Madison County Bar Association News

Appellate court roundtable to be held in Collinsville

By Keri Carbaugh | Apr 17, 2019

A roundtable to honor the Justices of the Fifth District Appellate Court will be held May 17 in Collinsville, presented by the Appellate Lawyers Association (ALA).

Illinois State Bar Association appoints Madison County judge to section council

By Charmaine Little | Aug 9, 2018

Third Judicial Circuit Judge Richard Tognarelli will serve on the bench and bar section council for the Illinois State Bar Association (ISBA).

Illinois State Bar Association chooses Madison County judge for two advocacy councils

By Charmaine Little | Aug 9, 2018

A Madison County juvenile court judge will serve on two section councils of the Illinois State Bar Association.

Third Judicial Circuit judge awarded National Judicial College scholarship

By Dawn Geske | May 16, 2018

EDWARDSVILLE – Madison County Associate Judge Maureen Schuette has been awarded a scholarship to the National Judicial College for 2018.

Is your firm selling a commodity?

By Jim Grandone | Dec 28, 2017

What differentiates your services from another firm? If a prospective client wants you to do a basic legal transaction, are you really different from the other firms in town? Or, if that person is looking to, let’s say, incorporate a business, is he or she going to choose you because your firm has a higher profile than the next? But are your services fundamentally different from the next guy’s, really? Probably not much.

Hopkins joins Gori Julian; will keep office in Alton

By Ann Maher | Sep 8, 2017

Alton attorney John J. Hopkins has merged with the firm of Gori Julian & Associates.

Edwardsville attorney Walton named president of Madison County Bar Association

By Corinne Lincoln-Pinheiro | Jun 2, 2017

Attorney Troy Walton of Walton Telken & Foster in Edwardsville has been named president of the Madison County Bar Association.

Upcoming legal seminar will feature local judges' take on professionalism, ethics

By John Revak | May 12, 2017

Local judges will headline a "best practices" legal seminar set for May 19 at the Collinsville Doubletree Hotel.

Free legal services help Madison County residents in need

By Chandra Lye | Feb 17, 2017

MADISON COUNTY — Low-income families and individuals in need can receive free legal services in Madison County through the efforts of the Third Judicial Circuit Pro Bono Committee and the Madison County Bar Association.

Todd Sivia named to Rising Stars list

By David Hutton | Jan 30, 2017

EDWARDSVILLE – For a fourth consecutive year, Todd Sivia has been named to the Super Lawyers list of 2017 Rising Stars.

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