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Thomas A. Tyler Jr. 1950-2018

Posted on July 30, 2018 by Rhys Saunders

Thomas Arden Tyler Jr., 67, died Monday, July 23, 2018. He was born Oct. 3, 1950.

He is survived by his wife and high school sweetheart, Jacqueline (DiVecchio) Tyler; his two beloved sons, Zachary Thomas Tyler and Jacob Grant Tyler; his sisters-­in-­law, Janet DiVecchio and Judith (James) Ramsay; niece and nephews, Jamie (Ric Horejs) Ramsay, Jason (Julie) Ramsay, and David Frogge; and his faithful four­legged dachshunds, Loki, Kaiser and Heidi; and his cat, Moo­Moo.

He is also survived by one uncle, Richard (Dorothy) Tyler; and numerous cousins.

Salvi, Schostok & Pritchard Moves to New Chicago Office Location

Posted on July 24, 2018 by Rhys Saunders

Salvi, Schostok & Pritchard, P.C. announced today the firm has moved Chicago office locations from 22 West Washington Street, Suite 1600, to a new headquarters located a few blocks away at 161 North Clark Street, Suite 4700.  

The move more than doubles the firm’s previous office footprint of 8,800 square feet to more than 18,000 square feet.

William S. Dickenson Named Associate Judge of the 21st Judicial Circuit

Posted on July 24, 2018 by Rhys Saunders

William S. Dickenson has been selected as an associate judge of the 21st Judicial Circuit.

He is currently affiliated with the Kankakee County State's Attorney's Office. Dickenson received his bachelor's degree and law degree from Indiana University.

Waukegan Attorney Albert Salvi Earns High Rating from Martindale-Hubbell

Posted on July 18, 2018 by Rhys Saunders

Waukegan Attorney Albert Salvi has received a Distinguished Peer Rating for High Professional Achievement and named him a Silver-level Client Champion by the independent rating service Martindale-Hubbell.

Attorneys are named Client Champions based on positive client reviews on the Martindale-Hubbell website. Salvi reached the Silver level by having four client reviews, each of which rated him a perfect 5.

Attorney Wendy M. Musielak Becomes Second Vice President of DuPage County Bar Association

Posted on July 17, 2018 by Rhys Saunders

Wheaton attorney Wendy M. Musielak, a partner at Esp Kreuzer Cores LLP, has been elected second vice president of the DuPage County Bar Association’s Board of Directors.

Musielak received her law degree from DePaul University College of Law. Her family law practice focuses on the allocation of parental responsibilities, child support, spousal support, collaborative law, mediation, prenuptial agreements, litigation, and high asset divorce and complex mediation.

PILI Accepting Nominations for Awards

Posted on July 13, 2018 by Rhys Saunders

Nominations are open for PILI awards to recognize attorneys and legal programs making outstanding contributions in pro bono and public interest law across the state of Illinois. Attorneys can either submit a self-nomination or nominate a colleague. 

PILI Annual Awards
Every year, PILI presents several awards to acknowledge lawyers and legal programs. The deadline for nominations is Sept. 14.

  • The Distinguished Public Service Award honors an individual whose commitment to public interest work has shaped a career dedicated to service.
  • The Distinguished Alumni Awards recognize one former PILI Intern and one former PILI Fellow for outstanding contributions of public interest and/or pro bono work.
  • The Pro Bono Initiative Award acknowledges a single entity for its significant pro bono work in the community.

Ronald Mervin Gonsky 1936-2018

Posted on July 11, 2018 by Rhys Saunders

Ronald Mervin Gonsky, 82, died Sunday, July 1, 2018. He was born June 20, 1936.

The son of Janet (Klinsky) and Henry, Ronald was born on June 20, 1936 on the west side of Chicago, where he was raised with his brother, Paul, in a close extended family. He became the first college and law school graduate of his family. After a stint in the national guard, Ron spent 18 months traveling in Europe, North Africa, and Russia before starting his law office in Chicago.

Steven Williams 1969 – 2018

Posted on July 11, 2018 by Rhys Saunders

Steven R. Williams, 49, of Bloomington, died Monday, July 2, 2018. 

He was born on June 26, 1969, in Normal, to Robert and Mary (McCammon) Williams. He married Sara E. Klug on July 10, 1993, in Wausau, Wis.

Steve grew up in Bloomington and was a graduate of Bloomington High School, where he was a member of the speech team and was involved in the theater program. 

DWK Law Firm adds Family Law Attorney Joshua Beyer

Posted on July 9, 2018 by Rhys Saunders

Dussias Wittenberg Koenigsberger LLP (DWK) has added a new partner, family law attorney Joshua Beyer.

Beyer joins the firm this month, bringing with him years of experience in complex matters and a client base that includes Chicagoland and its surrounding counties.

Oakbrook Terrace Attorney Sherby Dianne Scurto Receives 2018 Elite Lawyer Award for Family Law

Posted on July 3, 2018 by Rhys Saunders

Attorney Sherby Dianne Scurto, of the Law Office of Sherby Dianne Scurto, P.C., has been honored with a 2018 Elite Lawyer Award for the area of family law. 

The Elite Lawyer rating service recognizes attorneys who display a high level of competence in their practice and receive acknowledgment from their peers, community, bar and committees.