IL--Attorney John J. Pcolinski, Jr. has been named
"Lawyer of the Year" by the
DuPage County Bar
Association. The award was presented in recognition of his
long standing commitment to the DuPage County Bar
Association. Pcolinski received the award at the 2014 President's
Ball at Hotel Arista in Naperville.
Pcolinski has, for many
years, been an extremely active member of the DCBA. His many
contributions include: having served as General Counsel, currently
serving on the Board of Directors, having served as the Editor-in-Chief
of the award-winning DCBA Brief on three separate occasions, and chairing
and serving on numerous committees in his spare time.
Pcolinski has been a practicing attorney since 1986, having
spent nearly his entire career with the firm of Guerard, Kalina &
Butkus. He is a Martindale-Hubbell AV-rated attorney, and has been an
adjunct professor at North Central College (his alma matter) since
According to outgoing DCBA President Patrick
Hurley, "John is the quintessential DuPage attorney. He is a fierce
advocate, a legal scholar, a mentor, a confidante, an advisor, a teacher,
a husband, a father, and a friend to all".