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DuPage County Attorney Dion U. Davi Receives Super Lawyers Honor

Posted on April 17, 2019 by Rhys Saunders

Davi Law Group, LLC has announced that attorney Dion U. Davi has been named to the 2019 Super Lawyers list as a top-rated family law attorney in Wheaton.

Davi has now earned the designation for five consecutive years. 

Super Lawyers, a nationally recognized rating service, annually chooses the best attorneys in every state based on independent peer evaluation. Selected Super Lawyers are among the top 5 percent of attorneys nominated in their state.

Michael T. Haughan 1968-2019

Posted on April 16, 2019 by Rhys Saunders

Michael T. "Mike" Haughan, 51, died Friday, April 12, 2019, surrounded by his loving family.

He was born in Jan. 12, 1968, in Oak Park, the only son of Robert and Joyce Haughan. Michael received a bachelor’s degree in political science from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, followed by a law degree from Chicago-Kent College of Law at IIT.

Geneva Attorney Glenn M. Sowa Founds Solo Practice

Posted on April 11, 2019 by Rhys Saunders

Attorney Glenn M. Sowa has announced the formation of a new solo legal practice – the Law Office of Glenn M. Sowa, LLC.

Sowa began his legal career after he served as a special agent with the Illinois Bureau of Investigation and as the assistant state’s attorney for DuPage County. Those roles have aided Sowa as a criminal defense attorney for more than three decades.

Lloyd John Tyler Jr. 1924-2019

Posted on April 9, 2019 by Rhys Saunders

Lloyd John Tyler Jr., 94, of Geneva, formerly of Aurora, died Thursday, April 4, 2019, surrounded by his loving family.

Lloyd was born May 28, 1924, in Aurora, the son of Lloyd and Dorothy (nee. Curtis) Tyler Sr. He was united in marriage to his first wife Mary Lou Council on Sept. 3, 1953. After her passing, Lloyd found love again and married Inez C. Busener, on Feb. 25, 1972, in Cincinnati, Ohio.

Knight Nicastro Expands into Illinois, Welcomes Five Attorneys

Posted on April 8, 2019 by Rhys Saunders

Knight Nicastro has opened offices in Chicago and Peoria, and added five attorneys to its team of skilled litigators.

The attorneys add to Knight Nicastro’s significant experience representing clients in the transportation industry and continue the firm’s impressive momentum attracting top-talent this year. During the first quarter, four attorneys joined the firm’s Missoula, Montana, office, including the former Senior General Attorney for BNSF Railway and a former assistant United States attorney.

Robinson Law Group Announces Addition of Attorney Stephanie L. Stewart

Posted on April 5, 2019 by Rhys Saunders

The Robinson Law Group has announced the addition of attorney Stephanie L. Stewart to the firm, which will now be known as Robinson Stewart Montgomery & Doppke, LLC.

Stewart formerly practiced with the Meyer Law Group.

Attorney Donald E. Stellato Joins Kelleher & Buckley, LLC

Posted on April 5, 2019 by Rhys Saunders

Kelleher & Buckley, LLC has announced the addition of attorney Donald E. Stellato, Sr. to the firm’s litigation group.

Stellato has over four decades of jury trial experience handling personal injury and wrongful death cases. Prior to joining Kelleher & Buckley, LLC, Stellato founded and managed his own firm for more than 25 years.

Kaveny + Kroll Trial Lawyers Opens Its Doors

Posted on April 4, 2019 by Rhys Saunders

Trial attorneys Elizabeth A. Kaveny and Jeffrey J. Kroll have partnered to establish Kaveny + Kroll, a boutique personal injury law firm, opening their office at Two Prudential.

Previously, both practiced at separate firms. Kaveny + Kroll’s focus will be medical malpractice, trucking/car accidents, police misconduct, and catastrophic personal injury.

Craig T. Wright 1931-2019

Posted on April 3, 2019 by Rhys Saunders

Craig T. Wright, a longtime Joliet attorney, died March 29, 2019. He was born in Newton, Iowa, on Oct. 1, 1931. 

He was a graduate of the University of Iowa and was the fifth generation of his family to graduate from the University of Iowa College of Law, which was founded in 1865 by his great, great grandfather, George G. Wright.