Rogers Appointed Illinois Representative for ABOTA National BoardSwanson, Martin & Bell. LLP partner William J. Rogers has been appointed as an Illinois Representative to the National Board for the American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA).
ABOTA is a national association of experienced trial lawyers and judges dedicated to the preservation and promotion of the civil jury trial right provided by the Seventh Amendment to the Constitution.
Partner Francis R. Petrek, Jr. is a past president of ABOTA's Illinois chapter. Founding partner Kevin T. Martin, Of Counsel, is also a past Illinois Representative to ABOTA's National Board.
Other ABOTA members at Swanson, Martin & Bell, LLP include David A. Kanter, David E. Kawala, Patricia S. Kocour, Joseph P. Switzer and Dale G. Wills.