Corboy & Demetrio lawyer Ken Lumb, with more than 24 years of experience in the U.S. Army's Judge Advocate General's Corps, was named Office and Newsletter Editor of the American Association of Justice's Federal Tort and Military Advocacy Section.
Online PR News – 17-September-2012 – Chicago, IL – Corboy & Demetrio Lawyer Kenneth T. Lumb has become Officer and Newsletter Editor of the American Association of Justiceís Federal Tort and Military Advocacy Section.
Ken has more than 24 years of active and reserve service in the United States Armyís Judge Advocate Generalís Corps. As a captain in the Army's JAG Corps, Ken served four years on active duty as the Medical Claims Judge Advocate at Walter Reed Army Medical Center in Washington, D.C. He joined Corboy & Demetrio in late 1995 but remained in the Army Reserve. In 2000, Ken was promoted to Major. In 2003, he was mobilized in support of operation "Enduring Iraqi Freedom" and spent six months on active duty at Walter Reed for which he received a Meritorious Service Medal.
Ken continues his legal service to military families by organizing and teaching continuing legal education courses to other lawyers so that they may better understand issues military families often face. In September 2012, Lumb was moderator of the course, Child Custody and the Military Family, which addressed issues including how military service impacts the intact family, as well as how service-related disabilities such as post-traumatic stress disorder can affect parenting and custody issues. The course was sponsored by the Illinois State Bar Association.
The focus of Kenís practice at Corboy & Demetrio is personal injury and medical malpractice. Ken has obtained numerous multi-million dollar verdicts and settlements on behalf of his clients, including an $11 million verdict for a child who suffered brain damage at birth and a $10.5 million verdict for the estate of a woman who died after being improperly anesthetized for hip surgery.
About Corboy & Demetrio
Corboy & Demetrio is one of the nationís premier law firms. The personal injury law firm represents individuals and their families in serious personal injury and wrongful death cases and is renowned for its achievements in the courtroom and for its contributions to the community. The rights and concerns of its clients are at the core of Corboy & Demetrioís practice. That commitment, dedication, compassion and relentless drive has resulted in exceptional service and exceptional results for its clients. The Chicago law firm has acquired more than $3 billion in settlements and verdicts and has attained almost 600 settlements and verdicts in excess of $1 million. To contact Ken Lumb or another Chicago personal injury lawyer at our firm, call 312-346-3191 or toll free at 800-356-3191. We are available 24 hours a day, seven days a week. For more information about our law firm go to corboydemetrio.com.