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Monica Burkoth has been Inducted into the Prestigious Marquis Who's Who Biographical Registry

Ms. Burkoth is lauded for her expertise as a civil litigation and trial attorney focused on municipal liability law

Ms. Burkoth was named among the Top 40 Attorneys Under 40 at age 35, has been repeatedly named among the Ones to Watch by Best Lawyers, and has received multiple Rising Star Awards by Super Lawyers.

    CHICAGO, IL, November 07, 2023 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Monica Burkoth has been inducted into Marquis Who's Who. As in all Marquis Who's Who biographical volumes, individuals profiled are selected on the basis of current reference value. Factors such as position, noteworthy accomplishments, visibility, and prominence in a field are all taken into account during the selection process.

Ms. Burkoth is a skilled trial attorney, civil litigator and entrepreneur who began practicing law in 2012. Representing Johnson & Bell Ltd., a reputable law firm in Chicago, as a shareholder and attorney, Monica focuses her practice on municipal liability, counseling police officers and local governments in various municipal tort liability and general liability matters. An established firm that dates back to 1975, Johnson & Bell Ltd. provides legal expertise to organizations across every sector, from manufacturing and transportation to law, construction, government entities, and more.

In addition to her expertise in representing clients, Ms. Burkoth established herself as the founder of Confidence Counsel LLC in 2023, a professional training and coaching business for ambitious and high achieving women. As part of her success, she hosts a podcast called "Confidence Counsel" where she leads honest and inspiring conversations with experts, entrepreneurs, authors and spiritual teachers on topics such as personal development, career, mindfulness, and work-life balance. Describing this venture as a passion project, Ms. Burkoth started the project with the hope of combining her love for personal development, female empowerment, spirituality, motherhood, and storytelling into a format that could serve others. She presently has twenty-six episodes recorded and available for access on Apple Podcasts and Spotify. Her weekly shows cater to ambitious women who are destined for continued success and range in topics from managing burnout to leveraging the law of attraction.

Before joining Johnson & Bell Ltd., Ms. Burkoth was a trial attorney at Parrillo, Weiss & O'Halloran in Chicago from 2012 to 2013. While with the law firm, she tried 33 jury trials to verdict and two bench trials. She has also defended clients in over 100 mandatory arbitrations throughout Cook County, Illinois, and the surrounding counties. Additionally, Ms. Burkoth found success as a trial team coach for The John Marshall Law School (now the University of Illinois Chicago School of Law) from 2013 to 2016.

Ms. Burkoth prepared for her career by obtaining an undergraduate degree in English with a minor in legal studies from Illinois State University in 2009 and a Doctor of Jurisprudence from the University of Illinois Chicago School of Law in 2012. Adding to her expertise, she received certification as a life coach in 2023.

In recognition of her success in the legal space, Ms. Burkoth was named among the Top 40 Attorneys Under 40 at age 35, has been repeatedly named among the Ones to Watch by Best Lawyers, and has received multiple Rising Star Awards by Super Lawyers as an emerging attorney. Ms. Burkoth also garnered recognition as one of the youngest equity partners and one of the fastest attorneys to elevate to equity in Johnson & Bell's 48-year history.

Being authentic and genuine and setting very high standards for herself, Ms. Burkoth noted, has been critical to her success in the legal realm. Looking toward the future, she aims to continue progressing in her field, trying cases and spreading her message that, with the right mindset-you can be, do, or have anything you desire.

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