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Rep. Kelly Honors the Life of Larry Rogers Sr. on the Floor of the House of Representatives

Larry Rogers Sr.
Larry Rogers Sr. (Cook County Bar Association)

Washington, D.C.-(ENEWSPF)- Congresswoman Robin Kelly (IL-02) delivered a speech on the floor of the House of Representatives on January 26 honoring the life of Larry Rogers Sr. Larry was a distinguished attorney in Illinois and a founding partner of the personal injury law firm, Power Rogers, LLP.

Larry Rogers Sr. became an attorney at a time when few other African Americans were in the field. Rogers fought for working people who had been wronged by corporate malfeasance and medical malpractice and won millions of dollars in settlements for those who had been harmed.

“Larry was a loving father and grandfather and a devoted Chicago sports fan. But he was known to many for changing their lives in the courtroom. As a lawyer, Larry fought for the little guy. He won hundreds of millions of dollars for victims of corporate malfeasance and medical malpractice,” said Rep. Kelly. “He lived a life devoted to giving the powerless a chance to take on the most powerful. Larry Rogers Sr. leaves behind a legacy that all of Illinois can be proud of.”

This item was submitted by Congresswoman Robin Kelly’s office.