Alice Sackett (’91) recently received the ISBA Matthew Maloney Tradition of Excellence Award. The award is named in memory of Princeton attorney Matthew Maloney who was a past chair of the ISBA General Practice, Solo and Small Firm Section Council and is awarded to individual lawyers who are in a general solo or small firm practice for a minimum of 20 years. Matt Maloney’s passion, zealous advocacy and personal service to the profession and to the bar of Illinois are what the Tradition of Excellence Award represents.
Alice is a managing partner and founding member of Turner & Sackett, LLC with offices in Sycamore and Geneva, IL. Her primary areas of practice are personal injury, wrongful death and workers’ compensation. She previously served as an Assistant State’s Attorney in Kane County for thirteen years. Alice served as President of the Kane County Bar Association from 2018-2019. She is also a member of the Illinois State Bar Association and on its Standing Committee for Women in the Law. She is a member of numerous other associations including the DeKalb County Bar Association, Illinois Trial Lawyers Association, American Association for Justice, and Workers’ Compensation Lawyers Association. She has also served on the Kane County Mental Health Protocol Task Force and the Kane County Crisis Intervention Task Force, where she was a founding member and on the instructional staff.