The Chicago Bar Association (CBA) Young Lawyers Section swept four of the five categories in the Awards of Achievement 2018 given by the American Bar Association Young Lawyers Division. The awards are given annually to recognize the “time, effort and skills expended by young lawyer organizations in implementing public service and bar service projects in their communities.” Taft partner Jonathan Amarilio was the 2017-2018 chair of the CBA Young Lawyers Section and one of the hosts of the award-winning @theBar podcast.
The CBA Young Lawyers Section received the following awards:
- Service to the Public: Lawyers Lend a Hand to Youth
- Service to the Bar: @theBar Podcast
- Diversity: Time’s Up on Workplace Harassment
A complete list of the awards is available here.