Member Groups

Employee Benefits Roster

  • Robert A. Michalak, Schuyler Roche & Crisham PC, Chicago, Chair
  • Steve Flores, Winston & Strawn LLP, Chicago, Vice-Chair
  • Douglas A. Darch, Baker & McKenzie LLP, Chicago, Secretary
  • Patrick M. Colgan, Geneva, Ex-Officio
  • David M. Amerson, AFSCME, Springfield, Member
  • Lori S. Cowdrey Benso, Health Alliance Medical Plans, Urbana, Member
  • Prof. Kathryn J. Kennedy, John Marshall Law School, Chicago, Member
  • Larry R. Krupp, Kessler Orlean Silver Co, Deerfield, Member
  • William H. Mayer, Schuyler Roche & Crisham PC, Chicago, Member
  • James A. Nepple, Nepple Law PLC, Moline, Member
  • Robert T. Oleszkiewicz, Chicago, Member
  • Bernard G. Peter, Miller Canfield Paddock and Stone PLC, Chicago, Member/CLE Coordinator
  • Derek A. Schryer, Davis & Campbell LLC, Peoria, Member
  • Shannon M. Shepherd, Immigration Attorneys LLP, Chicago, Member
  • Bridget C. Duignan, Latherow & Duignan, Chicago, Board Liaison
  • Blake Howard, Illinois State Bar Association, Chicago, Staff Liaison
  • Laura L. Pautz, Naperville, Associate Editor