Ankin Law News
-July 8, 2014: Ankin Law Office offered Worker's Comp advice to union members of Rush Hospital. (View Photos)
-June 29, 2014: Ankin Law Staff Participatied in the 45th annual Chicago Pride Parade. (View Photos)
-June 3, 2014: Howard Ankin spoke at a Workers' Comp Seminar. (View lecture notes)
-May 15, 2014: Jon Topolewski and Patti Ramirez attended the NOSSCR National Convention held in Indianapolis. (View Photos)
-March, 2014: Howard Ankin attended a live taping with
Steve Wilkos to produce a new 2014 television
commercial. (View Photos)
-August 10, 2013: Ankin Law Office supported and
participated in the 84th annual Bud Billiken Parade
on the city's South Side. (View photos)
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Ankin Law Office In the News
Ankin Law Office LLC is a leader in Northern Illinois legal circles. Very often our law firm is highlighted in the news for our outstanding attorneys and our successes. We are also extremely active in our community as we donate time, treasure and talents to make our neighborhoods great places to live.
Below are some recent activities and achievements as well as a few recent newspaper articles featuring Ankin Law Office LLC.
Events, Activities and Achievements
On July 8, 2014 Ankin Law Office staff attended a picnic for Teamsters Local 743 members at Rush Hospital. Ankin Law staff chatted with union members and provided them with valuable Worker's Compensation information during the picnic. (View Photos)
On June 29, 2014 Ankin Law staff and friends participated in the 45th annual Pride Parade in Chicago. (View Photos)
On June 3, 2014 Howard Ankin spoke at a Workers' Compensation Seminar.
(View Presentation Outline and Cover Sheets)
On June 3, 2014 Howard Ankin went to an event to raise money for the Boy Scouts of America.
On June 2, 2014 Howard Ankin went to a lawyers charitable dinner. Speakers included former NBA Commissioner David Stern and Chicago Bulls owner Jerry Reinsdorf.
On May 30, 2014 Howard Ankin attended the Teamster's Fight Night at Teamster's City.
On May 21, 2014 Howard Ankin attended the Un-Gala, a charity event for Chicago's Marketplace of Ideas.
On May 15, 2014 Jon Topolewski and Patti Ramirez of Ankin Law Office attended the National Organization of Social Security Claimants Representatives National Convention held in Indianapolis. (View Photos)
On May 13, 2014 Howard Ankin filmed a commercial at WGN Studios.
On May 10, 2014 Howard Ankin attended an event for the National Alliance on Mental Illness to raise money and listen to a presentation by Chicago Bears wide receiver Brandon Marshall.
On May 9, 2014 Howard Ankin attended the John Marshall Law School Annual Freedom Award Luncheon.
On May 8, 2014 Howard Ankin hosted a lecture involving a Holocaust survivor celebrating the 60th anniversary of his release from a Nazi prison camp.
On April 29, 2014 Howard Ankin attended a charity event at the Standard Club.
On April 29, 2014 Howard Ankin gave a lecture to members of WGN concerning Perspectives om Advertising and Marketing.
On April 28, 2014 Howard Ankin attended a commercial taping at Resolution Studios.
On April 26, 2014 Howard Ankin attended a union event advising members of their legal rights.
On April 12, 2014 Howard Ankin ran in the Race to Wrigley to celebrate the beginning of the new baseball season.
On March 25, 2014 Howard Ankin flew to New York to participate in a live taping with Steve Wilkos and Jerry Springer to film a new 2014 television commercial. (View Photos)
On March 17, 2014 Howard Ankin attended the Celtic Legal Society of Chicago's St. Patrick's Day lunch.
On March 16, 2014 Howard Ankin presented a Workers' Compensation Law lecture to union members.
On March 12, 2014 Howard Ankin was at a Michael Frerichs for State Treasurer event.
On February 18, 2014 Howard Ankin attended a SAM Fraternal Reunion event.
On February 12, 2014 Howard Ankin went to a lecture sponsored by orthopedic surgeon, Dr. Freeberg.
