series, “Introduction to the Legal Profession: History, Culture, and Values,” from 4 to 5:15 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 9, in the Regency Room of the Holmes Student Center. The event will feature alumna Cherilyn G. Murer (’78), president and CEO of Murer Consultants, Inc. and chair of the NIU...
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NIU’s College of Law has created a new and innovative program for its first-year students, “Introduction to the Legal Profession: History, Culture, and Values.” This program is being funded through the generosity of Cherilyn (’78) and Michael Murer, whose dedication to professionalism is infused throughout the series. Murer, president and CEO of the Murer Consultants,...