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Decalogue has moved!
As of April 1, 2014,  Decalogue is located at 134 N LaSalle, Suite 1430 

Hate Crimes: Criminal and Civil Remedies,
and the Effects on Targeted Communities

Wednesday, October 29, 2014

Judge Renee Goldfarb
State Representative Kelly Cassidy,
Betsy Shuman-Moore
Director, Fair Housing and Hate Crime Projects for Chicago Lawyers Committee for Civil Rights Under Law Arnold Romeo
Chicago Commission on Human Relations

1.5 hours MCLE credit (professional responsibility credits pending)

Ezra Habonim/Niles Township Jewish Congregation
4500 Dempster, Skokie

Co-sponsored by the Congregation


Decalogue Judicial Reception
Thursday, November 13, 2014

Crowne Metro Plaza
733 W Madison, Chicago

Become a Sponsor by October 6 to be listed on the invitation

Benefactor $1000
Please enter names of 3 guests

Contributor $500
Please enter name of guest

Patron $250

Donor $125

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Member $75

Non-Member $90

Student $18 ($20 at the door)

Sponsor List
(in formation)

Illinois Institute for Continuing Legal Education
ISBA Mutual
Levin & Perconti
Ari Madoff

How to Combat Anti-Semitism/Anti-Zionism from a Legal
 (Jewish & American) Perspective
(Hon. Gerald C. Bender Memorial Lecture)
Sunday, December 7, 2014

Panel: Rabbi Yona Reiss, JD, Professor Steven Resnicoff, Israel Consul General Roey Gilad
2 hours MCLE credit

Lincolnwood Jewish Congregation AG Beth Israel
7117 Crawford, Lincolnwood 

Co-sponsored by the Synagogue and by DePaul College of Law Center for Jewish Law & Judaic Studies


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Thursday, March 19, 2015

Reception Honoring Presiding Judges
Hon. Grace Dickler, Hon. Moshe Jacobius, & Hon. Shelley Sutker-Dermer

Decalogue Board of Managers Votes to Support Gay Marriage in Illinois
November 28, 2012 in Chicago, Il

Read Decalogue's Resolution of Support

Read what Decalogue President Michael Strom had to say about Equal Marriage
in an interview with the Chicago Jewish News

Decalogue Outing to Shalom Chicago Exhibit at the Chicago History Museum April 21, 2013

Lee, Zoe, Katie & Bobby Matanky, Michael Strom, Judge Deborah Gubin, Gloria Schor, 
Frank Vozak & Terrie Rymer, Peggy Liu, Aviva Patt, Jim Goldberg, Jonathan & Elana Lubin & family,
(seated) Stacey Apfel with Alivia and Elly Goldberg, (not pictured) Robert & Lee Karton, Robert Spiegel

ABA President and Decalogue member Laurel Bellows was interviewed by Chicago Grid 
and shared insights about the struggle women attorneys face trying to maintain a good work-life balance.


Read the full article here

The Decalogue Society of Lawyers is seeking volunteers
for the 
JUF Legal Service program.  

The JCLS has over 600 requests for legal services; 
to date only about 60 clients have been assigned an attorney. 
 Decalogue has committed to recruit more attorneys as part of our Social Action program
and to fulfill the mitzvah of Tikkun Olam.

Thank you to the sponsors 
who made our 80th Anniversary Dinner possible

Gold Sponsor
ISBA Mutual
Much Shelist

Bronze Sponsors
The Healy Law Firm
Heinrich & Kramer, P.C.

Illinois Institute for Continuing Legal Education
Levin & Perconti
Jeffrey M. Leving
Lincoln Title Company

Gerald S. Schur

Individual Sponsors
Hon. Morton Denlow
Hon. Roger Fein
Susanne Fein
Hon. Alan J. Greiman
Hon. Deborah J. Gubin
Susan K. Horn
J Street Chicago Lawyers' Network
Mark Karno
Corky Lane
Fred Lane
Kerry R. Peck
Raila & Associates, PC, Paula Raila, JD
Steven J. Rizzi
Devlin Schoop
Nancy M. Vizer

Avis Smith, a Jewish educator in Maine, is in great need of a kidney transplant. Donating one of your kidneys is an incredible act of Chesed (loving kindness) and piety. It supports the idea that one should "not stand idly by the blood of another human being."  Leviticus 19:16

For more information about the Jewish medical ethics of becoming a living donor, check out  the Halachic Organ Donor Society,
 Decalogue Society of Lawyers
134 N LaSalle #1430
Chicago IL 60602