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legal luminary reception

Presented by

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Tuesday, May 12, 2020

5:00 - 7:00 p.m.

Illinois State Library

300 S. 2nd Street | Springfield, Illinois


Hon. Andreas Matoesian, Ret.

Circuit Court of Madison County

Hon. Ilana D. Rovner

United States Court of Appeals

for the 7th District

Richard L. Thies

Webber & Thies, P.C.

Join the Illinois Judges Foundation and the Illinois Bar Foundation in honoring Hon. Andreas Matoesian, Ret., Hon. Ilana Rovner, and Richard Thies with Legal Luminary Awards at our upcoming reception in Springfield. Read more about the exemplary careers of this year's honorees here.

Complimentary Illinois Supreme Court guided tours will be available at 4 and 4:30 p.m.

2 hours of FREE CLE for those attending the reception, including 1 hour of Diversity & Inclusion Training.

Read below for more details.

Proceeds benefit the educational, scholarship, legal aid, and lawyer assistance programs funded

by the IJF and IBF.

cle information


CLE Sponsored By

Reception attendees may also take advantage of two hours of FREE CLE, including one hour of Diversity & Inclusion CLE offered by the Illinois Supreme Court Commission on Professionalism and one hour of CLE regarding the Electoral College vs. the National Popular Vote offered by the ISBA Bench & Bar Section Council. 

CLE will also be available to non-attendeees. 

More information, including CLE registration, coming soon.

supreme court tour information

Complimentary Illinois Supreme Court guided tours are available for all ticket holders, with the option of choosing a 4 or 4:30 p.m. tour start time. Please choose your preferred tour time when you purchase your ticket. Tour participants will meet at the Supreme Court Building, directly across Capitol Avenue from the Illinois State Library.

room block information

A block of rooms is available at the President Abraham Lincoln Springfield Hotel. A limited quantity of double bed and king bed rooms are available on a first come, first served basis at the rate of

$119 + tax p/night through April 21, 2020.

Make your reservation online here or call 217-544-8800

Thank you to our generous sponsors!

Presenting Sponsor

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CLE Sponsor


Pillar Sponsor

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Patron Sponsors

Hon. Debra B. Walker

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