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Regina P. Etherton

Director

Regina P. Etherton has a diverse and extensive personal injury litigation practice. She has prosecuted a broad variety of multi-million dollar complex tort, personal injury, medical malpractice, and wrongful death claims. She has obtained record verdicts and settlements in Cook County and other counties throughout Illinois.

Education:

  • B.A., Southern Methodist University, 1981, magna cum laude, dean’s list four years
  • J.D., Loyola University School of Law, 1984

Bar Admissions:

  • State of Illinois, 1984
  • United States District Court, Northern District of Illinois, Eastern Division, 1984

Honors:

  • Lake Forest Caucus Board Member (2021-2024)
  • Selected for Top Verdicts & Settlements in Illinois by Chicago Lawyer Magazine in 2021 (#38), 2020 (#57), 2019 (#51 and highest-ranking female owned firm on the list), 2017, 2016, 2012 (#11 and highest-ranking settlement for a female attorney on the list)
  • Member – Chicago Bar Association and Chicago Bar Foundation Task Force on the Sustainable Practice of Law and Innovation (2019–2020)
  • Board of Managers-Illinois Trial Lawyer’s Women’s Caucus (2018-Present)
  • Panelist – Illinois Trial Lawyer’s 05/04/2018 Seminar “It’s More Than Trying Cases: Practical Suggestions for Advancing Your Career”
  • Top 100 Verdicts in Illinois in 2016
  • Member-Nominating Committee for Officers and Board Candidates of Chicago Bar Association (2017)
  • Selected to 2012, 2016, 2017, and 2019 Top Jury Verdict Reports and Settlements
  • Chairman: Chicago Bar Association – Lawyer Referral Service (2015–Present)
  • American Economic Institute’s Illinois Excellence Award for Excellence in Client Services (2016)
  • TV Show Featured Guest Appearance (3/14/2015 on MeTV and 3/15/2015 on MeToo TV) Produced/Hosted by Now.
    Chicago – WCIU THE U
  • Chicago Magazine-February 2015 Edition – Selected as Top Attorney in Illinois
  • Regina P. Etherton and Regina P. Etherton & Associates, LLC – Nominees for 2014 Litigator Awards from Trial Lawyers Board of Regents
  • Selected as a Top Attorney and Personal Injury Attorney in Illinois by Leading Lawyers Network (2007–2022)
  • Fellow: American Bar Foundation (2014–Present)
  • Vice-Chairman: Chicago Bar Association – Lawyer Referral Service Committee (2011–2014)
  • Chicago Magazine – October 2013 and October 2014 Editions-Selected to list of Top Woman Attorneys in Illinois (2013–2014)
  • Selected as one of America’s Most Honored Professionals – Top 5% (2011–2012, 2014)
  • American Bar Association, Appointed Board Member – Standing Committee on Lawyer Referral and Information Service (2013–2016)
  • Selected to the Top 100 Leading Women Consumer Lawyers (2012–2021)
  • Regional Metro Coordinator – Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy (2012–2013)
  • Selected as one of the Top 1% of Medical Malpractice Trial Counsel in Illinois (2012)
  • Vice-Chairman: Chicago Bar Association – Lawyer Referral Service Committee (2011–2014)
  • Featured in and contributor for Physicians Practice Journal – March 2011 issue: “Arm Yourself Against Malpractice – Plaintiff’s Lawyers Reveal Their Secrets”
  • Litigation Counsel of America: Trial Lawyer Honor Society – Fellow (2010)
  • Illinois Trial Lawyers Association: Board of Managers (2008–Present)
  • Selected as one of four top Leading Women Attorneys in Illinois (2009, 2011, 2016–2019), and as one of the Top Women Attorneys in the field of Personal Injury (2008–2010, 2013–2021) in Illinois by Leading Lawyers, Law Bulletin Publishing Company, and LeadingLawyers.com published by Chicago Lawyer Magazine, Leading Lawyers Network Magazine, Chicago Life Magazine, Women in Law Magazine, and JUF News
  • Selected as one of The American Trial Lawyers Association’s Top 100 Trial Lawyers (2007–2011)
  • Selected to Super Lawyers List – Chicago Magazine (2008–2010, 2013–2022)
  • Selected to the Leading Lawyers Network for Personal Injury (2007–2021)
  • Selected as one of America’s Most Honored Professionals – Top 5% (2011–2012)
  • Selected as one of “500 Leading Plaintiffs’ Lawyers in America” by Lawdragon Magazine and Lawdragon.com (2006–Present)
  • Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum (Lifetime Member: 2007–Present)
  • Million Dollar Advocates Forum (Lifetime Member: 2006–Present)
  • Eastwood Scholarship
  • Southern Methodist University Academic Scholarship
  • Dad’s Club Scholarship

