Mr. Thies is a member of the Executive Committee of the Council of the American Bar Association Section of Legal Education & Admissions to the Bar, the nationally recognized accrediting body for American law schools. He also currently serves as a member of the finance and governance committees of the Council, and as Chair of the Non-J.D. Committee.
Mr. Thies is the Chair of the ISBA’s Federal Civil Practice Section Council, is a member of the Young Lawyers Division Council, is currently the Co-Chair of the ISBA Special Committee on the Rural Practice Initiative, and has served as the chair of the ISBA Standing Committee on Legal Education, Admission, & Competence.
Mr. Thies served as the Reporter for the 2009-2010 ABA Presidential Commission on the Impact of the Economic Crisis on the Profession and Legal Needs, and as the Reporter for the 2012-2013 ISBA Special Committee on the Impact of Law School Debt on the Delivery of Legal Service. He has also represented Illinois as a delegate in the ABA Young Lawyers Division Assembly.
Mr. Thies has served as an adjunct professor at the UIC John Marshall Law School, teaching intellectual property trial advocacy.
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Montanile v. Board of Trustees of the National Elevator Industry Health Benefit Plan - Post-Decision SCOTUScast
SCOTUScast 3-22-16 featuring Daniel R. Thies
On January 20, 2016, the Supreme Court decided Montanile v. Board of Trustees of the...