Robert A. Clifford of Clifford Law Offices to Participate in The National Hellenic Museum’s Trial Series

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Robert A. Clifford of Clifford Law Offices will participate in The Trial of Antigone, alongside other leading legal scholars Thursday, March 10, 2016, at the Field Museum in Chicago

Robert A. Clifford

The National Hellenic Museum’s Trial Series are educational and memorable, and I look forward to being a part of it again.

Founder and Senior Partner of Clifford Law Offices, Robert A. Clifford, and other famed legal scholars will take on the Case of Antigone v. Creon at the Field Museum’s James Simpson Theatre in Chicago on March 10, 2016.

The event is part of The National Hellenic Museum’s Trial Series which “highlights the enduring relevance and value of Greek philosophy and thought. It is a unique opportunity to watch some of America’s foremost legal minds and theorists contemplate and debate evolving issues and perennial questions that have concerned humanity for thousands of years.”

The Trial of Antigone is sponsored by several organizations including Clifford Law Offices. Clifford will be representing King Creon alongside Daniel K. Webb in The Trial of Antigone. The event will include respected and leading judges and counsel including:

Judges:
The Honorable Richard A. Posner, Judge for the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 7th Circuit
The Honorable William J. Bauer, Judge for the Court of Appeals for the 7th Circuit
The Honorable Charles P. Kocoras, U.S. District Judge for the Northern District of Illinois

Attorneys:
Robert A. Clifford, Founder & Senior Partner, past president of the Chicago Bar Association
Patrick M. Collins, Partner, Perkins Coie, former U. S. Assistant Attorney for the Northern District of Illinois
Patrick J. Fitzgerald, Litigation Partner, Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom, former U. S. Attorney for the Northern District of Illinois
Dan K. Webb, Chairman, Winston & Strawn, former U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of Illinois

Jury:
Louis G. Apostol, Executive Director & General Counsel, Illinois Property Tax Appeal Board
Thomas G. Massouras, Trial Attorney, U.S. Dept. of Housing & Urban Development and Hellenic Bar Association president
Andrea Darlas, WGN Radio - Morning News Anchor/Reporter
Peggy Chiampas, Associate Judge for the State of Illinois, Circuit Court of Cook County
Larry Yellen, Reporter and Weekend Anchor for Fox 32 News
Maria Bazakos, Dussias Skallas LLP
Kathleen Klaeser, The Field Museum, President of the Women's Board
Eleni Kouimelis, Winston & Strawn LLP
Walter Burnett, City of Chicago Alderman Ward 27

In past Trial Series with the National Hellenic Museum, Clifford participated in the Trial of Socrates as well as the Trial of Orestes. “I had a wonderful time during the past trials,” said Clifford. He adds, “The National Hellenic Museum’s Trial Series are educational and memorable, and I look forward to being a part of it again.”

The Trial of Antigone will be held on Thursday, March 10, 2016, at the Field Museum in Chicago. Doors will open at 6 p.m. and the trial begins at 6:30 p.m. Regular tickets cost $100, Hellenic Bar Association member tickets cost $85, and student tickets cost $50.

To learn more about Robert A. Clifford, click here. To purchase tickets to the Trial of Antigone, click here.

About Robert Clifford
Robert A. Clifford is the founder of Clifford Law Offices, a nationally recognized personal injury law firm in Chicago concentrating in aviation, transportation, personal injury, medical negligence, and product liability law. He was named by Chicago Magazine as one of the top 100 Most Powerful Chicagoans in 2013, and remains committed to raising the quality of the practice of law in the state of Illinois and promoting civility. Clifford was named the 2012 Chicago Lawyer Person of the Year. Based upon his trial accomplishments, and his contributions to the legal community and the Chicago area, his colleagues nominated him for the prestigious honor given to one person each year. He’s also been named to the Top 10 Illinois Super Lawyers list since 2005. To learn more about Robert A. Clifford visit: http://bit.ly/20hxeJn.

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