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Reserve Your Room for the 2018 Midyear Meeting in Chicago

Posted on October 17, 2018 by Rhys Saunders

The 2018 Joint Meeting/Midyear Meeting will be held Dec. 6 – 8 at the Palmer House Hilton, 17 E. Monroe St. in Chicago. It will conclude with a meeting of the ISBA Assembly on Saturday, Dec. 8.

In line with ISBA President James McCluskey's presidential theme of health and wellness, the ISBA will host a special CLE seminar on the subject and offer physical fitness activities throughout the duration of the meeting, including spin and cross-fit classes, meditation, and Pilates sessions.

Join ISBA Presidents on a Trip to Italy

Posted on October 15, 2018 by Rhys Saunders

Due to the popularity of the upcoming 2019 ISBA President’s Trip to Italy, additional accommodations are now available.

Join ISBA presidents David B. Sosin (2019-2020) and James F. McCluskey (2018-2019) on a spectacular trip from Milan to Como on September 12-21, 2019. Highlights include a private tour of Leonardo da Vinci’s Last Supper, a trip through Milan by tram, a ferry through Lake Maggiore and the Borromean Islands, a private tour of Orta San Giuliano, and a private tour from Como, Italy to Lugano, Switzerland.

Momkus LLC Names Two New Members and Managing Partners

Posted on October 15, 2018 by Rhys Saunders

Chicago area law firm Momkus LLC today announced the naming of two new members and managing partners. Jennifer Friedland and Bret Klemetson join existing members James Harkness and Edward Momkus. Both now join in ownership of the firm.

Myles L. Jacobs 1932 – 2018

Posted on October 12, 2018 by Rhys Saunders

Myles L. Jacobs, 86, died Thursday, Oct. 11, 2018, at Joliet Area Community Hospice Home, with his loving daughter and grandchildren at his side.

Myles was born in New York City, the son of the late Julius and Frieda (nee Gieber) Jacobs. He was a longtime Joliet resident, residing the past year at Senior Star in Romeoville. Myles was a proud U.S. Army Veteran of the Korean War, honorably discharged with the rank of first lieutenant. He received his bachelor’s degree from Dartmouth College in Hanover, N.H., and his law degree from New York University School of Law.

Attorney Wendy M. Musielak Named Leading Lawyer

Posted on October 11, 2018 by Rhys Saunders

Esp Kreuzer Cores LLP announced that partner Wendy M. Musielak has been named a Leading Lawyer in Illinois for 2018.

This is the first time she has received this honor, having been named an Emerging Lawyer for the previous three years.

Lavelle Law Hosts Food Drive to Benefit Schaumburg Township Food Pantry

Posted on October 8, 2018 by Rhys Saunders

Preparations are underway for Schaumburg based Lavelle Law to host its annual food drive in collaboration with key sponsor Tony’s Fresh Market. This year, the collected items will be donated to the Schaumburg Township Food Pantry.

Hinshaw Bolsters Commercial Transactions Practice with New Partner in Chicago

Posted on October 8, 2018 by Rhys Saunders

The national law firm of Hinshaw & Culbertson LLP recently announced that Michael D. Weis has joined the firm as a partner at the firm's main office in Chicago.

Weis joins the firm's commercial transactions practice group.

Thomas S. Oehring 1928 – 2018

Posted on October 5, 2018 by Rhys Saunders

Thomas S. Oehring, 90, died Sunday, Sept. 30, 2018, at his home in Lincolnshire. He was born May 19, 1928 in Detroit and has been a Lincolnshire resident for the past 49 years.

Walsh, Knippen & Cetina, Chartered Hires Attorney Matthew Heimlich

Posted on October 3, 2018 by Rhys Saunders

Walsh, Knippen & Cetina, Chartered, is pleased to announce the addition of attorney Matthew Heimlich to the firm.

Wheaton attorney Heimlich focuses his practice on personal injury, medical malpractice, motor vehicle accident, wrongful death, and nursing home neglect and abuse. He has tried numerous cases to verdict and has obtained six- and seven-figure settlements, and verdicts for personal injury and wrongful death cases.