January 24, 2003

For the pro bono work performed in a widely-reported case against a school district's "zero tolerance" policy, Jenner & Block as well as Partner Daniel J. Hurtado and Associate Denise Kirkowski Bowler were honored by Chicago Coalition for the Homeless in an awards presentation held Thursday at the Firm.  The case, E.S. v. Community Consolidated School District 168, marked the first time in the nation that a court noted and embraced the American Bar Association position against such blanket school disciplinary policies.

Also receiving a separate award on behalf of Jenner & Block was Barry Levenstam, Co-Chair of the Firm's Pro Bono Committee. The Firm's award was presented by CCH's Executive Director John Donahue.

Click here for a copy of the Chicago Daily Law Bulletin's coverage of the award ceremony.