Professional Background:

  • Regina P. Etherton & Associates, LLC, (2005–Present)

Director

  • Peter D. Kasdin, Ltd., (1986–2005)

Attorney

  • Jay A. Baier, Ltd., (1984–1986)

Associate

Regina P. Etherton & Associates, LLC

Academic Activities:

  • American Bar Association, Board Member, Standing Committee on Lawyer Referral and Information Service (2013–2016)
  • Member: Chicago Bar Association: Committee for Lawyer Referral Panels (2011–Present)
  • American Association for Justice Member (2010–2011, 2018–2020)
  • American Association for Justice – Motor Vehicle Collision, Highway, and Premises Liability Section Committee Member (2010–2011)
  • Member: Chicago Bar Association: Committee on Attorney Malpractice Law (2008–Present)
  • Chicago Bar Association – Call a Lawyer Program (2008–Present)
  • Member: Chicago Bar Association: Tort Litigation Committee (1984–1986) (2006–Present)
  • Illinois State Bar Association: Mentor (2005–Present)
  • Illinois State Bar Association: Personal Injury and Medical Malpractice Referral Panels (2005–Present)
  • Chicago Bar Association: Personal Injury and Medical Malpractice Referral Panels (2005–Present)
  • Judge, National American Trial Lawyers Association, Mock Trial Final Competition (1989)
  • Appointment: American Delegation of Women Lawyers through the Citizen Ambassador Program of People to People International (1987)
  • Member: Illinois Trial Lawyers Association, Legislative Committee (1984)
  • Contributing Writer: Loyola University Women’s Law Reporter (1983–1984)
  • Member: Committee for Women’s Issues (1983–1984)

Other:

  • Interviewed for Crain’s Chicago Business Magazine – May 2, 2016
  • Article “The Triumph of Business Casual”
  • Who’s Who of American Women (2008)
  • Presidential Who’s Who (2008)
  • The World’s Who’s Who of Women (1988)
  • Who’s Who of Emerging Leaders in America (1988)
  • International Who’s Who of Intellectuals (1988)
  • Who’s Who in America (1988)
  • Who’s Who in the Midwest (1988)
  • Guest Lecturer: Loyola Law School: Moot Court Class (March 1988)
  • Judge: Loyola Law School: Moot Court Competition (1987 and 1988)
  • National Register of Outstanding College Graduates (1981)

Legal Associations:

  • American Bar Association for Justice (2018–2019)
  • Chicago Bar Association (1984–1992, 2005–Present)
  • Illinois State Bar Association (1984–1992, 2005–Present)
  • Illinois Trial Lawyers Association (1984–Present)
  • American Bar Association (1985–1992; 2013–2015)
  • Justinian Society of Lawyers (1982–1986, 2005–2010)
  • The National Italian American Foundation (2003–2010)
  • American Trial Lawyers Association (1985–1992)
  • Women Trial Lawyers Caucus (1987)

Appellate Trial Experience:

