Below is a listing of all of the past Chairs of The Fellows Program. Since its inception in 1983, the Chairs of The Fellows have provided enormous amounts of leadership to the program and the IBF. We appreciate all of the hard work, dedication, enthusiasm, and support

they have given to the IBF.

 

1983-84 Hon. Roger G. Fein

1984-85 Robert E. Jones

1985-86 Wilbur F. Pell, III

1986-87 Don E. Johnson

1987-88 Peter H. Lousberg

1988-89 Carla R. Michelotti

1989-90 F. Ronald Ealy

1990-91 C. Harker Rhodes, Jr.

1991-92 Hon. Patrick J. Leston

1992-93 Earle A. Malkin

1993-94 Nancy Hablutzel

1994-96 John G. Satter

1996-97 Alan Pearlman

1997-98 Hon. Milton S. Wharton

1998-99 Peggy M. Raddatz

1999-00 M. Ann Hatch

2000-02 Gilda Hudson-Winfield

2002-04 Umberto S. Davi

2004-06 Hon. Naomi H. Schuster

2006-08 James Reichardt

2008-10 John G. Locallo

2010-12 Elizabeth Jensen

2012-14 Edward J. Burt

2014-2015 Timothy W. Kelly

2015-2016 Deane B. Brown

2016-2018 Susan M. Goldberg

 

Honorary Fellow Award Recipients

The Board of Directors of the Illinois Bar Foundation may, at its discretion, select no more than two (2) persons each year, as Honorary Fellows.  Honorary Fellows shall be persons of signal distinction among lawyers whose professional and public careers set an example to which others aspire.  At least one (1) of the selectees must reside in Illinois. 

 

1984 - Arthur Goldberg

1985 - President Gerald R. Ford

1985 - Robert C. Underwood

1986 - John E. Cribbet

1986 - Arthur J. England

1987 - Hon. Frank J. McGarr

1987 - William H. Webster

1988 - Thomas D. Morgan

1988 - Hon. Warren D. Wolfson

1989 - Richard J. Phelan

1990 - Justice Howard C. Ryan

1990 - Justice Daniel P. Ward

1992 - Justice William G. Clark

1992 - Justice Thomas J. Moran

1993 - Hon. Robert E. Wiss

1994 - Hon. Harry G. Comerford

1994 - Hon. Thomas E. Hornsby

1997 - Justice William D. Stiehl

1999 – Joel Daly

2004 – Hon. Abner Mikva

2006 – Terrence Hake

2007 – Thomas P. Sullivan

2008 – Dawn Clark Netsch

2009 – Hon. James Holderman

2010 – James Montgomery

2011 – Hon. Diane Wood

2012 – Justice Rita B. Garman

2013 – Hon. Ruben Castillo

2014 - Hon. Grace Dickler

2015 - Jennifer Rosato Perea

2016 - Patrick Fitzgerald

2017 - Justice Mary Anne Mason

2018 - Richard R. Winter

 

 

Distinguished Service to Law & Society Award Recipients

The Board of Directors of the Illinois Bar Foundation may, at its discretion, select no more than two (2) persons each year, as recipient of the Distinguished Service Award.  The recipient of the Distinguished Service Award shall be a person who has made a significant contribution to law and society, said contribution which includes involvement with the Illinois Bar Foundation and The Fellows.  At least one (1) of the selectees must reside in Illinois.

 

1984 - Hon. Arthur Goldberg

1985 - President Gerald R. Ford

1986 - Justin A. Stanley

1987 - Hon. Dan Rostenkowski

1988 - Rev. Theodore M. Hesburgh

1989 - Hon. Jewel S. LaFontant-Mankarious

1990 - Hon. Edward Levi

1991 - Hon. Abraham Lincoln Marovitz

1992 - Hon. William J. Bauer

1993 - Sen. Alan J. Dixon

1996 - Justice Mary Ann G. McMorrow

1997 - Sen. Paul Simon

1998 - Hon. Earl E. Strayhorn

1999 - Ralph A. Gabric

2000 – John B. Kincaid

2001 – Justice Thomas L. Kilbride

2002 – R. Michael Henderson

2005 – Leonard Amari

2006 – Cheryl I. Niro

2007 – George R. Ripplinger, Jr.

2008 – Peter Alexander

2009 – Hon. Nancy Katz

2010 – Warren Lupel

2011 – Russell K. Scott

2012 – Mark D. Hassakis

2013 – Hon. Roger Fein

2014 - J. Nelson Wood

2015 - Paula Hudson Holderman

2016 - M. Ann Hatch

2017 - Jayne Reardon and Justice James Wexstten (Ret.)

2018 - Hon. Dennis J. Burke (Ret.) and Ruth Ann Schmitt

 

past chairs of the fellows

past fellows awardees

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