University of Illinois College of Law News

New attorney and partner announced in Heyl Royster's Edwardsville office

By Karen Kidd | Feb 5, 2018

EDWARDSVILLE – Heyl Royster announced a new attorney and a new partner in its Edwardsville office, according to two recent and separate announcements issued by the firm.

Fifth District Appellate Court candidates discuss qualifications at IDC forum; Barberis said he holds no blame against Bleyer for Fair Courts Now campaign

By Heather Isringhausen Gvillo | Oct 26, 2016

The Fifth District Appellate Court candidates introduced themselves and shared why they are qualified for the position at the Illinois Association of Defense Trial Council's appellate judge candidates forum on Wednesday at the Doubletree Hotel in Collinsville.

Karmeier to be sworn in Dec. 1; Former Justice Rarick will administer oath

By Ann Maher | Nov 25, 2014

Illinois Supreme Court Justice Lloyd Karmeier will be sworn in to a second 10-year term during a ceremony at 8:30 a.m. on Dec. 1 in the courtroom in the Washington County Judicial Center. Retired Supreme Court Justice Philip J. Rarick of Troy will administer the oath of office.Voters retained Karmeier on Nov. 4 by a margin of 60.74, having exceeded the minimum threshold for retention by approximately

SLU Law tops in MC Bar Association scholarship competition

By Christina Stueve Hodges | Dec 5, 2012

St. Louis University Law School alumni donors top a local competition.

Thies will take over as ISBA president today

By Bethany Krajelis | Jun 15, 2012

Thies John E. Thies, a shareholder at Webber & Thies P.C. in Urbana, will be installed as the 2012-2013 president of the Illinois State Bar Association (ISBA) today at the group's annual meeting in Wisconsin.

Attorney Kusmierczak joins Gori Julian

By The Madison County Record | Jan 14, 2010

Gori Julian & Associates in Edwardsville announced the addition of Joe Kusmierczak to the firm's roster of attorneys.

Broom named to Committee on Character and Fitness

By The Madison County Record | Jan 6, 2010

Broom Attorney Gordon Broom was appointed by the Illinois Supreme Court to the Committee on Character and Fitness, for the Fifth District of the Illinois Supreme Court.

Heyl, Royster, Voelker & Allen names partner and adds four attorneys

By The Madison County Record | Jan 29, 2009

Timmerwilke The law firm of Heyl, Royster, Voelker & Allen announces that Charles E. Timmerwilke has become a partner in its Rockford office.

Shultz admitted to American College of Trial Lawyers

By The Madison County Record | Jan 5, 2009

Shultz Robert H. "Barney" Shultz, Jr., the managing partner of the Edwardsville office of Heyl, Royster, Voelker & Allen, has become a Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers, one of the premier legal associations in America.

Bruce Cook to be inducted as Laureate of the Academy of Illinois Lawyers

By Ann Knef | Mar 24, 2008

Bruce N. Cook, a principal of Cook, Ysura, Bartholomew, Brauer & Shevlin, in Belleville, is among six Illinois attorneys who will be inducted as a Laureate of the Academy of Illinois Lawyers.

State legal horizon changing for tobacco makers

By Rob Luke | Dec 1, 2006

Oregon Supreme Court America's cigarette industry breathed a sigh of relief last week after the U.S. Supreme Court refused to reconsider the Illinois Supreme Court ruling that threw a high-profile class action case against Philip Morris out of court.

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