Michelle Kohut, a personal injury lawyer at the Chicago law firm of Corboy & Demetrio, was sworn in as First Vice President of the Women's Bar Association of Illinois on June 7, 2012.
Online PR News – 11-June-2012 – Chicago, IL – Corboy & Demetrio lawyer Michelle M. Kohut was installed as First Vice-President of the Women’s Bar Association of Illinois on June 7, 2012 at WBAI’s 98th Annual Installation dinner in Chicago.
“I am honored to be installed as the First Vice President of one of the oldest women’s bar organizations in the country,” Michelle Kohut said
Kohut, who has been named an “Illinois Super Lawyer, Rising Star,” for the last five years, will serve one year in the position of Vice President, then will become the President of WBAI in 2013. Kohut was sworn in at the dinner, which is one of the largest annual celebrations within the Chicago legal community.
The oath of office for the incoming President was administered by Illinois Supreme Court Justice Anne M. Burke, and Cook County Circuit Court Chief Judge Timothy C. Evans swore in the Officers and Directors of the WBAI. Retired Colonel Jill Morgenthaler, who served as Governor Quinn’s Deputy Chief of Staff for Public Safety and Homeland Security Advisor, was keynote speaker.
Kohut, a Chicago personal injury lawyer at Corboy & Demetrio since 2004, was named one of “40 Illinois Attorneys Under Forty to Watch” by the Law Bulletin Publishing Company in 2007. She has tried many personal injury cases to verdict and has obtained numerous multi-million dollar settlements. She is a 2002 graduate of Loyola University School of Law in Chicago.
About Corboy & Demetrio
Corboy & Demetrio is one of the nation’s premier law firms. It represents individuals and their families in serious personal injury and wrongful death cases and is renowned for its achievements in the courtroom and for its contributions to the community. The rights and concerns of its clients are at the core of Corboy & Demetrio’s practice. That commitment, dedication, compassion and relentless drive has resulted in exceptional service and exceptional results for its clients. The Chicago personal injury law firm has acquired more than $3 billion in settlements and verdicts and has attained almost 600 settlements and verdicts in excess of $1 million. To speak with Michelle or any Chicago personal injury lawyer at Corboy & Demetrio, call 312-346-3191.