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Our society has a fundamental obligation to guarantee justice for all of its members. The Center for Disability & Elder Law (CDEL) has been expanding access to justice to persons marginalized by poverty, age and/or disability, for almost thirty years.


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The Center for Disability & Elder Law's Winter Awards Benefit 2014/30th Anniversary Celebration - Award Winners


Award Winners

Congratulations to Our 2014 CDEL Winter Benefit  Award Winners

In back row, CDEL Board President, Anthony J. O’Neill of Williams Montgomery & John Ltd.  In front row from left to right, Brett Hart, Executive Vice President, General Counsel & Secretary of United Airlines, accepted The Corporate Partner Award; Judith T. Davis, attorney at McDermott Will & Emery LLP, was presented the Volunteer of the Year Award; Patricia Sheehan, Associate General Counsel of the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago, accepted The Founders Award on behalf of RIC and Dr. Henry Betz; Cook Co. Circuit Chief Judge Timothy C. Evans and Cook Co. Circuit Judge Patricia Banks, who presides over the Elder Law & Misc. Remedies Division, were presented the Impact Award; Theresa Jaffe of Theresa Jaffe Consulting, 30th Anniversary & Winter Awards Benefit Chair and CDEL Board Member.




The Center for Disability & Elder Law (CDEL) does not discriminate on the basis of age, disability, race, color, national origin, sex, religion, or sexual orientation in the delivery of services

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