On February 6, 2014 Howard Ankin attended a lecture about the laws concerning the return of looted items during the Holocaust of World War II.
On January 14, 2014 Scott Goldstein attended a Bill Evans for Cook County Sheriff event.
On January 8, 2014 Howard Ankin attended a John Marshall Law School board meeting.
On Friday, December 13, 2013 Howard Ankin met with the Svengoolie on his production set at WCIU Channel 26.
On Thursday, December 12, 2013 Howard Ankin attended the swearing in of the 2014 WCLA Board.
On Tuesday, December 10, 2013 Howard Ankin flew to Connecticut to see Steve Wilkos and Jerry Springer on the set of their talk shows.
On Saturday, December 7, 2013 Howard Ankin attended Teamsters National Black Caucus 6th annual black tie banquet.
On Friday, December 6, 2013 Howard Ankin attended the Worker’s Compensation Lawyer’s Association holiday party at the W Hotel.
On Wednesday, December 4, 2013 Howard Ankin was honored by John Marshall Law School as Dean’s Circle recipient. Mr. Ankin also attended the Chicago Bar Association Christmas Spirits Show at the DePaul Merle Reskin Theatre following ra eception at the Blackstone Renaissance Hotel.
On Thursday, November 28, 2013 Howard Ankin ran the 10K Northshore Turkey Trot.
On Thursday, November 14, 2013 Attorneys Josh Rudolfi and Jill Wagner attended the JMLS Student Exchange.
On Wednesday, November 13, 2013 Ankin Law Office supported a WCLA gathering in support of representative race.
On Tuesday, November 12, 2013 Howard Ankin attended a Megan for Judge of the Circuit Court of Cook County fundraiser.
On Tuesday, November 12, 2013 Howard Ankin attended a kick-off event of the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Propaganda exhibit.
On Wednesday, November 6, 2013 Howard Ankin attended a John Marshall Law School alumni board meeting.
On Tuesday, November 5, 2013 Howard Ankin attended the swearing in luncheon of the new Chief Judge of the 7th Circuit Court of Appeals, Diane Wood, and the new Chief Judge of the Northern District of Illinois, Ruben Castillo, both of whom spoke.
On Wednesday, October 30, 2013 Howard Ankin attended a gathering in support of Illinois Senate President Cullerton in which he spoke.
On Tuesday, October 29, 2013 Ankin Law Office orally argued a claim before the Illinois Appellate Court obtaining a fully favorable ruling on behalf of our client.
On Monday, October 28, 2013 Howard Ankin attended JUF Vanguard event where former Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton spoke.
On Tuesday, October 14, 2013 Howard Ankin attended a meeting of prominent John Marshall Law School Alums.
On Wednesday, October 9, 2013 Howard Ankin orally argued a disputed claim for benefits involving a deceased client where full benefits where awarded on a zero offer.
On Monday, October 7, 2013 Howard Ankin attended U.S. Holocaust Memorial luncheon where Mayor Rahm Emanual spoke.
On September 28, 2013 Ankin Law Office attended a Teamster's Hispanic Caucus fundraiser event.
On September 12, 2013 representatives from Ankin Law supported and participated in the CVLS Race Judicata running event. (View photos)
On September 3, 2013 Ankin Law Office employees attended a viewing party at Resolution Studios to celebrate the completion of the new Stickman marketing campaign. (View Photos)
On August 31, 2013 representatives from Ankin Law supported and participated in the National Latino American Festival at Chicago's Riis Park.
On August 21, 2013 Howard Ankin spoke with the congregation of the Christ Universal Pentacostal Church. (View a Photo)
On August 20, 2013 Howard Ankin went to Athletico Corporation Headquarters to see the Chicago Blackhawk's 2013 Stanley Cup Trophy (View a photo)
On August 14, 2013 Howard Ankin attended a seminar on "Writing proposed decisions in workers' compensation cases."
On August 13, 2013 Howard Ankin spoke to a group of pastors at Chicago Haven of Rest Mission Bible Church. Mr Ankin gave a pressentation on the issue of legal rights for people.
