Member Groups

Member Services

The mission of the Standing Committee on Member Services is:

  • To act as a sounding board for initiatives aimed at increasing Association membership.
  • To act as a sounding board for initiatives related to promoting ISBA lawyers to the public.
  • To assist, from time to time, with new additions to the Member Marketplace Program.
  • To regularly evaluate existing Member Marketplace Program offerings.
  • To assist with the promotion of the online directory component of the IllinoisLawyerFinder Program.
  • To serve as the supervising committee for periodic local bar association leadership programs.

The Committee will be reviewed and evaluated within two years. Consists of a chair, vice-chair, secretary, and up to 15 members as appointed by the President.


Committee Roster

  • Daniel R. Saeedi, Taft Stettinius and Hollister LLP, Chicago, Chair
  • Diana Christine Taylor, DeSanto Morgan & Taylor, Libertyville, Vice-Chair
  • Julie A. Johnson, Aronberg Goldgehn Davis & Garmisa, Chicago, Secretary
  • John R. Bailen, Bruce Dorn & Assoc, Chicago, Member
  • Bridget C. Duignan, Latherow & Duignan, Chicago, Member
  • Lisa L. Dunn, Massucci Blomquist Anderson & Dunn, Deerfield, Member
  • Ava M. George Stewart, Law Office of Ava George Stewart, Chicago, Member
  • Brittany B. Kimble, The Law Offices of Brittany B Kimble, Maywood, Member
  • John J. Murphy, Mayo Clinic Public Affairs, Rochester, Member
  • John L. Nisivaco, Boudreau & Nisivaco LLC, Chicago, Member
  • Katie Leona Pieper, The John Howard Association of Illinois, Chicago, Member
  • George L. Schoenbeck, III, Sosin Arnold & Schoenbeck Ltd, Orland Park, Member
  • Alisha L. Sheehan, Heyl Royster Voelker & Allen, Springfield, Member
  • Debra L. Thomas, Romanucci & Blandin LLC, Chicago, Member
  • Sarah E. Toney, The Toney Law Firm LLC, Chicago, Member
  • Rebecca L. Zeilenga, Law Offices of Rebecca L Zeilenga, Rolling Meadows, Member
  • James F. McCluskey, Naperville, Board Liaison
  • Dennis J. Orsey, Dennis J Orsey PC, Granite City, Board Liaison
  • Melissa L. Burkholder, Illinois State Bar Association, Chicago, Staff Liaison
  • Timothy A. Slating, Illinois State Bar Association, Springfield, Staff Liaison