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Brian C. Fetzer Elected to Society of Trial Lawyers Board of Directors

The Board of Directors of The Society of Trial Lawyers elected Brian C. Fetzer to its board on September 12, 2017. Founded in 1934, The Society of Trial Lawyers is an invitation-only group that includes many of Chicago’s top trial lawyers on both the defense and plaintiffs’ sides. The Society encourages and fosters a spirit   Continue Reading »

Best Lawyers recognizes Four Johnson & Bell Shareholders

Johnson & Bell, Ltd. Shareholders, William V. Johnson, John W. Bell, Brian C. Fetzer and D. Patterson Gloor, have been recognized as Best Lawyers in the 2018 edition of The Best Lawyers in America. Best Lawyers lists are assembled by conducting peer-review surveys in which tens of thousands of leading lawyers evaluate their professional peers   Continue Reading »

Caroline K. Vickrey

Caroline K. Vickrey concentrates her practice on health care law, as well as employment. Ms. Vickrey practiced commercial and municipal civil rights litigation at Hefter & Radke following law school, and later at the Illinois Attorney General’s Office, where she worked in the Labor & Employment Division. During a hiatus from the practice of law while   Continue Reading »

Tammy L. Wade to Speak at ACI's 16th Annual Advanced Forum on Obstetric Malpractice

Johnson & Bell Shareholder, Tammy L. Wade, will be a guest lecturer at the American Conference Institute’s 16th Annual Advanced Forum on Obstetric Malpractice scheduled for June 26-27, 2017, at The Union League of Philadelphia. The forum brings together unparalleled faculty of leading plaintiff and defense attorneys, medical experts, risk managers and insurance professionals to provide   Continue Reading »

Sydney P. Weathersby

Sydney P. Weathersby concentrates her practice in health care law, focusing on medical malpractice defense. She holds a B.A. in History from the University of Michigan and a J.D., Cum Laude, from the Valparaiso University Law School. While in law school, Ms. Weathersby was a member of the Law Review. As a Notewriter, she wrote   Continue Reading »

Johnson & Bell Welcomes Brad R. Schneiderman

Johnson & Bell, Ltd. announced today that Brad R. Schneiderman has joined the firm as a Shareholder in its Health Care group.  Mr. Schneiderman comes to the firm from Anderson, Rasor & Partners, LLP. “Our Healthcare group has enjoyed significant growth in the past two years,” stated William V. Johnson, president of Johnson & Bell,   Continue Reading »

Brad R. Schneiderman

Brad R. Schneiderman concentrates his practice in medical malpractice litigation, health care liability and premises liability.  He has experience representing hospitals, physicians, and other health care professionals in all phases of litigation.  He also defends hospital facilities in premises liability matters.  In addition, Mr. Schneiderman has represented clients in commercial litigation and other litigation matters.   Continue Reading »

Wilson v. Clark - Its Use and Its Ramifications

In a feature article in IDC Quarterly, Circuit Judge Donald J. O’Brien, Jr. (Ret.) and Johnson & Bell Shareholder, Charles P. Rantis, delve into the facts and other materials expert witnesses can and cannot include in their testimony at trial.  The authors outline how the adoption of Federal Rules of Evidence 703 and 705 by   Continue Reading »

Fetzer, Renken to Serve as Defense Attorneys in ABOTA's Masters In Trial Program

Johnson & Bell Shareholders, Brian C. Fetzer and Sammi L. Renken, will be featured trial attorneys at the upcoming Masters in Trial program hosted by the American Board of Trial Advocates.  The event takes place on Friday, March 10, 2017 from 8 am to 5 pm at the IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law, 565 W. Adams   Continue Reading »

Johnson & Bell Attorneys Selected as 2017 Illinois Super Lawyers and Rising Stars

Congratulations to our 16 attorneys chosen as Super Lawyers and our 4 attorneys chosen as Rising Stars! For Shareholder, Robert M. Burke, this marks his tenth year on the Super Lawyers list. 2017 Illinois Super Lawyers William G. Beatty – Personal Injury Defense: General John W. Bell – Civil Litigation Defense Robert M. Burke – Civil Litigation Defense Stephen P. Ellenbecker   Continue Reading »
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