On August 12, 2013 Howard Ankin was involved in a seminar covering "sole proximate cause".
On August 10, 2013 representatives from Ankin Law supported and participated in the 84th annual Bud Biliken Parade. The parade is the oldest and largest African-American parade in the United States. The focus every year is getting kids ready for school. (View photos from the event)
On July 27, 2013 Howard Ankin participated in the Big Ten 10K Run.
On July 19, 2013 Howard Ankin attended a seminar focused on "Request to admit evidence".
On July 17, 2013 Howard Ankin was present at a ceremony commemorating the Howard Ankin Reception Hall at John Marshall Law School.
In June Howard Ankin attended the Sigma Alpha Mu Fraternity Reunion.
On June 30, 2013 representatives from Ankin Law supported and participated in the Chicago Pride Parade. (View photos of the event)
On June 26, 2013 Howard Ankin attended a John Marshall Law School event.
On June 21, 2013 Howard Ankin attended a meeting for democrats for Educational Reform. (View a photo from the event)
On June 19, 2013 Howard Ankin and Jill Wagner attended the Workers’ Compensation Roundtable Discussion.
On June 15, 2013 Howard Ankin attended a lecture by Pastor Corey Brooks.
On June 15, 2013 representatives from Ankin Law supported and participated in the HOOD (Helping Others Obtain Destiny) Run in support of ending violence in Chicago Neighborhoods.
On June 5, 2013 Howard Ankin attended the Conference of Pastors Quinn Chapel Lecture on Providing Quality Education. (View a photo)
On May 31, 2013 Howard Ankin attended and Ankin Law supported the Hispanic Teamsters Caucus Boxing Night.
On May 30, 2013 Howard Ankin attended the CBA (Chicago Bar Association) Social Security Disability “Best Practice Tips” event.
On May 24, 2013 Ankin Law Office celebrated their support of the 50th Anniversary of Civil Rights Act.
On May 21, 2013 Howard Ankin attended the United States Holocaust Memorial Meeting. This event honored the 20th anniversary of the installation of the memorial.
On May 15, 2013 Howard Ankin, Scott Goldstein, Derek Lax, Josh Rudolfi, and Jill Wagner attended the WCLA (Workers’ Compensation Lawyers Association) Event.
On May 11, 2013 Howard Ankin participated Race to Open Wrigley.
On May 10, 2013 Howard Ankin, Scott Goldstein, Derek Lax, Josh Rudolfi, and Jill Wagner attended the John Marshall Freedom Award Lunch.
On Friday, May 10, 2013 Josh Rudofi filed an Appellate Brief in Dig Right In Landscaping v. Jose Nunezon behalf of Jose Nunez.
On April 24, 2013 Howard Ankin attended the JNF Lunch-in Lecture at the Botanic Gardens.
On April 23, 2013 Howard Ankin attended the JUF dinner where Bob Costas was the guest speaker.
On Wednesday, April 24, 2013 Scott Goldstein was a guest lecturer at John Marshall Law School in the Workers Compensation class.
On April 18, 2013 representatives from Ankin Law enjoyed the CVLS (Chicago Volunteer Legal Services) Charity Comedy Night.
On Wednesday, April 17, 2013 Josh Rudolfi attended Artex Risk Solutions Mock Trial at The Witt.
On April 2, 2013 Howard Ankin attended the CBA/ISBA Social Event.
On March 8, 2013 Howard Ankin and Jill Wagner attended the Rush Charity Casino Night.
On Saturday, December 8, 2012 Telly Liapis attended the NWCBA Holiday Party.
On Saturday, December 8, 2012 Howard Ankin attended the Black Teamsters Hispanic Caucus Ball.
Also on Saturday, December 8, 2012 Howard Ankin was in attendance for the Children's Memorial Ball in support of the efforts of Children's Memorial Hospital. The Children’s Ball is the Medical Research Institute Council’s (MRIC) annual signature event. The MRIC’s year-long campaign of fundraising for pediatric medical research was celebrated at this black-tie event with a night of elegance featuring lavish hors d’oeuvres, dinner and dancing.
