Natalie M. Petric
Natalie M. Petric currently serves as Senior Enforcement Counsel in the Legal and Market Regulation Department of CME Group. She is responsible for litigating cases and prosecuting market participants in enforcement actions before the Exchange’s disciplinary committees. When litigating cases in hearings on the merits of investigations, she must advocate on behalf of the company and present evidence related to futures and options transactions. For seven years prior to joining CME Group, Natalie developed litigation experience during her tenures as a civil defense trial attorney and as a prosecutor as an Assistant State’s Attorney in the Cook County State’s Attorney’s Office.
Natalie graduated cum laude from Tufts University with a Bachelor of Arts in International Relations. She received her law degree from the DePaul University College of Law. She is the proud granddaughter of past Justinian President, Anthony J. Fornelli and resides in Chicago with her husband James, also an attorney, and two daughters, ages two and four months.
Hon. Regina A. Scannicchio
1st Vice President
Regina A. Scannicchio a Cook County Circuit Court Judge sits in the Domestic Relations Division presiding over cases involving dissolution of marriages, child custody and support, inancial distribution and orders of protection.
Regina is a graduate of The John Marshall Law School and DePaul University. Prior to taking the bench, Regina was the principal in a private practice that concentrated in the area of family law. During her private practice, Regina was appointed as a child representative or guardian ad litem for children in numerous contested custody proceedings.
Regina served as the president of The John Marshall Alumni Association in 2013-14 and is currently the chairperson of the Board of Directors of The Shrine of Our Lady of Pompeii.
She is an adjunct professor at The John Marshall Law School teaching legal writing and family law drafting.
Regina is a frequent speaker and presenter on issues of family law for continuing legal education directed for the bar and bench. She received the Distinguished Service Award from The John Marshall Law School Alumni Association, the Spirit of John Marshall Award from the Board of Trustees and the DaVinci Award for Community Service from the Order Sons of Italy.
Dion U. Davi
2nd Vice President
Dion U. Davi is the principal and founding attorney at the Davi Law Group, LLC, which concentrates in the areas of Family Law, Criminal Law, Estate Planning, and Motorsports Law. Mr. Davi opened the Davi Law Group, LLC in August 2012 and has expanded the firm to five attorneys and four support staff working out of four offices located in Wheaton, Joliet, Chicago, and Warrenville.
Mr. Davi received his J.D. from The John Marshall Law School in 2003 after attending DePaul University to receive his B.A. in psychology. Mr. Davi has been on the Board of Governors for the Illinois Statement Bar Association and a Board member for the DuPage County Bar Association. He has also served as an officer, including the Presidency, for the DuPage Justinian Society and has been recently elected as an officer serving as Secretary for the Justinian Society parent chapter in Cook County. In addition, Mr. Davi is currently a member of the Standing Committee on Law Office Management & Economics and Bench & Bar Section Council for the ISBA and the Judicial Evaluation Committee for the DCBA. Finally, Mr. Davi is an active member of the Robert E. Jones Inns of Court, the Kane County Bar Association, and the Kendall County Bar Association.
Bruno R. Marasso
3rd Vice President
Bruno R. Marasso is an Associate Attorney at Romanucci & Blandin, LLC where he focuses his practice in the area of construction negligence, automobile collisions, wrongful death, premises liability, police misconduct, sexual abuse, and institutional misconduct. Bruno has successfully recovered millions of dollars on behalf of his clients through trial, mediation, arbitration, and negotiation. Bruno has also had success reversing judge’s decisions in the First District Appellate Court of Illinois.
In addition to his thriving practice, Bruno is an elected officer of the Justinian Society of Lawyers, and was recently elected to serve on the Assembly of the Illinois State Bar Association. Bruno is also an active member in the Illinois Trial Lawyers Association, the Chicago Bar Association, and the American Association of Justice.
For his successes representing clients, Bruno has proudly been named an Emerging Lawyer by Law Bulletin Publishing Company for 2017.
Prior to joining Romanucci & Blandin, LLC as an attorney in 2012, Bruno was a law clerk with the firm for over three years. While a law student at Chicago-Kent, he was a four-time recipient of the CALI Excellence for the Future Award for receiving the highest grades in his classes and was frequently on the Dean’s List.
Bruno lives with his wife and son in the Bridgeport neighborhood of Chicago, where he was born and raised.
Michael D. Pisano
Michael D. Pisano is an associate in Ice Miller’s Litigation Group. He concentrates his practice in prosecuting and defending civil litigation matters with an emphasis in representing owners and construction professionals in claims for breach of contract, defective construction, construction delay, personal injury and property damage.
Michael received his J.D., magna cum laude, from The John Marshall Law School, where he was a member of The John Marshall Law Review and recipient of numerous merit scholarships. Notably, Michael was a recipient of the Lupel & Amari Scholarship and the Justinian Society of Lawyers Scholarship.
Michael has been an active member of the Justinian Society of Lawyers since he began law school. Over the years, he has served on many committees, including the Executive Committee, Newsletter Committee, Membership Committee, and Website Committee. Michael is also a member of the Illinois State Bar Association and the DuPage Children’s Museum’s Next Gen Board. He has been recognized by Super Lawyers as a “Rising Star” from 2014-2018.
Michael resides in Elmhurst with his wife Nicole, also an attorney, and their son.
Brian T. Monico
Brian T. Monico is a principal with the law firm of Hale & Monico, which focuses on wrongful death, professional malpractice, personal injury and civil rights cases. He previously served in the Cook County State’s Attorney’s Office. A graduate of Fairfield University and the Loyola University Chicago School of Law, he earned a Philip H. Corboy Fellowship and Thomas F. and Patricia A. Bridgman Scholarship and was a member of the Corboy Trail Team while in law school. A member of the Executive Board of the Chicago Bar Association’s Lawyer’s Lend a Hand to Youth, he chaired the Young Lawyers section of the Center For Disability and Elder Law. Brian has been recognized as an Emerging Lawyer, Super Lawyer, Leading Lawyer and one of 40 under 40 Attorneys to Watch.