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May 1, 2011

A History of Pro Bono and Public Service: 1940s

Albert E. Jenner, youngest president of the Illinois State Bar Association (ISBA)

Albert E. Jenner, Jr. joined the firm as an associate in 1935. In 1947 at the age of 40, Mr. Jenner became the youngest president of the ISBA.  He was also president of the American College of Trial Lawyers.   In 1955, Mr. Jenner’s name was added to the firm name, which ultimately became Jenner & Block in 1969.

CATEGORIES: A History of Pro Bono and Public Service, A Jenner, ISBA