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Illinois Trial Lawyers to install new president

Larry R. Rogers Jr., equity partner at Power Rogers in Chicago, will be installed as the 67th president of the Illinois Trial Lawyers Association on Friday, June 5, during its virtual board meeting.

Rogers, 52, received his bachelor’s degree from the University of California, Davis in 1990.  He continued his studies at ITT-Chicago-Kent College of Law where he received his law degree in January of 1994. He was admitted to the Illinois Bar May 5, 1994, and joined the firm now known as Power Rogers, LLP.

A trial lawyer with more than 25 years of experience, Rogers focuses his practice on litigating cases for victims who sustained catastrophic injuries or death as a result of negligence and corporate wrongdoing. He has represented clients in medical malpractice, trucking, product liability and civil rights cases.

In addition to his successful litigation experience, Rogers gives back as an active member of his profession and community. Since 1993, Rogers has been a member of the Illinois Trial Lawyers Association.  He has been a member of the Board of Managers and has served on ITLA’s Executive Committee.

Rogers has also served as president of the Cook County Bar Association, the oldest association of African American attorneys in the country, and he remains active as a board member and regular sponsor of their monthly association meetings and events.

Rogers is also actively involved in the American Association for Justice and the Illinois State Bar Association.

Recently, Rogers was invited to become a member of the Inner Circle of Advocates, an invitation-only group of 100 trial lawyers from across the country. To be a part of this exclusive association, you must have achieved certain successes as a trial attorney. His unwavering commitment to representing victims and fighting for victims’ rights has earned him a spot in this prestigious organization.

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