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Carole Kamin Bellows

Carole Kamin Bellows, American lawyer. Bar: Illinois 1960. Recipient Maurice Weigle outstanding service to organized bar. award, 1970, University Illinois Mothers Association medallion honor, 1975, Northwestern University Alumnae award, 1978.


Bellows, Carole Kamin was born on May 24, 1935 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Daughter of Alfred and Sara (Liebenson) Kamin.


Bachelor, University Illinois, 1957. Juris Doctor, Northwestern University, 1960.


Law clerk Chief Justice Illinois Court Claims, Chicago, 1962—1972. Partner Bellows & Bellows, 1970—1979, Isham, Lincoln & Beale (later Reuben & Proctor ), Chicago, since 1979. Judge Illinois Circuit Court Cook County.

Board directors Uptown Poverty Law Center, since 1982.


Fellow: American Bar Foundation (board directors 1982-1985). Member: League of Women Voters (Ill)., American Bar Association (secretary 1967-1973, chairman section individual rights & responsibilities since 1975, member house delegations since 1975, committee bar activities & services since 1978), Northwestern University School Law Alumni Association (president 1982-1983), American Jewish Committee (board directors since 1985), National Conference Bar Presidents, Chicago Bar Association, National Conference Bar Presidents (executive council since 1977), Decalogue Society, Womens Bar Association Illinois, American Law Institute, Chicago Bar Association (chairman constitutional revision committee 1973-1974), Illinois Bar Association (chairman Bill Rights committee 1965-1967, board governors 1969-1979, member assembly 1972-1979, chairman budget committee 1976-1977, president 1977-1978, chairman legislation committee 1978-1979), Law Club (Chicago).


Married Jason E. Bellows, June 28, 1958 (divorced June 1980). Children: Marcia, Douglas, Daniel.