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Board of Directors
Legal Assistant Position
Anyone with knowledge of a Last Will and Testament for Sylvia Ruth Smith (DOD: December 28, 2012) please contact attorney Donald Hartshorn, Swain, Hartshorn & Scott (309) 637-1700.
2013 Directory Changes
Dunn, Joseph W., Prusak, Winne, McKinley & Dunn, Ltd., 403 NE Jefferson, Peoria, IL 61603; Phone: (309)674-4222; Fax: 674-9701. Email: email@example.com
Gronewold, Timothy D., Howard and Howard Attorneys, P.L.L.C., 211 Fulton, Suite 600, Peoria, IL 61602. Phone: (309) 672-1483; Fax: (309) 672-1568. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Halliday, Ronald “Doc”, Telephone: (309) 689-8982, Fax: 689-8983. All remaining information remains the same.
Tazewell County Changes
Woodford County Changes
Firm Name Change
Prusak, Winne & McKinley, Ltd. to: Prusak, Winne, McKinley & Dunn, Ltd. All remaining information remains the same.
Shay Kepple Phillips, Ltd.
Lincoln Banquet & Gala
The 105th banquet and gala was held Saturday, February 9, 2013, at the Par-A-Dice Hotel. The Lincoln Banquet Committee with its theme, ”Abraham Lincoln … Access to Justice,” was pleased to have as the keynote speaker, Peter Edelman, Professor of Law at Georgetown University Law Center and Author of So Rich, So Poor. At left, he is accompanied by PCBA President, the Honorable Lisa Wilson, and banquet committee vice chair, Sonni Williams. Honorable Stuart P. Borden, Honorable Glenn H. Collier, and Honorable Timothy M. Lucas, retired judges from the 10th Circuit, were recognized, and this year's Distinguished Community Service Award recipient was announced: Honorable John A. Gorman. Magistrate Judge Gorman (at right) was nominated for the award by past recipient and PCBA past president, David Mueller. Mr. Mueller provided a long list of the Judge's community involvement, and wrote, "He is a gentleman in every sense of the word and a jurist whose judicial temperament and legal acument are well recognized."
Lawyers Helping Service Members
Lawyer Referral Service (LRS)
Local Continuing Legal Education Seminars
Brown Bag Series – Emily Wilburn and Jeffrey Bach, Moderators
Committee Chair Gregory Rastatter reports that Dustin R. Jensen has applied for regular membership. Pursuant to the By-Laws of the Association, this application will be presented to the Board of Directors at its March meeting.
On Monday, January 21, 2013, Arthur G. Greenberg passed away. He was born on July 31, 1929, in Chicago, Illinois. He was a graduate of the University of Illinois and the University of Michigan Law School in Ann Arbor. He was a United States Navy veteran, serving his nation during the Koren War. Arthur was a noted attorney in the Peoria area for many years, engaging in the practice of law from 1957 to1978, 1982 to 1997, 1999 and 2000. He was also resident circuit judge, Peoria County, Tenth Judicial Circuit of Illinois, appointed by the Illinois Supreme Court (1997-1998); commissioner on the Inquiry Board, Attorney Registration and Disciplinary Commission (ARDC) 1997; an assistant state's attorney, Peoria County, 1960 and 1962; and had been appointed special prosecutor and receiver in special cases. He was licensed to practice law in all local federal courts, state of Illinois, state of Michigan, and before the United States Supreme Court. Arthur was president of the Peoria County Bar Association (1992-1993). A memorial service will be February 16 at 11:00 a.m. at the Universalist Unitarian Church at 3000 W. Richwoods Blvd., Peoria, IL 61604. The PCBA has made a $100.00 contribution to the PCBA Foundation in memory of Arthur G. Greenberg. http://www.legacy.com/obituaries/pjstar/obituary.aspx?n=arthur-greenerg&pid=162588846#fbLoggedOut
STATUS ON THE PEORIA COUNTY LAW LIBRARY/SELF-HELP CENTER
Please be advised that Friday, April 5, 2013, is the Court Reporting Services Seminar in Springfield. There will be one court reporter assigned to Peoria and Tazewell Counties for EMERGENCIES ONLY. The Electronic recording will not be utilized on that day because there will be no court reporters present to monitor the equipment.
Peoria County Pro Bono Plan
The ISBA is seeking nominations for the following awards:
2013 February LegalEase
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