Sen. Howard W. Carroll

Legal Experience
Sen. Carroll, former Illinois State Senator and Chairman of the Senate Appropriations Committee, is Of Counsel to the law firm of Kamensky Rubinstein Hochman & Delott, LLP. Sen Carroll served for 28 years in the Illinois General assembly, during which time he chaired the budget process for 16 years, the longest serving budget chair in Illinois history, and became known as the person to see regarding the operations of Illinois and local governments. Subsequently, Sen. Carroll also gained recognition for his knowledge on health care and its delivery system in this state. Sen. Carroll was elected the 50th Ward Chicago Democratic Committeeman, and served in that capacity for 20 years; he also served as Treasurer for both Cook County and the Chicago Democratic Central Committees. Previously, Sen. Carroll served, through Presidential appointment, as the U.S. Representative on the Executive Committee of the Atlantic Alliance of Young Political Leaders. He is listed in Who's Who in America, Who's Who of World Political Leaders, Oxford's Who's Who, and Marquis' Who's Who, amongst other publications.

Sen. Carroll holds a professorship on the complimental faculty of Rush College, having lectured in the Masters Program of Health Administration. He has also lectured to many national associations in the art of negotiating, health care delivery, and in the areas of governmental operations and fiscal controls; on a local level, Sen. Carroll has lectured in the areas of the laws of various governmental entities, real estate taxation and zoning, and advising business enterprises on governmental regulations, contracting, and hearing processes.

Sen. Carroll was a founder, Corporate Secretary, and member of the Executive Committee of Chicago Fiber Optics Corp.; Metropolitan Fiber Systems (which became World Com, now MCI); Midway Air Transportation; and Midway Airlines. He currently serves as Vice Chairman of the Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Chicago and is seated on its Board of Directors. Sen. Carroll also sits as Vice Chairman of the Board of the North Shore Center for the Performing Arts Foundation, a performing arts venue that he helped create. He is also a Trustee of Michael Reese Health Trust and an Officer of the Weiss Memorial Hospital Foundation as well as on the Board of several other eleemosynary institutions. Sen. Carroll was Corporate Secretary, Board Member and General Counsel to InfrAegis, Inc., a company which develops Homeland Security products to protect facilities and save lives.

Admissions Information
Sen. Carroll has been admitted to practice in the state of Illinois, before the United States District Court, Northern District of Illinois (E.D.) and the United States Court of Appeals for the 7th Circuit.

Bar Association and Other Memberships
Sen. Carroll is a member of the Chicago Bar Association and the Decalogue Society of Lawyers.

Educational Background
Sen. Carroll graduated from DePaul University College of Law. studied in the first Masters Degree Program in Urban Studies at Loyola University Chicago, and received his B.A. in Business Administration from Roosevelt University.

Phone: (847) 982-1776

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