Michael K. Demetrio Named to Illinois Super Lawyers for 15th Consecutive Year
Corboy & Demetrio Partner Michael K. Demetrio was selected to Illinois Super Lawyers for 2019. It’s the fifteenth consecutive year of his selection, since the award’s inception. No more than five percent of the 94,000 lawyers in the state are selected by the research team at Super Lawyers to receive this honor each year.
Michael is an elected Fellow of the International Academy of Trial Lawyers, an invitation only appointment given to the top 500 trial attorneys in the world and a Fellow in The Society of Trial Lawyers. In 2019, he was selected to Best Lawyers in America for the eleventh consecutive year, and he has received an AV rating - the highest possible for any attorney - from the Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory.
For more than three decades, Michael has represented victims in numerous high-profile aviation and train disaster cases across the United States, and he currently represents the family of a passenger killed in the crash of Lion Air Flight 610 as well as eleven passengers of the crash of Aeroméxico Flight 2431.
Michael is a former President of the Chicago Bar Association and serves as an Adjunct Professor of Law at IIT/Chicago-Kent College of Law, where he has taught a course on Evidence for over 12 years. He is also a certified faculty member of the National Institute for Trial Advocacy and a Certified Arbitrator for the Cook County Mandatory Arbitration Program and the American Arbitration Association.