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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.

Two Cook County Circuit Court Judicial Vacancies Announced

Posted on April 1, 2019 by Rhys Saunders

Applications are now being accepted for judicial vacancies in the Tenth and Eighth Subcircuits of Cook County, according to an announcement made by the Illinois Supreme Court.

The vacancy of the Tenth Subcircuit judicial position was created by the retirement of Judge Thomas Allen. The vacancy of the Eighth Subcircuit judicial position was created by the retirement of Judge John Fleming.

Howard & Howard Announces Formation of Alternative Dispute Resolution Practice Group

Posted on March 26, 2019 by Rhys Saunders

Howard & Howard has announced the official formation of an alternative dispute resolution (ADR) practice group. The practice group’s attorneys assist clients in resolving disputes out of court. 

According to research conducted by Fairway Resolution, over 80 percent of Fortune 1000 companies are likely to use arbitration or mediation in the future to resolve disputes with customers, employees, or vendors. That same percentage also said they used ADR because it was a “more satisfactory process.”