Corboy & Demetrio Partner Michael K. Demetrio and Corboy & Demetrio CFO Marcy Twardak took part in the 17th Annual Lend a Shoulder Day, hosted by the Chairmen's Advisory Council of the Big Shoulders Fund. Mike visited Academy of St. Benedict and Marcy visited Holy Angels in Chicago.
Watch a slideshow of their visits:
The Big Shoulders Fund creates brighter futures for nearly 20,000 Chicago inner-city students attending 77 Catholic schools. Marcy and Mike saw not only the schools and classes in action but had the opportunity to meet and engage with students. They had the unique opportunity to see firsthand how Big Shoulders Fund schools, 64 elementary and 13 high schools in the city’s most underserved neighborhoods, helps the nearly 20,000 students.
Misericordia’s 2016 Shop, Sip and Splurge, held on Nov. 17, 2016 was a big success, raising critical funds and raising holiday spirits of those who attended. Corboy & Demetrio Chief Financial Officer Marcy Twardak served as Co-Host at this favorite annual fundraiser. Corboy & Demetrio and Marcy are longtime supporters of Misericordia.
Corboy & Demetrio is a Cornerstone Sponsor of the Chicago Bar Foundation Fall Benefit, which will take place at the Museum of Science and Industry on Saturday, November 19, 2016.
The annual CBF benefit is a major fundraiser for the non-profit organization, which was started by a group of attorneys in 1948.
Corboy & Demetrio Attorney Matthew T. Jenkins serves on the CBF Board of Directors, after being appointed earlier this year.
Corboy & Demetrio is proud to be a Trophy Sponsor of Coordinated Advice and Referral Program for Legal Services’(CARPLS) “Life, Liberty & the Pursuit of Trivia,” on Thursday, Nov. 17, 2016.
The annual fundraiser is hosted by CARPLS Associate Board and will take place at Bar Louie, 333-335 N. Dearborn Street from 5:30-8pm. Our firm is a longstanding supporter of CARPLS.
Corboy & Demetrio Partner Susan J. Schwartz serves on CARPLS’ Board of Directors and Corboy & Demetrio Managing Partner Robert J. Bingle serves on CARPLS’ Advisory Board.
Tickets for the event can be purchased at carpls.org/trivia.
Corboy & Demetrio CFO Marcy Twardak will serve as Co-Host of Misericordia’s 2016 Holiday Shop, Sip & Splurge on Thursday, November 17, 2016. The popular annual fundraiser takes place from 6-9p.m. at Misericordia Home, 6300 N. Ridge Avenue in Chicago.
It’s a great way to get a head start on all your holiday shopping, while sipping cocktails, snacking on appetizers and desserts, and visiting with friends.
Marcy has served as Hostess or Co-Hostess for nearly 10 years, and Corboy & Demetrio is a longtime supporter of Misericordia.
Tickets are $60 ahead of the event or $65 at the door, and they can be purchased here.
Corboy & Demetrio Partners Robert J. Bingle, Philip Corboy, Jr. and Francis Patrick Murphy have been named to 2016 Irish Legal 100. This is the this is the second year that Philip Corboy, Jr. and Francis Patrick Murphy have been named to the elite list, and it’s the inaugural year for Robert Bingle.
The highly-selected members of the Irish Legal 100 are the 100 leading lawyers nationwide of Irish descent.
Irish Legal 100 hosted its Annual Awards Ceremony at the home of Irish Ambassador Anne Anderson in Washington DC. Robert J. Bingle and Francis Patrick Murphy attended and photos from the event are below:
Corboy & Demetrio Partner Francis Patrick Murphy will be sworn in on Nov. 3, 2016 to begin serving as Treasurer of Lawyers’ Assistance Program for the 2016-2017 term. Patrick’s installation will happen at the LAP Annual Dinner at The University Club of Chicago. Patrick is a Past President of LAP, serving two consecutive terms from 2012-2014. He also served as LAP Secretary in 2015.
Lawyers’ Assistance Program is a not-for-profit organization that helps Illinois lawyers, judges, law students and their families concerned about alcohol abuse, drug dependency or stress related issues like anxiety, burnout, depression and many others. LAP services include individual and group therapy, assessments, education, peer support and intervention.
Corboy & Demetrio Partners Robert J. Bingle and Francis Patrick Murphy attended a private reception with Irish Ambassador Anne Anderson at her residence in Washington D.C. on Oct. 27, 2016. Bob and Patrick were there for the 2016 Irish Legal 100 award ceremony. Bob, Patrick and Partner Philip Corboy, Jr. were named to the elite group of attorneys of Irish descent.
Corboy & Demetrio CFO Marcy Twardak was honored as a Hero for telling her survivor story in a new public service announcement by Susan G. Komen Chicagoland on Oct. 22, 2016.
Marcy is a 25-year breast cancer survivor who appears in the video with her daughter, Katie Twardak. Both were recognized on stage at Komen’s inaugural gala, Ignite the Night.
Corboy & Demetrio Partner Kenneth Lumb will teach the CLE course, Electronic Medical Records, at the Medical Malpractice Seminar on Dec. 3, 2016. The one-day seminar is sponsored by the Illinois Trial Lawyers Association Education Fund. Other topics include Opening Statements, Vicarious Liability and Judicial Perspective. To register online, go to iltla.com or call 800-252-8501.