Bruno R. Marasso
Bruno R. Marasso is a Senior Associate Attorney at Romanucci & Blandin, LLC, where he focuses his practice in the areas of automobile collisions, wrongful death, premises liability, police misconduct and institutional misconduct. Bruno has served on the Assembly of the Illinois State Bar Association and is an active member of the Illinois Trial Lawyers Association and the American Association of Justice. He has been named as an Emerging Lawyer by Law Bulletin Publishing Company every year since 2017, a Rising Star by Super Lawyer every year since 2018, and One to Watch by Best Lawyers. In 2018 he received the Trial Lawyer Excellence Award by the Law Bulletin Publishing Company. He lives in the Bridgeport neighborhood of Chicago with his wife Maria and sons Eddie Bruno and Ronan Joseph.
Michael D. Pisano
1st Vice President
Michael D. Pisano is an associate in Ice Miller’s Litigation Group where he prosecutes and defends civil litigation matters with an emphasis in representing owners and construction professionals in claims for breach of contract, defective construction, construction delay, personal injury and property damage. He received his Juris Doctor, magna cum laude, from The John Marshall Law School, where he was a member of the Law Review. Among his many scholarships and awards were the Lupel & Amari Scholarship and the Justinian Society of Lawyers Scholarship. He has been an active Justinian since law school, serving on the Executive, Newsletter, Membership, Website and other committees. He has been recognized by Super Lawyers as a “Rising Star” from 2014 to 2020.
Brian T. Monico
Brian T. Monico is a principal with the law firm of Hale & Monico, which focuses on wrongful death, professional malpractice, personal injury and civil rights cases. He previously served in the Cook County State’s Attorney’s Office. A graduate of Fairfield University and the Loyola University Chicago School of Law, he earned a Philip H. Corboy Fellowship and Thomas F. and Patricia A. Bridgman Scholarship and was a member of the Corboy Trail Team while in law school. A member of the Executive Board of the Chicago Bar Association’s Lawyer’s Lend a Hand to Youth, he chaired the Young Lawyers section of the Center For Disability and Elder Law. Brian has been recognized as an Emerging Lawyer, Super Lawyer, Leading Lawyer and one of 40 under 40 Attorneys to Watch.
Catherine R. Locallo
Catherine R. (Caifano) Locallo is a partner of Robbins Schwartz law firm. Her primary area of practice is labor and employment law. Catie received her Juris Doctor, cum laude, from The John Marshall Law School in 2009, Order of John Marshall. She has received recognitions as Illinois Super Lawyers Rising Star 2015-2018. Catie has been a mentor to law students over the years and serves as co-chair of the Justinian Society of Lawyers Endowment Fund Scholarship Committee. She also serves as a member of Oakton Community College Paralegal Advisory Committee, the Triton College School of Business Advisory Legal Committee, and the Board of Directors for the Glenview Stars Hockey Association. Catie resides in Glenview with her husband Joe and is a proud Mom to sons, Jack and Tommy.
Michael R. Bertucci
Hon. Jill Cerone-Marisie
Hon. Jill Cerone-Marisie is the Presiding Judge of the Third Municipal District. She was elected to the bench in 2006. She supervises 19 judges in Civil, Parentage, Traffic, Misdemeanor and Felony cases. She presides over Felony Mental Health and Veteran’s Courts. Judge Cerone Marisie was an associate at Erbacci and Cerone, where her focus was on criminal defense, civil litigation and labor relations law. After graduating from The John Marshall Law School cum laude in 1990, she worked as a prosecutor for the Cook County State’s Attorney’s Office. She has received the John Marshall Law School Distinguished Service Award, the NWSBA Presidential Bench-Bar Award, Excellence in Public Service Award from the Clerk of the Circuit Court, Northwest Suburban Bar Association Most Civil Jurist Award, Dedication to the Pursuit of Justice from the Italian American Human Relations Foundation of Chicago Award, The Joint Civil Committee of the Italian American Impresa Award, and was awarded by Past President Hon, Celia Gamrath the 2007 Sbarboro Memorial Mentoring Award. Judge Cerone-Marisie serves on the Illinois Supreme Court Justice and Mental Health Planning Committee. She acts as a coach for One Million Degrees, an organization supporting under privileged community college students and has taught for the Administrative Office of Illinois Courts continuing education for judges.