High-energy attorney with nearly fourteen years of
association-based experience who thrives on innovation and is rewarded by finding
and implementing inventive and effective solutions; skilled in the specifics of
organizational and program planning; significant experience in ethics
regulation and compliance, policy drafting and implementation, and contract
drafting and negotiations; substantial understanding of association and member
relations; vast knowledge of the legal community and the complexity of its
constituency; an organized and confident individual possessing strong
interpersonal skills, oral and written communication skills and tremendous
attention to detail; ability to assess all issues and complete projects
producing focused results; ability to motivate and inspire action through
positive encouragement and sound guidance.
Researched ethics inquiries, interpreted opinions and advised attorneys on Illinois Rules of Professional Conduct
Managed activities of fourteen law-specific sections and standing committees
Oversaw section/committee drafting of proposed legislation for presentation to Illinois General Assembly
Liaised with ISBA lobbyist regarding association position on legislation pending before the Illinois General Assembly
Directed the evaluations of all Cook County Judicial Candidates, with over 350 candidates processed in '06-'07 cycle
Drafted and negotiates service and vendor contracts for association growth and members services development, including several large scale technology based agreements
Ensured that all ISBA-related transactions complied with requirements of Illinois Not-For-Profit Act and Internal Revenue Code 501(c)(3) and 501(c)(6)
Provided counsel regarding various regulatory laws ensuring ISBA procedural compliance
Routinely examined copyright laws and affirmed compliance in ISBA publications
Managed daily court call of several hundred cases
Mediated over 100 disputes between complaining witnesses and respondents
Compiled daily statistics on settlements, hearings, dismissals and judgments
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