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Thank you to all who hosted, contributed to, or attended the events in support of Judge Laura Liu.

Home of Steve and Gail Taggart, Reception / January 25, 2012

Special thanks to Steve and Gail Taggart for hosting a lovely reception with friends.
Reception at the Farley House / November 15, 2011

Special thanks to Brian Farley, Patti Marshall, Pam Farley, Andreas Antoniou and Lisa and Mike Shydlowshi.
Reception at Quartino / November 2, 2011

Special thanks to Sheila O'Grady, Mary Pat Burns, Sharyl Mackey and John Colletti.

Home of Sheila and Chris Kennedy, Reception / October 20, 2011

Special thanks to Sheila & Chris Kennedy, Jodi & Chris Wilson, Mimi & Ben Rodman and Robert & Sheila Berner.
Reception at McQuire Woods / October 6, 2011

Special thanks to Joe and Cecilia Hylak-Reinholtz.
Reception at Carmichael's / September 22, 2011

Special thanks to Edward Hogan and members of the law firm Hogan Marren, ltd.

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Chinatown Reception with Hon. Mayor Rahm Emanuel / September 1, 2011

Special Guest Mayor Emanuel joined us at Phoenix Restaurant. Thanks to Tony Shu, Raymond Chin, and all members of the host committee.

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Check With Lucy Concert, O'Brien's / August 2, 2011

Special thanks to Peter O'Brien
and to Check with Lucy members, Brad Cole, Jeff Libman and Jordi Kleiner
Fundraiser, Cocktail / July 21, 2011

Special thanks to Jon Erickson, Jay Rowell, Geno Zaharakis and the Host Committee.

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Cork & Kerry Southside Fundraiser / June 27, 2011
Hosted by:
Dennis & Nancy Kasper
Norm & Kathy Anderson
Dan & Barbara Kasper

Hinshaw & Culbertson Reception / June 22, 2011
Hosted by:
Bob Shannon
Jayme Matchinski
William Yu
Anthony Jacob

Sangamo Club Reception / June 20, 2011
Hosted by Tom & Lori Cullen
Lee Allison Necktie Reception / June 15, 2011
Hosted by Lee Allison
Old Town Art Fair Campaign Kick-Off with Mayor Rahm Emanuel / June 11, 2011

Chinatown Seniors Holiday Party / December 3, 2011
Judge Liu participated in the holiday festivities for senior citizens at the Chinatown Seniors Holiday Party.
43rd Ward Senior Bingo / October 29, 2011
Judge Liu called Bingo and awarded prizes at Alderman Michele Smith's annual Senior Bingo.
Democratic Party Slating / October 23, 2011
Judge Liu was unaminously endorsed by the 8th Subcircuit Democratic Committeemen.
Chinatown Chamber of Commerce 29th Annual Gala / October 23, 2011
Judge Liu participated on a panel to select the 2012 Miss Friendship Ambassador who will represent Chicago in the Hong Kong international program.
Von Steuben German Day Parade / September 10, 2011
Judge Liu marched in the annual Von Steuben Parade in Lincoln Square as part of the 2011 German American Fest celebration.
Asian American Bar Assoc. Installation Ceremony / July 28, 2011
Judge Liu administered the Oath to the new Officers and Directors of AABA.
Q&A Forum, Mexico City Law Students / July 8, 2011
Judge Liu participated in a Q&A session at the Daley Center with law students from Mexico City about the American judicial system.
Chicago 42nd Annual Pride Parade / June 26, 2011
Judge Liu, along with her family and friends, walked in the city's 42nd Annual Pride Parade, which drew over 400,000 spectators this year. Their group of walkers was one of the 250 registered entries in the event, which has become the second largest parade in Chicago.
Q&A Forum, ILLI Inaugural Class / June 24, 2011
Judge Liu spoke at the Daley Center with young students from the inaugural class of the Illinois Law and Leadership Institute, a summer enrichment pilot program created by the Illinois State Bar Association to encourage minority and socially disadvantaged students who have an interest in pursuing a legal career.
Moderator, "Pathways to the Judiciary" / June 16, 2011
Judge Liu served as the moderator for the state judge panel in “Pathways to the Judiciary,” a CLE program hosted by AABA.
Hosted Luncheon, Delegation from China / June 14, 2011
Judge Liu hosted a luncheon at the Daley Center courtroom for members of a Beijing, China delegation comprised of approximately 20 judges, prosecutors, law professors and social workers, who spent three months in Chicago to observe the Cook County judicial and administrative legal processes.
New Board Member, Illinois Judges Foundation / May 19, 2011
Judge Liu became a member of the Board of the Illinois Judges Foundation, a charitable organization involving several initiatives to further diversity and inclusion in the legal community, including a summer judicial internship program comprised of minority or financially disadvantaged law students.
Karaoke Event, Asian American Law Foundation / May 4, 2011
Judge Liu rated contestants as a panel judge during a karaoke fundraiser held by the Asian American Law Foundation at Brandon’s Speakeasy. The proceeds are used to fund scholarships for minority law students in the Chicago community.
Speaker, John C. Haines Elementary School / May 4, 2011
Judge Liu was welcomed by approximately 120 7th and 8th graders at John C. Haines Elementary School located in Chicago’s Chinatown community, where she spoke to the students about her Chinese heritage and its influence in her education and career paths.
Speaker, Depaul University College of Law / April 7, 2011
Judge Liu spoke on the theme of “Breaking Barriers” at the DePaul University College of Law Asian Pacific American Law Students Association annual scholarship awards dinner, which honors law students who have given significant service to the Asian Pacific community.
Honoree, Lunar New Year Reception / February 25, 2011
Judge Liu, the first female Chinese American judge to serve in Illinois, was honored during the Annual Lunar New Year Reception held at the Chicago-Kent College of Law. The event was co-hosted by AABA, CABA, and KABA, and recognized three new Asian American judges.
Panelist, AABA Career Forum Day / February 5, 2011
Judge Liu served as a panelist for a law student forum on private and public sector careers in law, hosted by Asian American Bar Association at the John Marshall Law School.


Judge Liu and Mayor Emanuel

Judge Liu and Chris Kennedy

Host Committee Members / Chinatown

Judge Liu speaking in Chinatown

Judge Liu at campaign kick-off

Judge Liu at campaign kick-off

Judge Liu speaking to AABA

Judge Liu at Senior Bingo

Judge Liu at an APALSA Banquet

Judge Liu Speaking

Judge Liu at Chinatown Holiday Party

Paid for by the Committee to Elect Judge Laura Liu / Copyright 2011
A copy of our report filed with the State Board of Elections is available on the Board’s official website or for purchase from the State Board of Elections, Springfield, Illinois.