Joel L. Frank , Chairman / Managing Partner
Lamb McErlane PC
Joel L. Frank is Chairman, Managing Partner and Executive Committee Chairman of Lamb McErlane PC. He concentrates his practice in commercial and civil litigation in state and federal courts, as well as attorney and judicial discipline, professional responsibility and ethical matters. Joel provides counseling to a number of corporate clients and often serves as an arbitrator and mediator. Joel is rated “AV Preeminent” by Martindale-Hubbell and annually has been named a Pennsylvania Super Lawyer for general litigation since 2005. He serves on the National Board of Directors for Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation and on the Board of Directors of the Zoological Society of Philadelphia (Philadelphia Zoo). He is a Commissioner on the Pennsylvania State Athletic Commission.
Dennis L. Kennedy , Partner
Bailey Kennedy, LLP
Mr. Kennedy is a partner in the firm of Bailey Kennedy. Before that, he was a partner in Nevada’s largest law firm (1975-2005) where he was chairman of the firm’s Health Care Practice Group. He represents a wide range of businesses and professionals in the assertion and defense of their rights. Mr. Kennedy practices primarily in general commercial litigation, health care and insurance law, and professional liability. He is the Chairman of the Board of Trustees of Nathan Adelson Hospice. He was a member (and past chairman 2003-2007) of the Nevada State Bar Committee on Ethics and Professional Responsibility.
Amir R. Tahmassebi , Partner
Konicek & Dillon, P.C.
Amir R. Tahmassebi is currently a partner at Konicek & Dillon and concentrates his practice in the areas of professional negligence, legal ethics, commercial litigation, casualty and sports law. He has successfully defended and prosecuted numerous lawyers, accountants, architects and engineers throughout the nation and has tried dozens of cases to verdict. Mr. Tahmassebi has successfully handled legal malpractice cases on a wide range of issues and recently obtained a defense verdict in a legal malpractice case seeking over ten million in damages. He has represented attorneys, accountants and other professionals in civil and administrative hearings before the Attorney Disciplinary Commission and Department of Professional Regulation. Mr. Tahmassebi has a handled and tried cases throughout the nation in both federal and state courts in Illinois, Indiana, Florida, New York, Wisconsin and California. Mr. Tahmassebi also represents a number of well-known professional athletes, including NFL and PGA professionals, in various matters such as litigation and contract negotiations.
Mr. Tahmassebi is currently a co-chair of the Chicago Bar Associations Committee for Professional Responsibility as well as a member of the Chicago Bar Association’s Judicial Evaluation Committee. He regularly speaks on legal ethics and how to avoid legal malpractice. Mr. Tahmassebi has been honored in the 2012-2019 Super Lawyers Publication in the area of legal malpractice.