Bartlit Beck Partner Chris Lind Admitted to American College of Trial Lawyers
Bartlit Beck partner Chris Lind has become a Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers, one of the premier legal associations in North America. The special induction ceremony at which Lind became a Fellow took place before an audience of over 800 during the recent Induction Ceremony at the 2019 Annual Meeting of the College in Vancouver, British Columbia.
Founded in 1950, the College is composed of the best of the trial bar from the United States and Canada. 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. 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.
Lind received his J.D. summa cum laude from Northwestern University Pritzker School of Law, where he graduated first in his class. He served as a law clerk for the Honorable A. Raymond Randolph on the United States Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit. Lind received his B.A. with Highest Distinction from University of Michigan. Lind joined Bartlit Beck at its inception in 1993, while finishing his last year of law school, and has been a partner at the firm for 20 years.