Sustaining Members

Support The Chicago Bar Association and Become a Sustaining Member!

Sustaining Membership provides an opportunity for CBA members to support the mission, growth, and success of the Association by paying an additional $250 above the regular dues amount each year. The good works of the CBA, serving both the legal community and the public, is not possible without the generous spirit and unwavering commitment our members have to the ideals of The Chicago Bar Association.

Sustaining Members receive the following benefits to acknowledge the member's generous support:
- Listing on the CBA’s Website.
- Recognition in CBA print and electronic publications.
- Acknowledgement in CBA Building.
- Use of a special CBA logo on a member's website or email signature line to highlight his/her support.
- Recognition in the Annual Meeting program.

To become a Sustaining Member, please check the option and pay when renewing your annual membership online at or if renewing by mail or phone, include the additional fee in your payment. You may also join and pay via the box below.   If you have any questions, please email


Become a Sustaining Member
Sustaining Membership through 5/31/22

Sustaining Members 2020-21

Maryam Ahmad, Cook County State's Attorney's Office; CBA President 2020-21
Jonathan Amarilio,Taft Stettinius & Hollister LLP
Hon. Louis G. Apostol, Public Administrator for Cook County
Floyd Babbitt
Bruce J. Baker, Illinois Bankers Association
Hon. Charles S. Beach, Circuit Court of Cook County
Leslie A. Bertagnolli

Peter J. Birnbaum, Attorneys' Title Guaranty Fund Inc
Tracy A. Brammeier, Clifford Law Offices
David A. Bryant, Bryant Legal Group
Mary P. Chapin
Daniel Cotter, Howard and Howard Attorneys PLLC; CBA President 2014-15
William F. Conlon
Kevin P. Durkin, Clifford Law Offices; CBA President 2006-07
J. Timothy Eaton, Taft Stettinius & Hollister, LLP: CBA President 2013-14
Steven M. Elrod, Elrod Friedman LLP; CBA President 2018-19
Mark B. Epstein, Epstein & Epstein
Robert W. Fioretti, Roth & Fioretti LLC
Michael W. Ford
Patrick J. Geise,
Tomasik Kotin & Kasserman LLP
Charles P. Golbert,
Cook County Public Guardian 
Hon. Megan E. Goldish, Circuit Court of Cook County
E. Lynn Grayson, Nijman Franzetti LLP
Malcom "Skip" Harsh, American Bar Association 
Keith A. Hebeisen
, Clifford Law Offices
Ross C. Heim, Ross C. Heim, PC
John J. Held
David C. Hilliard, Pattishall McAuliffe Newbury Hilliard & Geraldson; CBA President 1982-83
James F. Holderman, Holderman Dispute Resolution LLC
John E. Horn, Horn & Kelley, PC
Michael F. Hupy
Maureen P. Kelly
Anna P. Kioutas
Ray J. Koenig III, Clark Hill PLC
William N. Krucks
, Freeborn & Peters LLP
Kathryn C. Liss, DePaul University College of Law
Eric N. Macey, Novack and Macey LLP
Richard A. Machonkin, McDonnell Boehnen Hulbert & Berghoff LLP
Patricia L. McCarthy, LexisNexis
Juan Morado, Benesch Friedlander Coplan & Aronoff LLP
Hon. Thomas W. Murphy, Circuit Court of Cook County
Carol M. Nielsen, Nielsen IP Law
Stephen Novack, Novack & Macey LLP
Hon. Nicole C. Patton, Circuit Court of Cook County
Brandon E. Peck, Peck Ritchey LLC
Kerry R. Peck, Peck Ritchey LLC; CBA President 1999-00
Ashley Rafael, Midway Moving & Storage, Inc.
Trisha Rich, Holland & Knight LLP
Antonio M. Romanucci, Romanucci & Blandin LLC
Pradeep Y. Roy-Singh
Jesse H. Ruiz, Illinois Deputy Governor; CBA President 2019-20
Mindy Salyer, Salyer Law Offices LLC
Richard W, Schumacher, Schwartz Gilligan
Gilbert C. Schumm
John C. Sciaccotta, Aronberg Goldgehn
Ajay Shah, Globetrotters Engineering Corporation
Robert J. Sharfman, Gomberg, Sharfman, Gold & Ostler
Richard J. Skrodzki, Goldstine Skrodzki
Robert I. Spiegel
Joseph J. Spingola, Attorney at Law
Jeffrey B. Steinback
John P. Sugrue
Susan L. Theiss, LAF Chicago
Jennifer Tomasik
Timothy S. Tomasik, Tomasik Kotin Kasserman LLC
Katherine A. Twardak, Tomasik Kotin Kasserman LLC
Alfred W. Wieher, Alfred W. Wieher
Vincent R. Williams, Vincent R. Williams & Associates PC
Fritz V. Wilson, Best Vanderlaan &Harrington
Douglas  Wynne