On June 23, 2020, the Executive Committee of the Illinois ABOTA Chapter appointed  Kevin J. Golden  the Treasurer of ABOTA Illinois. ABOTA is a national organization of civil trial lawyers comprised of an equal  number of plaintiff and  defense attorney who share the common goal of preserving the right to trial by jury afforded  by the Seven Amendment to the United States Constitution . ABOTA is dedicated to the promotion of professionalism and civility among the trial bar.