I&F Welcomes New Associates to Chicago and Champaign Offices

Inman & Fitzgibbons is pleased to announce that Allison Mecher and Michelle Bryant have joined the firm and will be based in our Chicago office.

Allison graduated from Chicago-Kent College of Law in 2009 and worked as a law clerk for a medical malpractice defense firm for two years during law school.  She then clerked for a federal Administrative Law Judge at the Social Security Administration from 2010 to 2015.

She is a member of the Illinois State Bar Association and the Workers’ Compensation Lawyers Association. She is also an active member of the Imerman Angels Professionals Board, teaches fitness classes, and is a Chicago Marathon runner.

Michelle graduated from University of Illinois -Chicago and attended Law School at Thomas M. Cooley Law School in Lansing, Michigan, where her area of concentration was litigation. Prior to joining Inman & Fitzgibbons, Michelle represented the City of Chicago and gained significant experience litigating all disputes arising before the Illinois Worker’s Compensation Commission. Michelle also has experience litigating general liability insurance defense cases, criminal and family law. She has also served as law clerk for a Circuit Court Judge.

Michelle is a member of Workers’ Compensation Lawyers Association, Chicago Bar Association, Cook County Bar Association, and Illinois State Bar Association.

Inman & Fitzgibbons is also pleased to announce that Frank Johnston has joined the firm and will be based in our Champaign office. He has close to 10 years of legal experience, with five years of experience in litigation, having gone to trial as defense counsel in over 50 trials.

Frank is a member of the Champaign County Bar Association, Vermilion County Bar Association, founding member of the Young Lawyers Network, and Champaign County Young Lawyers division. He has presented topics to the Champaign and Vermilion County Bar as well as lead the Young Lawyers Network.