Clark Hill Attorney Aurora Abella-Austriaco to Present the Welcome Address at the Dedication of the Arthur J. Goldberg Memorial Courtroom
CHICAGO, IL –
Clark Hill Attorney Aurora Abella-Austriaco will present the Welcome Address at the Dedication of the Arthur J. Goldberg Memorial Courtroom at The John Marshall Law School, after which there will be the presentation of an Honorary Doctorate of Laws degree to United States Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia. The dedication and presentation will take place on Friday, September 28, 2012 at The Standard Club in Chicago.
For more information on this event, please visit: http://news.jmls.edu/2012/09/supreme-court-justice-scalia-to-help-dedicate-goldberg-courtroom-and-receive-honorary-degree-from-the-john-marshall-law-school/
Austriaco concentrates her practice in the areas of commercial and real estate litigation, construction litigation, mechanic’s liens, mortgage foreclosure, mortgage fraud, title insurance claims and other special chancery remedy cases.
Austriaco is currently serving as President of the Chicago Bar Association, an organization of more than 22,000 lawyers. She serves on the board of the Chicago Bar Foundation and served on the board of the Center for Conflict Resolution (CCR) for five years and as its vice president for two years. She was elected as the first female and minority president of the Illinois Real Estate Lawyers’ Association (IRELA), an organization of approximately 1,500 real estate lawyers throughout Illinois. Austriaco also served as board member of the Women’s Bar Association of Illinois (WBAI). She is a founding board member of the Filipino American Bar Association, past board member and current member of the Asian American Bar Association, and past member of the ISBA Real Estate Section Council. She also was elected to the Board of Directors of Attorneys’ Title Guaranty Fund Inc., a bar related title insurance company. Austriaco was appointed by Chief Judge Holderman to serve as Chair of the 2012 Magistrate Merit Selection Panel.
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