Sarah E. Toney, of Chicago, and Wesley Gozia, of Carlyle, have been elected treasurer and secretary, respectively, of the Illinois State Bar Association. Their terms will last for one year until the Annual Meeting of 2024.
The ISBA Board of Governors met on Thursday, June 8, 2023, and elected Hon. Mark J. Lopez (Ret.) to the underrepresented seat on the Board. Judge Lopez is an active ISBA member for 39 years and past member of the Family Law Section Council, Workers Compensation Section Council, and the Mental Health Law Section Council.
Shawn S. Kasserman, a founding member of Tomasik Kotin Kasserman, LLC, in Chicago, was installed as president of the Illinois State Bar Association (ISBA) on June 1, 2023, at the Illinois Supreme Court building in Chicago. President Kasserman is the 147th president of the ISBA.
Shawn S. Kasserman, a founding member of Tomasik Kotin Kasserman, LLC, in Chicago, was installed as president of the Illinois State Bar Association (ISBA) today at the Illinois Supreme Court building in Chicago. Kasserman is the 147th president of the Association.
The Illinois State Bar Association’s Lawyer Finder Service provides referrals to local lawyers Mondays through Fridays. The Service makes referrals in a number of areas of law. For the month of May, 2023, ISBA helped 1,040 people in need of legal services find lawyers.
The ISBA Board of Governors will elect at its meeting on Thursday, June 8, 2023, a member to fill a vacancy in one of the Underrepresented Seats on the Board. It should be noted that there is one year remaining in the term of this seat and as such, the member who fills this seat is precluded from serving in an Underrepresented Seat in the future (see ISBA Bylaws Section 5.5).