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Anne I. Shaw actively serves the legal and general community. She has also co-chaired the Judicial Evaluation Committee for AABA; Chaired the Clerk of the Circuit Court of Cook County’s Asian Advisory Council; served as a board member of Lieutenant Governor Pat Quinn‘s Asian American Advisory Council; served on the Executive Planning Committee for the 2005 National Asian Pacific American Bar Association’s National Convention in Chicago; served as Treasurer of AABA, then as AABA’s Vice President/President Elect and as its 2008 President. currently serves as the President of the Asian American Bar Association’s Law Foundation; was a Past President of DePaul University’s Asian Alumni Association; Past Vice President of the East Village Association; Co-Treasurer of the Asian American Institute; 

Anne currently serves as the President of the Asian American Bar Association’s Law Foundation; was a Past President of DePaul University’s Asian Alumni Association; Past Vice President of the East Village Association; Co-Treasurer of the Asian American Institute; a Leadership Circle Member of the Asian American Action Fund of Greater Chicago; and a current board member and Secretary of DePaul University’s Alumni Board. In October 2009, Ms. Shaw was appointed to serve as a Commissioner on the Cook County Board of Ethics.  

Ms. Shaw recently received the prestigious Sandra R. Otaka Leadership Award from the Asian American Bar Association in 2010 for her work in the legal profession and the community. In 2009 she was named a “Best Lawyer Under 40” by the National Asian Pacific American Bar Association and she received the Clerk of the Circuit Court of Cook County’s Civic Leader Award. In 2008, Ms. Shaw was named as one of Chicago Lawyer’s and Chicago Law Bulletin’s 2008 “40 Lawyers Under 40 to Watch.” In 2004 she received the AABA’s Outstanding Member Award. She obtained her Bachelors of Science Degree from DePaul University and her Juris Doctorate from IIT Chicago Kent College of Law. 

Ms. Shaw is a founding officer and shareholder of Shaw Legal Services, Ltd. Her practice concentrates in civil litigation in the areas of commercial, civil rights and personal injury. Her firm also handles a vast array of work including, estate planning, corporate transactional work, consumer bankruptcy, family law, and real estate law. She has been invited to teach continuing legal education classes to other attorneys, including a consumer bankruptcy course for the Asian American Bar Association of Greater Chicago (AABA) and a webinar course on “Small Business Basics” for the American Bar Association. 

Shaw Legal Services would like to congratulate Anne Shaw on receiving the prestigious Asian American Bar Association’s 2010 Hon. Sandra R. Otaka Leadership Award for her contributions to the Asian Pacific American Community. 

Shaw Legal Services, Ltd. would like to congratulate Anne I. Shaw on being named the National Asian Pacific American Bar Association’s 2009 Best Lawyer’s Under 40, of which NAPABA only recognized 18 lawyers from around the U.S. 

Shaw Legal Services, Ltd. congratulates Anne I. Shaw on being the recipient of the Dorothy Brown, Clerk of the Circuit Court of Cook County’s 2009 Civic Leader Award. 
We also would like to congratulate Anne I. Shaw for being named “40 Illinois Attorneys Under Forty to Watch 2008”