Category Archives: Firm News

Category Archives: Firm News

Lori G. Levin Named a 2015 Illinois Super Lawyer

I am humbled and honored to announce that I have once again been named as a top attorney in the State of Illinois as a Super Lawyer. Only five per cent of attorneys in the state are given that designation each year. Super Lawyers chooses attorneys to receive that honor by using peer nominations as […]

Client Receives Clemency from Illinois Governor

Yesterday, one of my clients was granted clemency for a felony conviction received when he was a young man. Illinois Governor Pat Quinn granted 232 clemency petitions per the State Journal Register. The full list may be found in a link embedded in the article. https://www.sj-r.com/article/20150109/NEWS/150109532. It was a long and arduous process for my […]

Award

I am proud and humbled to announce that I will be receiving the Matthew Maloney Tradition of Excellence Award by the Illinois State Bar Association. I could not be more thrilled to be honored by this wonderful organization. Lori G. Levin Attorney at Law 180 N. LaSalle, Suite 3700 Chicago, IL 60601 [email protected] www.lorilevinlaw.com

Chicago Bar Association program on “Finding Your Practice Area”

Yesterday, it was my pleasure to participate in a Chicago Bar Association program on “Finding Your Practice Area.” As I have posted before, /2/post/2014/04/mentoring.html, both formal and informal mentoring is important for lawyers to become accomplished. After having been the recipient of so much good advice by informal mentors, it is my pleasure to “pay […]

Successes

I am pleased to announce that this is another week of success stories. Today, I received a final administrative decision determining that the Department of Children and Family Services’ indicated finding of abuse against a client was unwarranted; our request for expungement of the record was granted. This is the second time this month, where […]

Mentoring

Mentoring, both formally and informally, has always been an important component of the legal profession. Good legal skills cannot be learned merely by attending law school. During my long career, I have been fortunate to have an excellent mentors who have become my friends. In order to “pay it forward,” and at the request of […]

New Year gratitude

The new year is upon us. Generally, I remind my readers to celebrate responsibly and to refrain from drinking and driving. Although I will do so again, this post is more about gratitude. Thank you for reading my blog posts and for those of you who have contacted me through this blog. I hope that […]

Illinois State Bar Association Mid-Year Meeting.

This afternoon and tomorrow morning, I will be attending meetings at the Illinois State Bar Association’s Mid-year Meeting. As the immediate past chair of the Standing Committee on Continuing Legal Education and member of the Women and the Law Committee and Criminal Justice Section Council, I believe that bar association membership is important to stay […]

Illinois State Bar Association’s Mid-Year Meeting

This week, I am attending the Illinois State Bar Association’s Mid-Year Meeting. I am Chair of the Standing Committee on Continuing Legal Education and am a Member of the ISBA’s Assembly, Women and the Law Committee and Criminal Justice Section Council. Lori G. Levin Attorney at Law 180 N. LaSalle, Suite 3700 Chicago, IL 60601 […]

Speaking engagement for Chicago Bar Association

On Wednesday, I will participate in a panel discussion at the Chicago Bar Association, 321 S. Plymouth Court, Chicago. The Career Advancement Program is directed towards young lawyers. It is about “Practice Areas, Pros and Cons–Understand Where You Will Thrive.” I will be speaking on criminal law. I have always considered it an honor to […]

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