campaign website of Patrick Joseph Powers, candidate for the countywide Walsh vacancy. That's a link to the site in the preceding sentence; a link has also been added to the blog Sidebar.
Powers has been licensed in Illinois since 1987, according to the ARDC. He is a principal of The Powers Firm, Ltd. which, according to the firm website, focuses on family law and divorce, estate planning, and residential real estate transactions.
According to his campaign website, Powers is a graduate of Chicago's Curie High School and Illinois State University. He earned his law degree at John Marshall Law School. Powers and his wife, Rachel Hardy Powers, and American Airlines pilot, "sponsor and participate in Walk MS (multiple sclerosis), volunteer at the Corner Stone Community Center and at the Chicago Food Depository," according to his campaign bio. Powers also volunteers, the campaign bio adds, for "the Martin Luther King Boys and Girls Club of Chicago for Toys for Tots for over a decade and been a guest lecturer for the Chicago Title Company for 5 years;" he has also done pro bono work for PETA (People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals)
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