CHICAGO – LAWFUEL – Law Firm News, Law Jobs – McGuireWoods LLP partner, Thomas R. Mulroy, has been appointed by the Illinois Supreme Court to serve as a Circuit Court Judge for the Circuit Court of Illinois.
Mulroy joined McGuireWoods in 2003 and was named chairman of the firm’s litigation department for its Chicago office. A 1972 graduate of Loyola School of Law, he started his legal career as an Assistant United States Attorney that same year. Following his service as an Assistant U. S. Attorney, he joined Jenner & Block LLP in 1976.
Mulroy, who was evaluated and favorably rated by 12 bar associations, was found to be “Highly Qualified” by the Chicago Bar Association’s Judicial Evaluation Committee, the Women’s Bar Association, the Puerto Rican Bar Association, the Chicago Council of Lawyers and the Decalogue Society of Lawyers.
“We are extremely proud that a member of our firm has been chosen to serve on such an important and distinguished court,” says Richard T. Greenberg, managing partner in McGuireWoods’ Chicago office. “Tom’s extraordinary experience and achievements during his more than 30 years as a lawyer will well serve the Circuit Court of Cook County and the people of Illinois.”
Mulroy has been a Member of and Special Counsel to the Illinois Registration and Disciplinary Commission, chairman of the Chicago Bar Association Judicial Evaluation Appellate Review Panel, and chairman of the American Bar Association’s Civil Procedure and Evidence Committee. He is a fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers and has been recognized as a Top Illinois Lawyer by Crain’s Chicago Business, Chicago magazine and the Law Bulletin Publishing Company. He also has been a member of the Boards of the Legal Assistance Foundation, Illinois Institute of Continuing Legal Education, Illinois Bar Foundation and Loyola University’s Trial Practice Advisory Board.
He is an adjunct professor of law, teaching trial practice at Northwestern, Loyola and DePaul Universities, and established the “Mulroy Prize for Excellence in Evidence” at Loyola. He has written and lectured extensively on litigation subjects.
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