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The Legal Profession in Illinois: Challenges & Opportunities A Discussion with Speaker Welch

  • May 13, 2021
  • 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
  • Zoom
  • 400

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The Appellate Lawyers Association and the National Black Law Students Association Cordially Invite You to Attend a Discussion and Question-and-Answer session Featuring the Speaker of the Illinois House of Representatives, Emmanuel “Chris” Welch:

The Legal Profession in Illinois:
Challenges & Opportunities
A Discussion with Speaker Welch


Speaker Welch has served as a State Representative since January 2013, representing the 7th House District. On January 13, 2021, Welch became the Speaker of the Illinois House of Representatives, the first African-American lawmaker to attain that position. The discussion, moderated by ALA President John Fitzgerald, will focus on current issues facing the legal profession and State government in Illinois, including criminal justice reform, legislation affecting civil litigation, and social justice.

Date: Thursday May 13, 2021

Time: 12:30 to 1:30 p.m.

Location: Online. You will receive a Zoom link via email after registering for this event. (Please note only speakers will be visible, so participants need not dress formally for this event.)

Cost:Free.

Questions?  Call (630) 416-1166, ext. 303.

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