Corboy & Demetrio Lawyer Takes Helm as President of Women's Bar Association of IL

Michelle M. Kohut, a lawyer at the Chicago law firm of Corboy & Demetrio, was installed as President of the Women's Bar Association of Illinois on June 13, 2013.

Jun 18, 2013, 12:05 ET from Corboy & Demetrio

CHICAGO, June 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Corboy & Demetrio lawyer Michelle M. Kohut was sworn in as President of the Women's Bar Association of Illinois (WBAI), on June 13, 2013 at the statewide bar group's 99th Annual Installation Dinner and Awards Benefit in Chicago.

"I would like the Women's Bar to truly become the bar association of Illinois. Being a statewide organization is a topic that dates back to our roots," Kohut told the crowd of more than 800 lawyers, judges and other dignitaries, announcing that Empowerment through Networking is the theme of her presidency.

"To connect with other professionals throughout the state is not only good for our membership but also for our individual growth. We become empowered through the associations we make through networking," Kohut added.

Philip Harnett Corboy, Jr., a partner at Corboy & Demetrio, introduced Michelle telling the audience she is a "proven star of the trial bar." Corboy added, "She is one of the most reliable, trusted and well liked lawyers at our firm."

Michelle joined Corboy & Demetrio in 2004 and practices in all areas of personal injury law, including cases arising from automobile collisions, medical malpractice, construction negligence, premises liability, product liability and railroad negligence. She has tried many personal injury cases to verdict and has obtained numerous multi-million dollar settlements.

About Corboy & Demetrio

Corboy & Demetrio is one of the nation's premier law firms. It represents individuals and their families in serious personal injury and wrongful death cases and is renowned for its achievements in the courtroom and for its contributions to the community. The rights and concerns of its clients are at the core of Corboy & Demetrio's practice. That commitment, dedication, compassion and relentless drive has resulted in exceptional service and exceptional results for its clients. The Chicago law firm has acquired more than $3 billion in settlements and verdicts and has attained almost 600 settlements and verdicts in excess of $1 million. To contact Michelle Kohut, Flip Corboy or any other Chicago personal injury lawyer at our firm, call 312-346-3191 or toll free at 800-356-3191. We are available 24 hours a day, seven days a week. For more information about our law firm go to

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