On July 11, 2024 the ABA and the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois will host their summer teachers professional development program. 

This one-day Teachers Institute focusing on elections and the courts will take place at the Everett M. Dirksen Courthouse, 219 S. Dearborn St., Chicago, IL.  Meals and materials are

The United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois is accepting applications for a full-time United States Magistrate Judge position in the Eastern Division, with the Everett McKinley Dirksen United States Courthouse at Chicago, Illinois as the duty station.

To qualified, an applicant must:

  • be, and have been for at least five years,

On January 31, 2024 at 4:30 p.m. the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois will host the Grand Opening Ceremony of the Magistrate Judge History Project.

The Opening Ceremony will take place at the Everett McKinley Dirksen Courthouse, Courtroom 1743, 219 South Dearborn Street, Chicago.  A reception will immediately follow.

If

The Seventh Circuit along with Seventh and Eighth Circuits’ district courts are hosting the Fourth Annual Bill of Rights Day Contest. 

The Contest is open to all students in middle school (grades 5-8) and high school (grades 9-12) in Arkansas, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, South Dakota, and Wisconsin.  Students are encouraged

On October 26, 2023, from 11:45 – 5:30 p.m. the IPLAC and the Symposium Committee Leaders, including Julie Langdon of Vedder Price and Dunstan Barnes of McAndrews, Held & Malloy are hosting a series of panels where you will hear directly from Judges and thought leaders about current intellectual property topics and trends. 

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The Chicago Chapter of the Federal Bar Association is hosting a program designed to introduce the Northern District of Illinois’ newest district court judges on Thursday, June 8, 2023 from 12:00 p.m. until 1:30 p.m. Lunch will be provided, along with one hour of credit, pending approval. The event is being hosted at the Chicago

The Chicago Chapter of the Federal Bar Association is hosting the Annual State of the Court Address on June 14, 2023 from 12:00 p.m. to 1:30 p.m.  Chief Judge, Honorable Rebecca R. Pallmeyer, will discuss major developments and future plans for the Northern District of Illinois.

The event is being hosted at the Chicago Bar

The Northern District has implemented a great addition to the ECF system. In cases with a referral, typically to a magistrate judge, filers will now have to select which judge a motion should be directed toward. Practically, this is a great addition because in limited instances motions were routed incorrectly and could end up in

On Thursday, April 20, 2023 from 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. CT, the Intellectual Property Law Association of Chicago (“IPLAC”) and the International Relations Committee will host EPO attorney Alexander Korenberg, Partner at Kilburn & Strode LLP. Alexander will share his insights on technical effect in the EPO, and how it relates to patenting Artificial