North Central College - Naperville, IL

George J. Picha '59

George J. Picha was inducted as a Fellow of the College of Workers’ Compensation Lawyers class of 2012 in San Antonio, TX, on March 10. The fellowship was established to honor attorneys who have distinguished themselves in their practice in the field of workers’ compensation. Individuals are nominated based on convincing their peers, the bar, bench and public that they possess the highest professional qualifications and ethical standards, character, integrity, professional expertise and leadership. The Board of Governors of the college selects those who show they have a commitment to the objectives of the college and evidence of scholarship, teaching, lecturing and/or distinguished published writings on workers’ compensation or related fields of law. Picha lives in Rockford, IL, and may be reached at