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Richard Felice Installed as President-Elect of Illinois State Bar Association

Chris Ruys Communications
Chris Ruys
For Immediate Release: 
June 24, 2013

Richard D. Felice, a lawyer in private practice in Wheaton, has moved up the organizational ladder of the Illinois State Bar Association (ISBA), becoming president-elect of the organization. Previously, he served as third and second vice president and will be installed as president in June 2014-15.

Felice, who concentrates his practice in domestic relations and litigation, was elected to a three-year term on the Board of Governors in 2003 and re-elected in 2006. Previously an ISBA Assembly member, he has served on numerous ISBA committees and sections, including the Agenda Committee for whom he was chair. Felice is secretary/treasurer of the ISBA Mutual Insurance Company, and serves on the board of the Illinois Bar Foundation, the charitable arm of the ISBA. In 2004, he received the Ralph A. Gabric Award for Professional Excellence.

Felice served, by appointment of the Illinois Supreme Court, on the Supreme Court Rules Committee. A long-time member of the DuPage County Bar Association, he was its president, a director and chair of its Judiciary Committee. He is also a past president of the DuPage County Bar Foundation and the DuPage County Chapter of The Justinian Society.

Felice received a B.A. degree, with honors, from Loyola University-Chicago in 1976 and a J.D., with honors, from Northern Illinois University College of Law in 1979.

The 32,000-member ISBA (, with offices in Springfield and Chicago, provides professional services to Illinois lawyers, and education and services to the public through a website (, consumer brochures, and distribution of legal information.

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