Board of Directors

Timothy Bertschy
President

Timothy Bertschy is the Managing Partner of the regional law firm of Heyl Royster Voelker & Allen.  His office is in Peoria, Illinois.

Patrick Murphy
Vice President

Patrick Murphy is a partner in the firm of Corboy and Demetrio in Chicago.

Hon. Mary O'Brien
Treasurer

Mary K. O’Brien is a former prosecutor from the Grundy County State’s Attorney’s Office. She also was a representative in the Illinois General Assembly for 7 years. She currently is an appellate court justice and is assigned to the 3rd District in Ottawa, Illinois.

Hon. Daniel Kubasiak
Secretary

Daniel Kubasiak is a Circuit Court Judge in Municipal District 1, Municipal Department, Circuit Court of Cook County.

Hon. Michael T. Caldwell

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Michael Caldwell is a Circuit Court Judge in the 22nd Judicial Circuit in Woodstock (McHenry County).

James Faught

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James Faught is Associate Dean for Administration at Loyola University Chicago School of Law.


Richard Gillingham

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Richard Gillingham practices law with a focus on estate planning, trusts, and real estate in Carrollton (Green County).

Ira Helfgot

Ira Helfgot is a sole practitioner in Chicago, where he concentrates his practice in commercial litigation.


Edward McCarthy

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Edward McCarthy is a partner in the law firm of McCarthy & Allen.


Mike McElvain

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Mike McElvain is a practicing attorney in Bloomington, IL who specializes in civil and commercial litigation, personal injury and damage claims and workers compensation.

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Sheila M. Murphy

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Sheila Murphy is a retired Cook County Circuit Court Judge who is an Adjunct Professor of Restorative Justice at John Marshall Law School.


Shari Rhode

Shari Rhode practices in Carbondale with a focus on employment and business litigation.

Valée L. Salone

Valeé Salone practices law in Chicago with a focus on wills, trusts, probate, estates, real estate, and adoption.

Hon. Warren Wolfson

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Warren Wolfson is a retired Appellate Court Justice and serves on the faculty at the DePaul University School of Law.

J. Nelson Wood

Nelson J. Wood is a lawyer in Illinois.