Attorney Profiles

Activities

Civic Participation

  • The Greater Springfield Chamber of Commerce
  • Hillsboro Chamber of Commerce
  • Springfield Airport Authority
    • Board Member, 2005 — Present
  • Illinois Nature Conservancy
    • Trustee, 1994 — 2005
  • Illinois Secretary of State, Dept. of Business Services
    • Advisory Counsel, 2000 — 2005

Accomplishments

  • Peer Selected “Leading Lawyer” by Leading Lawyers Network in Governmental, Municipal, Lobbying & Administrative Law
  • Peer Selected “Leading Lawyer” by Leading Lawyers Network in Associations & Non-Profit Law
  • Peer Selected “Super Lawyer” in Illinois for 2005 and 2006 (ranked in the top 5% of respected lawyers in the state; published by Super Lawyer Magazine and Chicago Magazine)

Publications

  • Co-author, “Privacy Provisions under State Law,” Illinois Reporter, Oct. 2000
  • Co-author, “Sailors and Soldiers Act,” Illinois Reporter, Nov./Dec. 2001, at 13
  • Co-author, “Complying with the USA Patriot Act,” Illinois Reporter, Mar./Apr. 2002, at 11
  • Co-author, “USA Patriot Act, Part II: Practical Compliance,” Illinois Reporter, May/June 2002, at 6
  • Co-author, “Stop the Confusion: Simplifying a Financial Institution’s Account Directives for a Depositor’s Revocable Trust Account,” Illinois Reporter, May/June 2003, at 7
  • Co-author, “New FDIC Rules Simplify Insurance of Account Issues for Living Trust Accounts,” Illinois Reporter, May/June 2004, at 6

Professional Associations

  • Sangamon County Bar Association
  • Illinois State Bar Association
  • Government Bar Association
  • Leading Lawyers

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