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   3John T. PhippsChampaign(217) 359-2929jphipps@jphippslaw.comjphipps@jphippslaw.comJohn T. Phipps Law Offices PCwww.johnphippslaw.comwww.johnphippslaw.comphippsjohn.jpgFamily LawADR Law: Family
John T. Phippsjphipps@jphippslaw.com
John T. Phipps Law Offices PChttp://www.johnphippslaw.com
44 E Main St Ste 303
Champaign IL 61820-3649
Ph.(217) 359-2929 Fx.(217) 359-5329
Recommended by peers in:
Family Law
ADR Law: Family
Advisory Board Member
County:  Champaign
Practice Description:  
Mr. Phipps is a laureate of the Illinois State Bar Association Academy of Illinois Lawyers class of 2007. He is a recipient of IICLE's Addis E. Hull Award for Career Long Excellence in Continuing Education, 1999, and winner of the Illinois State Bar Association Austin Fleming Award in 2006, as editor of the ISBA General Practice Section newsletter. He was a member of the board of directors of the Illinois Institute for Continuing Legal Education, 1989-1998; an arbitrator for the American Arbitration Association, 1970-; a hearing officer for the State Universities Civil Service System Merit Board; a member of the Illinois Supreme Court Alternative Dispute Resolution Committee, 1991-; a charter fellow, Illinois Bar Foundation; and a fellow of the American Bar Foundation.


Notable Cases and Results:  
In re Marriage of Waller, 791 N.E.2d 674 (Ill. App. 4th Dist. 2003); Harris v. Manor Healthcare Corporation, et al. 489 N.E.2d 1374 (Ill. Supreme Ct. 1986); Baily v. Timpone 389 N.E.2d 1193 (Ill. Supreme Ct. 1979); Cessna v. Montgomery 344 N.E.2d 447 (Ill. Supreme Ct. 1976); Okaw Homes, Inc. v. Industrial Commission 237 N.E.2d 510 (Ill. Supreme Ct. 1968)


Date of Birth:  1937

Law School:  University of Illinois,J.D., 1965
Undergraduate School:  DePauw University, B.A., 1959

Bar/Professional Association Involvement:  
Illinois State Bar Association
    Member: Alternative Dispute Resolution Section Council, 1990-1997
        Chairman, 1994-1995
    General Practice Section Council, 1997-
        Chairman, 2001-
    Co-Editor Section Newsletter, 1999-
    Assembly, 1998-
American Bar Association
    Editor, General Practice Section Newsletter, 1990-1996
    Member, General Practice Section Council, 1993-1997


Published Legal Writing:  
Author: "Modifications of Divorce Judgments," Illinois State Bar Family Law Handbook, 1995.
Co-Author: Going to Trial, A Step-by-Step Guide to Trial Practice and Procedure, ABA, 1989.


Firm Description:  
The firm handles legal matters in the following practice areas: General Civil Trial Practice. Family, Personal Injury, Corporate, Banking, Paternity, Child Custody, Visitation, Divorce, Wills and Estate Planning, Domestic Relations, Probate, Elder Law, Traffic Defense, Business Fraud, White Collar Crimes, Mediation, Arbitration, Real Estate, Criminal Law, Domestic Violence, DUI.


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