June 24, 2016

On June 24, 2016, Partner Reena R. Bajowala moderated a judicial panel featuring Judge Diane Wood, chief judge of the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals; Judge Anne Claire Williams of the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals; Justice Jesse Reyes of the Illinois Appellate Court and Judge Ruben Castillo, chief judge of the Northern District of Illinois.  The panel presentation, entitled “How to Navigate Federal and State Practice and Procedure,” featured a discussion of the recent amendments to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure, recent changes to the Illinois Supreme Court rules and a conversation about increasing diversity among litigants and on the judiciary in Illinois.  The panel took place during the 5th Annual Leadership Council on Legal Diversity Fellows Alumni Conference.  Ms. Bajowala is a 2013 Fellow and serves as co-chair of the LCLD Outreach Committee.