On November 30, 2012 Ankin Law Office's Scott Goldstein was highlighted in a "Making Chicago Great" feature from WCIU Channel 26 in Chicago.
November, 2012: A client of Howard Ankin knitted him a blanket as a special thank you. Her case was a no offer, totally disputed claim which concluded in a multiple 6 figure settlement.
On Thursday, November 15, 2012 Howard Ankin shot a promotional commercial with popular talk show hosts Jerry Springer and Steve Wilkos.
On Wednesday, November 14th, 2012 Howard and Paul Ankin attended a lecture at the Kirkland and Ellis Law Firm by Michael Dobbs concerning General Mladic’s prosecution in the Hague and on genocide prevention generally.
On Monday, November 5, 2012 Howard Ankin attended JUF Vanguard fundraiser at the Sheraton Hotel where Susie Essman and Richard Lewis of Curb Your Enthusiasm fame provided stand-up comedic performances for the audience.
On Monday, November 5, 2012 Howard Ankin was in attendance for the Southport Neighbors Association meeting. The Southport Neighbors Association has been representing the residents and businesses of this unique and vibrant neighborhood since 1988.
On Saturday, November 3, 2012 Mr Ankin attended the LUNGevity Foundation's Annual Fall Benefit, "One Voice, One Hope". The LUNGevity Foundation's mission is is to have a meaningful and immediate impact on improving lung cancer survival rates, ensure a higher quality of life for lung cancer patients, and provide a community for those impacted by lung cancer.
On Saturday, November 3, 2012 Mr Ankin attended the Illinois Trial Lawyers Association Workers' Compensation Annual Seminar in Oak Brook, IL.
On Wednesday, October 31, 2012 Mr Ankin went to the Social Security Benefits Seminar. The topic of the day was "The Ethics of Representing Disabled Persons".
On Monday, October 29, 2012 Howard Ankin attended the FIDF Annual Campaign Dinner.
On Thursday, October 25, 2012 Howard Ankin and Jon Topolewski attended Judge Lynn Egan's seminar on Drug and Alcohol Evidence at Trial at the Chicago Bar Association.
On Sunday, September 23, 2012 Howard Ankin and his son were on the field as the Chicago Cubs warmed up for their matchup against the rival St. Louis Cardinals.
On Friday, September 21, 2012 Howard Ankin attended a seminar on Jurors Asking Questions During a Trial. The moderator for the seminar was Judge Lynn Egan.
On Thursday, September 20, 2012 Scott Goldstein lectured at the Annual International Association of Rehabilitation Professionals (ILARP) Seminar. (View the brochure)
On Sunday, September 16, 2012 Howard Ankin ran in the 2012 Bucktown 5k.
On Saturday, September 15, 2012 Ankin Law Office's Telly Liapis along with his wife attended the Green Tie Ball in support of The Gateway Green Foundation, of which Ankin Law is a partner. The Green Tie Ball is Chicago Gateway Green‟s signature fundraising event. The infamous gala, returning each year with a new and engaging theme, raises funds for Chicago Gateway Green‟s Expressway Partnership Program, which creates and maintains beautiful, sustainable landscapes along Chicago‟s major expressways thereby reducing air and noise pollution and adorning the gateways into the city's communities. (See a photo from the event)
On Thursday, September 13, 2012 Ankin Law Office participated in the Chicago Volunteer Legal Services annual Race Judicata. The scenic race course took participants from Upper Hutchinson Field along Lake Michigan and back where they were treated to a great band and refreshments. Proceeds from the race help CVLS continue the important work of ensuring that the law works for all citizens, not just those who can afford it.
On Wednesday, September 12, 2012 Mr. Ankin went to the U.S. Holocaust Museum's Annual Luncheon at Chicago's Sheriton Hotel where Mayor Rahm Emanuel was a guest speaker.
On Sunday, September 2, 2012 Howard Ankin attended the 5th Annual Chicago Teamsters Hispanic Caucus Soccer Event. The event is designed to encourage all teamsters and their families to enjoy a day of solidarity, tailgating and professional soccer which saw the Chicago Fire take on the Houston Dynamo.
