Christina Phillips Appointed as Vice-Chair of ABA TIPS Property Insurance Law General Committee
CHICAGO – June 27, 2011 – Childress Duffy is pleased to announce that Christina M. Phillips, an associate in the firm’s Chicago office, has been appointed aswww. Vice-Chair of the American Bar Association’s TIPS Property Insurance Law General Committee within the Tort Trial & Insurance Practice Section for the 2011-2012 fiscal year. She will begin her one-year appointment on Tuesday, August 9, 2011, upon the conclusion of the ABA Annual Meeting in Toronto, Canada.
“Appointments to leadership positions within TIPS are clear recognition of your professional abilities and reputation among some 25,671 members,” said Randy Aliment, Section Chair-Elect.
At Childress Duffy, Ms. Phillips focuses her practice on insurance recovery and related litigation. She represents the insured policyholder in property insurance claims and lawsuits involving construction defect issues. She has negotiated, adjusted, and prosecuted insurance claims arising in numerous states.
Ms. Phillips received her J.D. in 2005 from The John Marshall Law School and a B.A. from St. Mary’s College in 2002. She is a member of the bar in various State, Federal District, and Appellate Courts across the Country. These include:
• Illinois State
• District of Columbia
• Northern District of Illinois
• Minnesota State
• District of Minnesota
• Northern, Eastern, Western, and Southern Districts of Texas
Ms. Phillips is a member of a number of national professional organizations, which includes the American Bar Association, Illinois Trial Lawyers Association, American Association for Justice, the Minnesota State Bar Association, and The Bar Association of the District of Columbia. She is also a member of the Chicago Bar Association, and the Trial Bar for the Northern District of Illinois.
Her publications include Chapter 18: “Homeowners Insurance: The Real Estate Attorney’s Role,” Real Estate, IICLE (2008) and the revised chapter (2011). She has also participated in Risk Worldwide’s blog talk radio show, presenting the topic, “Homeowners Alert.” In this interview, she answers questions regarding how homeowners can make sure that they have the right coverage and the items that are typically covered under a homeowner’s policy. You can listen to her interview by clicking the following link: http://www.blogtalkradio.com/riskworldwide/2011/03/29/home-owners-alert.
Ms. Phillips values community involvement and works as a Trial Advocacy Coach at The John Marshall Law School.
About Childress Duffy, Ltd.
Since 1981, Childress Duffy’s focus has been representing policyholders all over the world who have suffered catastrophic losses. We counsel our clients in controlling and handling the loss so they can focus on their business or family. We assist policyholders in recovering the full benefits available under the insurance policy for which they paid premiums. Childress Duffy has offices in Chicago and Miami.