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Fiocchi named president of Bureau County Bar Association

Posted on August 9, 2018 by Rhys Saunders

Richard Fiocchi was named president of the Bureau County Bar Association at the July meeting of county lawyers.

At the meeting, Fiocchi appointed Bureau County Assistant State’s Attorney Donna Engels as secretary of conflicts.

Chuhak & Tecson Welcomes New Associate Leynee A. Cruz

Posted on August 3, 2018 by Rhys Saunders
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Leynee A. Cruz

Chuhak & Tecson, P.C., announced the addition of Leynee A. Cruz, an experienced probate and guardianship administration and litigation attorney, as an associate.

Cruz’s practice includes representing individual guardians and financial institutions in adult and minor guardianships. She also represents clients in trust and estate administration matters.

She is often appointed as Guardian Ad Litem by Cook County Probate Division judges to assist them in adult and minor guardianship matters. A native Spanish speaker licensed in Florida and Illinois, Cruz has worked alongside attorneys in Havana, Cuba, representing Cuban national beneficiaries and is currently the president-elect of the Hispanic Lawyer’s Association of Illinois.

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.

NIU Law Students to Represent Prisoners in Federal Court This Fall

Posted on July 17, 2018 by Rhys Saunders

Northern Illinois University law students will soon have another opportunity to gain valuable real-world experience when they represent prisoners in federal court this fall.

The NIU College of Law and the P. Michael Mahoney (Rockford) Chapter of the Federal Bar Association recently announced their partnership and launch of the Prisoners’ Rights Program.

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.

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.

Chicago-Kent Welcomes New Library Director

Posted on July 3, 2018 by Rhys Saunders

Jean M. Wenger has been appointed Director of the Law Library and Senior Lecturer at Chicago-Kent College of Law. 

Wenger has served as president of both the American Association of Law Libraries its Chicago chapter. She has also served the profession as chair of the Board of Directors of the Legal Information Preservation Alliance, a consortium of law libraries and legal professionals who strive to ensure preservation of legal materials.