Member Groups

Federal Taxation Roster

  • Nancy Franks-Straus, Golan & Christie LLP, Chicago, Chair
  • Philip D. Speicher, Mathis Marifian & Richter Ltd, Belleville, Vice-Chair/CLE Coordinator
  • Lawrence R. Krupp, Kessler Orlean Silver Co, Deerfield, Ex-Officio
  • James O. Creech, III, Law Offices of James O Creech, Chicago, Member/Newsletter Editor
  • Leonard S. DeFranco, DeFranco Law Firm, Villa Park, Member
  • Kathryn H. Garlow, Shepard Schwartz & Harris LLP, Chicago, Member
  • Michelle L. Heller, Frost Ruttenberg & Rothblatt PC, Deerfield, Member
  • William T. Kaplan, Joliet, Member
  • James C. Krupp, Krupp & Krupp LLP, DeKalb, Member
  • Jonathan D. Morton, DiMonte & Lizak LLC, Park Ridge, Member
  • Patrick D. Owens, DiMonte & Lizak LLC, Park Ridge, Member
  • Seema Patel, Hoffenberg Block LLC, Chicago, Member
  • Louis V. Pavone, Loss & Pavone, P.C., Lombard, Member
  • Clair L. Penner, Nepple Law PLC, Moline, Member
  • Ryan A. Walsh, Hamilton Thies & Lorch LLP, Chicago, Member
  • Brian T. Whitlock, Plante & Moran PLLC, Chicago, Member
  • John L. Nisivaco, Boudreau & Nisivaco LLC, Chicago, Board Liaison
  • Melissa L. Burkholder, Illinois State Bar Association, Chicago, Staff Liaison
  • Timothy J. Ritchey, Peck Ritchey LLC, Chicago, CLE Committee Liaison