Illinois State Bar Association Names Robert T. Park Chair of the Insurance Law Section Council

Attorney Robert T. Park, a partner with Califf & Harper, P.C., was recently named Chair of the Illinois State Bar Association ("ISBA”) Insurance Law Section Council. The Insurance Law Section Council provides information to Illinois lawyers practicing in the insurance law field; reviews, monitors and suggests insurance-related legislation; and offers a forum for those interested in improving insurance laws. As Chair, Mr. Park will oversee the projects of the Council.

Mr. Park, an ISBA member for the past forty years, has been active since the 1980s. He presently serves on the Illinois Bar Journal Editorial Board, the ISBA Special Committee on Legislation, and as Lead Co-Editor of Trial Briefs, the ISBA Civil Practice and Procedure Section Council newsletter. In June, Mr. Park completed a second consecutive 3-year term as an elected member of the ISBA Assembly, the policy making body of the ISBA. In April 2011, Mr. Park was the Chair of the ISBA Allerton Conference, a biennial event that provides an opportunity for Illinois attorneys, judges and law professors to discuss current procedural issues with the goal of improving the civil justice system.