Chicago Partner Karie Valentino was recently installed as the 102nd President of the Women’s Bar Association of Illinois (WBAI).
Joined by several of her Lewis Brisbois colleagues and clients, Ms. Valentino was sworn in at the Installation Dinner, held on June 13 at the Grand Ballroom of the Hilton Chicago. She was given the oath of office by her mentor, the Hon. Debra Walker, a judge for the Circuit Court of Cook County. The evening also featured a keynote address given by Tina Tchen, the former Assistant to Barack Obama, Chief of Staff to Michelle Obama, and Executive Director of the White House Council on Women and Girls.
Ms. Valentino is a longtime member of the WBAI. She has been an officer for seven years and served on the board for nine years. Her term will last one year.