Howard Jump, ’79, appointed President of the Illinois Association of Defense Trial Counsel

In June 2012, Howard Jump, ’79, was appointed the 48th president of the Illinois Association of Defense Trial Counsel. The organization is a prestigious association of attorneys in Illinois who dedicate much of their practice to the representation of business, corporate, insurance and professional defendants in civil litigation.

Jump, who will serve as president for a one-year term, is the owner of the Chicago office Jump & Associates, P.C, where he practices insurance defense and insurance coverage. Jump has been involved with the Illinois Association of Defense Trial Counsel since the 1980’s and has served on several committees and task forces within the organization.