Firm News

September 2019

We are pleased to announce that Luis A. Rodriguez has joined our firm as a partner. Luis concentrates his practice in the areas of special education/disability law and other student-related matters. Before joining ECB&S, he uniquely served in both legal and high-level administrative roles with the Chicago Public Schools (CPS) special education department.

July 2019

Another ECB&S effort to support our clients’ educational foundations!

 

 

 

 

 

 

June 2019

Lisa Callaway’s article in the Illinois Public Employee Relations Report on “Labor Relations Collaboration from Start to Finish: A Case Study on a First Contract for Westminster Colorado Firefighters ” has been published by Chicago-Kent College of Law. To read the article, click here.

April 2019

We are pleased to announce that Elizabeth R. Uribe has become associated with our firm. Elizabeth currently concentrates her practice in the areas of special education and general school law. Before joining ECB&S, she practiced in the areas of general civil litigation, civil rights law, municipal law, and insurance defense litigation.

January 2019

Teri Engler has been recognized again as an “Illinois Super Lawyer” in the area of schools and education.

December 2018

ECB&S was pleased to make donations to several children’s charities (Ronald McDonald House Charities, Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF), Best Buddies, Special Olympics of Illinois, National Alliance of Mental Illness (NAMI), and Wounded Warrior Project) this holiday season on behalf of our clients. We thank you all for making this possible!

October 2018

The second edition of Teri Engler’s resource guide, Assistive Technology in Special Education: Identifying Student Needs, Responding To Parent Requests, And Other Compliance Issues, has been published by LRP Publications.

May 2018

We are pleased to announce that Dawn M. Hinkle, who joined our firm as an associate in March, 2017,  has become a partner effective May 1, 2018.

April 2018

ECB&S partners Teri Engler and Cindy Baasten with Drs. Ellie Ambuehl, Susan Coleman, Jane Doyle, Jennifer Pearson, and Kevin Rubenstein, supporting the Center For Independent Futures at their SPARK 2018 event.

 

 

 

 

 

October 2017

ECB&S sponsored IPELRA’s 2017 Annual Training Conference in Bloomington, Illinois. Lisa Callaway presented on Grievance Arbitration:  Strategies for Improving Your Chances.  Click here for IPELRA’s January, 2018 Newsletter, containing pictures of the event.

December 2017

ECB&S was pleased to make donations to several children’s charities (Best Buddies, Share Our Strength-No Kid Hungry, and Fill A Heart 4 Kids-Chicago) this holiday season on behalf of our clients. We thank you all for making this possible!

February 2017

We are pleased to announce that Dawn M. Hinkle has become associated with our firm. Dawn has practiced in all areas of school law over the past 22 years. Before joining ECB&S, she worked at another Illinois school law firm in the Chicago-metropolitan area.

April 2016

We are pleased to announce that Tamara B. Starks has become associated with our firm. Tamara concentrates her practice in the areas of labor and employment law. Before joining ECB&S, she worked as Assistant Corporation Counsel in City of Chicago Law Department, Labor Division.

July 2015

Our firm name has changed from Engler, Baasten & Sraga LLC to Engler Callaway Baasten & Sraga, LLC, reflecting the addition of partner Lisa R. Callaway earlier this year.