Freeborn & Peters LLP partner Joseph T. McCullough IV was elected as chair of the firm’s executive committee.
McCullough is a partner in the litigation practice group and leads the insurance/reinsurance business group.
His practice focuses on representing insurance and reinsurance companies in life and health and property and casualty matters.
The Chicago Bar Association will honor five Chicago attorneys with the Earl B. Dickerson Award at the Dickerson Award Luncheon beginning at 11:30 a.m. on Feb. 27 at the Standard Club, 320 S. Plymouth Court.
The 2020 award recipients are:
- Nina J. Fain, trust counsel of JSS Family Trusts;
- G.A. Finch, partner at Hoogendoorn & Talbot LLP;
- Cook County Circuit Judge Cheyrl D. Ingram;
- Cook County Circuit Judge Diane M. Shelley, and
- Anthony L. Young, retired Cook County circuit judge.
The Dickerson Award honors attorneys who have fought for justice and equality in the legal profession over the course of their careers.
The award was established in honor of the late Earl B. Dickerson, one of the first African American members of the Chicago Bar Association, whose legal career was marked by his dedication to making the law the key to justice for all of society.
Tickets for the luncheon are $75 and can be purchased at chicagobar.org/chicagobar/Dickerson or by calling Angie Cruz at (312) 554-2132.