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2024 State of the Court Address

Wednesday, July 17, 2024
12:00 pm
- 1:30 pm

2024 State of the Court Address & Reception Celebrating Chief Judge Pallmeyer federal bar association chicago chapter featured

Wednesday, July 17, 2024
12:PM – 1:30PM

Chicago Bar Association
321 South Plymouth Court
Chicago, IL 60604

Join us for the 2024 Annual State of the Court Address on Wednesday, July 17, 2024, from 12:00 to 1:30 p.m. at the Chicago Bar Association, 321 South Plymouth Court, Chicago, Illinois. This not-to-miss event will feature Chief Judge Pallmeyer discussing key updates and developments within the Northern District of Illinois.

Last year’s address covered the easing of COVID-19 measures and the court’s continued adaptation, including the retention of telephonic and video hearings. Chief Judge Pallmeyer also emphasized the district’s commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion, highlighted significant judicial changes, and discussed important architectural projects aimed at enhancing security and preserving the courthouse’s mid-century modern design.

Enjoy an afternoon of insightful discussions with fellow legal professionals. Lunch will be served. Don’t miss this opportunity to engage with the Chief Judge and stay informed about the latest developments in our district. Secure your spot today!

About Judge Rebecca R. Pallmeyer

Chief Judge Rebecca R. Pallmeyer, born on September 13, 1954, in Tokyo, Japan, is the first female Chief United States District Judge of the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois, a position she has held since July 1, 2019. She earned her Bachelor of Arts from Valparaiso University in 1976 and her Juris Doctor from the University of Chicago Law School in 1979. Her legal career includes serving as a law clerk to Minnesota Supreme Court Justice Rosalie E. Wahl, practicing law at Hopkins & Sutter in Chicago, and serving as an administrative law judge on the Illinois Human Rights Commission. She was a United States Magistrate Judge for the Northern District of Illinois before being nominated by President Bill Clinton and confirmed by the Senate as a United States District Judge in 1998.

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Chicago Bar Association
321 South Plymouth Court
Chicago, IL 60604 United States
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