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Champ W. Davis, Jr. 1940-2019

Posted on January 14, 2019 by Rhys Saunders

Champ W. Davis, Jr., 78, died Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2019, at home in Oak Brook.

Born in Springfield, Davis attended the University of Illinois, earning a bachelor’s degree in general engineering and his J.D. at the College of Law, where he served on the Law Review and was admitted to the Order of the Coif. He was a member of the Phi Gamma Delta fraternity.

Goostree Law Group Opens New Office in Naperville

Posted on January 9, 2019 by Rhys Saunders

Goostree Law Group has announced the opening a third office in Naperville, located at 1770 Park St., Suite 205, south of Diehl Road and east of the Nike Sports Complex.

Goostree Law Group has launched a new website to accompany the new office. Clients can schedule a free consultation in the office by calling 630-364-4046.

Judicial Council of the Seventh Circuit Seeks Applicants for Bankruptcy Judge

Posted on January 9, 2019 by Rhys Saunders

The Judicial Council of the Seventh Circuit is seeking applicants for a bankruptcy judge position for the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois with duty station in Chicago.

Applicants must also be willing to travel to other locations in the Seventh Circuit to handle cases. Interested applicants may obtain an application by accessing the Court of Appeals website.

Salvi, Schostok & Pritchard Promotes Two Attorneys to Partner Positions

Posted on January 9, 2019 by Rhys Saunders

Salvi, Schostok & Pritchard P.C. is pleased to announce two of the firm’s attorneys, Brian L. Salvi and Aaron D. Boeder have been named partners.

Both attorneys work out of the firm’s Chicago headquarters.

DuPage County Lawyer Carol A. Nolan Relocates to Lisle

Posted on January 4, 2019 by Rhys Saunders

Attorney Carol A. Nolan has announced that she has moved her practice to a new location in Lisle. She opened her new office on January 1, 2019.

Nolan’s office is located at 1001 Warrenville Road, Suite 224, near Route 53 and Interstate 88 and just south of the Morton Arboretum. For returning clients, her new location is less than seven miles from her Wheaton office. She will have the same phone number and email as in her previous office.

Nominating Petitions Now Being Accepted for Upcoming ISBA Election

Posted on January 2, 2019 by Rhys Saunders

In the spring, members of the ISBA will elect a third vice president, 11 seats on the Board of Governors, 45 seats on the Assembly in Cook County, and 88 seats on the Assembly outside Cook County.

One board seat is open in each of the following Areas: Area 2 (Circuits 17, 19 and 22), Area 4 (circuits 10, 14, and 15), Area 5 (Circuits 5, 6 and 11), Area 7 (Circuits 1, 2 and 4), Under Age 37 in Cook County, and Under Age 37 outside Cook County. Additionally, five seats are open in Cook County.

Mark W. Simons 1964-2018

Posted on January 2, 2019 by Rhys Saunders

Mark Walter Simons, 54, died on Dec. 28, 2018. He was born on April 20, 1964, in Elmwood Park to Wally and Helen Simons. 

He is survived by his wife, Pamela J. Kuzniar; their children, Sophia J. Simons, Kate Alexandra, Pamela A. Izvanariu; and his brother, Peter Simons. He is preceded in death by his father, Walter F. Simons, his mother, Helen M. (Nielsen) Simons, and his sister, Lorel F. Simons.

Schwartz Injury Law Opens New Office in Joliet

Posted on January 2, 2019 by Rhys Saunders

Schwartz Injury Law, a division of Kralovec, Jambois & Schwartz, has announced the opening of a new office in Joliet, located on the 7th floor of 58 N. Chicago St.

The building is off Route 30 and three blocks west of Joliet Route 66 Stadium.

Lavelle Law Group Adds New Attorney

Posted on December 21, 2018 by Rhys Saunders

Schaumburg-based Lavelle Law has welcomed attorney Brian Massimino to the firm. Massimino will be working primarily out the firm’s Chicago office.

Prior to joining Lavelle Law, Massimino spent eight years running his own firm, which specialized in helping clients in the hospitality, food and beverage, wholesale, real estate, and construction industries. In addition to working in the courtroom with clients, Massimino is an adjunct faculty member at Roosevelt University, teaching a class in hospitality law.

Attorney Sarah M. Vahey Named Top 10 Family Law Attorney Under 40 in Illinois

Posted on December 21, 2018 by Rhys Saunders

The American Institute of Family Law Attorneys has recognized the exceptional performance of Illinois’ family law attorney Sarah M. Vahey as 2018 10 Best Family Law Attorney for Client Satisfaction.  

The American Institute of Family Law Attorneys is a third-party attorney rating organization that publishes an annual list of the Top 10 Family Law Attorneys in each state. Attorneys who are selected to the "10 Best" list must pass AIOFLA's rigorous selection process, which is based on client and/or peer nominations, thorough research, and AIOFLA’s independent evaluation. AIOFLA's annual list was created to be used as a resource for clients during the attorney selection process.