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Karen Enright Elected Treasurer of Illinois State Bar Association

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
August 12, 2011

CHICAGO, IL – Karen Enright, a resident of Elmhurst, a founding partner of the Chicago law firm of Winters Enright Salzeta & O’Brien, LLC, has been elected treasurer of the Illinois State Bar Association (ISBA).
 
Enright is a successful trial lawyer who has tried numerous cases involving complex medical and personal injuries. She has obtained verdicts and settlements in the millions of dollars and has been recognized by the Million-Dollar Advocates Forum.  She is also a chair-qualified arbitrator for the Cook County Mandatory Arbitration program.
 
Long active in the ISBA, Enright is a member of its Assembly and Board of Governors and is active on numerous committees.  She received the ISBA’s Board of Governors Award in 2009. 
 
A past president of the Women’s Bar Association of Illinois, Enright is on the board of the Illinois Trial Lawyers Association. She was named by Chicago magazine as one of the top 50 women lawyers in Illinois and has received numerous other awards and recognitions. She has provided pro bono work for Chicago Volunteer Legal Services and the Illinois Department of Children and Families Services, among others. 
 
Enright received her J.D. from The John Marshall Law School in 1992 and her B.A. cum laude from Loras College in Dubuque, Iowa, in 1989.
 
The 33,000-member ISBA, with offices in Springfield and Chicago, provides professional services to Illinois lawyers, and education and services to the public.

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