Members

KingeryArthur R. Kingery
Practice Areas: General Tort Law; Workers Compensation Law; Personal Injury Law; Products Liability Law.
Admitted: 1966, Illinois and U.S. District Court, Central District of Illinois; 1969, U.S. Court of Appeals, Seventh Circuit; 1977, U.S. Supreme Court
Law School: University of Illinois, J.D., 1966
Undergraduate: University of Illinois, B.S., 1963
Member: Peoria County, Illinois State and American Bar Associations; Illinois Trial Lawyers Association; American Association for Justice; Illinois Association of Defense Trial Counsel; Worker’s Compensation Lawyers Association.
Biography: Phi Delta Phi.
Military: United States Army, Armor, Captain, 1967-1969
Martindale-Hubbel: AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5

Durree

Edward R. Durree
Practice Areas: Personal Injury Law; Medical and Professional Malpractice Law.
Admitted: 1975, Illinois and U.S. District Court, Central District of Illinois; 1979, U.S. Supreme Court; 1986, U.S. Court of Appeals, Seventh Circuit
Law School: Drake University, J.D., with honors, 1975
Undergraduate: Augustana College and University of Illinois, B.A., with honors, 1971
Member: Peoria County (President, 1994-1995) and Illinois State Bar Associations; American College of Trial Lawyers; Illinois Trial Lawyers Association; American Association for Justice; American Inns of Court, Abraham Lincoln Chapter (Master Emeritus).
Biography: Member, Drake Law Review, 1973-1975. Author: “Iowa Rule of Civil Procedure 8: Recent Developments,” Drake Law Review, January 1975.
Martindale-Hubbel: AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5

wakemanSteven A. Wakeman
Practice Areas: Personal Injury Law; Medical Malpractice; Product Liability Law; Divorce; Business Litigation; Family Law.
Admitted: 1977, Illinois; 1980, U.S. Court of Appeals, Seventh Circuit
Law School: University of Illinois, J.D., cum laude, 1977
Undergraduate: Bradley University, B.A., summa cum laude, 1974
Member: Peoria County and Illinois State Bar Associations; Illinois Trial Lawyers Association; American Association for Justice; American Inns of Court, Abraham Lincoln Chapter (Emeritus).
Biography: Phi Kappa Phi. Member, National Moot Court Team. Law Clerk, U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Illinois, Northern Division, 1977-1978.
Martindale-Hubbel: AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5

O'DonnellPhilip M. O’Donnell
Practice Areas: General Tort Law; General Practice; Estate Law; Nursing Negligence; Medical Negligence; Insurance.
Admitted: 1994, Illinois and U.S. District Court, Central District of Illinois; U.S. Court of Appeals, Seventh Circuit
Law School: University of Kansas, J.D., 1994
Undergraduate: University of Illinois, B.S., magna cum laude, 1991
Member: Peoria County and Illinois State Bar Associations; Illinois Trial Lawyers Association; American Association for Justice.
Martindale-Hubbel: BV Distinguished 4.4 out of 5

Associates

SoknChristopher H. Sokn
Practice Areas: General Tort Law; Personal Injury.
Admitted: 2008, Illinois; 2009, U.S. District Court, Central District of Illinois
Law School: University of Illinois, J.D., 2008
Undergraduate: Bradley University, B.S., Political Science/Sociology, Honors Program, summa cum laude, 2005
Member: Peoria County and Illinois State Bar Associations.
Biography: Bradley University Mock Trial Team: 2001-2005; University of Illinois College of Law Trial Team: 2006-2008; Associate Editor, Elder Law Journal, 2006-2008.