Lechner, Moreshi, and Padilla Serve as Jurors/Evaluators at ISBA High School Mock Trial

On March 16 through 17, 2024, the Illinois State Bar Association (ISBA) presented its annual High School Mock Trial at the University of Illinois, Springfield. ISBA invited high school students throughout the State to participate, and fifty high schools participated in the invitational this year DWK Partner Theresa Lechner, Associate Attorney Michele Moreshi, and Paralegal… Read more »

Michael Koenigsberger Lectures at IICLE on “The Importance of Real Estate Appraisals in Divorce & Top 10 Mistakes in Real Estate Appraisals for Use in Examining the Opposing Expert Witness”

On January 15 DWK Partner Michael Koenigsberger was invited to the Illinois Institute for Continuing Legal Education to lecture on the topic of the Importance of real estate appraisals in divorce & top 10 mistakes in real estate appraisals for use in examining the opposing expert witness as part of the business valuation, financial, and tax issues in… Read more »

Partner Theresa M. Lechner Published in the newsletter of the Illinois State Bar Association’s Section on Human and Civil Rights Law

Partner Theresa M. Lechner Published in the newsletter of the Illinois State Bar Association’s Section on Human and Civil Rights Law 03/28/2024 For the blind and low-vision individuals, the City of Chicago’s pedestrian signals are not meaningfully accessible. The Americans with Disabilities Act and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act is discussed in Partner Theresa Lechner’s… Read more »

DWK hosts Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Presentation with Aster Gilbert

On February 28, 2024, Aster Gilbert, of the Center on Halsted, gave a presentation to DWK employees concerning diversity, equity, and inclusion. DWK Partner Theresa Lechner arranged the presentation in collaboration with Gilbert. The Center is the Midwest’s most comprehensive facility dedicated to advancing the health and well-being of the LGBTQ community. Gilbert is the… Read more »

DWK Sponsors Happy Hour in Her Heels Event

March is International Women’s Month, and we are proud to have sponsored this important event to advocate for an end to sexual violence and harassment and raise donations for WINGS domestic violence shelter.

DWK Sponsors Judge Bates BMLA Scholarship for Second Year in a Row

We are proud to sponsor, with Judge Frederick H. Bates, the Black Men Lawyers’ Association (BMLA) Judge Fredrick H. Bates’ scholarship for the second year in a row. This scholarship was created to help fund the Annual Membership Dues of at least 20 law students and to benefit law students with financial needs as determined… Read more »

Dean S. Dussias and Michael F. Koenigsberger Recognized by Best Lawyers

Dussias Wittenberg Koenigsberger is proud to announce that partners Dean S. Dussias and Michael F. Koenigsberger were selected by their peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America. Dean has been honored on the list every year since 2013 and Michael since 2014.

Dussias Wittenberg Koenigsberger LLP Promotes Alexa Goutos to Partnership

Congratulations to newly elected partner Alexa Goutos. Alexa focuses her practice on complex issues in family law, including custody/allocation of parental responsibilities, pre- and post-nuptial agreements, contribution to college education, enforcement matters, and the disposition of marital and non-marital assets. She is an adept litigator with extensive experience and a pragmatic, solution-focused approach to even the… Read more »