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    • 27 Apr 2019
    • 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
    • The Event Venue
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    Join us at the 97th Annual Illinois Federation of Business Women's Celia M Howard Luncheon. 

    This year's speaker is Sheila Simon.   She received a B.A. in 1983 from  Wittenberg University and a J.D. in 1987 from  Georgetown University Law Center. Following law school, she worked as a staff attorney at a  legal aid  clinic, the Land of Lincoln Legal Assistance Foundation from 1987 to 1992, providing legal services to indigent clients. She was an associate at the firm of O'Neill & Colvin in Carbondale, Illinois, from 1992 to 1994  and then served as an assistant state's attorney in  Jackson County, Illinois  from 1994 to 1998, where she prosecuted  DUIs domestic battery  cases. Along with several other attorneys and with the support of school faculty, Simon helped to inaugurate Southern Illinois University's law school domestic violence clinic in 1998. She worked as a clinical assistant professor at Southern Illinois University School of Law from 2000 to 2005 and was promoted to clinical associate professor in 2005.

    Meal: Salad, Garlic Bread, Lasagna, Fettuccine Alfredo, and Tiramisu Brownies


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