The Illinois Bar Foundation, the charitable arm of the Illinois State Bar Association (ISBA), has elected its officers for the organization’s 2016-17 fiscal year. They are: Elizabeth A. Kaveny
, partner, Burke, Wise, Morrissey & Kaveny, president; Perry J. Browder
, shareholder, Simmons Hanly Conroy, first vice president; and Timothy W. Kelly
, principal, Kelly Law Offices, second vice president. Deane Beth Brown
, partner, Hughes Socol Piers Resnik Dym, was elected third vice president.
The Illinois Bar Foundation, which is the charitable arm of the Illinois State Bar Association, strives to ensure meaningful access to the justice system, especially for those with limited means, and to assist lawyers who can no longer support themselves due to incapacity. This year, the foundation will distribute more than $850,000. The Illinois Bar Foundation is located at 20 S. Clark St., Suite 910, Chicago, IL 60603. Call (312) 726-6072 or visit www.illinoisbarfoundation.org.