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AT&T scholarship gives John Marshall student volunteer opportunities

Posted April 14, 2014 by

SF Gate   April 12, 2014 Third-year student Melinda Tsang has been volunteering her services at the Center for Disability & Elder Law thanks to a scholarship from AT&T. Read More

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VITA Clinic gets 100 percent rating

Posted March 31, 2014 by

The John Marshall Law School’s Volunteer Income Tax Assistance/Tax Counseling for the Elderly (VITA/TCE) program was given a 100 percent rating this year by a representative of the Internal Revenue Service during an annual visit to the program. John Marshall students from the Center for Tax Law & Employee Benefits have partnered with the IRS…

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John Marshall Law School Now Offering More Than 50 Online JD Courses

Posted March 10, 2014 by

The John Marshall Law School boasts one of the country’s largest catalogs of ABA-accredited distance education courses for law students. Law students looking to take their lessons to their laptops may now choose from more than 50 online courses at The John Marshall School in Chicago. John Marshall has positioned itself as the leader in…

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Lupel & Amari Scholarships awarded to two outstanding students

Posted February 14, 2014 by
Lupel & Amari Scholarships awarded to two outstanding students

Robert Cannatello and Nicole Petrarca, outstanding students at The John Marshall Law School, are the recipients of the Frank & Jeanne Lupel and Joseph & Katherine Amari Scholarship.

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Cook County's Elder Justice Center working well: Kozak

Posted January 31, 2014 by

AARP Magazine    January/February Issue The elderly are finding a helping hand thanks to Barry Kozak, director of Elder Law Programs at The John Marshall Law School, and students who are assisting clients at the Circuit Court of Cook County’s new Elder Justice Center. Read More

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John Marshall Hosts Two Taiwan Judges

Posted December 17, 2013 by
John Marshall Hosts Two Taiwan Judges

Two judges working to expand family and juvenile courts in Taiwan spent several weeks in the United States studying how American courts handle these issues.

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Illinois leads way in laws protecting seniors: John Marshall professor

Posted December 3, 2013 by

Stamford Advocate.com  Dec. 2, 2013 Illinois is a leader in protecting its elderly population through a host of special laws. As such, lawyers often are empowered as seniors’ first, strongest allies against abuse, Barry Kozak, director of the Elder Law Program at The John Marshall Law School, said during a recent panel held at the…

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John Marshall Expanding Online Options for JD Students

Posted November 12, 2013 by

The John Marshall Law School is set to have one of the largest catalogs of online courses available upon ABA credit extension approval. Students can already log on to learn entertainment law and the legal history of video games. Now, they will have a full 15 hours of online courses to choose from as the…

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Top Students Recognized with CALI Awards

Posted November 12, 2013 by
Top Students Recognized with CALI Awards

The Registrar’s Office has announced the students who, during the spring and summer 2013 semesters, scored the highest grade in exam courses. They were selected as CALI winners. Recipients are listed as: class followed by the outstanding student and the professor’s name: Accounting for Lawyers, Abigail Higgins (Cotter); Administrative Law, Amy Brammell (Hamann); Administrative Law,…

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Chief Judge Evans reshapes Circuit Court leadership, forms new Elder Law division

Posted September 25, 2013 by

Probate Sharks.com  Sept. 25, 2013 Circuit Court of Cook County Chief Judge Timothy Evans (JD ’69) has announced the formation of an Elder Law and Miscellaneous Remedies Division.  Barry Kozak, director of John Marshall’s Elder Law Program, was an advisor to the planning committee. Read More

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