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Daniel J. Beard - Jacksonville, IL

816 West State Street Jacksonville, IL 62650

Updated: 02/18/2024

Jacksonville Real Estate Lawyer

Overview

Daniel J. Beard graduated from Eastern Illinois University (B.A. in History, with High Honors, 1976) and received his Juris Doctor from the University of Illinois College of Law (1979). While in law school, he clerked with the Urbana, Illinois firm of Webber, Balbach & Thies, and later Webber & Thies...

Daniel J. Beard graduated from Eastern Illinois University (B.A. in History, with High Honors, 1976) and received his Juris Doctor from the University of Illinois College of Law (1979). While in law school, he clerked with the Urbana, Illinois firm of Webber, Balbach & Thies, and later Webber & Thies. Upon graduation, he began the practice of law in Jacksonville, Illinois in 1979 with the law firm Bellatti, Fay, Bellatti & Bone, and became a partner in the reorganized firm Bellatti, Fay, Bellatti & Beard in 1982. He is licensed to practice in the State of Illinois and is admitted to the bar of the U.S. District Court for Central Illinois, which includes the Bankruptcy Court for that District.

Mr. Beard concentrates his practice in real estate, estate planning, estate and trust administration, business and commercial law, banking law, education law, tax law, and municipal law.

About Daniel J. Beard

Current Employment Position(s)

  • Partner, since 1982

Year Joined Firm

  • 1979

Practice Areas

  • Real Estate
  • Commercial Law
  • Banking Law
  • Education Law
  • Municipal Law
  • Tax Law
  • Estate and Trust Administration
  • Estate Planning

Litigation

  • 5%

Representative Clients

  • City of Jacksonville (City Attorney 1993 - Present)
  • Bank of Bluffs
  • US Bank (Local Counsel)

Qualifications

Bar Admissions

  • Illinois, 1979
  • U.S. District Court Central District of Illinois, 1980
  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court Central District of Illinois

Other Affiliations

  • Illinois State Bar Association (Member)
  • Morgan County Bar Association (Member and Past President)
  • Jacksonville Regional Economic Development Corporation (Assistant Secretary)

Pro Bono Activities

  • Routt Catholic High School Education Foundation, Board of Directors
  • Jacksonville Regional Economic Development Corporation, Legal Counsel
  • Routt Catholic High School, Legal Counsel

Past Positions

  • Webber, Balbach &Thies, Urbana, Illinois, Clerk
  • Webber &Thies, Clerk
  • Bellatti, Fay, Bellatti & Bone, Partner, 1979 - 1982

Education

  • University of Illinois College of Law, Illinois, 1979
    Juris Doctor
  • Eastern Illinois University, Charleston, IL, USA, 1976
    B.A.
    Honors: With Highest Honors
    Major: History

Fees

Accepts Credit Cards

Office Information

Address

816 West State Street Jacksonville, IL 62650

Fax

  • 217-245-2832

Office Hours

Monday - Friday: 8am - 12pm 1pm-4:30pm

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