Practice
Creditable
Aggressive
Experienced

EXPERIENCED

Illinois State Bar Association (ISBA) Involvement

  • The ISBA is the second largest voluntary bar association in the U.S.
  • President of the ISBA 2002-03
  • Member of the Board of Governors 1993-Present
  • Secretary 1996-97
  • Treasurer 1994-95
  • Member of ISBA Assembly 1988-93

Education

  • B.A. Degree (1965) and Juris Doctorate Degree (1968) from Drake University
  • Admitted Illinois (1969)
  • Admitted Iowa (1968)

Professional Law Experience

  • Sole Practitioner in West Dundee
  • Principal Areas of Practice: Plaintiff's Personal Injury, Medical Malpractice, Workers' Compensation; also Real Estate, Criminal, and Matrimonial
  • Past elected State's Attorney, Carroll County

ISBA Committee Involvement

  • Personnel
  • Professional Fulfillment (Chair)
  • To Consider Central Division Courthouse for North District (Chair)
  • Budget and Audit
  • Investments

Section Councils

  • Media Law
  • Tort Law
  • Board Liaison
  • Mental Health
  • Intellectual Property
  • Federal Taxation
  • General Practice Solo and Small Firm
  • Immigration, Labor and Employment
  • Bar Publications

Bar Associations and Affiliations

  • Illinois Trial Lawyers Association
  • Kane County Bar Association
  • Kane County Bar Association member of Committee on Continuing Legal Education; counsel to Board of Directors and Committee on Medical/Legal Cooperation
  • Member of the Kane County Bar Foundation
  • Decalogue Society
  • Fellow - Illinois Bar Foundation

Legal Writings/Presentations

  • Lecturer at Kane County Bar Association seminars on Trial Advocacy, Civil Practice, and Foreclosures
  • Lecturer at Illinois Trial Lawyer's Association seminars on Supreme Court Rule 213 and case law update on Uninsured/Underinsured Motorist Coverage
  • Published in Tort Trends, "A Release by Any Other Name" (3/93, Vol. 28 No. 4)

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