Chicago, IL – June 26, 2012 – Chicago based attorney Majdel S. Musa received the honor of being appointed as a member of the Board of Commissioners of the Chicago Commission on Human Relations on Wednesday, June 6. Musa was recommended by Mayor to the Chicago City Council who appoints 10 candidates to this highly prestigious position. As part of the Commission, Musa will investigate complaints to determine whether or not discrimination has occurred and enforce punishment towards those who have demonstrated acts of discrimination.
“I’m honored to be a part of the Chicago Commission of Human Relations,” said Musa. “This opportunity will allow me to focus on bringing communities together across Chicago to help educate and intervene when discrimination takes place.”
“I can’t think of a more deserving attorney to make a difference with this Board” added Lance Raphael, co-founder of Consumer Bankruptcy Center. “Majdel is a pleasure to work with and brings a positive outlook to the Consumer Bankruptcy Center’s work.”
Musa is an active member of the community as Treasurer of the Chicago Arab Heritage Council; and has also served as Director of Marketing &Sponsorship for the Chicago Arabesque festival, and Charter President of the LaGrange Lions Club. With her new position as a Commission member she will further her community involvement by providing aid to hate crime victims, build and employ proactive programs of education, and assist in bringing people from different backgrounds together to discourage discrimination.
The Consumer Bankruptcy Center, P.C., is a private law firm devoted to helping consumers gain financial recovery. Its sister firm, Consumer Advocacy Center, P.C. handles many forms of consumer claims on behalf of both individuals and in class actions both in Illinois and across the country. Consumer Bankruptcy Center is located at 180 W. Washington Street, Suite 700, Chicago, IL 60602 and also has office hours in La Grange at 112 W. Calendar Avenue LaGrange, IL 60525. For more information, please visit www.consumerbankruptcycenter.com or call 312-346-STOP (7867).