Chessicks Honored for Exceptional Contributions

The NIU Law Alumni Council honored two of its most generous donors and passionate advocates. On Friday, December 14, Kenneth (’84) and Ellen Chessick were honored at an NIU Law Reception held at Chicago’s Sheraton Hotel. More

NIU Law Alumnus Becomes First Latino Judge in Kane County

Alumnus Rene Cruz (’95) was appointed Associate Judge in the 16th Judicial Circuit of Illinois on November 26, 2012. His appointment makes him the first Latino judge ever to serve in Kane County, Illinois. More

NIU Law Recognized as One of the
Top 50 Most Diverse Law Schools

NIU Law was 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. More

NIU Law Gains Six New Alumni Judges

Six more NIU Law alumni were added to the distinguished list of graduates who serve in the judiciary: Leonardo Castro (’92), Rene Cruz (’95), Timothy Cusack (’89), Chrystel L. Gavlin (’96), John Benjamin “Ben” Roe IV (’00), and Brad Waller (’88). More


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Jessup Moot Court Team Wins Honors

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10th Annual Minority Reception
February 19
5:30 – 7:30 p.m.
Carnivale Restaurant
Chicago, IL

Moot Court XXXI
February 16 – March 2

LLSA Latin Fever Night
February 22
6 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.
Cabana Charley's
Sycamore, IL

Second District
Appellate Court Visit

March 6
9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

NIU Law Reception
March 6
5:30 – 7:30 p.m.
DeKalb County Courthouse
Sycamore, IL

Riley Lecture on Professionalism
April 5
3:00 p.m.

PILS Auction
April 5
5:00 – 10 p.m.

Law Review Symposium
April 19

5K Run/Walk
April 20

Golf Outing
June 7

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