The WBAI held its 22nd Annual Judicial Reception virtually on Friday, March 5 where members of the judiciary were honored with the Hon. Mary Heftel Hooton Award. This is an event that has proven to be an upscale and memorable experience that both lawyers and judges look forward to attending every year. The Judicial Reception is an event to honor the judiciary and provide guests an opportunity to meet and socialize with state and federal judges.

2021 Honorees

The WBAI is proud to announce the 2021 Recipients of the Mary Heftel Hooton Award

Hon. Jorge Alonso

United States District Court
Northern District of Illinois

Hon. Mary Ellen Coghlan

Illinois Appellate Court
First District, Second Division

Hon. Anna Helen Demacopoulos

Cook County Circuit Court
Chancery Division

Hon. Chris Lawler

Cook County Circuit Court
Law Division, Motion Section

Hon. Rena Van Tine

Cook County Circuit Court
Law Division, Trial Section

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