Johnson & Bell, Ltd. Shareholder, Joseph R. Marconi, is participating in the 2014 Lawyers for Civil Justice membership meeting in Washington, DC. The meeting takes place May 5-6. Lawyers for Civil Justice is the corporate and defense community's voice for reform of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure, advocating for changes that would lower the costs and burdens of discovery in modern civil litigation. Here in Illinois, Mr. Marconi serves as an advisor to the Illinois Supreme Court's Committee on Discovery Procedures, exploring possible reform to the rules regarding discovery of electronically stored information. His committee's most recent development can be found here.