Johnson & Bell Shareholder, Jeffery G. Chrones, welcomed more than 250 guests to the Hellenic Bar Association’s 2014 Judge’s Night at the National Hellenic Museum in Chicago. Mr. Chrones served as Chairman of the event, a position he has held for the past three years. Over 150 judges from the Illinois State Supreme Court, Federal U.S. District Court, Illinois Appellate and Circuit Courts of Cook, Lake, Will, DuPage and Kane Counties were in attendance at the June 5 event. During the event, the inaugural Socrates Dikastes Award was presented to Hon. James P. Flannery Jr., Presiding Judge of Law Division of the Circuit Court of Cook County at this year's Judge's Night. Judge Flannery received the award due to his 25 years of superior service and commitment on the bench. Mr. Chrones established the Socrates Dikastes Award this year. The award is based on the Socratic principles of being a good judge (Gr. dikastes), which are to “hear courteously, to answer wisely, to consider soberly, and to decide impartially." -Socrates. Johnson & Bell has been a proud platinum sponsor of this event for the past three years.