Charitable Giving and Community Service

Charitable giving and community service has been at the core of Corboy & Demetrio, a plaintiff’s personal injury law firm, since the firm began over 50 years ago. We believe that “giving back” and helping others are fundamental responsibilities and obligations for all of us. The firm’s time, treasure and talents are shared by supporting a wide range of charities and community and legal organizations. Each group we support serves others in our community who are in need of information, services, legal advice, and/or financial assistance.

Our Co-Founder Thomas Demetrio created Lawyers Lend-A-Hand while he was President of the Chicago Bar Association, and he both created and funds The Thomas A. Demetrio Award of Excellence.

To view more extensive information about the contributions Corboy & Demetrio has made to charities and community and legal organizations, visit the Community section on our website.

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Corboy & Demetrio Attorneys and Law Clerk Hear U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg Speak at CBA Luncheon

The Chicago Bar Association recently held, “A Conversation with Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg,” presented in a question and answer format with the Hon. Ann Claire Williams, Justice of the U.S. Court of Appeals of the Seventh Circuit.  Corboy & Demetrio attorneys and law clerks attended the event, which included Matt Jenkins who is active with the CBA’s Young Lawyers Section.  Four Corboy & Demetrio attorneys have served as CBA presidents.

 

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Corboy & Demetrio Supports OCSA at 2014 Fun Run & Dog Walk

Corboy & Demetrio Administrator and OCSA Board President, Marcy Twardak, welcomed the crowd at the 5K Dog Walk & Fun Run on Sunday, September 14, 2014 in St. Charles, Illinois.

More than 100 supporters and their pets joined OCSA in its mission to spread the word about the silent symptoms of ovarian cancer.

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Corboy & Demetrio welcomes its Cristo Rey Corporate Work Study Program interns for 2014-2015

Cristo Rey Corboy & DemetrioSince 1996, Cristo Rey Jesuit has served Chicago’s southwest side by providing students with a safe and academically rigorous college-prep secondary education through a thriving and economically sustainable educational model -The Corporate Work Study Program.

Corboy & Demetrio is one of more than 200 socially-engaged businesses in Chicago who hire Cristo Rey’s talented students.  In the program, students finance 70% of their education.

Cristo Rey’s Work Study Program is now a nationally recognized model with twenty five schools across the country. Over one thousand companies in corporate America partner with the program.

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2014 Thomas Demetrio Award of Excellence Presented to Urban Life Skills

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From left to right: Rita Planera, Art Guerrero, George Tapia, and Alex Ramon from Urban Life Skills Mentoring Program with the 2014 Thomas A. Demetrio Award of Excellence.

The Thomas A. Demetrio Award of Excellence, created and funded by Thomas Demetrio was presented to Urban Life Skills Mentoring Program of the New Life Centers of Chicagoland on April 30, 2014.

Urban Life Skills accepted the $10,000 award from Rita Planera, a longtime Corboy & Demetrio employee and Lend-A-Hand Board Member.

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Corboy & Demetrio Supports Misericordia Candy Days

Corboy & Demetrio staff was outside our offices and at the intersection of State and Washington, donning red and white smocks. Thanks to all who Corboy & Demetrio Staffdonated already today!Corboy & Demetrio Staffer Pete Rooney

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