Jennifer P. Irmen Appointed As Chair Of The Illinois State Bar Association's Women And Law Committee's Legislation Committee

We are proud to announce that one of our members, Jennifer P. Irmen has been appointed to the sought after Illinois State Bar Association's Women & Law Standing Committee! Jennifer will also act as Chair of this Commitee's Legislation sub-committee. The mission of the ISBA Standing Committee on Women and the Law is to: 
- Study and to focus on areas of law uniquely affecting women;
- Assess, design, and implement programs designed to satisfy womens unmet legal needs;
- Study and recommend legislation uniquely affecting women;
- Provide a forum for action relating to women's issues; and,
- Explore ways to encourage women in their involvement in the legal community at all levels.


Jennifer P. Irmen Named 2016 Top Ten Women Emerging Lawyers by Leading Lawyers 

Jennifer was named as one of the Top Ten Women Emerging Lawyers by the Law Bulletin Publishing Company’s Leading Lawyers Division…on a fast track to the top. This distinction is earned by fewer than 2% of all lawyers licensed to practice law in the state of Illinois who are 40 years old or younger. Jennifer's Leading Lawyer peers most often recommended her for this distinction in the areas of Personal Injury Law and Nursing Home Negligence Law.  Check out her profile on http://www.leadinglawyers.com/about.cfm now!


Deanna Blair Named Leading Lawyer For Third Consecutive Year

Deanna Blair was named a Leading Lawyer this year. This distinction is earned by fewer than 5% of all lawyers licensed to practice law in the state of Illinois. Deanna's Leading Lawyer peers most often recommended her for this distinction in the area of Family Law. Leading Lawyers is a rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high-degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. The selection process includes independent research, peer nominations and peer evaluations.


Deanna Blair, Alia Caravelli, And Jennifer P. Irmen Named Superlawyers For The Third Consecutive Year

We are proud to announce that our members, Deanna Blair and Alia Caravelli were again named SuperLawyers in the area of Family Law and our member, Jennifer P. Irmen was again named a SuperLawyer this year in the area of Personal Injury!  This distinction is earned by fewer than 5% of all lawyers licensed to practice law in the state of Illinois. Super Lawyers is a rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high-degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. The selection process includes independent research, peer nominations and peer evaluations. 


Jennifer P. Irmen Elected President of the JMLS Alumni Association

Upon graduation from The John Marshall Law School, Jennifer was appointed to the JMLS Alumni Association Board of Directors, a board that meets with JMLS' administration once a month to discuss and plan for the future of JMLS.  After serving in several leadership roles the past 12 years, Jennifer served as President of this association in the 2016-2017 bar year.   The JMLS Almuni Association bestowed upon Jennifer its coveted Service Award for her dedication to the school, its students, and its alumni in the 2010-2011 bar year. 


Jennifer P. Irmen Elected Financial Sectretary of the WBAI

Last year, Jennifer was elected Financial Secretary of the Women's Bar Association of Illinois.  In her capacity as a director over the last eight years, Jennifer developed a fresh brand and logo for the WBAI as well as created a new marketing concept for the WBAI's website, publications, and other marketing pieces of which she received a Service Award from the WBAI's President during the 2009-2010 bar year.  Jennifer co-chaired the WBAI's Annual Installation Dinner, its largest event in the 2010-2011 and 2015-2016 bar years, as well as the WBAI's Judicial Reception during the 2010-2011 bar year and the 2012-2013 bar year. For two years, she also served as a liaison between the WBAI and the Women's Bar Foundation, an organization that is solely dedicated to raising money for student scholarships.  Jennifer also served as a Chair of the WBAI's Golf Outing and the WBAI's Centennial Gala, celebrating the WBAI's 100th year in existence in the 2013-2014 bar year.  


Deanna R. Blair Given the Advocate for Diversity Award by Diversity Foundation

In 2013, Deanna received The Diversity Scholarship Foundation's Advocate for Diversity Award for her efforts in advancing inclusion in the legal community and being a zealous advocate for diversity.  The Diversity Scholarship Foundation was established by a group of attorneys and judges committed to the ideal that diverse law school student bodies are a means of ensuring further diversification in the legal community.  Take a moment to review the Diversity Scholarship Foundation's website at http://www.diversitychicago.org/dc/. 


Jennifer P. Irmen Given the Advocate for Diversity Award by Diversity  Foundation

In 2013, Jennifer received The Diversity Scholarship Foundation's Advocate for Diversity Award for her efforts in advancing inclusion in the legal community and being a zealous advocate for diversity.  The Diversity Scholarship Foundation was established by a group of attorneys and judges committed to the ideal that diverse law school student bodies are a means of ensuring further diversification in the legal community.  Take a moment to review the Diversity Scholarship Foundation's website at http://www.diversitychicago.org/dc/. 


Jennifer P. Irmen Named One of 40 Attorneys Under 40 in Illinois to Watch By The Chicago Daily Law Bulletin

As a seasoned plaintiff’s attorney, Jennifer solely secured millions of dollars in verdicts and settlements in matters for which she acted as first chair. Irmen, 35, represents injured victims at Blair Caravelli Irmen Enright Law, LLC.  As the lead attorney for countless jury trials, mediations and arbitrations, Jennifer has an impressive winning record, including 33 not guilty verdicts in her clients’ favor as a defense attorney.  Read more here. http://www.chicagolawbulletin.com/40-Attorneys-Under-40/Attorneys/Alumni/2014/Irmen.aspx








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