  • Peter D. Kasdin, Ltd. and Peter D. Kasdin, v. Regina P. Etherton and Regina P. Etherton & Associates, LLC, Appellate No. 14-1693 (2016)
  • Diane Galante and David Hines, as Special Administrators of the Estate of Norman Hines, deceased, and Judith A. Mitchell-Hines v. James Davis (consolidated with) Lisa O’Rourke and Gary Hines v. James Davis, Appellate no. 1-14-1726 (2015)
  • Todd Smart v. City of Chicago, Appellate no. 12-0901, petition for leave to appeal to Illinois Supreme Court denied, Supreme Court no. 116914 (2013)
  • State Farm Insurance Company v. Mary Catherine Williamson, et al., Appellate no. 1-12-0734 (2012)
  • Mary Catherine Williamson, individually, and as Special Administrator of the Estate of Michael Williamson, deceased v. Carolyn Asher, as Special Administrator of the Estate of Arthur Asher, Herb Eldridge d/b/a A & H Trucking, Inc., and A & H Trucking, Inc., Appellate nos. 1-07-1910 & 1-07-3084 (2009)
  • Doris A. McKenzie, et al. v. Earline A. Asmussen, et al., Appellate no. 1-05-3227 (2006)
  • Annette and Louis Poznecki v. Chicago Park District, Appellate no. 98-0939, Second Appeal No. 1-01-1368 (2002)
  • Mobil Oil Corporation v. Maryland Casualty Company and Northern Insurance Company of New York, Appellate no. 1-96-0351 (1997)
Regina P. Etherton & Associates, LLC

Regina P. Etherton

Director
Regina P. Etherton has a diverse and extensive personal injury litigation practice. She has prosecuted a broad variety of multi-million dollar complex tort, personal injury, medical malpractice, and wrongful death claims. She has obtained record verdicts and settlements in Cook County and other counties throughout Illinois.

Education:

  • B.A., Southern Methodist University, 1981, magna cum laude, dean’s list four years
  • J.D., Loyola University School of Law, 1984

Bar Admissions:

  • State of Illinois, 1984
  • United States District Court, Northern District of Illinois, Eastern Division, 1984

Honors:

  • Lake Forest Caucus Board Member (2021-2024)
  • Selected for Top Verdicts & Settlements in Illinois by Chicago Lawyer Magazine in 2021 (#38), 2020 (#57), 2019 (#51 and highest-ranking female owned firm on the list), 2017, 2016, 2012 (# 11 and highest-ranking settlement for a female attorney on the list)
  • Member – Chicago Bar Association and Chicago Bar Foundation Task Force on the Sustainable Practice of Law and Innovation (2019–2020)
  • Board of Managers-Illinois Trial Lawyer’s Women’s Caucus (2018–Present)
  • Panelist – Illinois Trial Lawyer’s 05/04/2018 Seminar “It’s More Than Trying Cases: Practical Suggestions for Advancing Your Career”
  • Top 100 Verdicts in Illinois in 2016
  • Member-Nominating Committee for Officers and Board Candidates of Chicago Bar Association (2017)
  • Selected to 2012, 2016, 2017, and 2019 Top Jury Verdict Reports and Settlements
  • Chairman: Chicago Bar Association – Lawyer Referral Service (2015–Present)
  • American Economic Institute’s Illinois Excellence Award for Excellence in Client Services (2016)
  • TV Show Featured Guest Appearance (3/14/2015 on MeTV and 3/15/2015 on MeToo TV) Produced/Hosted by Now.Chicago – WCIU THE U
  • Chicago Magazine-February 2015 Edition – Selected as Top Attorney in Illinois
  • Regina P. Etherton and Regina P. Etherton & Associates, LLC – Nominees for 2014 Litigator Awards from Trial Lawyers Board of Regents
  • Selected as a Top Attorney and Personal Injury Attorney in Illinois by Leading Lawyers Network (2007–2022)
  • Fellow: American Bar Foundation (2014–Present)
  • Vice-Chairman: Chicago Bar Association – Lawyer Referral Service Committee (2011–2014)
  • Chicago Magazine – October 2013 and October 2014 Editions-Selected to list of Top Woman Attorneys in Illinois (2013–2014)
  • Selected as one of America’s Most Honored Professionals – Top 5% (2011–2012, 2014)
  • American Bar Association, Appointed Board Member – Standing Committee on Lawyer Referral and Information Service (2013–2016)
  • Selected to the Top 100 Leading Women Consumer Lawyers (2012–2021)
  • Regional Metro Coordinator – Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy (2012–2013)
  • Selected as one of the Top 1% of Medical Malpractice Trial Counsel in Illinois (2012)
  • Vice-Chairman: Chicago Bar Association – Lawyer Referral Service Committee (2011–14)
  • Featured in and contributor for Physicians Practice Journal – March 2011 issue: “Arm Yourself Against Malpractice – Plaintiff’s Lawyers Reveal Their Secrets”
  • Litigation Counsel of America: Trial Lawyer Honor Society – Fellow (2010)
  • Illinois Trial Lawyers Association: Board of Managers (2008–Present)
  • Selected as one of four top Leading Women Attorneys in all areas of practice in Illinois (2009, 2011, 2016–2019), and as one of the Top Women Attorneys in the field of Personal Injury (2008–2010, 2013–2021) in Illinois by Leading Lawyers, Law Bulletin Publishing Company, and LeadingLawyers.com published by Chicago Lawyer Magazine, Leading Lawyers Network Magazine, Chicago Life Magazine, Women in Law Magazine, and JUF News
  • Selected as one of The American Trial Lawyers Association’s Top 100 Trial Lawyers (2007–2011)
  • Selected to Super Lawyers List – Chicago Magazine (2008–2010, 2013–2022)
  • Selected to the Leading Lawyers Network for Personal Injury (2007–2021)
  • Selected as one of America’s Most Honored Professionals – Top 5% (2011–2012)
  • Selected as one of “500 Leading Plaintiffs’ Lawyers in America” by Lawdragon Magazine and Lawdragon.com (2006–Present)
  • Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum (Lifetime Member: 2007–Present)
  • Million Dollar Advocates Forum (Lifetime Member: 2006–Present)
  • Eastwood Scholarship
  • Southern Methodist University Academic Scholarship
  • Dad’s Club Scholarship

