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Edwardsville, Ill. (May 6, 2024) – Deanna L. Litzenburg, a shareholder at Mathis, Marifian & Richter, Ltd., has been honored with prestigious appointments within the Illinois State Bar Association (ISBA) for the 2024-2025 term. Her roles include membership in the ISBA Bench and Bar Section Council, the ISBA Commercial Banking, Collections & Bankruptcy Law Section Council, and ex-officio status on the ISBA Civil Practice & Procedure Section Council.

Litzenburg brings over two decades of legal experience to her practice in civil litigation, commercial litigation, premises liability, medical malpractice, employment law, creditors’ rights, workers’ compensation, and alternative dispute resolution. She dedicates her time to assisting an array of clients, including hospitals, nursing homes, and product manufacturers throughout Southern Illinois. Focusing in litigation, equal employment matters, workers’ compensation claims, and various employment issues, she offers comprehensive support and guidance to meet the unique needs of each client.  These recent appointments are testaments of her leadership in the advancement of the legal areas she serves.

The ISBA Commercial Banking, Collections & Bankruptcy Section Council aims to maintain a high level of professional excellence in commercial, banking, and bankruptcy law and practice. It is committed to upholding the highest standards of professionalism and promoting best practices in the industry.

The Bench and Bar Section Council strives to foster a spirit of cooperation, exchange, and collegiality between state and federal judges and practicing attorneys. Its goal is to improve the court system, enhance the administration of justice for the public, and strengthen the relationship between judges and lawyers.

The ISBA Civil Practice and Procedure Section Council seeks to keep attorneys informed about proposed legislation and case law, and to explain how changes in civil practice law may impact their practices. The organization also aims to promote improvements in the civil law system and study other pertinent areas of reform to help ensure that justice is served fairly and equitably.

To gain further insights into the ISBA sections, visit the official ISBA website at  To learn more about Deanna L. Litzenburg and to explore her professional journey, visit: