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Chicago Bar Association Vanguard Awards to Honor Leslie Richards-Yellen

April 20, 2016
Standard Club, 320 South Plymouth Court, Chicago, IL

On Wednesday, April 20, 2016, the Chicago Bar Association will honor individuals such as Leslie Richards-Yellen, Hinshaw's Chief Diversity and Inclusion Officer, and institutions who have made the law and legal profession more accessible to, and reflective of the community at-large, at the 2016 Vanguard Awards.

To register for the reception and luncheon at the Standard Club at 320 South Plymouth Court in Chicago, contact Tamra Drees at tdrees@chicagobar.org. Tables cost $700 for 10 seats, or one seat is $70. Reception begins at 11:30 p.m. Luncheon to follow at 12:00 p.m.

Vanguard Award Honorees include:

Amicus Polonaie Clinic and Director Mark Dobrzycki
Advocates Society Honoree

Hon. William J. Haddad (ret.)
Arab American Bar Association of Illinois Honoree

Sharon Hwang
Chinese American Bar Association Honoree

Hon. Michael B. Hyman
Decalogue Society of Lawyers Honoree

Hon. Jessica A. O’Brien
Asian American Bar Association of Chicago Honoree

Hon. Ramon Ocasio
Puerto Rican Bar Association Honoree

Jayne Reardon
Women’s Bar Association of Illinois Honoree

Leslie Richards-Yellen
Black Women Lawyers Association of Greater Chicago Honoree

Zaldwaynaka Scott
Chicago Bar Association Honoree

Rosa Maria Silva
Hispanic Lawyers Association of Illinois Honoree

Will Thomas (posthumously)
Lesbian and Gay Bar Association of Chicago Honoree

Standish E. Willis
Cook County Bar Association Honoree

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