The IBF is managed by a 30-member Board of Directors sanctioned by the Bylaws. The Board of Governors of the Illinois State Bar Association elects twelve members selected from Illinois’ five appellate districts for a term of two years. The president and three vice presidents of the Illinois State Bar Association serve as ex-officio members of the Board of Directors of the Foundation during their respective terms as such Officers of the ISBA. Also serving as ex-officio members of the Board of Directors are the president, three vice-presidents, and the immediate past president of the Illinois Bar Foundation. Two members of the Board of Governors of the ISBA are appointed at large by the president of the ISBA for one-year terms. The immediate past president of the Young Lawyers Division serves for a term of one year. The chair, vice-chair and secretary of The Fellows serve as ex-officio members of the Board of Directors during their respective terms as Fellows Officers. Three at-large Directors are appointed by the president of the Illinois Bar Foundation and serve two-year terms.





Lisa M. Nyuli


Ariano Hardy Ritt Nyuli Richmond Lytle & Goettel P.C.

South Elgin, IL

Sandra Crawford

Second Vice President

Law Crawford, P.C.

Chicago, IL

Ryan P. Theriault

Third Vice President

Meyers & Flowers

St. Charles, IL

Deane B. Brown

Immediate Past President

Hughes Socol Piers Resnick Dym, Ltd.

Chicago, IL

Lauren N. Tuckey

Secretary & First District

BatesCarey LLP

Chicago, IL

Mark L. Karno

Treasurer & ISBA Presidential Appointment

Mark L. Karno & Associates, L.L.C.

Chicago & Aurora, IL


Kristin Barnette McCarthy

IBF Presidential Appointment

Kralovec, Jambois & Schwartz

Chicago, IL

Christopher L. Dore

First District

Edelson PC

Chicago, IL

Bridget C. Duignan

Fellows Secretary

Latherow & Duignan

Chicago, IL

Ava George Stewart

1st District

Law Office of Ava George Stewart

Chicago, IL

Kelly R. Giraudo

IBF Presidential Appointment

Butler, Giraudo & Meister P.C.

Morton, IL

Jennifer A. Haase

YLD Liaison

Pirok & Haase

Chicago, IL

Anna P. Krolikowska

ISBA First Vice President 

K& R Family Legal Services

Northbrook, IL

Annemarie E. Kill

1st District

Avery Kill LLC

Chicago, IL

Shawn S. Kasserman

ISBA Third Vice President

Tomasik Kotin Kasserman

Chicago, IL

George G. Leynaud

3rd District

Leynaud & Leynaud

Peru, IL

Claire A. Manning

4th District

Brown Hay + Stephens

Springfield, IL

John L. Nisivaco

Chair of the Fellows

Boudreau & Nisivaco LLC

Chicago, IL

Dennis J. Orsey

ISBA President

Dennis J. Orsey, General Practice Attorney

Granite City, IL

Susan W. Rogaliner

2nd District

Susan W. Rogaliner, Attorney at Law

St. Charles, IL

Jo Anna Pollock

5th District

Simmons Hanly Conroy

Alton, IL

R. Stephen Scott

4th District

Scott & Scott, P.C.

Springfield, IL

George L. Schoenbeck

IBF Presidential Appointment

Sosin, Arnold & Schoenbeck

Orland Park, IL

Sarah E. Toney

ISBA Presidential Appointment

The Toney Law Firm

Chicago, IL

Rory T. Weiler

ISBA Second Vice President

Weiler & Lengle PC

St. Charles, IL

Richard L. Turner

2nd District

Turner & Sackett Law Offices

Sycamore & Geneva, IL

Cory White

Fellows Vice-Chair

Milhouse Engineering & Construction

Chicago, IL

Sonni C. Williams

3rd District

The City of Lockport

Lockport, IL

J. Nelson Wood

5th District 

J. Nelson Wood, Attorney at Law

Mt. Vernon, IL

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