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Please join us for an NIU Law Reception to honor Illinois State Bar Association (ISBA) President and alumnus Vincent Cornelius (’89). Cornelius makes history as he takes the helm of the ISBA, the state’s largest bar organization, and becomes the first African-American president in its 140-year history. Cornelius, principal of the Law Offices of Vincent F....
Paul J. Cain
NIU College of Law Clinical Professor Paul J. Cain testified on July 8, 2016 at a public hearing before the Illinois Supreme Court Rules Committee in support of Proposal 15-05, which would modify Supreme Court Rule 941 and create Supreme Court Rule 943 (Use of Restraints on a Minor in Delinquency Proceedings Arising Under the...
Vincent F. Cornelius
NIU College of Law alumnus Vincent F. Cornelius, the first African American to serve as president of the Illinois State Bar Association, is profiled in the July 2016 issue of the Illinois Bar Journal magazine. Digging beyond his professional career as an attorney and his goals for the ISBA presidency – “working to brighten the...
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NIU Law alumnus Vincent Cornelius (’89) will be installed as president of the 32,000- member Illinois State Bar Association on Friday, June 17. Cornelius will make history as he takes the helm of the ISBA, the state’s largest bar organization, and becomes the first African-American president in its 140-year history. Cornelius, the principal of the...
Vincent F. Cornelius
NIU Law alumnus Vincent Cornelius (’89), the incoming president of the Illinois State Bar Association, will deliver the commencement address during the Northern Illinois University College of Law Commencement Exercises, beginning at 2 p.m. Saturday, May 28, at the Carl Sandburg Auditorium of the Holmes Student Center. During the ceremony, NIU Law will confer 88...
Professor John Walton (retired), Vincent Cornelius (’89), Doressia Hutton (’01) and Alderman Richard Irvin (’98)
The NIU College of Law held its 13th Annual Minority Alumni Reception, hosted Feb. 16 in Chicago by Interim Dean Mark Cordes and alumnus Vincent Cornelius (’89). Current and prospective students, alumni, faculty, judges, and political leaders from the Chicago area attended the reception, which included special presentations honoring alumni Doressia Hutton (’01), Aurora Alderman...
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...
Pictured (from left) are Vincent F. Cornelius (’89), 21st Ward Alderman Howard B. Brookins Jr. (’88), Dean Jennifer Rosato, Professor Leona Green, and 2nd Ward Alderman Bob Fioretti (’78). Ald. Brookins received the Excellence in Service and Leadership Award and Professor Green was honored for her commitment to students, service to NIU Law, and being a champion of diversity.
The Northern Illinois University College of Law recently held its 11th Annual Minority Alumni Reception. Dean Jennifer Rosato and alumnus Vincent Cornelius (’89) hosted more than 100 students, alumni, faculty, judges and political leaders from the Chicago area. The Feb. 19 reception included special presentations honoring Chicago’s 21st Ward Alderman Howard B. Brookins Jr. (’88)...