Lewis Check, Esq., a member of the Illinois Bar, is the Director of Professional Development for the firm Vedder Price P.C. Mr. Check, who has over 15 years of experience as a highly-regarded teacher, trainer and mentor, including nine years as a Visiting Clinical Professor of Law at Loyola University Chicago School of Law, also serves as a faculty member for the National Institute of Trial Advocacy, where he has trained and evaluated lawyers from many of the largest and most prestigious firms in the country. He also brings to the firm an extensive and varied legal practice experience. He has tried civil and criminal cases, negotiated favorable settlements for numerous clients and has briefed and argued cases in the state and federal courts of appeals.