The Illinois Supreme Court recently announced that Karen K. DeGrand, chair of Donohue Brown Mathewson & Smyth’s appellate practice group, has been re-appointed to a 2-year term on the Supreme Court Committee on Professional Responsibility.  In addition, Ms. DeGrand has been appointed Vice-Chairperson of the committee.  Her appointments take effect on January 1, 2021 and expire on December 31, 2023.  The Illinois Supreme Court Committee on Professional Responsibility, which is composed of members of the bench and bar, advises the Supreme Court and makes recommendations on matters relating to legal ethics and professional responsibility.