Professional Background:

  • Regina P. Etherton & Associates, LLC, (2005–Present)

Director

  • Peter D. Kasdin, Ltd., (1986–2005)

Attorney

  • Jay A. Baier, Ltd., (1984–1986)

Associate

Academic Activities:

  • American Bar Association, Board Member, Standing Committee on Lawyer Referral and Information Service (2013–2016)
  • Member: Chicago Bar Association: Committee for Lawyer Referral Panels (2011–Present)
  • American Association for Justice Member (2010–2011, 2018–2020)
  • American Association for Justice – Motor Vehicle Collision, Highway, and Premises Liability Section Committee Member (2010–2011)
  • Member: Chicago Bar Association: Committee on Attorney Malpractice Law (2008–Present)
  • Chicago Bar Association – Call a Lawyer Program (2008–Present)
  • Member: Chicago Bar Association: Tort Litigation Committee (1984–1986) (2006–Present)
  • Illinois State Bar Association: Mentor (2005–Present)
  • Illinois State Bar Association: Personal Injury and Medical Malpractice Referral Panels (2005–Present)
  • Chicago Bar Association: Personal Injury and Medical Malpractice Referral Panels (2005–Present)
  • Judge, National American Trial Lawyers Association, Mock Trial Final Competition (1989)
  • Appointment: American Delegation of Women Lawyers through the Citizen Ambassador Program of People to People International (1987)
  • Member: Illinois Trial Lawyers Association, Legislative Committee (1984)
  • Contributing Writer: Loyola University Women’s Law Reporter (1983–1984)
  • Member: Committee for Women’s Issues (1983–1984)

Other:

  • Interviewed for Crain’s Chicago Business Magazine – May 2, 2016
  • Article “The Triumph of Business Casual”
  • Who’s Who of American Women (2008)
  • Presidential Who’s Who (2008)
  • The World’s Who’s Who of Women (1988)
  • Who’s Who of Emerging Leaders in America (1988)
  • International Who’s Who of Intellectuals (1988)
  • Who’s Who in America (1988)
  • Who’s Who in the Midwest (1988)
  • Guest Lecturer: Loyola Law School: Moot Court Class (March 1988)
  • Judge: Loyola Law School: Moot Court Competition (1987 and 1988)
  • National Register of Outstanding College Graduates (1981)

