Legislation

The Standing Committee on Legislation has the responsibility for committee execution of legislative program.

Adopted by the Board of Governors in October 1981. Normally consists of Immediate Past President, ex officio, the Third Vice-President, ex officio, two persons who are members of the ISBA Assembly, two persons who are members of the Board of Governors, and 16 additional members selected because of their demonstrated interest, at least two of whom, if possible, should be persons who have served in the General Assembly of the state of Illinois. The Immediate Past President shall be the chair. If he or she should decline such appointment, the First Vice-President, Second Vice-President and Third Vice-President, in that order, shall be offered the office of chair.

ISBA Legislation page

Committee Roster

  • James F. McCluskey, Naperville, Chair
  • Margaret C. Benson, Chicago Volunteer Legal Services, Chicago, Vice-Chair
  • Stephen W. Baker, retired, tinley park, Member
  • Robert Barr, Evanston, Member
  • Leonore E. Carlson, Chicago, Member
  • Elizabeth E. Clarke, Juvenile Justice Initiative, Evanston, Member
  • Thomas P. Conley, Saul Ewing Arnstein & Lehr LLP, Chicago, Member
  • Donald M. Craven, Donald M Craven PC, Springfield, Member
  • Hon. Barbara L. Crowder, Third Judicial Circuit, Edwardsville, Member
  • Keith E. Emmons, Meyer Capel PC, Champaign, Member
  • Joseph R. Fortunato, Jr., Kaufman Dolowich Voluck, Chicago, Member
  • Gary R. Gehlbach, Ehrmann Gehlbach Badger & Considine LLC, Dixon, Member
  • Justin J. Karubas, Rolewick & Gutzke, P.C., Wheaton, Member
  • Samuel H. Levine, Bryce Downey & Lenkov LLC , Chicago, Member
  • John G. Locallo, Amari & Locallo, Chicago, Member
  • Robert A. Loeb, Law Offices of Robert A Loeb, Chicago, Member
  • Timothy E. Moran, Schmidt Salzman & Moran Ltd, Geneva, Member
  • Frank A. Perrecone, Ferolie & Perrecone, Ltd., Rockford, Member
  • Bruce R. Pfaff, Pfaff Gill & Ports Ltd, Chicago, Member
  • Bradley N. Pollock, Taxman Pollock Murray & Bekkerman LLC, Chicago, Member
  • Chantelle A. Porter, A Traub & Associates, Lombard, Member
  • Constance B. Renzi, Mickey Wilson Weiler Renzi & Andersson PC, Sugar Grove, Member
  • Ari J. Scharg, Edelson PC, Chicago, Member
  • Ruth A. Schlossberg, Zukowski, Rogers, Flood & McArdle, Crystal Lake, Member
  • Hon. Kent F. Slater, Spesia & Taylor, Macomb, Member
  • Diana Christine Taylor, DeSanto Morgan & Taylor, Libertyville, Member
  • John T. Theis, Chicago, Member
  • Rory T. Weiler, Weiler & Lengle PC, St. Charles, Board Liaison
  • James R. Covington, Illinois State Bar Association, Springfield, Staff Liaison