Mark C. Palmer is the Chief Counsel of the Illinois Supreme Court Commission on Professionalism, also known as 2Civility. Mark strives to serve judges, attorneys, law students and people of the State of Illinois with a dedication to the quality of justice and the rule of law. As Chief Counsel, Mark facilitates the promotion of professionalism, civility, and integrity among the legal and judicial systems to better provide equitable, efficient, and effective service to the public through education and outreach initiatives.
Mark serves as an Adjunct Professor at the University of Illinois College of Law in Champaign. Additionally, he has trained hundreds of law enforcement officers in Illinois at the University of Illinois Police Training Institute, lecturing on topics such as use of force and police liability.
Mark received his undergraduate degree from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and his law degree from the University of Illinois-Chicago John Marshall Law School. He is active in numerous bar and civic organizations including as an Board Member for the Illinois State Bar Association and as the Chair of the Public Interest Law Initiative (PILI) 6th Judicial Circuit Pro Bono Committee.
Jared tells us to be more efficient (and eat a McRib); Mark C. Palmer educates us on today’s legal ethics; and, together they look at some holiday-themed “Florida Man” news stories.
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