Member Groups

Future of Legal Services

The mission of the Standing Committee on the Future of Legal Services is broad. It shall monitor and examine long term developments (current and anticipated) in technology, consumer markets and attitudes affecting lawyers and the courts, nonlawyer service providers, alternative legal business structures, judicial processes, and the role and value of lawyers in the legal services marketplace. The Committee shall strive to alert, educate, and assist the membership, especially in conjunction with other relevant Association groups and staff, in practicing successfully in the changing legal environment. The Committee shall also provide comments and recommendations to Association leadership on relevant topics in order to position the Association, its members, and the profession at the forefront of developments in the legal services marketplace. The Committee shall consist of a Chair, Vice-chair, Secretary, no more than ten additional members from the membership at large, and the 2nd Vice-President ex officio as Board Liaison.

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Committee Roster

  • Thomas A. Bruno, Bruno Law Offices LLC, Urbana, Chair
  • Marron A. Mahoney, Mahoney Silverman and Cross, Chicago, Vice-Chair
  • Jean A. Kenol, Mahoney Silverman & Cross LLC, Joliet, Secretary
  • Timothy E. Moran, Schmidt Salzman & Moran Ltd, Chicago, Ex-Officio
  • Dennis C. Garcia, Microsoft Corporation, Chicago, Member
  • Emily Ann Hansen, Walsh Construction, Chicago, Member
  • David R. Hughes, Barrett Twomey Broom Hughes & Hoke LLP, Carbondale, Member
  • Anisa L. Jordan, The Jordan Law Firm, Arlington Heights, Member
  • Mark Marquardt, Lawyers Trust Fund, Chicago, Member
  • Mary T. Robinson, Robinson Law Group LLC, Chicago, Member
  • Evan W. Schanerberger, Illinois Department of Revenue, Chicago, Member
  • David K. Wolkowitz, The Wolkowitz Law Office, Skokie, Member
  • Dennis J. Orsey, Dennis J Orsey PC, Granite City, Board Liaison
  • Charles J. Northrup, Illinois State Bar Association, Springfield, Staff Liaison