On June 12, 2019, Lindsay A. Hatzis (’09) was installed as President of the Kane County Bar Association for the 2019-2020 year.
Lindsay is the Director of Investigations in Northern Illinois University’s Ethics and Compliance Office. She conducts and manages internal administrative investigations to ensure compliance with federal and state civil rights laws, including Title VII and Title IX. She also serves as the chief internal investigator for the university and Deputy Title IX Coordinator of Investigations.
Lindsay began her career as an Assistant State’s Attorney in Kane County where she practiced in both the Criminal and Civil Divisions. Lindsay first became involved with the KCBA as a law student, serving as the Student Representative for her last two years of law school as well as assisting other law students in publishing articles with the KCBA’s Bar Briefs legal magazine. She joined the Bar Briefs’ Editorial Board several years after graduating law school, and eventually served as Editor-in-Chief. In 2015, Lindsay was elected to the KCBA Board of Managers as a Director, for a three-year term. In 2017, she was elected to the position of Secretary/Treasurer, and then served as Vice-President from 2018-2019. In addition to her J.D. from Northern Illinois University College of Law and B.A. from the University of Illinois at Chicago, Lindsay is currently pursuing her M.P.A. from Northern Illinois University.