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Brent Eames Appointed Chair of the Illinois State Bar Association’s Workers’ Compensation Section Council

Written by Brent Eames

May 21, 2024

We are proud to announce that Eames Law Group Attorney, Brent Eames, has been appointed to serve as the Chair of the Section Council of Workers’ Compensation Law for the Illinois State Bar Association. Founded in 1877, the Illinois State Bar Association is the premier legal association in the state. This Section Council is comprised of attorneys practicing on behalf of Petitioners as well as in defense of workers’ compensation claims in Illinois. The Section Council is also comprised of Arbitrators of the Illinois Workers’ Compensation Commission, and a Justice of the Appellate Court. Top Chicago workers’ compensation attorneyBrent Eames, will be tasked with overseeing the Council and running all meetings in order to promote improvement in the workers’ compensation system and the administration of justice under the Illinois Workers’ Compensation Act and Illinois Occupational Disease Act.

As an organization of more than 28,000 members, the Association aims to assist Illinois lawyers in the practice of law and to promote improvements in the administration of justice. The Association engages in many important activities on behalf of the profession — among them proposing and shaping legislation, educating the public, and supporting the courts and the rule of law.

The mission of ISBA Workers’ Compensation Law Section

  • to promote improvement in the workers’ compensation system and the administration of justice under the Illinois Workers’ Compensation Act and Illinois Occupational Disease Act;
  • to enhance the professional capabilities of lawyers who practice before the Illinois Workers’ Compensation Commission by disseminating information relevant to the practice;
  • making recommendations on proposed legislation;
  • conducting conferences and seminars on topics important to section members; and
  • promoting communications between the bar and all personnel of the Illinois Workers’ Compensation Commission.

Eames Law Group, Ltd. focuses its practice exclusively on claims for workers’ compensation and personal injuries on behalf of injured victims .  If an insurance company or claim handler has denied your work comp claim or refused to pay work comp benefits, you owe it to yourself to contact one of the best work comp attorneys in Chicago, to discuss your rights.  Our firm has been elected to state leadership positions in the area of work comp law, and frequently lectures to other attorneys regarding law, and trial strategies in Illinois work comp cases. We are also experienced in claims for benefits pursuant to the Public Employee Disability Act.  If you have been injured, you should immediately contact Brent Eames for a free consultation to discuss your options.

The content of this blog is intended for informational purposes only and does not constitute or establish an attorney-client relationship, nor constitute legal advice. If you wish to discuss any further aspect of the material contained herein, please contact an attorney at Eames Law Group, Ltd.

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