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NWSBA Calls on Attorney Gary Newland to Lead as President: Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi Joins Virtual Cocktail Party to Celebrate the New Board and Their Diversity

Gary A. Newland

The Northwest Suburban Bar Association (NWSBA)’s incoming President Attorney Gary A. Newland of Newland & Newland, LLP celebrated the installation of new officers and board members at a Zoom cocktail party with over 50 guests on June 18. The officers were sworn in on June 11 outside the temporarily closed 3rd Municipal District Courthouse in Rolling Meadows with masks on. The virtual cocktail party had many highlights, including the honoring of a past NWSBA president, Attorney James P. Tatooles for his 56 years of service. James has been an active trial lawyer for the past 50 years.

Also in attendance at the Zoom Installation Cocktail Party was Attorney and Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi, the U.S. Representative for Illinois’ 8th congressional district. He was first elected in 2016 to succeed Tammy Duckworth, who gave up the seat to successfully run for the U.S. Senate. Congressman Krishnamoorthi serves on the House Oversight Committee and the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence. The Congressman was presented the Truth to Power award from President Newland for his service to the community.

The NWSBA 2020-2021 executive board is made up of a dynamic group of individuals from different ethnicities, backgrounds, and practice areas. The executive board members include the following attorneys: 1st Vice President Mohammad Ahmad; 2nd Vice President Kenneth Apicella; Treasurer Anthony Calzaretta; and Secretary Stephanie Garces Donat. In addition, Attorney Dave Sax will serve as Parliamentarian; Attorney George Sachs will be back-up Parliamentarian; and the attorney for the Association is Adam Berger.

Attorney Gary A. Newland Sworn In as President of the Northwest Suburban Bar Association

Gary A. Newland

Gary is a Founder and Partner of Newland & Newland, LLP along with his brother, Attorney Stephen S. Newland. The firm has offices in Arlington Heights, Libertyville, Chicago, Itasca, and Crystal Lake. He is an accomplished trial attorney with experience in the following practice areas: Workers’ Compensation, Personal Injury, Product Liability, Medical Malpractice, and Wrongful Death. He has successfully tried and settled cases against some of the world’s largest corporations and insurance companies.

After receiving his Bachelor’s degree from Loyola University, Gary earned his Juris Doctorate degree from Loyola University Chicago School of Law. Gary has been a member of the American Trial Lawyers Association, Illinois Bar Association, Illinois Trial Lawyers Association, Chicago Bar Association, and the Northwest Suburban Bar Association. He was also the youngest person ever elected to the High School District 214 School Board. He has received numerous awards and recognitions throughout his career, including Elite Lawyer, Super Lawyers, and Avvo’s 10.0 Top Attorney Rating.

During this unprecedented time in our country, law firms are essential businesses and that is why Newland & Newland, LLP never closed during the COVID-19 crisis. Under the “new normal,” they are evolving and mastering technologies to move society forward under the rule of law. Gary is committed to embracing innovation and change by educating and informing the NWSBA members to manage the shifting of the court process under what appears to be almost daily rule changes.

Newland & Newland, LLP Helps Clients Seek Compensation for Viral, Bacterial, and Toxic Illness

ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, IL (PRWEB) MARCH 13, 2020

Gary A. Newland Contracting a virus or other illness can entitle someone to compensation. The novel coronavirus (COVID-19) is currently at the forefront of the news, and the World Health Organization (WHO) recently declared the outbreak a global pandemic. Tens of thousands of people throughout the world have been infected with the virus, which was first detected in Wuhan, China in December 2019. The number of coronavirus cases in the United States has steadily increased, prompting President Trump to suspend air travel from Europe to the U.S. for 30 days.

As the coronavirus continues to spread, many people may be wondering about their legal options if they contract this virus or if a family member dies as a result of complications related to COVID-19. Victims should work with a personal injury attorney to determine whether they can pursue compensation from negligent parties who may be responsible for the spread of COVID-19 or other infectious diseases. The accomplished law firm of Newland & Newland has successfully litigated personal injury and medical negligence claims related to disease transmission for more than 20 years.

Newland & Newland, LLP Offers Curbside Estate Plan Signings During the COVID-19 Crisis

Many people need legal services more than ever right now, but providing these services during a pandemic can be challenging. The law firm of Newland & Newland, LLP has found a safe way to deliver services so that clients can feel safe.

Due to the health concerns that are affecting everyone in the United States, it is more important than ever for people to have a proper estate plan in place. This may include a will, living trust, power of attorney for property, and power of attorney for health care.

Stephen Newland, a partner at Newland & Newland, LLP, explained, “Many clients want to make sure they have a proper estate plan right now, but they are understandably concerned about needing to go to a lawyer’s office to complete this process, and they do not want anyone outside of their family to come into their homes. We listened to our clients and came up with a process that they feel very comfortable with.”

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