Associate Board

The Associate Board of the Legal Aid Society (“AB LAS”) is an association of young professionals assisting the Legal Aid Society of Metropolitan Family Services in providing pro bono work, fundraising, and raising awareness of the Legal Aid Society’s charitable work in the greater Chicagoland area.

AB LAS is comprised of committees that support the functioning of the Legal Aid Society. These committees recruit attorneys for pro bono casework, develop mentoring programs, and cultivate resources for non-legal assistance. They work to drive membership, awareness and fundraising, coordinate special events and provide marketing/communications support for AB LAS.

AB LAS Members

  • William Poirier | President
    Berkeley Research Group
  • Nate Schnader | Vice President
    Charles River Associates
  • Jessica Beringer
    Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan, LLP
  • Emily Caldwell
    Navigant
  • Adam Dauksas
  • Kyle Flynn
    Greenberg Traurig
  • Shaun Hawkinson
    Lempia Summerfield Katz
  • Anthony Ivone
    Costa Ivone
  • Daniel Kach
  • Marjorie Kennedy
    Rooney Rippie & Ratnaswamy LLP
  • Benton Page
    Davis Friedman, LLP
  • Mike Schilling
    Ernst & Young
  • Steve Schuster
    Burke, Warren, MacKay & Serritella, P.C.
  • Laura Sexton
    Goldman Ismail Tomaselli Brennan & Baum LLP
  • Bhush Shah
    Charles River Associates
  • Heather Waller
    Latham & Watkins LLP