Member Groups

Diversity Leadership Council Roster

  • Shannon M. Shepherd, Immigration Attorneys LLP, Chicago, Chair
  • Brian E. Fliflet, Illinois Department of Revenue, Chicago, Secretary
  • Athena T. Taite, ARDC, Chicago, Ex-Officio
  • Junaid M. Afeef, Illinois Department of Public Health, Elgin, Member
  • David W. Aubrey, Gori Julian & Associates PC, Edwardsville, Member
  • Kelly Thames Bennett, Law Offices of J Jeltes Ltd, Chicago, Member
  • Stephanie Ann Black, Groves Power LLC, Saint Louis, Member
  • Sean A. Brown, The Law Office of Sean Brown, Chicago, Member
  • Bianca B. Brown, Cook County State's Attorney's Office, Chicago, Diversity Fellow
  • Pepi Camerlingo, Dussias Wittenberg Koenigsberger LLP, Chicago, Member
  • Kathryn E. Eisenhart, Eisenhart Law Office, Springfield, Member
  • Jennifer L. Hansen, Hansen & Cleary, LLC, Northbrook, Member
  • Jennifer P. Irmen, Irmen Law Group LLC, Chicago, Member
  • Kenya A. Jenkins-Wright, Illinois Guardianship & Advocacy Commission, Chicago, Member
  • Michael J. Maslanka, Sacks Goreczny Maslanka & Costello PC, Chicago, Member
  • Myrna Amelia Mesa, Chicago, Member
  • Mary L. Milano, IL Guardianship & Advocacy Commission, Chicago, Member
  • Masah S. SamForay, Esq, The Foray Firm, Joliet, Member
  • Gladys P. Santana, Meyers & Flowers LLC, St. Charles, Member
  • Tejas N. Shah, Franczek Radelet, Chicago, Member
  • Douglas Spale, Peterson Johnson & Murray Chicago LLC, Chicago, Diversity Fellow
  • Dennis J. Orsey, Dennis J Orsey PC, Granite City, Board Liaison
  • David B. Sosin, Sosin Arnold & Schoenbeck Ltd, Orland Park, Board Liaison
  • Melissa L. Burkholder, Illinois State Bar Association, Chicago, Staff Liaison

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