Clark Hill Attorney Aurora Abella-Austriaco to Speak at the “Barcelona International Trade Fair of the Legal Profession” and at the “Annual Festivity of the Barcelona Bar Association St. Raimon de Penyafort-Trobades de Barcelona” – Feb. 14 & 16 - (Press Re

Feb 13, 2013
CHICAGO – Clark Hill Attorney Aurora Abella Austriaco will be speaking at the ‘Barcelona International Trade Fair of the Legal Profession’ on Feb. 14, 2013 in Barcelona and also at the ‘Annual Festivity of the Barcelona Bar Association St. Raimon de Penyafort-Trobades de Barcelona’ on Feb. 16, 2013 on the “Social Role of Lawyers.”

Austriaco concentrates her practice in the areas of commercial and real estate litigation, construction litigation, mechanic’s liens, mortgage foreclosure, mortgage fraud, title insurance claims and other special chancery remedy cases.

Austriaco is currently serving as President of the Chicago Bar Association, an organization of more than 22,000 lawyers. She serves on the board of the Chicago Bar Foundation and served on the board of the Center for Conflict Resolution (CCR) for five years and as its vice president for two years. She was elected as the first female and minority president of the Illinois Real Estate Lawyers’ Association (IRELA), an organization of approximately 1,500 real estate lawyers throughout Illinois. Austriaco also served as board member of the Women’s Bar Association of Illinois (WBAI). She is a founding board member of the Filipino American Bar Association, past board member and current member of the Asian American Bar Association, and past member of the ISBA Real Estate Section Council. She also was elected to the Board of Directors of Attorneys’ Title Guaranty Fund Inc., a bar related title insurance company. Austriaco was appointed by Chief Judge Holderman to serve as Chair of the 2012 Magistrate Merit Selection Panel.