A Safe Place Celebrates its 40th Anniversary and Raises $248,000 Toward Services for Families of Domestic Violence LAKE COUNTY, IL – More than 300 guests walked past 25 powerful, soul-stirring images created by survivors of domestic violence expressing their personal healing journeys as they entered the “Unmask the Violence: Empowered Voices” Gala to celebrate the…Read More
This page will be periodically updated to keep you informed of our latest firm news, awards and involvement as speakers or attendees at local, state, and national bar association events and seminars.
Schlesinger & Strauss LLC will be recognized as the 2018 Prairie State Pro Bono Recipient at the Lake County Bar Association Membership Luncheon held at Waukegan City Hall, Tuesday, October 23, 2018 at 12p.m. Pro Bono Award Letter
Attorney Michael Strauss will be presenting at the 2018 Lake County Bar Association Child Representative Training Conference, Thursday, October 4th and Friday, October 5th at the College of Lake County, Grayslake Campus. Michael will speak on the topic of case law updates in the area of family law.
Attorney Michael Strauss was reappointed by the Chief Judge of the Family Law Division as a Lake County Mediator for 2018-2020. Our associate, Attorney Deanna Hoyt, was appointed as well. Congratulations to both!
On September 8, Attorney Gary Schlesinger attended a meeting of the Civil Practice and Procedure Section Council of the Illinois State Bar Association. He is a member appointed by the ISBA president. September 13, Gary attended a meeting of the ISBA committee that is the liaison between the ISBA and the Attorney Registration and Disciplinary…Read More
The weekend of June 16, Attorneys Deanna Hoyt, Michael Strauss and Gary Schlesinger all attended the annual meeting of the Illinois State Bar Association. Deanna was at a meeting of the Women and the Law Committee to which she had been appointed by the president of the Illinois Bar Association. Michael attended a meeting of…Read More
On June 15, 2018, Attorney Michael Strauss was honored by the Lake County Housing Authority at their annual Black Tie Gala with the Outstanding Community Achievement Award. Other honorees include, Marc Jones who received the Unsung Hero Award; Mayor Kristina Kovarik (City of Gurnee), the Distinguished Leadership Award; David A. Northern, Sr., recipient of the…Read More
Deanna Hoyt has been appointed to the Women and the Law Committee of the Illinois State Bar Association by James F. McCluskey, the incoming president of the ISBA.
Deanna Hoyt was sworn in on May 2, 2018 as the new Co-Secretary of the Association of Women Attorneys of Lake County. The Association of Women Attorneys of Lake County (AWALC) was founded more than 25 years ago by women who were pioneers in the legal profession.
Attorney Gary Schlesinger has been appointed to serve as a Member of the Illinois State Bar Association (ISBA) Civil Practice & Procedure Section Council for 2018-2019. As an appointee, Gary will contribute to various activities and programs of the association. Gary has also been appointed to the Attorney Registration and Disciplinary Commission (ARDC), whose mission…Read More