2016 LeBlang Distinguished Lecture
Kyle Palazzolo, JD was the featured speaker for the annual Theodore R. LeBlang Distinguished Lecture titled "Insuring Equality: Removing Barriers to Health Care for the LGBT Community and People Living with HIV" held on March 1, 2016. Mr. Palazzolo is "a Staff and HIV Project Attorney in the Midwest Regional Office of Lambda Legal, the oldest and largest organization dedicated to advancing the civil rights of lesbians, gay men, bisexuals, transgender people and individuals living with HIV. He is also a lead strategist of Lambda Legal’s Health Care Fairness program work." "Palazzolo’s work has been recognized with the Illinois State Bar Association, Community Leadership Award; the Albert E. Jenner, Jr. Pro Bono Award; the Cook County Bar Association Presidential Award; and the Constitutional Rights Foundation, Bill of Rights in Action Award. His cases have been featured in The National Law Journal, Law360, The American Lawyer, Chicago Tribune, Chicago Sun-Times and Chicago Daily Law Bulletin. Palazzolo was also named a “Rising Star” by Illinois Super Lawyers Magazine from 2012-2014." Mr. Palazzolo is a member of the Illinois Bar.
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Kyle Palazzolo, JD