U.S. District Court Southern District of Illinois,
Member of the Illinois Bar Association (ISBA)
Member of the Editorial Board of the Illinois Bar Journal
Member of the ISBA Animal Law Section Council
Member of the Illinois Appellate Lawyers’ Association
Member of the Missouri Bar Association
Member of the Monroe County Bar Association (President, 1998-1999)
Member of the St. Clair County Bar Association
Member of the Randolph County Bar Association
Member and Program Chair of the Columbia, Illinois, Rotary Club (President, 2009-2011)
President and Chairman of the Rotary District 6510 WCS Committee, Belize Children’s Program
Member of the Board of Directors of the Columbia Chamber of Commerce
Member Board of Directors of Historic Main Street Columbia Association
Member of the Board of Directors of Lutheran Family & Children’s Services of Missouri (2002-2008)
Assistant Governor for Rotary District 6510 Area 3
Washington University School of Law,
1993 Juris Doctor
1990 B.A. Major:
History & Political Science
Briefed and argued the case of Hawes v. Luhr Bros., Inc., in the Illinois Supreme Court
Briefed and argued four cases in the United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit
Briefed and argued approximately 30 cases in the appellate courts of Illinois and Missouri
Lead counsel in the following cases tried to a jury verdict: Wilde v. Grindel, in the St. Louis County Circuit Court. Melching v. Dashner, in the Circuit Court for Randolph County, IL. Kitchens v. Garcia, in the Circuit Court for St. Clair County, IL. Spectrum Resources, Inc. v. Monroe County 9-1-1 Board, in the Circuit Court for Monroe County, IL. Stumpf v. Vogt, in the Circuit Court for Monroe County, IL. In the Matter of Joedicke, in the Circuit Court for Monroe County, IL. Steibel v. Sutter, in the Circuit Court for Monroe County, IL.
Second chair in five other cases tried to a jury verdict.
Lead counsel in more than 30 cases tried to a bench verdict.
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