| Practice Description: |
Mr. Green concentrates his practice on personal injury defense law, products liability defense law and medical malpractice defense law. He is a mediator and arbitrator with more than 40 years of litigation and trial experience.
Mr. Green was born in Murphysboro, Illinois, and is a lifetime resident of southern Illinois. He received his bachelor's degree from Southern Illinois University in 1968. In 1972, Mr. Green earned his juris doctor at the University of Illinois where he was awarded the Order of the Coif for superior academic performance.
Since law school, Mr. Green has devoted much of his time and energy in the training of law students and young attorneys in the field of trial technique. As an attorney with significant trial experience, Mr. Green is often a featured instructor at litigation training seminars and is an instructor for programs put on by the National Institute for Trial Advocacy. Mr. Green is also an experienced law professor having taught trial advocacy for Western Michigan University from 1979 to 1982 and for Southern Illinois University School of Law from 1981 to 1996.
Year of Birth: 1946
Law School: University of Illinois, J.D., 1972
Law School Honors/Involvement: Order of the Coif
Undergraduate School: Southern Illinois University, B.A., 1968
- Adjunct professor, creditor's rights, 1976, and trial advocacy, 1981-1996, Southern Illinois University
- Instructor: Trial Advocacy Center for Continuing Legal Education, Western Michigan University, 1979-1982
- Trial advocacy, National Institute for Trial Advocacy, Midwest Regional Session, 1980-present
- National Institute for Trial Advocacy, negotiations, 1981-1985
- Hearing officer, ARDC
Bar/Professional Association Involvement:
Jackson County Bar
Illinois Bar Association
Awards; Honors; Distinctions:
Leading Lawyer, 2003-present
General John A. Logan Museum
Published Legal Writing:
"Evidence," Southern Illinois University Law Journal, 1989
"Effective Opening Statements," lectures for the Illinois Institute of Continuing Legal Education
FMGR offers a wide array of legal and practical expertise. As the region's largest local law firm, the firm's clients benefit from "one stop shopping" for many types of legal representation. Those representations include, among others, matters involving traumatic or workplace bodily injury, property damage, medical and professional malpractice, insurance coverage, employment, construction defect, real and personal property, contract negotiation, and corporate guidance.
FMGR counsel are strategically minded, communicative and practical. FMGR believes that clients who are fully informed in the facts, strategies and progress of each matter are better equipped to make informed decisions.
Practice Group Description:
Litigation, arbitration and mediation
Family: Wife Vicki Frost1031364