August 13, 2018

James F. McCluskey Becomes President of Illinois State Bar Association

McCluskey, a founding member of Momkus McCluskey LLC will join the Eighteenth Judicial Circuit Court as an Associate Judge. He began practicing law in 1979 and litigated a variety of civil matters, including business litigation. He is an active member of the legal community and served as the 18th Judicial Circuit Board of Governor for the Illinois State Bar Association and held various leadership roles, including President, of the DuPage County Bar Association. He is currently the President of the Illinois State Bar Association.

“While I am sad to see Jim leave us, there are few people I would trust more behind the bench than him. He will be a dedicated jurist and I know that the eighteenth circuit courts will be well-served with him on the bench” said Ed Momkus, member at Momkus LLC. “The firm’s focus has been and always will be on delivering the best possible service to our clients, and we will continue to do just that as Momkus LLC.”

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July 2, 2018

James F. McCluskey Becomes President of Illinois State Bar Association

Momkus LLC is proud to announce that the Illinois State Bar Association has installed attorney James F. McCluskey as its president. The installation occurred during the ISBA’s 142nd Annual Meeting on June 15 at The Abbey Resort in Fontana, Wisconsin.

McCluskey has been a long-time active member of the ISBA. He is a member of the Board of Governors and previously served as a member of the Assembly, the ISBA Civil Practice & Procedure Section Council, and the Allerton House Committee. He was previously the chairman of the Agenda Committee.

As president, McCluskey will continue several of the ISBA’s initiatives, including legal education programs to help attorneys with transition, succession, and overall business planning as they approach retirement; and educational seminars that will cover finances and budgeting, financial software tools for small practices, and marketing best practices.

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Attorney John P. Killacky Joins DuPage County Law Firm, Momkus LLC

Illinois Law Firm Momkus LLC Adds Commercial Litigation Partner.

Attorney John P. Killacky

"Momkus LLC is pleased to announce the addition of attorney John P. Killacky as a partner in the firm."

Momkus LLC is pleased to announce the addition of attorney John P. Killacky as a partner in the firm. Killacky will focus his practice at the firm on commercial litigation, business law, employment law, and insurance law.

Killacky has worked as in-house and outside counsel in the business and commercial sector, including eight years as general counsel and chief compliance officer for a publicly traded property and casualty insurance holding company. He has also been a litigation partner with an international law firm.

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March 26, 2018

NIU Honors Lisle Attorney

James F. McCluskey, founder of the law firm Momkus LLC in Lisle and president-elect of the Illinois State Bar Association, has been honored with the NIU Alumni Achievement in Public Service Award because of his outstanding accomplishments and commitment to his profession.

Since graduating from the Northern Illinois University College of Law in 1979 (formerly Lewis University College of Law), McCluskey has built a practice that has grown from three lawyers and a client to 25 lawyers and thousands of clients. Momkus McCluskey, one of the largest law firms in DuPage County, specializes in transactional and commercial litigation, insurance defense, family law, estate planning and real estate matters.

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Three Momkus LLC Attorneys Named to Illinois Super Lawyers List

Attorneys for Full-Service Law Firm Recognized as Among Top Lawyers for 2018

Top Lawyers for 2018

"Momkus LLC is proud to announce that attorneys James F. McCluskey, David A. Newby and William J. Scott Jr. have all been chosen for Super Lawyers’ list of the best Illinois lawyers for 2018."

Momkus LLC is proud to announce that attorneys James F. McCluskey, David A. Newby and William J. Scott Jr. have all been chosen for Super Lawyers’ list of the best Illinois lawyers for 2018.

Super Lawyers is a nationally recognized ratings service that annually selects the top attorneys in each state. Attorneys are nominated by their peers or identified from research or third-party feedback.

Super Lawyers chooses its honorees based on independent research and evaluation by a peer panel. Attorneys who make the Super Lawyers list are among the top five percent of nominated attorneys in their state.

Attorney James F. McCluskey was named to the Super Lawyers list for the fifth consecutive year and ninth time in the last 13 years. He is a founding member of Momkus LLC and focuses his practice on business and civil litigation. He is in line to serve as the president of the Illinois State Bar Association this year.

Attorney David A. Newby was named to the Super Lawyers list for the ninth consecutive year. He is a partner at Momkus LLC and focuses his practice on business bankruptcy and related litigation. He serves as vice chair of the DuPage County Bar Association’s Bankruptcy Committee.

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