Cindy K. Andrews is the President and Chief Trial Consultant at Firehorse Trial Consulting, LLC, in Westmont, and specializes in mock jury research and trial consulting. Dr. Andrews is a member of the American Society of Trial Consultants and has appeared on CNN’s “Paula Zahn Now,” Fox News Chicago, and WGN. Dr. Andrews graduated summa cum laude from Arizona State University with a B.A., summa cum laude from Pepperdine University with an M.A., and magna cum laude from The Chicago Medical School with an M.S. and a Ph.D. and was honored with the Scientist-Practitioner Award.
Michael Carter is a Partner at Horwitz, Horwitz & Associates, in Chicago. Mr. Carter is a Member of the Illinois and National Trial Lawyers Associations, the Attorneys Information Exchange Group, the Association of Interstate Trucking Lawyers of America, and the American Association for Justice. He received the William J. Harte Amicus Volunteer Award from the Illinois Trial Lawyers Association and has been named a Leading Lawyer as well as a top-100 trial lawyer by the National Trial Lawyers Association. He received his J.D. from Chicago-Kent College of Law and his B.S. from Southern Illinois University.
Jeffrey J. Kroll is a Senior Trial Attorney at Kaveny + Kroll, LLC, in Chicago, where he concentrates his practice in personal injury and wrongful death. Mr. Kroll has been named to the Illinois Super Lawyers list since 2005. Additionally, Mr. Kroll has been named one of the Top 100 Trial Lawyers in Illinois by the American Association for Justice (formerly ATLA) for ten consecutive years. He is on the Dean’s Council at DePaul University College of Law (2018 – present). He received his B.A. from DePaul University and his J.D. from DePaul University College of Law.
Lyndsay A. Markley is a Partner at The Law Office of Lyndsay A. Markley, Ltd., in Chicago, and concentrates her practice in personal injury and wrongful death. Ms. Markley is a Member of the Women’s Bar Association of Illinois, the Trial Lawyers Association, and the Illinois State Bar Association. She received her B.A. with departmental honors from Ohio University and her J.D. from Chicago-Kent College of Law.
Scott A. Morgan of Morgan Law Firm, Ltd., practices civil litigation in Chicago. Mr. Morgan is a member of the Chicago Bar Association, the Illinois Trial Lawyers Association, and the American Association for Justice. A graduate of the University of Illinois, he received his J.D. from The John Marshall Law School.
David Starshak is an associate with Horwitz, Horwitz & Associates, in Chicago and is a certified mediator through the Center for Conflict Resolution. Mr. Starshak is a member of the Illinois Trial Lawyers Association and the American Association of Justice. He received his B.S. from Kansas State University, where he was a member of the school’s first national-qualifying Trial Team and the head of the university’s judicial system. He received his J.D. cum laude from the IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law, where he was on the Moot Court Honor Society, a Notes and Comments Editor on the Chicago-Kent Law Review, a staff editor for the school’s Seventh Circuit Review, and a research assistant for the Oyez Project.