Vincent F. Cornelius Installed as Second Vice President of Illinois State Bar Association
Vincent F. Cornelius has been installed as second vice president of the Illinois State Bar Association (ISBA). He previously served as third vice president and will be installed as president in June 2016-17. Cornelius is the principal of The Law Offices of Vincent F. Cornelius, with offices in Wheaton and Joliet, where he concentrates in civil and criminal litigation.
Cornelius, who will become the ISBA’s first African-American president, was appointed in June 2011 as an At-large member of the ISBA Board of Governors. The at-large position was established to provide leadership opportunities for under-represented segments of the association and its governance. He was first elected to the Board of Governors in 1999 as a downstate Under Age 37 member.