Chicago Kent College of Law, Chicago, Illinois
Graduated with honors – Diploma, 1971
Continuing Legal Education – offered through Professional
Licensed to practice law in the State of Illinois.
Attorney’s Registration since 1971
1974 – 1977 - Practiced as an associate with Cohn, Cohn,
Lambert and Phillips, P.C., being mentored
by Stanford Lambert and Louis J. Cohn for 3 years. At the
Cohn firm, he tried both petitioner and
1977 – Present - Richard formed a partnership with Samuel J.
Ruffolo and in 1983, the firm became Baum,
Ruffolo & Marzal, Ltd. Since that time, Richard W. Baum has
litigated both petitioner and respondent
cases to the Dlinois Appellate and Supreme Court.
Mr. Baum, also, specializes in representing applicants
before the Social Security Administration
who are seeking Social Security Disability.
Chicago Bar Association
Workers’ Compensation Lawyers Association
Illinois Trial Lawyers Association
Member of the Illinois State Bar Association