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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.

Lavelle Law Welcomes New Attorney

Posted on October 3, 2018 by Rhys Saunders

Schaumburg-based Lavelle Law welcomes attorney Scott A. Browdy to the expanding firm.

Browdy will serve as a partner in the firm. He joins Lavelle Law’s litigation practice group with 25 years’ experience. Browdy attended law school at Northwestern University and earned his undergraduate degree at the University of Virginia. Most recently, he founded his own firm, which focuses on complex corporate tax and securities litigation.

David Phillip Schippers, Jr. 1929 – 2018

Posted on October 3, 2018 by Rhys Saunders

David Phillip Schippers, Jr., 88, of Grayslake, died Friday, Sept. 28, 2018 at his home. He was born on Nov. 4, 1929.

Lawyers’ Assistance Program Opens Kane/DuPage County Office

Posted on October 3, 2018 by Rhys Saunders

In response to the growing need for Lawyers’ Assistance Program (LAP) services in the collar counties and beyond, the non-profit organization has opened an office in Kane County.

People seeking assistance can schedule an appointment to meet with Dr. Diana Uchiyama, a licensed psychologist and lawyer.

LAP is an organization that helps Illinois lawyers, judges, law students, and their families concerned about alcohol abuse, drug dependency, or stress-related issues like anxiety, burnout, depression, and many others. Services include individual and group therapy, assessments, education, peer support, and intervention.

Chicago Police Commander Receives Law Enforcement Award from Illinois State Bar Association

Posted on October 1, 2018 by Rhys Saunders
(L-R) Cook County Circuit Court Chief Judge Timothy Evans, ISBA President James F. McCluskey, Chicago Police Commander Thomas Lemmer, Chicago Police Superintendent Eddie Johnson, Cook County Juvenile Court Presiding Judge Michael Toomin. Photo courtesy the Chicago Police Department

Chicago Police Commander Thomas Lemmer received a Law Enforcement Award from the Illinois State Bar Association (ISBA) on September 28 at the Chicago Police Department Headquarters. ISBA President James McCluskey presented the award.

The Law Enforcement Award recognizes sworn law enforcement officers for conduct that promotes justice and to distinguish those individuals whose service to the public brings honor and respect to the entire criminal justice system.