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.
Corboy & Demetrio is proud to announce it’s a Patron Sponsor of the Chicago Alliance Against Sexual Exploitation (CAASE) fundraiser, “Celebrating a Decade: Changing Law, Educating Allies, Championing Survivors,” which will be held on Thursday, Oct. 20, 2016.
The fundraiser will include a cocktail reception, awards presentation and celebration of ten years of CAASE’s work of changing laws, educating allies and championing survivors of sexual exploitation in Chicago.
For more information about CAASE and the event, go to caase.org
Listen to Corboy & Demetrio CFO Marcy Twardak, a 25-year breast cancer survivor, tell her emotional Hero story in this new Komen Chicagoland radio PSA, which is part of the kickoff of its “More than Pink” campaign.
Listen to Marcy's Survivor Story in New PSA Here
Marcy will be recognized as a Susan G. Komen Chicagoland Hero at Komen’s “Ignite the Night” Gala onOctober 22, 2016 at Wintrust Bank in Chicago.
Please join friends and family of the late Maureen McIntyre at the 2nd Annual MoeMac Fest on Friday, Oct. 21st at Reilly’s Daughter in Oak Lawn to celebrate her beautiful life cut far too short. Maureen was a beloved, longtime Corboy & Demetrio employee.
Tickets are $50 and include appetizers, domestic beers, wine and soft drinks. Proceeds will be donated to the MoeMac Foundation at Loyola University, which send students to Loyola Rome, as well as towards a scholarship at Mother McAuley High School.
For more information, go to https://www.facebook.com/events/302975673396627/
Congratulations to Corboy & Demetrio staffer Susan Roth who completed her first Chicago Marathon on Sunday. Susan raised nearly $1900 for the American Brain Tumor Association (ABTA). Susan raised the funds in memory of her father, who died from a brain tumor two years ago.
Founded in 1973, ABTA was the first and is the only national advocacy organization committed to funding brain tumor research and providing information and education on all tumor types. ABTA provides comprehensive resources that support the complex needs of brain tumor patients and caregivers, as well as the critical funding of research in the pursuit of breakthroughs in brain tumor diagnosis, treatment and care.
For more information the American Brain Tumor Association, go to ABTA.org.
C&D's Susan Roth will run her first Chicago Marathon on Oct. 9, 2016 to raise money for the American Brain Tumor Association in honor of her father, who died after battling a brain tumor in 2014.
Susan is running as part of American Brain Tumor Association’s Team Breakthrough, which is the American Brain Tumor Association's (ABTA) endurance training program. Team Breakthrough allows runners from beginners to the more advanced to participate in endurance events nationwide, while raising funds and awareness to advance the understanding and treatment of brain tumors.
For more information, go to HOPE.ABTA.ORG