The Illinois Government Bar Association

Founded 1987Serving the Interests of Lawyers Dedicated to Government Service

*Please note time change for this luncheon as it will begin
15 minutes earlier than normal!

The Illinois Government Bar Association
& Co-sponsor Central Illinois Women's Bar Association


March 21, 2018


Convicting the Innocent: How to Prevent Wrongful Convictions in Your Practice and The Role of Race

Lauren Myerscough-Mueller
Illinois Innocence Project

 1.00 hrs of
MCLE credit will be available for this program
– DIVERSITY credit approval is pending

*11:30 AM Register

*11:45  Meal Served

*12:00 Program

1:00 Adjourn

* To be eligible for 1.00 hours of DIVERSITY CLE credit, registration, lunch, and the program will start 15 minutes early*

Sangamo Club, upstairs

227 East Adams Street

 Members: $16.00
Non-Members: $20.00

Cost Includes lunch meal. Cash, Checks or Credit cards accepted day of event.

**Vegetarian dish can be requested in advance**


Please RSVP to Kerri Taylor at
by: Monday, March 19, 2018 

*Cancellations must be received by 10:30 a.m. March 20, to avoid a lunch charge.


The Board
Joanna Gunderson, President Executive Ethics Commission
Rex Gradeless, Vice President       Illinois Environmental Protection Agency
Nathan Rice, Secretary Office of Corporate Counsel, City of Springfield
Ronald Stradt, Treasurer Illinois Education Association

Jessica Dewalt
Illinois Municipal League
Christopher Foy Illinois Attorney General's Office
Laura Vaught
Illinois Executive Ethics Commission
Dave Kelm
Silver Lake Group Ltd.
Robert Osgood          Illinois Central Management Services
Roma Larson
Illinois Office of Management and Budget

Immediate Past President
Joseph E. McMenamin                 Alderman, Springfield City Council

Past GBA Scholarship Recipients
 2016  Stephanie D. Wiggins   
 Northern Illinois University
 2016  Margaret O'Brien
 Northern Illinois University
 2016  Ryan Harding
 University of Illinois
 2015  Patrick Sullivan
 University of Illinois
 2014  Alyssa A. Harmon
 Northern Illinois University
 2014  John Abendroth
 Northern Illinois University
2013   Rachel Wayne
Amellia Schwingle   
University of Illinois
Oscar Pina
University of Illinois
Abigail Cahak
University of Illinois
Jordan Sartell
DePaul University
Marcy Scherer University of Illinois
2010  Martina Brendel  Chicago-Kent
David Zipp
Southern Illinois University
Jason Lewis
Loyola University
David Mussatt
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