Chicago, IL (PRWEB)
June 23, 2015
Michael P. Cogan – partner with the Chicago law firm Cogan & Power, P.C. – recently received the Distinguished Service Award by the Alumni Association of the John Marshall Law School (JMLS).
The Distinguished Service Award recognizes outstanding achievement in a career field or personal endeavor. Recipients were honored for significant achievement in their chosen career, as well as sharing their time and talents at the law school; supporting JMLS students, alumni, faculty, and staff; and reflecting the values that are a part of the law school’s tradition, heritage, and mission.
“As a proud alumnus of the John Marshall Law School, I was honored to receive the Distinguished Service Award,” said attorney Michael P. Cogan. “I am grateful for the exceptional legal education and career opportunities the school provided me and I am thrilled to be able to give back to the community.”
A successful trial lawyer, Michael P. Cogan has received the highest possible peer-review rating from Martindale-Hubbell, has been named one of the top 100 attorneys in Illinois by the Leading Lawyer Network, and has been inducted into the prestigious American Trial Lawyers Association as one of the top 100 trial lawyers in the nation. He is co-chairperson of the Medical Negligence Committee of the Illinois Trial Lawyers Association (ITLA), the largest group of attorneys in Illinois representing victims of personal injury, medical negligence, and product liability. He also serves on the Board of Governors of ITLA.
Moreover, he is an invited member of the Million Dollar Advocates Forum and the exclusive Illinois Society of Trial Lawyers, and serves on the Advisory Board of the Network of Leading American Attorneys. He is also an active member of the Illinois Trial Lawyers Association, American Association for Justice, and Illinois State Bar Association. He will teach Trial Advocacy at JMLS in the fall of 2015.
A featured speaker at legal and medical seminars throughout the country, Cogan contributes articles frequently to legal publications, including a bi-monthly column in the Chicago Daily Law Bulletin, “Cogan’s Corner.”
About Cogan & Power, P.C.
The Chicago personal injury law firm of Cogan & Power, P.C. is comprised of attorneys dedicated to protecting the rights of accident and injury victims, and helping clients obtain maximum recovery for the victims of medical malpractice, motor vehicle accidents, wrongful death, and other personal injury accidents.
About The John Marshall Law School
The John Marshall Law School, located in downtown Chicago, Illinois is fully accredited by the American Bar Association Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar. The John Marshall Law School also is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools. The John Marshall Law School is proud to be recognized as a diverse, innovative institution, promoting excellence in all aspects of legal education.