On Wednesday, August 29, 2012 John Marshall Law School Board Member Howard Ankin attended the school's monthly board meeting.
On Thursday, August 16, 2012 Howard Ankin attended a meeting in preparation for the Gateway Green Association's annual fundraiser, the Green Tie Ball.
On Monday, August 13, 2012 Howard Ankin attended a meeting as a board member of the U.S. Holocaust Memorial.
On Saturday, August 11, 2012 Ankin Law Office participated in the Bud Billiken Parade in Chicago. The parade has become one of the City's premier Back-to School events.
On Saturday, August 11, 2012 Ankin Law Office was represented at the Park Festival for the 29th Ward.
From July 28th-31st, 2012 Howard Ankin attended the Annual National Convention of the American Association for Justice at the Chicago Hilton in Chicago, Illinois. Accomplished trial lawyers and experts discussed the latest developments in trial advocacy and specialized topics. The convention will help Ankin Law stay ahead of the curve when it comes to the latest developments in each of the firms practice areas.
On Thursday, July 26, 2012 Howard Ankin attended a symposium of the Work Injury Lawyers Guild at the Hilton Chicago Hotel. WILG held the Symposium commemorating the 40th Anniversary of the National Commission on State Workmens' Compensation Laws.
On Wednesday, July 25, 2012 Howard Ankin, along with his wife, sister and brother-in-law attended the Lynn Sage Cancer Research Foundation's third annual Summer Soiree at Roka Akor Steak and Sushi. The Event raised more than $25,000 to benefit cancer research programs at Northwestern Memorial Hospital and the Robert H Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center of Northwestern University.
On Friday June 29, 2012 Howard Ankin attended Union Boxing Night held at Chicago's Teamster City.
On Sunday, June 24, 2012 Ankin Law Office participated in the Chicago Pride Parade. (View photo from the event)
Howard Ankin co-sponsored a welcome home party for a U.S. soldier returning from the war in Afghanistan on Friday, June 22, 2012.
On Tuesday, June 19 2012 Howard Ankin spoke to the Fernwood Community Organization about Law. Mr Ankin also discussed the Ankin Law Public Safety Initiative, a community outreach program whose goal is to decrease response time for police, firefighters, and ambulance crews by placing address numbers on alleyway garages in the community. (Watch the Channel 26 interviews introducing the event and news coverage of the project's first weekend.)
On Thursday, June 14 2012 Howard Ankin and his wife co-chaired an event for the U.S. Holocaust Museum.
On Wednesday, June 13 2012 Howard Ankin attended a seminar on the Federal Lemon Laws.
On May 16, 2012 Howard Ankin attended a Workers' Compensation Association meeting on the business practice of loaning and borrowing employees.
On Friday May 11 and over the subsequent weekend, Ankin Law Office expanded to occupy another floor of their office building.
Howard Ankin gave a lecture to over fifty physical therapists on Thursday, May 10, 2012 focusing on the changes in the Illinois Workers' Compensation Laws.
On Friday, May 4, 2012 Howard Ankin, along with Scott Goldstein and Josh Rudolphi as well as several other members of Ankin Law Office, attended the John Marshall Law Schools' Freedom Award Luncheon. The luncheon is the board's annual fundraising event for the school.
Howard Ankin accompanied his wife to the Class Captains Recognition Dinner at their children's school on Thursday, May 3, 2012. The local school hosted the dinner to thank the past year's active parent volunteers who are so vital to the success of the school.
On Wednesday, May 2, 2012 Howard Ankin attended the JNF annual fundraising breakfast where he enjoyed the company of collegues from the legal community along with orthopedic physicians from the area.
On Monday, April 30, 2012 Howard Ankin met with the Southport Neighborhood Association to discuss the legalities of the Chicago Cubs intentions to expand Wrigley Field. Mr. Ankin heard from community leaders and discussed the positive and negative impact on the community if Cubs ownership does renovate the ball park.
