Jenni Young Named Legislative Liaison for Chicago Bar Association Civil Practice Committee
October 13, 2021 (Chicago, IL) – Hawkins Parnell & Young Chicago partner Jenni Young became the legislative liaison for the Chicago Bar Association Civil Practice Committee earlier this year. In her role, she receives proposed legislation impacting civil litigation in Illinois and coordinates with committee members to determine if the Chicago Bar Association will take a position.
“It is a privilege to serve the Chicago Bar Association in this capacity,” said Jenni. “The Civil Practice Committee is a gatekeeper on bills and amendments to court rules and other changes that impact the judicial system.”
Founded in 1874, The Chicago Bar Association is one of the oldest metropolitan bar associations in the United States. The Civil Practice Committee is actively engaged in proposing, studying, and reporting on proposed legislation and rules relating to civil practice in the state courts in Illinois, including a focus on the Code of Civil Procedure, the Supreme Court Rules, and the Rules of the Circuit Court of Cook County.