In June 2015, Matthew A. Kirsh began his one-year term as Chair of the Illinois State Bar Association Family Law Section Council. A member of the Council since 2008, Matt assumed an ever increasing leadership role and served as Secretary in 2013-2014 and Vice Chair in 2014-2015, before assuming his current role. The Family Law Section Council plays an active role in the improvement of the practice of family law with the goal of making the law better for both lawyers and clients.