On Wednesday, March 20, 2019, the Northern District of Illinois Court Historical Association, the Seventh Circuit Bar Association, and the Federal Bar Association will host, "Judicial Firsts: Trailblazers on the Federal Bench," a discussion of some of the groundbreaking jurists in the Illinois federal court system. Moderated by Judge Geraldine Soat Broan (Ret.), participants will include Judge Ilana Diamond Rovner, Chief Judge Ruben Castillo, Judge Edmond E. Chang, Judge Thomas M. Durkin, Judge Susan Pierson Sonderby (Ret.), and Judge Ann Claire Williams (Ret.).
The event will be held at the Dirksen U.S. Courthouse, 219 South Dearborn Street, Courtroom 2525, Chicago, Illinois, from 3 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. A light reception will follow. Although the event is free, space is limited. Please RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org. 1.5 hours of Professional Responsibility (diversity/inclusion) CLE credit for Illinois, Indiana, and Wisconsin is anticipated to be available.