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 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 Northern District and the Chicago Chapter of the Federal Bar Association are seeking nominations – no later than April 7, 2023 – for outstanding pro bono and public interest representation in civil and criminal matters before the Court.

Factors considered include: 

  • outstanding achievement resulting from the
  • The federal district courts in Illinois will host two remote continuing legal education seminars on representing prisoners.  The first seminar “Introduction to Prisoner Civil Rights Litigation” will be held on January 27, 2022 and the second seminar “Representing Prisoners in Medical Cases” will be held on February 3, 2022.  Both seminars will be held from

    The Northern District and the Chicago Chapter of the Federal Bar Association are seeking nominations – no later than August 1, 2021 – for outstanding pro bono and public interest representation in civil and criminal matters before the Court.

    Factors considered include:

    • dedication to pro bono or public interest work;
    • outstanding achievement resulting from the

    Earlier this month, President Trump appointed Northern District Judge St. Eve to the Seventh Circuit. Those that practice in the Northern District are, no doubt, familiar with her career trajectory. Judge St. Eve practiced at Davis Polk in New York before joining independent counsel Ken Starr’s Whitewater investigation where she distinguished herself as an investigator