On Friday April 27, 2012 Howard Ankin attended a lecture sponsored by the U.S. Holocaust Museum. The lecture focused on obtaining restitution for WWII Holocaust victims. Later that evening Mr Ankin was on hand for the Annual Fundraiser Gala for Rush Hospitals' Midwest Orthopedics Division.
Howard Ankin attended Judges Night on Thursday, April 26, 2012. The event honors all judges from the Bar Association.
On Wednesday, April 25, 2012 Howard Ankin attended the JUF Philanthropic Annual Fundraiser where Jason Alexander of Seinfeld fame was a guest speaker.
On Saturday, April 21, 2012 Howard Ankin and his associates, along with members of the community took part in the Ankin Law Public Safety Initiative. The goal of this community service project is to place street numbers (addresses) on alleyway garages to help local law enforcement and fire fighters locate homes quickly. (View photos from the April 21 kickoff.) (Watch television coverage of the event.)
Howard Ankin attended a Workers' Compensation Lawyers Association seminar on Tuesday, April 17, focusing on recent commission rules and decisions governing workers' compensation practices.
Howard Ankin appeared on Channel 26 at 6:45 am on Monday, April 16, 2012 to talk about the Ankin Law Public Safety Initiative, a community event spearheaded by Ankin Law. (Watch the television interview)
On Thursday, April 12, 2012 attorneys Jon Topolewski and Josh Rudolfi, on behalf of Ankin Law Office, attended the John Marshall Law School information job fair to advise current and graduating students on professions in law.
On Wednesday, April 11, 2012 Howard Ankin and Jon Topolewski were in court to file the initial preliminary petition in a pro bono case involving a dispute over whether their client properly gave consent for the adoption of her baby.
On Monday, April 2 2012 Howard Ankin attended a search committee meeting that carried late into the night. After months of observations and discussions Mr Ankin and the other search committee members were proud to introduce a new religious leader to the community.
Howard Ankin met with the Southport Neighborhood Association on Sunday, April 1, 2012 to discuss and prepare for the Ankin Law Public Safety Initiative, a community outreach event to take place on Saturday, April 21st. The Ankin Law Public Safety Initiative is a public safety program with the goal of placing house numbers (addresses) on alleyway garages so police and firefighters can identify homes sooner and shorten response times.
On Tuesday, March 27, 2012 Howard Ankin spoke to a class of local school kids about what it is like to be a lawyer.
On Wednesday, March 21, 2012, Howard Ankin attended a networking event for local business leaders.
Howard Ankin met with the head of a 7-clinic Physical Therapy group on March 17, 2012, to provide an update on new Workers' Compensation laws.
On Thursday, March 15, 2012, Howard Ankin spoke to employees of a local medical clinic about the new Workers' Compensation laws. Later in the evening Mr. Ankin met with the Northwest Suburban Bar Association to discuss current legal trends.
Howard Ankin appeared Wednesday, March 14, 2012 on WCIU Channel 26 Chicago morning news show discussing workers compensation. (Watch the television interview.)
On Sunday morning 3/4/12 Howard Ankin and Paul Ankin in conjunction with Ankin Law Office’s Children’s Identification Program assisted over a 100 families of the Niles Township Community with completing children I.D. and fingerprint kits.
On Friday, 3/2/12 Howard Ankin received the settlement payment of $619,677.64 for a disputed tried claim. Howard Ankin’s client will also receive lifetime weekly payments and medical coverage for his injuries.
On Thursday 3/1/12 Howard Ankin presented Understanding the Significant 2011 Worker’s Compensation Law Changes to the Northwest Suburban Bar Association. (View the slide presentation)
On Wednesday 2/29/12 Howard Ankin and Scott Goldstein attended lecture on Professional Transport, Gruszeckza and Patel Appellate Court cases.
On Monday 2/27/12 the Commission approved a worker’s compensation settlement of $600,000 negotiated by Howard Ankin on behalf of a client.
On Saturday 2/11/12 at the 26th Ward Senior Citizens luncheon Howard Ankin spoke on legal rights.
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