June 3, 2013
Stephen D. Phillips, managing partner at the Phillips Law Offices in Chicago, will be installed as the 60th president of the Illinois Trial Lawyers Association. He joined the group in 1984 and has held several leadership positions. Phillips began his career at his father's law firm, John G. Phillips & Associates, eventually taking over and changing the name of the firm to Phillips Law Offices. Phillips focuses his practice on personal injury, construction liability, medical malpractice, wrongful death, aviation, nursing home malpractice, products liability and drug litigation. Phillips is an adjunct professor of law at Loyola Law School Chicago, where he teaches personal injury Law and has taught Illinois civil procedure.