Indian American Bar Association of Chicago President and Hinshaw Attorney Avanti Bakane Featured at Annual Gala in Chicago
On September 11, 2015, the Indian American Bar Assoication of Chicago (IABA) held its annual Gala at Ovation in Chicago, which featured IABA of Chicago President and Hinshaw & Culbertson LLP attorney, Avanti D. Bakane. The sixth annual gala for IABA, “Branching Out” featured a VIP reception to kick off the Gala and opened with remarks by Chief Judge of the Northern District of Illinois, Judge Ruben Castillo. Judge Castillo remarked about the importance of public service and giving back to the communities from where we derive. Keynote Speaker, Azhar Usman, a lawyer turned comedian and activist, engaged the crowd with a humorous, but powerful message, and IABA ended the event with a distribution of several awards.