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ISBA 146th Annual Meeting; Pam Menaker Served as Emcee for Springfield Swearing In of Officers

June 9th, 2022 marks the beginning of the 146th Annual Meeting of the Illinois State Bar Association. Last week, the official swearing-in of its new President, Rory Weiler of Kane County, and all of the new officers took place in the Illinois Supreme Courtroom in Springfield with Pamela Sakowicz Menaker, Communications Partner at Clifford Law Offices serving as emcee of the event. Illinois Supreme Court...
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Clifford Law Offices Reacts to Amazon’s Reported Failure to Cooperate with Congressional Investigation into Deadly Warehouse Collapse in Downstate Illinois

It is being reported that members of the U.S. House Oversight Committee are alleging that Amazon is “obstructing” the panel’s investigation into a deadly warehouse collapse at a downstate Illinois facility. In a letter dated Wednesday, June 1, 2022 addressed to Amazon CEO Andy Jassy, the Oversight Committee’s chairwoman, Rep. Carolyn Maloney (D-NY), and Reps. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) and Cori Bush (D-MO) said the company...
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Richard Burke’s Career Highlighted in Lawdragon’s Lawyer Limelight Series

Richard F. Burke shared with Lawdragon in their Lawyer Limelight interview series how his early experience as a law clerk and then a prosecutor influenced his success as a trial lawyer, leading to multiple million-dollar-plus settlements in a variety of personal injury cases from truck accidents to catastrophic injuries. Burke, who is a partner at Clifford Law Offices, has been with the firm for over...
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Sarah F. King Elected to Serve as ITLA’s Parliamentarian

Sarah F. King has been elected to serve as Illinois Trial Lawyers Association’s (ITLA) Parliamentarian in 2022-23. King has been involved with the ITLA organization for many years. She also has many other positions in the legal community including co-founding the ITLA Women’s Caucus, elected second Vice President of the Women’s Bar Association of Illinois (WBAI), and devoting time to teach a course on Medical...
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Six Clifford Law Offices Attorneys Recognized by Lawdragon

Six attorneys at Clifford Law Offices have been named to “The 2022 Lawdragon 500 Leading Plaintiff Consumer Lawyers” list. Congratulations to: Richard F. Burke, Jr. Susan A. Capra Robert A. Clifford Kevin P. Durkin Keith A. Hebeisen Hon. Henry R. Simmons (Ret.) The Lawdragon 500 Leading Plaintiff Consumer Lawyers Guide was first published in 2007. It features lawyers in the United States who concentrate in...
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