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William P. Heffernan - Joliet, IL

116 North Chicago St.Suite 200A Joliet, IL 60432- 4235

Updated: 10/23/2018


WILLIAM P. HEFFERNAN: Born Philadelphia, Pa. November 5, 1966. Admitted to Bar 1992, Illinois, US District Court Northern District of Illinois and Federal Trial Bar. Education: University of Texas at Austin (B.S. 1989) St. Mary's University, San Antonio, Texas (J.D. 1992). Member of DRI, Will Co. Bar Association. Serves as arbitrator on behalf of State Farm Insurance Companies in Uninsured and Underinsured cases. Mr. Heffernan has tried in excess of 50 jury trials.


Bar Admissions

  • Illinois, 1992
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Illinois, 1992

Other Affiliations

  • Defense Research Institute (Member)
  • Will County Bar Association (Member)

Classes and Seminars

  • Speaker, "Trying Your First Case", CBA Young Lawyers, 1998
  • Speaker, "Successful Auto Trials", CBA Young Lawyers, 1998
  • Speaker, “No-Fault, UM and UIM Law: Recent Illinois Developments”, 2004


  • St. Mary's University School of Law, San Antonio, Texas, 1992
    Honors: Vice Chancellor, St. Mary’s Board of Advocates
  • University of Texas, Austin, Texas, 1989


Published Works

  • "Dowd and Dowd Client Update: SCR 213", Summer, 2000

Office Information


116 North Chicago St.Suite 200A Joliet, IL 60432- 4235


  • 815-727-1224



  • Named One of the Top 40 Under 40 Illinois Attorneys to Watch, 2002

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