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   3A. Ben MitchellMount Vernon(618) 242-0705Mitchell@mlomvn.comMitchell@mlomvn.comMitchell Law Office PCwww.abenmitchell.comwww.abenmitchell.comMitchellBen.jpgClosely & Privately Held Business LawCommercial LitigationMineral & Natural Resource LawTrust, Will & Estate Planning LawCommercial Law - TransactionsTrust AdministrationProbateOil and Gas LawReal Estate
A. Ben
Mitchell Law Office PC
112 N 10th Street
Mount Vernon IL 62864
Ph.(618) 242-0705 Fx.(618) 242-4820
Recommended by peers in:    Extensive Experience in:
Closely & Privately Held Business Law    Commercial Law - Transactions
Commercial Litigation    Trust Administration
Mineral & Natural Resource Law     Probate
Trust, Will & Estate Planning Law     Oil and Gas Law
    Real Estate
Advisory Board Member
County:  Jefferson
Litigator:  Yes

Practice Description:  
A. Ben Mitchell has been practicing law in Southern Illinois for more than 40 years. His many achievements highlight his record of success: Mr. Mitchell received an AV®-Rating from Martindale-Hubbell's Peer Review Ratings, garnering the respect of attorneys he has worked with and against, judges, and other legal professionals. As such, Mr. Mitchell is also listed in the Bar Register of Preeminent® Lawyers, an honor bestowed on only five percent of lawyers in America.

Furthermore, Mr. Mitchell has been chosen as one of the attorneys listed in Leading Lawyers, a group of lawyers in Illinois recommended by a statewide survey. Crain's Chicago Business Top Lawyers also lists Mr. Mitchell as a distinguished attorney in Illinois.

Bar Admissions:  
Illinois, 1966
U.S. District Court, Southern District of Illinois
U.S. Court of Appeals, Seventh Circuit
U.S. District Court, Central District of Illinois

Year of Birth:  1941

Law School:  University of Illinois College of Law, J.D., 1966
Undergraduate School:  University of Tulsa, B.S.B.A., accounting, 1963

Representative Clients:  
South Pointe Bank, Lampley Oil
Stewart Producers
Auto Credit of Southern Illinois
Mt. Vernon City Schools District #80
Independent Boat Builders, Inc. (IBBI)
Mid-Central Production Corporation

Bar/Professional Association Involvement:  
Jefferson County Bar Association
  President 1970-71
Bar Association of the Central and Southern Federal Districts of Illinois
Illinois State Bar Association
  Unauthorized Practice of Law Committee, 1968-71
  Agricultural Law Committee, 1983-1991
  Oil and Gas Securities Sub-Committee, Securities Advisory, 1987-1993
American Bar Association
Energy and Mineral Law Foundation
Illinois Oil and Gas Association
  Director, 2000-2003

Published Legal Writing:  
Co-Author: "Release, Abandonment and Plugging," IICLE Mineral Law, 1994

"Well Plugging Abandonment & Restoration," IOGA, 1996

"Well Plugging Responsibilities," Interstate Oil & Gas Compact Commission, 2002

Legal Lectures:  
"Plugging Responsibilities: The Deep Pocket Theory," 9th Eastern Mineral Law Institute, 1989

"Responsibilities Attendant to Well Abandonment," Eastern Mineral Law Special Institute, 1991

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