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Cores and Musielak Selected for Super Lawyers List

Posted on February 19, 2019 by Rhys Saunders

Andrew Cores Family Law Group Managing Partner Andrew P. Cores and Partner Wendy M. Musielak have been selected for the Super Lawyers list of outstanding lawyers in Illinois for 2019.

Bernstein Law Firm Announces Attorney Jay D. Stein as Newest Member of Team

Posted on February 19, 2019 by Rhys Saunders

Bernstein Law Firm LLC has announced the addition of attorney Jay D. Stein to the firm.

Stein’s addition to the team will allow the firm to offer representation to individuals in all aspects of family law, including valuation and disposition of high value business interests, maintenance, and child concerns, such as support, custody and visitation, parentage cases, premarital and post-marital agreements, and other aspects of family law.

Represent ISBA at the 2019 West Suburban Irish St. Patrick’s Day Parade

Posted on February 15, 2019 by Rhys Saunders

You are invited to represent the Illinois State Bar Association (ISBA) alongside the DuPage County Bar Association by marching in the 2019 West Suburban Irish St. Patrick’s Day Parade in Naperville on Saturday, March 16. An annual tradition for ISBA, participating in the parade is a great opportunity to represent the association and our lawyers to the public.

The parade begins at 10 a.m. at Naperville North High School. Members interested in participating can meet at the high school between 9 a.m. and 9:30 a.m. The ISBA parade number will be released the week of the parade and will be updated here.

Contact Rhys Saunders at rsaunders@isba.org if you would like to participate or for additional information.

Hon. Charles P. Connor 1928-2019

Posted on February 14, 2019 by Rhys Saunders

Hon. Charles Patrick “Charlie” Connor, 90, died Sunday, Feb. 10, 2019.

He was born Dec. 14, 1928, in Joliet, to the late John F. and Anna Marie (nee McCauley) Connor. He was a proud graduate of St. Patrick's School and Joliet Catholic High School before studying engineering at Marquette University, and obtaining his law degree from the University of Chicago. Charles served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War. He practiced law at Grey, Thomas, Wallace & O'Brien before taking the bench in 1965, and became chief judge of the Twelfth Circuit in 1982. After leaving the bench in 1986, he was elected mayor of Joliet, serving from 1987 to 1991.

Carlson Dash Announces Expansion

Posted on February 14, 2019 by Rhys Saunders

Carlson Dash started the new year with a bang by expanding its Illinois estate planning practice and joining forces with Milwaukee-based Thomadsen & Hoeschen.

Carlson Dash expanded its Illinois estate planning practice Jan. 1 with the addition of Julia Steinway. Steinway concentrates her practice on designing and implementing estate plans and leveraged wealth transfer techniques for individuals and families. Steinway works primarily out of the firm’s Chicago office.

Chicago Law Partners, LLC Welcomes Danielle N. Twait to its Practice

Posted on February 12, 2019 by Rhys Saunders

Chicago Law Partners, LLC has announced that Danielle N. Twait has joined the firm as an attorney in its trade and association law practice.

She has broad counseling and litigation experience, having handled matters involving defamation, invasion of privacy, commercial contracts, class actions, intellectual property, and consumer fraud. In the course of her practice, she also has represented clients in connection with employment matters, restrictive covenants, non-disclosure and confidentiality agreements, and a variety of trademark, copyright, and contract issues.

Kelleher & Buckley, LLC Names Linda Fine and Robert Holland Equity Members

Posted on February 11, 2019 by Rhys Saunders

Kelleher & Buckley, LLC has announced that attorneys Linda S. Fine and Robert A. Holland are joining Andrew J. Kelleher, Jr. and David P. Buckley, Jr. as equity members of the firm.

As co-chairs of the firm’s estate planning and estate settlement groups, Fine and Holland enjoy helping their clients plan for the future and providing peace of mind. 

Lance Ziebell Becomes a Shareholder at Lavelle Law

Posted on February 5, 2019 by Rhys Saunders

Schaumburg-based Lavelle Law has announced that attorney Lance Ziebell has been elevated to shareholder status at the firm. Lance joined the firm’s Litigation and Employment Law practice groups in 2008.

Over the last eleven years, Ziebell has been a major contributor to the success of the litigation and employment law practice groups.

DuPage County Attorney Ninnette Gregory joins the Law Office of David W. Clark, P.C.

Posted on February 5, 2019 by Rhys Saunders

The Law Office of David W. Clark, P.C., has announced the addition of attorney Ninnette Gregory to the firm.

She practices personal injury law, workers’ compensation law, commercial litigation, and limited scope representation in civil cases.​ ​​Gregory has more than two decades of experience in a wide variety of litigation and transactional legal work. She devotes significant time to serving pro se litigants and providing pro bono legal services, including helping low-income clients at the Ask a Lawyer Legal Aid Clinic at the DuPage County Courthouse.

Three Cook County Circuit Court Judicial Vacancies Announced

Posted on February 4, 2019 by Rhys Saunders

Applications are now being accepted for judicial vacancies in the Thirteenth Subcircuit, Seventh Subcircuit, and First Subcircuit of Cook County, according to an announcement made by the Illinois Supreme Court.

The vacancy of the Thirteenth Subcircuit judicial position was created by the resignation of Circuit Judge Margarita Kulys Hoffman. Judge Kulys Hoffman had served as a judge since 2006. Her resignation took effect Dec. 31, 2017. 

The vacancy of the Seventh Subcircuit judicial position was created by the retirement of Circuit Judge Marianne Jackson. Judge Jackson had served as a judge since 1997. Her resignation took effect Dec. 31, 2018. 

The vacancy of the First Subcircuit judicial position was created by the death of Rhonda Crawford on April 26, 2018.

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