Member Groups

Federal Taxation Roster

  • Philip D. Speicher, Mathis Marifian & Richter Ltd, Belleville, Chair
  • Ryan A. Walsh, Hamilton Thies & Lorch LLP, Chicago, Vice-Chair/CLE Coordinator
  • Jonathan D. Morton, Golan & Christie LLP, Chicago, Secretary
  • Nancy Franks-Straus, Golan & Christie LLP, Chicago, Ex-Officio
  • Jessica Anne Bejerea, Bartlett, Member
  • James O. Creech, III, San Francisco, Member/Newsletter Editor
  • Leonard S. DeFranco, DeFranco Law Firm, Villa Park, Member
  • Kathryn H. Garlow, Shepard Schwartz & Harris LLP, Chicago, Member
  • Bryan A. Gutraj, Law Offices of Bryan Gutraj, Mundelein, Member
  • Michelle L. Heller, Marcm LLP, Deerfield, Member
  • Kristen M. Henry, Chicago, Member
  • William T. Kaplan, Joliet, Member
  • Patrick D. Owens, DiMonte & Lizak LLC, Park Ridge, Member
  • Clair L. Penner, Nepple Law PLC, Moline, Member
  • Kendra Elizabeth Piercy, Ernst & Young, Chicago, Member
  • Colin J. Walsh, Baker Tilly, Chicago, Member
  • Brian T. Whitlock, Plante & Moran PLLC, Chicago, Member
  • Melissa L. Burkholder, Illinois State Bar Association, Chicago, Staff Liaison
  • Timothy J. Ritchey, Peck Ritchey LLC, Chicago, CLE Committee Liaison
  • Paul A. Fagyal, O'Keefe Law LLC, Belleville, Associate Editor