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IIT Chicago-Kent Young Alumni Council to host 125th Anniversary Gala after party on February 23

February 8, 2013

IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law's Young Alumni Council will host an after party following the law school's 125th Anniversary Gala on February 23, a black-tie event that will be held from 5:30 to 11 p.m. in the Great Hall of Chicago Union Station. The after party, sponsored by the Chicago law firm of Peck Bloom LLC, will be held from 11 p.m. to 3 a.m. at South Branch Tavern & Grille, 100 South Wacker Drive.

IIT Chicago-Kent's 125th Anniversary Gala"Peck Bloom has a long history with IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law. Several of our attorneys are graduates of Chicago-Kent, including both of our founding members, Kenneth Bloom '88," explained Kerry R. Peck '78, managing partner of Peck Bloom. "It is due to our law school education that we've been able to help so many families and institutions over the years. Sponsoring events like this is just one way we feel we can give back to the place where it all started."

Tickets for the after party are $35, or $20 with the purchase of a $125 gala ticket. For more information, or to purchase tickets, please contact the IIT Chicago-Kent Alumni Association at alums@kentlaw.iit.edu or (312) 906-5240.

IIT Chicago-Kent's Young Alumni Council was established in 2009 to strengthen bonds among recent graduates of the law school. Tim Ritchey '05, also a partner at Peck Bloom, and Anne Szkatulski '09, co-chair the council. Vice-presidents include Amanda Brady '11, Elizabeth Camille Christen '11, Kevin Saunders '09, Tony Senagore '08 and Melissa Sobota '07.

Peck Bloom LLC (www.peckbloom.com) is a boutique Chicago law firm that provides excellent representation in a variety of areas, including probate litigation, guardianship litigation, trust litigation, administration of estates and trusts, elder law, estate planning, asset protection, corporate law, tax law, litigation attorney services, and special-needs planning. Since 1998, Peck Bloom has been meeting the legal needs of Chicago area families, seniors, banks, and hospitals. Its team of lawyers is skilled in litigation as well as estate and business planning. Over the years, Peck Bloom has grown to become one of the most respected elder law firms in the state while maintaining a team of legal professionals who have demonstrated a strong commitment to civic activism, bar leadership and volunteerism.

Founded in 1888, IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law is celebrating "125 years of distinctive legal education." IIT Chicago-Kent is the law school of Illinois Institute of Technology, a private, Ph.D.-granting institution with programs in engineering, psychology, architecture, business, design and law.

For More Information:

Susan O'Brien
Assistant Dean for Public Affairs
(312) 906-5250