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Johnson and Bell, Ltd. is pleased to announce that Shareholder, Genevieve M. LeFevour, has been named one of the “Forty Illinois Attorneys Under Forty to Watch” for 2015 by Law Bulletin Publishing Company, publishers of Chicago Lawyer magazine and the Chicago Daily Law Bulletin.

“We couldn’t be happier for Gen.  We see a very promising career ahead of her,” states William V. Johnson, president of Johnson & Bell, Ltd.  “She is a good lawyer, is respected by her colleagues and peers, and clients really enjoy working with her.  She is involved in the community and is a real asset to our firm.”

Ms. LeFevour focuses her practice on medical malpractice, employment law, general negligence, premises liability and transportation law. She also defends security consultants and loss prevention companies. She has represented and worked with one of Chicago's premier security firms since early on in her legal career, and now co-chairs the Johnson & Bell Private Security group. Ms. LeFevour oversees all aspects of cases up through and including trial. She has tried both bench and jury trials in Cook County and a jury trial in Lake County resulting in a not guilty verdict for her clients.

Ms. LeFevour earned her B.A. from the University of Notre Dame in 2003 and her J.D. from Loyola University School of Law in 2006. She is a member of the American Ireland Fund’s Young Leaders, Chicago Healthcare Risk Management Society (CHRMS) and the Loyola Academy Bar Association.

Law Bulletin Publishing’s “40 Under 40” honors Illinois attorneys who show a pas­sion for their profession, have had a series of successful verdicts, and above all, demonstrate a dedication and commitment to the legal profession. Honorees are chosen through a peer nomination process that evaluates candidates’ career achievements, advancement in their fields and community involvement. Ms. LeFevour was selected from over 1200 nominees statewide.

Please read the Chicago Daily Law Bulletin's profile of Ms. LeFevour.