Legal Associations:

  • American Bar Association for Justice (2018–2019)
  • Chicago Bar Association (1984–1992, 2005–Present)
  • Illinois State Bar Association (1984–1992, 2005–Present)
  • Illinois Trial Lawyers Association (1984–Present)
  • American Bar Association (1985–1992; 2013–2015)
  • Justinian Society of Lawyers (1982–1986, 2005–2010)
  • The National Italian American Foundation (2003–2010)
  • American Trial Lawyers Association (1985–1992)
  • Women Trial Lawyers Caucus (1987)

Appellate Trial Experience:

  • Peter D. Kasdin, Ltd. and Peter D. Kasdin, v. Regina P. Etherton and Regina P. Etherton & Associates, LLC, Appellate No. 14-1693 (2016)
  • Diane Galante and David Hines, as Special Administrators of the Estate of Norman Hines, deceased, and Judith A. Mitchell-Hines v. James Davis (consolidated with) Lisa O’Rourke and Gary Hines v. James Davis, Appellate no. 1-14-1726 (2015)
  • Todd Smart v. City of Chicago, Appellate no. 12-0901, petition for leave to appeal to Illinois Supreme Court denied, Supreme Court no. 116914 (2013)
  • State Farm Insurance Company v. Mary Catherine Williamson, et al., Appellate no. 1-12-0734 (2012)
  • Mary Catherine Williamson, individually, and as Special Administrator of the Estate of Michael Williamson, deceased v. Carolyn Asher, as Special Administrator of the Estate of Arthur Asher, Herb Eldridge d/b/a A & H Trucking, Inc., and A & H Trucking, Inc., Appellate nos. 1-07-1910 & 1-07-3084 (2009)
  • Doris A. McKenzie, et al. v. Earline A. Asmussen, et al., Appellate no. 1-05-3227 (2006)
  • Annette and Louis Poznecki v. Chicago Park District, Appellate no. 98-0939, Second Appeal No. 1-01-1368 (2002)
  • Mobil Oil Corporation v. Maryland Casualty Company and Northern Insurance Company of New York, Appellate no. 1-96-0351 (1997)

Recent Honors

2012, 2016, 2017, 2019, 2020, and 2021. Chicago Lawyer Magazine Top Verdicts and Settlements. #38 in 2021, #57 in 2020, #51 and highest-ranking, female-owned firm in 2019, and #11 and highest-ranking settlement for a female attorney on the list in 2012.

2015–Present. Regina P. Etherton is Chairman of the Chicago Bar Association-Lawyer Referral Service.

2008–PresentRegina P. Etherton is on the Illinois Trial Lawyers Association Board of ManagersThe Illinois Trial Lawyers Association is a statewide organization whose members are dedicated to preserving trial by jury and protecting the rights of injured victims. Regina P. Etherton is one of the few female attorneys selected to serve on its Board of Managers.

2018Present. Regina P. Etherton is a board member for the Illinois Trial Lawyers Association’s Women’s Caucus.

2012–2021. Regina P. Etherton was selected to the Top 100 Leading Women Consumer Lawyers by the Leading Lawyers Network.

20082010, 20132022. Regina P. Etherton was selected to the Illinois Super Lawyers list published by Chicago Magazine. The Super Lawyers list is comprised of outstanding lawyers who have achieved significant peer recognition and a high degree of professional achievement. Nominations are made by judges and other lawyers who have personally observed the lawyer in action. Only five percent of lawyers in each state are selected to the Super Lawyers list.

2007–Present. Regina P. Etherton was selected as a Top Attorney and Personal Injury Attorney in Illinois by Leading Lawyers Network. The Leading Lawyers Network is the most trusted and respected resource to locate reputable, experienced plaintiffs’ personal injury lawyers. Leading Lawyers Network surveys lawyers, asking them which of their peers, indeed their competitors, they would recommend to a family member or friend if they could not take a case within their area of law or geographic region. Based upon survey nominations and approval by an advisory board, only the top lawyers are nominated and eligible for membership in the Leading Lawyers Network.

