Two Great ISBA Member Benefits Sponsored by
ISBA Mutual Lawyers Malpractice Insurance
view counter
A Value of $1,344, Included with Membership
Free CLE
view counter
view counter


Mercer Cook 1930-2019

Posted on January 17, 2019 by Rhys Saunders

Mercer Cook, 88, was born May 31, 1930, in Washington, D.C.

He was a graduate of Dunbar High School, earned a bachelor’s degree from Amherst College, and received a J.D. from the University of Chicago. After college, he was awarded a Fulbright Scholarship and studied at the Sorbonne in Paris.

William "Bill" Edward Harris 1938 - 2019

Posted on January 16, 2019 by Rhys Saunders

William "Bill" Edward Harris, 80, of Springfield, died Thursday, Jan. 10, 2019, at Memorial Medical Center.

He was born Oct. 23, 1938, in Springfield, the second son of Frank and Margaret Sullivan Harris. He married Carolyn Siegmund on Oct 2, 1971, in Union, Missouri.

Champ W. Davis, Jr. 1940-2019

Posted on January 14, 2019 by Rhys Saunders

Champ W. Davis, Jr., 78, died Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2019, at home in Oak Brook.

Born in Springfield, Davis attended the University of Illinois, earning a bachelor’s degree in general engineering and his J.D. at the College of Law, where he served on the Law Review and was admitted to the Order of the Coif. He was a member of the Phi Gamma Delta fraternity.

SIU School of Law Hosts Women in Leadership Dinner

Posted on January 14, 2019 by Rhys Saunders

Southern Illinois University School of Law hosted a Women in Leadership networking dinner on Jan. 11 in Carbondale.

Pictured above are SIU School of Law Dean Cindy Buys, keynote speaker Aurora Abella-Austriaco, former Illinois Lt. Gov. Sheila Simon, and ISBA 2nd Vice President Dennis Orsey.

Attorney Eric Waldman Named Partner at Bozeman, Neigbour, Patton & Noe, LLP

Posted on January 11, 2019 by Rhys Saunders

Attorney Eric Waldman has been named a partner at Bozeman, Neigbour, Patton & Noe, LLP.

Waldman is a Springfield native. He graduated from Iowa State University and the St. Louis University School of Law. He joined the firm as an associate in 2015.

Goostree Law Group Opens New Office in Naperville

Posted on January 9, 2019 by Rhys Saunders

Goostree Law Group has announced the opening a third office in Naperville, located at 1770 Park St., Suite 205, south of Diehl Road and east of the Nike Sports Complex.

Goostree Law Group has launched a new website to accompany the new office. Clients can schedule a free consultation in the office by calling 630-364-4046.

Salvi, Schostok & Pritchard Promotes Two Attorneys to Partner Positions

Posted on January 9, 2019 by Rhys Saunders

Salvi, Schostok & Pritchard P.C. is pleased to announce two of the firm’s attorneys, Brian L. Salvi and Aaron D. Boeder have been named partners.

Both attorneys work out of the firm’s Chicago headquarters.

DuPage County Lawyer Carol A. Nolan Relocates to Lisle

Posted on January 4, 2019 by Rhys Saunders

Attorney Carol A. Nolan has announced that she has moved her practice to a new location in Lisle. She opened her new office on January 1, 2019.

Nolan’s office is located at 1001 Warrenville Road, Suite 224, near Route 53 and Interstate 88 and just south of the Morton Arboretum. For returning clients, her new location is less than seven miles from her Wheaton office. She will have the same phone number and email as in her previous office.

Mark W. Simons 1964-2018

Posted on January 2, 2019 by Rhys Saunders

Mark Walter Simons, 54, died on Dec. 28, 2018. He was born on April 20, 1964, in Elmwood Park to Wally and Helen Simons. 

He is survived by his wife, Pamela J. Kuzniar; their children, Sophia J. Simons, Kate Alexandra, Pamela A. Izvanariu; and his brother, Peter Simons. He is preceded in death by his father, Walter F. Simons, his mother, Helen M. (Nielsen) Simons, and his sister, Lorel F. Simons.

Howard & Howard Expands Peoria Office

Posted on January 2, 2019 by Rhys Saunders

Howard & Howard Attorneys PLLC has announced that Noah A. Menold has joined the firm. He will practice out of the firm’s Peoria office.

Menold focuses his practice on commercial ligation. Prior to joining Howard & Howard, he concentrated his practice on health care and medical malpractice defense.