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The Appellate Lawyers Association is an association of lawyers who practice in the courts of review, and judges who serve on those courts. The ALA was formed in 1968.

Three-quarters of the Association's 400+ active members are in the Chicago area. The group's honorary members include sitting judges from all reviewing courts in Illinois.

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  • Brown Bag Lunch: Illinois Supreme Court 2018 Criminal Cases: Year in Review
    • Jan 17: 1st District, Chicago: co-sponsored by the Cook County Bar Association
    • Jan 25: 2nd District, Wheaton: co-sponsored by the DuPage County Bar Association

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