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Class Notes


Coreen M. Dicus-Johnson ('97) was recently named to the Milwaukee Business Journal's 40 under 40 Hall of Fame. Coreen is the president and CEO of Network Health.


Colby A. Kingsbury ('00) has been named chair of Women Forward, Faegre Drinker's women's committee, which supports the recruitment, retention and advancement of the firm's women professionals by building connections, facilitating business and client development opportunities, benchmarking progress, collaborating on policies, offering training and other programs, and supporting the development of women leaders. Colby is a partner at Faegre Drinker in the firm's Chicago office.

The Honorable Nadine J. Wichern ('00) has been appointed to the Circuit Court of Cook County by the Illinois Supreme Court. Prior to this appointment, Judge Wichern served as the chief of the Civil Appeals Division in the Office of the Illinois Attorney General.

Jeffrey S. Becker ('04) was named to Billboard Magazine's 2024 Top Music Lawyers list. Jeff is a partner at Swanson, Martin & Bell, LLP and is the chair of the firm's entertainment and media law practice group.


Mathew R. Kerbis ('14) was the recipient of the James I. Keane Award at the 2024 ABA TECHSHOW. The award recognizes legal professionals who have developed innovative ways to deliver legal services over the internet with a focus on the delivery of personal legal services to moderate-income individuals and the broad middle class. Mathew is the founder of Subscription Attorney.

Arielle K. Williams ('18) and Ashlee M. Germany ('19) were named 2024 Next Generation Awardees by the Cook County Bar Association. The honor celebrates the next generation of powerhouse black attorneys.​

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