About Us

The Advocates Society is an association of Polish-American attorneys. The purpose of the Society is to promote the welfare of its members; establish and maintain proper relationships with the general public; promote the progress of the law and the administration of justice; maintain the honor and dignity of the legal profession; and to foster interest in Polish-American culture and heritage.

 

Congratulations

Officers of the Advocates Society

(2020-21)

Jonathan Clark Green, President

Audrey Cosgrove1st Vice President

Allison R. Pawlicki2nd Vice President

Christina Malecki3rd Vice President

Joanna Pawlowska, Secretary

Ann Melichar, Treasurer

Eryk Wachnik, Historian

UPCOMING EVENTS

 

GENERAL MEETING

The next General Meeting for the Advocates Society is scheduled for May 21, 2020, at 7 p.m. by Zoom.

This Meeting will feature a short business meeting and a one-hour presentation on the use of expert witnesses in civil litigation by Judge Israel Desierto.

To participate, please RSVP by May 18 by emailing advocatessociety@gmail.com.

 

BOARD MEETING

The next Board Meeting for the Advocates Society is scheduled for TBA 2020, at 7 p.m. by telephone.

Please RSVP to participate, by emailing advocatessociety@gmail.com.

 

As we navigate the course of the pandemic, with decrees from the Governor, Court, and others, we continue to work on our schedule, and invite you back soon or by May 23 for our next update.

 

Should you have a question about any of this, please email advocatessociety@gmail.com.

 

Be well - be safe!

 

Calendar of the Advocates Society

(2020-21)

 

Noted above with further detail to follow soon.

Unless otherwise specified, General Membership Meetings are held at the Copernicus Center King’s Hall, 5216 West Lawrence Avenue, Chicago.  Board Meetings are held at the Copernicus Center Annex.  Doors open at 6:30 p.m. and meetings begin at 7:00 p.m.  

Amicus Poloniae Legal Clinic are typically held on the third Saturday of each month, beginning at 10:00 a.m., at 6100 North Cicero, Chicago, Illinois.

 

POLISH-AMERICAN ADVOCATES SCHOLARSHIP FOUNDATION

 

The "Advocates Society Scholarship Foundation" is a 501(c)(3) entity that provides scholarships to law students based upon academic performance and financial need. The scholarship is awarded to deserving students each year and winners are selected by the Scholarship Committee. If you have questions, please contact Regina Rathnau at regina@rathnaulaw.com.

 

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5214 West Lawrence Avenue, Suite #4
Chicago, IL 60630

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