Photo by: Bridget Broihahn
Community involvement: I served on the Urbana Park District Advisory Committee from 2013-2016, and I have been a Board Member of the C-U One-to-One Mentoring Program since 2009. I have also been a mentor with the C-U One-to- One Mentoring Program since 2006. I am currently the chair of the Programming Committee for the East Central Illinois Womens Attorneys Association, and have been a member of that organization since 2006. Finally, I am the current vice president and one of the founding board members of the Univer¬sity Laboratory High School Alumni Association (UHAA), which was formed in 2016 to connect alumni across the world and provide continu¬ing support to the Uni High community.
Proudest professional accomplishment: Being the first person in ap¬proximately 20 years to obtain a not guilty verdict in the Urbana Federal District Court.
From the nominator: "Liz is often the unsung hero. She provides services to those most in need." - Miranda Soucie, partner, Spiros Law