Justice John Paul Stevens Awards


Justice John Paul StevensThe Chicago Bar Association and The Chicago Bar Foundation celebrate annually Illinois attorneys who have demonstrated extraordinary integrity and service to the community throughout their careers.

The 2023 Justice John Paul Stevens Award luncheon were held on October 2, 2023 from 11:30 am to 1:15 pm at the Union League Club Chicago.

The 2023 Award recipients are:
Dan L. Boho, Partner, Hinshaw & Culbertson LLP
Patricia Brown Holmes, Managing Partner, Riley Safer Holmes & Cancila LLP
Daniel M. Kotin, Founding Shareholder, Tomasik Kotin Kasserman
Professor Ann Lousin, University of Illinois Chicago School of Law
Mary Smith, President, American Bar Association
Barry C. Taylor, Vice President for Civil Rights and Systemic Litigation, Equip for Equality

Want to congratulate a Justice John Paul Stevens Award Recipient?  Consider placing a congratulatory ad in the Award Program book.  A full-page ad is 4.25”(width) x 7.5”(height) and will cost $500. Ads must be submitted in hi-resolution pdf format and are due by September 18, 2023.  Contact Michele Spodarek at mspodarek@chicagobar.org with any questions.

View a list of past Stevens Award recipients here (PDF).
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