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David E. Schwartz Appointed Judge in DuPage County

On September 26, 2018, Chief Circuit Judge Daniel P. Guerin announced that David E. Schwartz, J.D., a partner at Kralovec, Jambois & Schwartz, has been appointed to the position of Associate Judge of the Eighteenth Judicial Circuit Court, DuPage County, Illinois. Schwartz fills the vacancy created by the resignation of John W. Demling.

Of Mr. Schwartz’s appointment, Appellate Court Justice Terrence Lavin said, “Dave Schwartz has the right combination of brains, heart and judgment that one wants to see in …

WBAI president and KJS partner

Kristin Barnette McCarthy poses with three local members of the judiciary who were honored at the Women’s Bar Association of Illinois judicial reception at the Chicago Cultural Center

The Women’s Bar Association of Illinois held its annual judicial reception where three local members of the judiciary were honored. Pictured is WBAI President Kristin Barnette McCarthy (second from left), and partner at Kralovec, Jambois & Schwartz, with the honorees: Cook County Circuit Judge Clare Elizabeth McWilliams (left), U.S. District Judge Virginia …

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Kristin Barnette McCarthy to be Inducted as Incoming WBAI President

Kristin Barnette McCarthy will be inducted as the incoming WBAI President on June 8, 2017 at the Palmer House Hilton.  The WBAI annual dinner is one of the most well-attended events in the Chicago legal community, drawing over 800 lawyers, judges and dignitaries. In addition to Ms. Barnette McCarthy installed as its incoming president, the Officers and Directors for 2017-18 will also be sworn into the WBAI.

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Kristin N. Barnette wins at the US Court of Appeals Seventh Circuit for a suit alleging Home Depot negligence.

Kristin N. Barnette wins at the US Court of Appeals Seventh Circuit for a suit alleging Home Depot negligence.

The case is making national headlines. Following are several links to the articles.

http://www.reuters.com/artic…/homedepot-murder-idUSL2N1H11ZE