Ankin Law News
Friday, May 10, 2013: Josh Rudofi will be filing an Appellate Brief in Dig Right In Landscaping v. Jose Nunez on behalf of Jose Nunez.
Wednesday, April 24, 2013: Scott Goldstein will be speaking as a guest lecturer at John Marshall Law School in the Workers Compensation class.
Wednesday, April 17, 2013: Josh Rudolfi attended Artex Risk Solutions Mock Trial at The Witt. (read more...)
November 30, 2012: Scott Goldstein of Ankin Law Office
was highlighted in a "Making Chicago Great" feature
on WCIU Channel 26 in Chicago.
November, 2012: A client of Howard Ankin knitted him a
blanket as a special thank you after a multiple
6 figure settlement.
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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/upcoming activities and achievements as well as a few recent newspaper articles featuring Ankin Law Office LLC.
Activities and Achievements
On Friday, May 10, 2013 Josh Rudofi will be Filing Appellate Brief in Dig Right In Landscaping v. Jose Nunez on behalf of Jose Nunez
On Wednesday, April 24, 2013 Scott Goldstein will be speaking as a guest lecturer at John Marshall Law School in the Workers Compensation class
On Wednesday, April 17, 2013 Josh Rudolfi attended Artex Risk Solutions Mock Trial at The Witt – Petitioner’s Counsel on Panel/Mock Trial with Bryce, Downey & Lenkov
On Thursday, April 11, 2013 Josh Rudolfi attended the John Marshall Law School's Small and Medium Firms Night – With Jon Topolewski
On Friday, March 15, 2013 Josh Rudolfi filed an Appellate Response Brief in Dan Wolf Toyota of Naperville v. Kevin McGlennon on behalf of Kevin McGlennon
On Friday, March 8, 2013 Jill Wagner attended the 6th Annual Rush University Casino Night with Howard Ankin. The charity event, held at Café Brauer raises funds and awareness for leading-edge patient care initiatives in Rush University Medical Centers' strategic clinical areas; cancer, neurosciences, heart and vascular, and orthopedics). (visit the website)
On Wednesday, February 27, 2013 Jill Wagner attended a Workers’ Compensation seminar on AMA ratings.
On Wednesday February 27, 2013 Josh Rudofi attended the WCLA Seminar – More Appellate Court Cases and AMA Cases
On Tuesday, January 22, 2013 Josh Rudolfi attended the WCLA Seminar – 2 Appellate Court Decisions and 2 Arbitration Decisions
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.(View the segment)
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. (View a photo)
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, 2013 Scott Goldstein attended the International Association of Rehabilitation Professionals annual seminar. (view the brochure)
On Sunday, September 16, 2012 Howard Ankin ran in the 2012 Bucktown 5k. (See Photos of the Event)
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. (View a photo from the fundraising 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. (View photos from the event)
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. (Click here for more information about the event)
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. (View photos from the parade)
On Saturday, August 11, 2012 Ankin Law Office was represented at the Park Festival for the 29th Ward. (View photo from the event)
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. (View photos of the event)
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 Tuesday, June 12, 2012 Howard Ankin enjoyed lunch with Congressman Lou Lang.
On Monday, June 4, 2012 Howard Ankin attended a meeting to plan an event for the U.S Holocaust Museum.
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 Saturday, April 14, 2012 Howard Ankin participated, along with over 3,500 other runners, in the 7th Annual Race to Wrigley to benefit Chicago Cubs charities.
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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