Illinois Supreme Court justices, from left, Anne Burke, Thomas Kilbride, Charles Freeman, Lloyd Karmeier, Robert Thomas, Rita Garman and Mary Jane Theis.
MOUNT VERNON — Illinois Supreme Court Chief Justice Lloyd A. Karmeier will be among panelists featured next month at an appellate practice seminar, according to a recent announcement.
Karmeier will join Fifth District Appellate Court Justices Melissa A. Chapman and Richard P. Goldenhersh and Fifth District Appellate Court Clerk John J. Flood at the May 11 event sponsored by The Appellate Lawyers Association and the Illinois State Bar Association. The seminar will be from 1:45-5 p.m. at the Cedarhurst Center for the Arts, with a luncheon preceding the seminar from noon-1:30 p.m. at the Schweinfurth House.
"The Seminar will conclude with an entertaining and educational presentation of Appellate Jeopardy featuring appellate attorneys Curtis L. Blood, William P. Hardy, and Edward J. Kionka," the announcement said.
Illinois Supreme Court Chief Justice Lloyd A. Karmeier
During the luncheon, Goldenhersh, who is retiring at the end of his term this year, "will be recognized for his thirty years of distinguished service on the Appellate Court," the event's announcement said.
The cost for the luncheon at Schweinfurth House, 1200 N. 27th St. in Mount Vernon, will be $30 for ALA or ISBA members, $40 for public-sector non-members and $50 for private sector non-members.
The cost for the seminar will be $45 for ALA or ISBA members, $60 for public-sector nonmembers and $75 for private-sector nonmembers.
The cost for both the luncheon and seminar will be $75 for ALA or ISBA members, $100 for public sector non-members and $125 for private-sector non-members.
In addition to online registration, on-site registration will be available for an additional $5 administrative fee. Registration also is available by mail at Chris Teed, Appellate Lawyers Association, 1717 N. Naper Blvd., Suite 102, Naperville, IL 60563