Section Council Roster

  • Sandy M. Blake, Kane County Public Defender's Ofc, Oak Park, Chair
  • Hon. Debra B. Walker, Circuit Court of Cook County, Chicago, Vice-Chair
  • Michael G. Bergmann, Public Interest Law Initiative (PILI), Chicago, Secretary
  • Hon. Stephen R. Pacey, Paxton, Ex-Officio
  • Hon. Patrice Ball-Reed, Circuit Court of Cook County, Chicago, Member
  • Hon. Anna M. Benjamin, Sixth Judicial Circuit Court, Urbana, Member
  • Hon. Donald D. Bernardi, Bloomington, Member
  • Elizabeth A. Bleakley, Bleakley Law LLC, Chicago, Member
  • Chris Bonjean, Illinois Supreme Court, Chicago, Member
  • Deane B. Brown, Hughes Socol Piers Resnick Dym Ltd, Chicago, Member
  • Evan Bruno, Bruno Law Offices LLC, Urbana, Member/Newsletter Editor
  • Edward M. Casmere, Riley Safer Holmes & Cancila LLP, Chicago, Member/Newsletter Editor
  • Hon. Judy L. Cates, State of Illinois, Swansea, Member
  • Hon. Michael J. Chmiel, Circuit Court of McHenry County, Woodstock, Member/CLE Coordinator
  • Mike G. Cortina, SmithAmundsen LLC, Crystal Lake, Member
  • Albert E. Durkin, MDR Law LLC, Chicago, Member
  • Annette M. Fernholz, Law Offices of Annette M Fernholz PC, Chicago, Member
  • Hon. Richard P. Goldenhersh, Belleville, Member
  • Barry H. Greenburg, Chicago, Member
  • Kaylan V. Huber, Davis & Delanois PC, Danville, Member
  • Hon. Michael B. Hyman, Chicago, Member
  • David W. Inlander, Fischel & Kahn Ltd, Chicago, Member
  • Kenya A. Jenkins-Wright, Illinois Guardianship & Advocacy Commission, Chicago, Member
  • Hon. Ann B. Jorgensen, Appellate Court Building, Elgin, Member
  • Hon. Lloyd A. Karmeier, Illinois Supreme Court, Nashville, Member
  • Hon. Julie K. Katz, Belleville, Member
  • Hon. John J. O’Gara, Jr., Twentieth Judicial Circuit, Belleville, Member
  • Hon. Thomas M. O’Shaughnessy, Illinois Fifth Judicial Circuit, Danville, Member
  • Melissa M. Olivero, National Labor Relations Board, Peru, Member
  • Jaz Park, Law Offices of Chicago Kent, Chicago, Member
  • James T. Reilly, Law Offices of Reilly & Skerson LLC, Streator, Member
  • Hon. Jesse G. Reyes, Illinois Appellate Court First Dist, Chicago, Member
  • Hon. Maureen D. Schuette, Madison County Courthouse, Edwardsville, Member
  • Frank J. Serio, Law Offices of Frank J Serio, Park Ridge, Member
  • Hon. April G. Troemper, 7th Judicial Circuit of Illinois, Carlinville, Member
  • Hon. Michelle A. Vescogni, 13th Judicial Circuit - LaSalle County, Ottawa, Member
  • Douglas B. Warlick, Douglas B Warlick & Assoc, Geneva, Member
  • Shawn S. Kasserman, Tomasik Kotin Kasserman LLC, Chicago, Board Liaison
  • Hon. Kenneth Wright, Jr., Chicago, Board Liaison
  • Melissa L. Burkholder, Illinois State Bar Association, Chicago, Staff Liaison
  • Timothy J. Storm, Law Office of Timothy J. Storm, Barrington, CLE Committee Liaison

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