DENNIS J. NOBLE, Partner, born Chicago Heights, Illinois: admitted to bar, 1989, Illinois. Preparatory education: Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, Illinois (B.S., 1983); legal education: John Marshall Law School (J.D., 1989). Member: Chicago, DuPage County and Illinois State Bar Associations. Member: Workers' Compensation Lawyers Association. Member: Illinois Hotel and Lodging Association. Prior experience in personal injury defense in general negligence and product liability matters. Prior concentration: tort immunity defense of governmental units and employees. Present concentration in area of workers' compensation matters, including trial and appellate experience before the Illinois Workers’ Compensation Commission, Illinois Circuit Courts and Appellate Courts. Guest speaker: Workers' Compensation Seminar-New Frontier Management Association, Springfield, Illinois; Northwest Manufacturers’ Association; WCLA. Private practice since 1989; Owner/partner since 1996.