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The Wolfpack Mock Trial Team, coaches, and supporters celebrate their victory as the 2018 Saint Ignatius College Prep High School Mock Trial Invitational Champions on October 27th. Illinois Appellate Court Justice Hon. Jesse Reyes and Circuit Court of Cook County Judge Hon. Daniel Trevino '93 congratulated the Champions.

Saint Ignatius College Prep Mock Trial Invitational Tournament - 
October 27, 2018

Supreme Court Level
Mr. and Mrs. James D. Pauly ′50 

Appellate Court Level
The Florence Family 
The Diversity Scholarship Foundation 

Circuit Court Level
Law Office of Edward J. Austin, P.C.
Mr. Edward J. Austin, Esq. ′88 
Gordon & Pikarski  
Chicago West Suburban Chapter of Unico National 
Mr. Richard Caifano, Esq. ′58 
The Hicks Family 
The Trevino Family

Thank you to all who attended the 37th Annual Law Society Luncheon on Friday, February 23, 2018 at the Union League Club of Chicago. CLICK HERE to view photos from the event. 

Mock Trial Invitational - 10.28.17
We are proud to report that the Wolfpack Trial Team are Champions of the Inaugural Saint Ignatius College Prep High School Mock Trial Invitational Tournament. They competed against local high school teams at the Richard J. Daley Center on 10/28/17. Participating teams included: Trinity High School, Roosevelt High School, Whitney Young Magnet School, and Saint Ignatius College Prep. CLICK HERE to see photos from the event.

The final trial, presided over by Appellate Court Justice and Class of 1978 alumnus Mathias Delort, was between Ignatius and Whitney Young Magnet High School.

Special thanks goes out to our Tournament Sponsors including:  

Mr. and Mrs. James D. Pauly ’50 

Law Office of Edward J. Austin, P.C. Mr. Edward J. Austin, Esq. ’88
Hinshaw and Culbertson, LLP
The Diversity Scholarship Foundation

Chicago West Suburban Chapter of Unico National
Mr. Richard Caifano, Esq. ’58
Mr. and Mrs. Daniel A. Trevino, Esq. ’93 

Additionally, we are grateful to the Judges and Jurors who volunteered. Finally, we thank our Mock Trial Team Alumni who came home to support this event: Joyce D'Aprile '16, Mackenzie Krage '16, John Mager '17

Congratulations to all! 

Sonia Antolec '01, Head Coach 
Geoff Hammond '90, Team Moderator  and Assistant Coach  

1st place prosecutor and $500.00 scholarship winner through Diversity Scholarship Fund: Ariel Hulfachor, Whitney Young
2nd place prosecutor: Alexandra Swain, Whitney Young

1st place defense attorney and $500.00 scholarship winner through Diversity Scholarship Fund: Khadera Neals, Trinity High School
2nd place defense: Carmela Brazale, Saint Ignatius 

1st place prosecution witness: Nancy Ramirez, Roosevelt High School 
2nd place prosecution witness: Natalia Granatowski, Whitney Young

1st place defense witness: Emily Kowal
2nd place defense witness: tie between 3 people:  Ugomma Ugwu-Uche, Saint Ignatius, Zach Sandoval, Saint Ignatius and Ella Heisman, Trinity High School 

Team winner: Saint Ignatius  

If you'd like to learn more about the Mock Trial Team, please contact Geoff Hammond '90 at

36th Annual Law Society Luncheon
On Friday, February 24, 2017, nearly 400 alumni and friends gathered at the Union League Club of Chicago to foster camaraderie among alumni, parents and friends of the school who are involved in the field of law. Enduring friendships were rekindled and new ones created. The Wolfpack Spirit was clearly evident.  

The celebrated guests, Richard W. Burke ′51 and John J. Pikarski, Jr., two legends in the Chicago legal community, were presented with Awards for Excellence in the Field of Law. Dick and John have made important contributions to the legal profession, to our community, and to the Saint Ignatius College Prep family. They truly are “men for others”.  

We thank each of you who attended the event and continue to support the mission of Chicago’s first Jesuit school. We hope to see you at other Law Society events throughout the year, including the Fall networking event and the Continuing Legal Education Course. 

Please CLICK HERE to view photos from the event. Thank you to our Sponsors!

Continuing Legal Education Program - 11.15.16
Tom Luetkemeyer '75, a partner at Hinshaw and Culbertson, LLP, presented "Dealing With Diminished Capacity and the Aging Practitioner" at the 8th Annual Saint Ignatius Law Society Continuing Legal Education Course on November 15, 2016.

Law Society Networking Reception - 9.21.16
On Wednesday, September 21st, close to 60 attendees enjoyed cocktails and hors d’oeuvres on the outdoor patio at Erie Café for the 2016 Saint Ignatius College Prep Law Society Networking Reception. The weather cooperated and many were able to reconnect with old friends and make new ones too. Proceeds from the event will benefit the Wolfpack Mock Trial Team.  

The 7th Annual Continuing Legal Education Course- 11.17.15
The 7th Annual CLE Course was hosted at Hinshaw and Culbertson on Tuesday, November 17th. The topic was "The Duty of Technological Competency and Cyber Security--Ethical Conduct Under the Rules of Professional Conduct"  presented by Steven Puiszis, Esq., Partner and Privacy and Security Officer at Hinshaw and Culberston, LLP. 

