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Cindy K. Andrewsis the President of Firehorse Trial Consulting, LLC, in Mesa, and specializes in mock jury research and trial consulting. Dr. Andrews earned her B.A. summa cum laude from Arizona State University, her M.A. summa cum laude from Pepperdine University, and her Ph.D. magna cum laude from Finch University of Health Sciences/The Chicago Medical School and was honored with the Scientist-Practitioner Award.
Michael Carter is a trial lawyer with at Horwitz, Horwitz & Associates, in Chicago. Carter has won multiple record awards for Illinois jury verdicts, is the author of several book chapters and articles, and has lectured across the country on chronic pain and the brain, traumatic brain injury, and trial psychology. He is a graduate of Chicago-Kent College of Law, Southern Illinois University, and Lake Land College.
Elizabeth L. Caseyis Senior Counsel at Gordon Rees Scully Mansukhani, LLP, in Chicago, and concentrates her practice in civil litigation and defense. Casey has been named a Rising Star by Super Lawyers (2020 – 2023) and is a member of the Illinois Defense Counsel and DRI. She received her J.D. cum laude from The John Marshall Law School and her B.A. cum laude from Northern Illinois University.
James A. Doppke, Jr., is a Partner at Robinson Stewart Montgomery & Doppke, LLC, in Chicago, and focuses his practice on legal ethics consulting and ARDC defense. Doppke is a member of the Association of Professional Responsibility Lawyers, the Illinois State Bar Association, and the ABA Center for Professional Responsibility. He has created many MCLE- and PMCLE-accredited materials and presentations on topics pertaining to professionalism and ethics. Doppke earned his J.D. from Loyola University Chicago School of Law and his B.A. from the University of Notre Dame.
Charles Faulkner is a Principal at Influential Communications, Inc., in Evanston. For decades, he modeled and taught the knowledge and performance skills of exceptional individuals and teams, especially in the area of complex decision-making under uncertainty, using neuro-linguistic programming (NLP) and his own applications of cognitive linguistics and behavioral economics’ dual process theory. He is the designer and coauthor of NLP: The New Technology of Achievement, Success Mastery, and the videos NLP in Action and Mastering High Risk Decision Making. He is also the author of five original programs on metaphoric communication and change including Worlds Within a Word and Irresistible Influence.
Carson Gordon is a law clerk at Horwitz, Horwitz & Associates and 2L law student at St. Louis University. Gordon received her B.S. and MBA from Eastern Illinois University.
Jeffrey J. Krollis a Senior Trial Attorney at Kaveny + Kroll, LLC, in Chicago, where he concentrates his practice in personal injury and wrongful death. Kroll has been named to the Illinois Super Lawyers (2005 – 2020). Additionally, 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 received his B.A. from DePaul University and his J.D. from DePaul University College of Law.
Lyndsay A. Markley is a Partner/Principal at The Law Office of Lyndsay A. Markley, Ltd., in Chicago, and concentrates her practice in personal injury. Markley has been listed on 40 Under Forty Illinois Attorneys to Watch (2018), as an Illinois Super Lawyer (2010 – 2023), and as a Top 100 Trial Attorney in Illinois (2012 – 2018). She received her B.S. with departmental honors from Ohio University and her J.D. from Chicago-Kent College of Law.
Richard L. Miller II is a Partner at Miller PC, in Chicago, where he concentrates his practice in commercial litigation, labor law, and class actions. Miller is an Adjunct Professor at the Northwestern School of Law, where he has served as an instructor for Trial Advocacy since 2005 and Advanced Trial Advocacy since 2013. He has been an arbitrator for the American Arbitration Association arbitrator since 2008, FINRA since 2018, and the Cook County Mandatory Arbitration Program from 2003 to 2005. He has been repeatedly recognized as a Leading Lawyer, Super Lawyer, and Rising Star. In 2008, Miller was named one of the 40 Illinois Attorneys Under Forty To Watch by the Law Bulletin Publishing Company, publishers of Chicago Lawyer and Chicago Daily Law Bulletin. He is a Past President of the Law Alumni Board for the University of Illinois College of Law. Miller graduated cum laude from the University of Illinois College of Law and magna cum laude from the University of Illinois College of Business.
Sari W. Montgomery is a Partner at Robinson Stewart Montgomery & Doppke, LLC, in Chicago, where she focuses her practice on legal ethics and professional responsibility. Montgomery is a member of the Standing Committee on Professional Regulation, the Board of Directors of the Association of Professional Responsibility Lawyers, and the Committee on Professional Conduct of the Illinois State Bar Association. She received her J.D. from Loyola University Chicago School of Law and her B.A. from the University of Chicago.
Amy Segami is Managing Principal at Segami Consulting, Inc., in Chicago. Segami was presented the Emerging Consultant Award (2019) by the Society for the Advancement of Consulting. She is a Member of the National Speakers Association and was presented its Member of the Year Award (2014) and President’s Spirit Award (2011). She is also a Life Member of Sigma Xi, the Scientific Research Honor Society. Segami received her B.S. and M.S. from Illinois Institute of Technology.
David Starshak is an associate with Horwitz, Horwitz & Associates, in Chicago, where he concentrates his practice in personal injury litigation. Starshak has been named a Rising Star by Super Lawyers and an Emerging Lawyer by Leading Lawyers. He received his B.S. from Kansas State University and his J.D. cum laude from Chicago-Kent College of Law.
Stephanie L. Stewart is a Partner at Robinson, Stewart, Montgomery & Doppke, LLC, in Chicago, where she largely concentrates on representing attorneys at all levels of investigation and prosecution by the ARDC. Stewart is a member of the Chicago Bar Association and Mentor in its ARDC Law Office Mentoring Committee. She is also a Faculty Member at the National Association of Legal Fee Analysis. Stewart received her B.A. with honors from Iowa State University and her J.D. from Northwestern University Pritzker School of Law.
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