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Brown to chair section council of state bar

Published: Tuesday, Sept. 18, 2012 3:22 p.m. CDT

DeKALB – Charles G. Brown of Brown Law Group LLC, in DeKalb has been appointed chairman of the trusts and estates section council of the Illinois State Bar Association.

The state bar, with offices in Springfield and Chicago, provides professional services to 33,000 member lawyers and education and services to the public.

“Committee and section council members play a key role in helping the bar association serve its members and the public,” said John E. Thies, 2012-13 president of the association. “These lawyers take time from their busy schedules to help their profession while continuing to serve the needs of their clients.”

Section councils provide continuing legal education and legislative services to lawyers practicing in 38 specific areas of law. Each section council is governed by attorneys from across the state, appointed by the state bar president.

Brown has been a member of the association for 35 years and concentrates his business in the areas of trust and estate administration and planning.

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