Rubin M. Sinins has become a Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers, one of the premier legal associations in North America. The induction ceremony took place on October 2, 2021, during the Annual Meeting of the College in Chicago, Illinois.
Founded in 1950, the College is composed of the best of the trial bar from the United States, Canada and Puerto Rico. Fellowship in the College is extended by invitation only and only after careful investigation, to those experienced trial lawyers of diverse backgrounds, who have mastered the art of advocacy and whose professional careers have been marked by the highest standards of ethical conduct, professionalism, civility and collegiality. Lawyers must have a minimum of fifteen years trial experience before they can be considered for Fellowship.
Membership in the College cannot exceed one percent of the total lawyer population of any state or province. There are currently approximately 5,800 members in the United States, Canada and Puerto Rico, The College maintains and seeks to improve the standards of trial practice, professionalism, ethics, and the administration of justice through education and public statements on independence of the judiciary, trial by jury, respect for the rule of law, access to justice, and fair and just representation of all parties to legal proceedings.
Mr. Sinins is a Partner in the law firm of Javerbaum Wurgaft Hicks Kahn Wikstrom & Sinins, PC, and has been practicing for 27 years. He is both a certified criminal trial attorney and a certified civil trial attorney, a rare distinction. His litigation experience is wide-ranging, from the defense of complex, white-collar investigations to the litigation of employment-related claims for employees and employers alike. Mr. Sinins is frequently called-upon to handle internal investigations and other sensitive matters on behalf of his clients. These include the representation of professionals before licensing boards and other regulatory bodies. The newly inducted Fellow is an alumnus of the George Washington University National Law Center.