2014–Present. Regina P. Etherton was selected as a Fellow for the American Bar Foundation.

2011–2014. Regina P. Etherton was Vice-Chairman for the Chicago Bar Association-Lawyer Referral Service.

2009 and 2011, 2016–2021. Regina P. Etherton was selected as a Top Female Attorney in all areas of practice in Illinois by Leading Lawyers, Law Bulletin Publishing Company, and LeadingLawyers.com. The list of Leading Lawyers is the result of a rigorous selection process. The lawyers selected by their peers are among the top lawyers in the State.

2008–2010, 2013–2021. Regina P. Etherton was selected as a top female attorney practicing in the field of Personal Injury Law in Illinois by Leading Lawyers, Law Bulletin Publishing Company, and LeadingLawyers.com.

2012.Regina P. Etherton was selected as among the Top 1% Trial Counsel for Illinois Medical Malpractice Plaintiffs’ Attorneys. A designation as one of The Top 1% Trial Counsel for Medical Malpractice is a prestigious award for which candidates are selected from the leading professionals based on MedicalMalpracticeLawyers.org’s rigorous 6-point scoring system. Selected on the basis of peer reviews and individual medical malpractice trial performance, this designation is limited to less than 1% of professionals and represents the elite medical malpractice attorneys.

2007–2011. Regina P. Etherton was selected as one of The American Trial Lawyers Association’s Top 100 Trial Lawyers. Membership is obtained through special invitation and careful screening by the American Trial Lawyers Association’s Executive Committee and is extended only to those attorneys who exemplify superior qualifications and an outstanding reputation among their peers, the judiciary, and the public.

2006–Present. Regina P. Etherton was selected as one of the “500 Leading Plaintiffs’ Lawyers In America” by Lawdragon Magazine and lawdragon.com. Less than half of 1% of America’s 1.1 million attorneys are accepted into this prestigious group. Regina P. Etherton was named as one of the Top 500 Plaintiffs’ Lawyers in America in Lawdragon’s January 2007 publication, which is distributed to 80,000 people.

2007–Lifetime. Regina P. Etherton was inducted into The Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum. Members of The Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum must be Lifetime Members of the Million Dollar Advocates Forum.

2006–Lifetime. Regina P. Etherton was inducted into The Million Dollar Advocates Forum. Only 3,000 trial lawyers across the country belong to this group and approximately 100 are from Illinois. “The Million Dollar Advocates Forum is the most prestigious group of trial lawyers in the United States. Its members have won million, multi-million and billion dollar cases.” —From the website of the Million Dollar Advocates Forum. Each member has demonstrated, in an objective and tangible way, the ability to accomplish superior results in complex cases. This nationally recognized group consists of some of the best trial lawyers in the country.

2013–2016. Regina P. Etherton was appointed by the American Bar Association as a board member to its Standing Committee on Lawyer Referral and Information Service. The American Bar Association is the largest voluntary legal organization in the world comprising over 400,000 members. An appointment on this Committee is very selective.

David Wm. Horan, M.D., J.D.

Of Counsel

Education:

  • B.A., University of Virginia, 1974
  • M.D., University of Virginia, 1978
  • Residency: Washington University in St. Louis, General Surgery Resident
  • J.D., Washington University in St. Louis, 1983

Professional Licenses:

  • Illinois: Law and Medical
  • Missouri: Law and Medical

Professional Background:

  • Regina P. Etherton & Associates, LLC, Of Counsel (2005–Present)

Specialist in Medical Negligence

  • David Wm. Horan, Professional Corporation (1986–Present)
  • Peter D. Kasdin, Ltd., Of Counsel, (1986–2005)

Specialist in Medical Negligence

  • Corboy & DeMetrio, P.C. (1980–1986)

Specialist in Medical Negligence

  • Louis University (1981–1983)

Emergency Physician

  • Spectrum Emergency Service Corporation (1980–1983)
Regina P. Etherton & Associates, LLC

Affiliations:

  • Association of Trial Lawyers of America
  • Illinois Trial Lawyers Association
  • American Bar Association
  • American Medical Association
  • Louis Metropolitan Bar and Medical Associations

Presentations:

Medical Malpractice Symposia and Mock Trials for:

  • American Society of Plastic Surgeons
  • American Society of Thoracic Surgeons
  • Illinois Trial Lawyers Association
  • Rush Medical School
  • Northwestern Medical School
  • American Bar Association Section in Litigation
Regina P. Etherton & Associates, LLC

David Wm. Horan, M.D., J.D.

