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Attorney Schwartz Appointed to the Board of Directors for Coordinated Advice & Referral Program for Legal Services

11.2010

    Susan Schwartz, a partner and medical malpractice attorney at the Chicago law firm of Corboy & Demetrio was recently appointed to the Board of Directors for the Coordinated Advice & Referral Program for Legal Services, (CARPLS), an organization that provides legal services to low-income residents of Cook County. She will serve a two-year term as a Director.

Attorney Susan Schwartz

Susan joined Corboy & Demetrio in 1980 following graduation from Loyola University Chicago School of Law and became a partner in 1994. An experienced and successful trial lawyer with numerous multimillion dollar verdicts and settlements, she represents patients and their families in complex medical malpractice personal injury and wrongful death actions.

She is an active member of many bar associations, a contributing author for several legal publications, and a local and national speaker at seminars and continuing legal education programs on topics ranging from trial practice techniques to alternative methods of dispute resolution. In addition to serving on the CARPLS’ Board, Susan serves as President of the Board of Governors for Loyola University Chicago, School of Law, and is on the Board of Directors for the Women’s Bar Foundation.

Named one of the top 100 Leading Women Lawyers in Illinois, Susan is also ranked in the top 5% of all Illinois attorneys. She has been designated an "Illinois Super Lawyer," and has achieved the highest possible rating in the Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory.

CARPLS

CARPLS helps thousands of low-income families find answers to everyday legal problems including housing, employment, education, consumer debt, divorce, guardianships, estates, injuries to person or property, public benefits, health care and more by providing them with direct access to an attorney. CARPLS’ experienced attorneys help clients better understand their rights and the remedies available to them under the law. CARPLS attorneys do not represent clients in court. If in-court representation is required, the CARPLS attorneys will assist with a referral to an appropriate full-service legal aid agency if one is available.

For a free consultation with attorney Schwartz or any other personal injury lawyer at Corboy & Demetrio, call 312.346.3191. We are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

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