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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.

David E. Schwartz Appointed Judge in DuPage County

Posted on October 1, 2018 by Rhys Saunders

David E. Schwartz has been appointed to the position of associate judge for the 18th Judicial Circuit Court.

He is filling the vacancy created by the resignation of Judge John W. Demling.

Justinian Society of Lawyers Host Annual Installation Dinner

Posted on September 28, 2018 by Rhys Saunders

The Justinian Society of Lawyers hosted their annual installation dinner on September 26 at the Palmer House Hilton in Chicago.

(L-R) ISBA Second Vice President Dennis Orsey, Justinian Society of Lawyers President Vincent Vidmer, and ISBA Immediate Past President Russell Hartigan.

Robert Dannehl 1926 – 2018

Posted on September 27, 2018 by Rhys Saunders

Robert L. Dannehl, 92, died Sept. 23, 2018.  

A retired judge and attorney, Judge Dannehl was the ninth of twelve children born to his parents William Dannehl and Gussie Racuglen Dannehl on Labor Day, Sept. 6, 1926. Born in Thawville, he moved to Onarga and attended Onarga Public Schools, the University of Illinois and graduated from the University of Illinois College of Law in June of 1950. 

Greensfelder Launches Office in St. Louis Cortex Innovation Community

Posted on September 26, 2018 by Rhys Saunders

Greensfelder, Hemker & Gale, P.C., has announced the launch of an office in the Cortex Innovation Community, an innovation hub and technology district integrated into the historic Central West End and Forest Park Southeast neighborhoods of St. Louis.

Thomas M. Harris 1923 – 2018

Posted on September 25, 2018 by Rhys Saunders

Thomas Murray Harris Sr., 95, of Lincoln, died Tuesday, Sept. 18, 2018, at his home.

He is survived by his wife of 68 years, Britta Borgeson Harris, whom he married on April 15, 1950. He is also survived by his children, Jean (Doug) Brown, LaGrange; Dr. John (Tamara) Harris, Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla.; Julie Larson, Lincoln; Thomas (Regina) Harris Jr., Lincoln; and 12 grandchildren, Renee Brown, Andrew Brown, Janet Brown, Phillip Brown, Savannah Harris, John Harris Jr., Genevieve (Nathan) Neal, Britta (Kyle) Venstrom, Christina Larson, Thomas Harris III, Katherine Harris and Dean Harris.

Edward J. Alewelt 1932 – 2018

Posted on September 25, 2018 by Rhys Saunders

Edward J. Alewelt, 86, of Springfield, died Wednesday, Sept. 19, 2018 at Concordia Village. 

He was born March 1, 1932, in Springfield, to Frederick R. and Marguerite (Walsh) Alewelt. He married Barb Kadyk on Jan. 10, 1959.

Chicago Attorney Appointed Chairman Emeritus of National Creditors Bar Association

Posted on September 25, 2018 by Rhys Saunders

Chicago attorney Robert G. Markoff, of Markoff Law LLC, has been appointed chairman emeritus of National Creditors Bar Association, formerly The National Association of Retail Collection Attorneys (NARCA). 

Markoff, a past president, is the first person after the association’s founder to hold the position.