Of Counsel

Education:

  • B.A., University of Virginia, 1974
  • M.D., University of Virginia, 1978
  • Residency: Washington University in St. Louis, General Surgery Resident
  • J.D., Washington University in St. Louis, 1983

Professional Licenses:

  • Illinois: Law and Medical
  • Missouri: Law and Medical

Professional Background:

  • Regina P. Etherton & Associates, LLC, Of Counsel, (2005–Present)

Specialist in Medical Negligence

  • David Wm. Horan, Professional Corporation (1986–Present)
  • Peter D. Kasdin, Ltd., Of Counsel, (1986–2005)

Specialist in Medical Negligence

  • Corboy & DeMetrio, P.C. (1980–1986)

Specialist in Medical Negligence

  • Louis University (1981–1983)

Emergency Physician

  • Spectrum Emergency Service Corporation (1980-1983)

Affiliations:

  • Association of Trial Lawyers of America
  • Illinois Trial Lawyers Association
  • American Bar Association
  • American Medical Association
  • Louis Metropolitan Bar and Medical Associations

Presentations:

Medical Malpractice Symposia and Mock Trials for:

  • American Society of Plastic Surgeons
  • American Society of Thoracic Surgeons
  • Illinois Trial Lawyers Association
  • Rush Medical School
  • Northwestern Medical School
  • American Bar Association Section in Litigation
Regina P. Etherton & Associates, LLC

Richard Vadasy

Associate

Education:

  • J.D., Loyola University Chicago School of Law, 2021
  • B.A. in Criminal Justice, Michigan State University, 2018

Honors:

  • Law School Merit Scholarship

Professional Background:

  • Attorney, Regina P. Etherton & Associates, LLC (November 2021–Present)
  • Legal Intern, Regina P. Etherton & Associates, LLC (May 2019–November 2021)
  • Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Complex Tort, and Wrongful Death Litigation
  • Legal Intern Internship, Zeineh Law Firm (May 2017–August 2017)
  • Criminal Law

Joshua Krease

Legal Intern

Education:

  • J.D. Candidate, Loyola University Chicago School of Law, 2023, Dean's List
  • B.A. in Political Science, University of Michigan, 2017

Honors:

  • Dean's List, Loyola University Chicago School of Law, 2021-Present
  • Law School Merit Scholarship
  • University Honors, University of Michigan

Professional Background:

  • Legal Intern, Regina P. Etherton & Associates, LLC (June 2021 – Present)
  • Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Complex Tort, and Wrongful Death Litigation
  • Paralegal, Hudson Legal (June 2017 - July 2020)
  • Employment-based Immigration Law e.g. I-485, I-765, I-131, Supplement J, N-400
Regina P. Etherton & Associates, LLC
Regina P. Etherton & Associates, LLC

Joshua Krease

Legal Intern

Education:

  • J.D. Candidate, Loyola University Chicago School of Law, 2023, Dean's List
  • B.A. in Political Science, University of Michigan, 2017

Honors:

  • Dean's List, Loyola University Chicago School of Law, 2021-Present
  • Law School Merit Scholarship
  • University Honors, University of Michigan

Professional Background:

  • Legal Intern, Regina P. Etherton & Associates, LLC (June 2021 – Present)
  • Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Complex Tort, and Wrongful Death Litigation
  • Paralegal, Hudson Legal (June 2017 - July 2020)
  • Employment-based Immigration Law e.g. I-485, I-765, I-131, Supplement J, N-400

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