Rogers Named President of ABOTA IllinoisSwanson, Martin & Bell, LLP partner William J. Rogers has begun a two-year term as president of the Illinois Chapter of the American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA).
ABOTA dedicates itself to the preservation and promotion of the Seventh Amendment, which guarantees the right to civil jury trials. Members in this prestigious invitation-only group of plaintiff and defense lawyers must have tried a minimum of 10 civil jury trials to conclusion. More than 7,600 lawyers and judges are involved in ABOTA chapters in all 50 states.
Prior ABOTA Illinois presidents at Swanson, Martin & Bell, LLP include Francis R. Petrek, Jr. and Kevin T. Martin.