Networking Reception at Erie Cafe- 9.15.15
Over 75 members of the Saint Ignatius Law Community gathered on 9.15 at Erie Café for the annual fall networking event. Attendees enjoyed cocktails and hors d’oeuvres on the outdoor patio. Thanks to everyone who attended and thanks to the Law Society Committee, Mark Abraham '92, Thomas Brabec ’73, John Coleman ’67, Kevin Conway ’69, Hon. William Haddad '64 (ret.), Daniel Pikarski ’90 and Curtrice White Scott ’90 for their work in helping to organize the event.

The 35th Annual Law Luncheon- 2.26.16
On Friday, February 26th, 2016, Saint Ignatius hosted its 35th Annual Law Luncheon at the Union League Club of Chicago. Over 400 members of the law community attended the event where Mr. Michael M. Morrissey '67 and Mr. Thomas M. Tully were presented with Awards for Excellence in the Field of Law. 

If you would like to nominate an individual for a Law award, please complete the forms below and submit to Christine Cesak at Forms can also be mailed to Saint Ignatius College Prep, 1076 W Roosevelt Road, Chicago, IL 60608 Attn: Christine Cesak





Alumni Award for Excellence in Law Presented at Class Reunions

Mr. Charles J. Winikates (Dec'd) '45

50th Reunion, 1995

Mr. Thomas A. Foran (Dec'd) '41

Jubilee Reunion, 1996

Mr. Joseph G. Bisceglia '66

35th Reunion, 2001

Mr. John P. Goedert (Dec'd) '31

Jubilee Reunion, 2002

Mr. Arthur W. Bresnahan '87

20th Reunion, 2007

Mr. Philip A. Doran '58

50th Reunion, 2008

Mr. John T. McCarthy '59

50th Reunion, 2009

Mr. Kevin P. Cronin '75

35th Reunion, 2010

Mrs. Cecilia Hynes Griffin '83

30th Reunion, 2013

Mr. Matthew J. Botica '68

45th Reunion, 2013

Hon. Thomas J. Lipscomb '64

50th Reunion, 2014

Mr. James Lynch '69

45th Reunion, 2014

Mr. Tom H. Luetkemeyer ‘75

40th Reunion, 2015


Alumni Award for Excellence in Law Presented at the Law Luncheon

Mr. William F. Madden (Dec'd) '63

10th Annual, 1991

Dr. Philip J. Faccenda '47

12th Annual, 1993

Mr. William Daley '66

13th Annual, 1994

Mr. Thomas P. Luning '60

14th Annual, 1995

Hon. Mel R. Jiganti '50

15th Annual, 1996

Justice Gino L. DiVito '55

16th Annual, 1997

Hon. Michael J. Madigan '60

18th Annual, 1999

Mr. John J. Muldoon, Sr. '47

19th Annual, 2000

Mr. George J. Cullen '53

20th Annual, 2001

Mr. John J. Jiganti '58

21st Annual, 2002

Mr. Martin J. Healy, Jr. '61

22nd Annual, 2003

Mr. Quin A. Denvir '58

23rd Annual, 2004

Mr. Joseph D. Kearney '82

24th Annual, 2005

Mr. Kevin J. Conway '69

25th Annual, 2006

Mr. William R. Kunkel '74

26th Annual, 2007

Senator Donald F. Harmon '84

27th Annual, 2008

Hon. William Haddad '64

28th Annual, 2009

Hon. Maura Slattery Boyle '85

29th Annual, 2010

Mr. Patrick E. Dwyer, II '58

30th Annual, 2011

Mr. Gerald S. McCarthy '80

31st Annual, 2012

Hon. Thomas L. Hogan '72

32nd Annual, 2013

Mr. Martin P. Greene '69

33rd Annual, 2014

Mr. Michael D. Monico '65

34th Annual, 2015

Mr. Michael J. Morrissey '67

35th Annual, 2016

Mr. Richard W. Burke '51

36th Annual, 2017

Hon. Russell W. Hartigan '64

37th Annual, 2018


Award for Excellence in Law (non alumnus) Presented at the Law Luncheon

Mr. Phil Corboy (Dec'd)

 9th Annual, 1990

Mr. William Harte

11th Annual, 1992

Mr. John J. George

17th Annual, 1998

Justice Mary Jane Theis

32nd Annual, 2013

Hon. William J. Bauer

33rd Annual, 2014

Mr. Thomas Chomicz

34th Annual, 2015

Mr. Thomas M. Tully

35th Annual, 2016

Mr. John J. Pikarski, Jr. 

36th Annual, 2017

Hon. Richard M. Daley

37 Annual, 2018


Honorary Diploma presented at Law Luncheon

Mr. Geoffrey L. Gifford

Law Luncheon 2001

Hon. Mary Ann G. McMorrow

Law Luncheon 2002

Mr. George B. Collins

Law Luncheon 2003

Justice Anne Burke

Law Luncheon 2004

Ms. Patricia C. Bobb

Law Luncheon 2005

Hon. Joy V. Cunningham

Law Luncheon 2006

Ms. Nina S. Appel

Law Luncheon 2007

Mr. Patrick J. Fitzgerald

Law Luncheon 2008

Mrs. Anita Alvarez

Law Luncheon 2009

Hon. Jennifer Duncan Brice

Law Luncheon 2010

Mr. Joseph A. Power

Law Luncheon 2011

Mr. Joseph Moss

Law Luncheon 2012



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