Law Firm News

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Pat Flaherty, Paul Krentz and Mark Masur have been selected in 2015 as among the Top 100 Trial Lawyers in Illinois by the American Trial Lawyers Association

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Pat Kinnally was appointed to the Board of Directors of CASA in Kane County. CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates) is an organization representing children who are victims of parental abuse and neglect.

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Pat Kinnally authored "Practice Pointers" in a new legal treatise by NIU law professor Jeff Parness entitled "Illinois Civil Procedure".

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Pat Kinnally was named to the Kane County Bar Association Diversity Committee. The committee seeks to expand participation of minority lawyers on the bench and in the Bar on the belief that race, gender and class matter in a representative democracy.

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Pat Kinnally was elected President of the Kane County Bar Association for 2010-2011. Pat Flaherty was President in 2007-2008 and Bill Murphy was president in 1972-1973. Kinnally Flaherty Krentz Loran Hodge & Masur, P.C. is the only firm with three members who have served as President of the KCBA.

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Pat Kinnally was elected chairperson of the Minimum Continuing Legal Education Board in 2014. He was appointed to the Board by the Illinois Supreme Court in 2006. The MCLE Board is responsible for certifying and administering continuing legal education programs throughout Illinois. Kinnally is the only attorney from the Fox Valley named to the Board.

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Pat Kinnally served on the Board of the Commission on Professionalism through appointment by the Illinois Supreme Court. The Commission is responsible for promoting integrity and civility among Illinois lawyers and judges and for ensuring that the legal system provides equitable, effective and efficient resolution of disputes.

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Patrick M. Kinnally has been profiled in a recent magazine article as a “superb litigator”. See Publications.

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Pat Flaherty was reappointed by the Illinois Supreme Court to the Committee on Character and Fitness of the Illinois Board of Admissions to the Bar. The Committe is responsible for evaluating and certifying the character and fitness of people applying for a license to practice law in Illinois.

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Pat Flaherty served as chairman for the Sesquicentennial Anniversary of the Kane County Bar Association and was responsible, along with two other bar members, for producing the first published history book on the KCBA entitled "Kane County Bar Association 1858-2008". See Publications.

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