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Romanucci & Blandin Partner Joseph E. Kolar honored by the Bohemian Lawyers’ Association of Chicago with the 2023 Liberty Award

May 19, 2023

CHICAGO (May 19, 2023) – Romanucci & Blandin, LLC, a national personal injury firm primarily based in Chicago, is proud to announce that Partner Joseph E. Kolar is the recipient of this year’s prestigious Liberty Award, presented by The Bohemian Lawyers’ Association of Chicago (BLA). Joe was honored at the 112th installation of the Bohemian Lawyers’ Officers and Board of Managers on Wednesday, May 17, 2023, at the Alpine Banquet House in Westchester, Illinois.

The Liberty Award, a distinction bestowed upon the Association’s members for outstanding service to the law or the BLA, is named after longtime member and respected Illinois attorney Liberty Dvorak, a mainstay of the Association in the ‘sixties and ‘seventies and whose legacy has lived on through not only her husband but son and grandson within the BLA, as well.

Joe, who held the title of President of the Bohemian Lawyers’ Association of Chicago from 2019 until 2022, was honored with the award after his dedication to BLA throughout the pandemic, ensuring the Association’s success through unprecedented times.

He is a valued member of Romanucci & Blandin’s legal team, handling cases relating to medical malpractice, birth injuries, nursing home abuse, and wrongful death.

You can read Joe’s bio here.

About Romanucci & Blandin, LLC

Romanucci & Blandin is a Chicago-based national trial practice committed to fighting for victims of negligence, abuse and wrongful death. For 25 years, we have secured more than $850 million in verdicts and settlements for our clients - many for millions of dollars and others record-setting awards.  Our experience ranges from mass shootings, civil rights and police misconduct to medical malpractice, sexual abuse, motor vehicle accidents or workplace injury cases involving individual or institutional negligence. Romanucci & Blandin is a valuable legal resource to individuals and groups of people who have been injured by others’ wrongdoing. Referring attorneys and clients say several factors differentiate our firm: Our record of success, depth of experience, talented and dedicated legal team, tireless preparation and strategic use of communications to fight for the rights of those whose lives have been changed forever. We are different from other personal injury firms in that our work does not stop when a verdict or settlement is secured.  We are often inspired by our clients’ experiences and commit resources to create change in our communities. For more information about Romanucci & Blandin, please visit or call (312) 458-1000.

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