In honor of the Thanksgiving holiday, IICLE® will be closed Wednesday, November 25 through Friday, November 27. Normal business hours will resume on Monday, November 30 at 8:30 am.
Choose whether or not to include highlighting and notes in the print view. Depending on your browser, you may have to change print options to include background colors.
Kevin C. Driscoll, Jr., is a Partner in Barnes & Thornburg LLP, in Chicago, where he represents secured and unsecured creditors in Chapter 7, 11, and 13 proceedings. A frequent lecturer and author, Mr. Driscoll has been published by the American Bankruptcy Institute Journal and other publications. Mr. Driscoll received his A.B. from the University of Illinois and his J.D. magna cum laude from the University of Illinois College of Law, where he was a member of the University of Illinois Law Review, which published his note concerning student loan debt in consumer bankruptcy.
S. Linn Perkins is Member of Westervelt, Johnson, Nicoll & Keller, LLC, in Peoria, where she concentrates her practice in the areas of credit union law, mortgage foreclosure law, collections, and general business litigation. A frequent author and lecturer, Ms. Perkins has contributed to numerous IICLE® publications. She is a member of the Illinois State and Peoria County Bar Associations. She earned her B.S. from MacMurray College and her J.D. from the University of Illinois College of Law, where she was a recipient of the Rickert Award for Excellence and a National Finalist for the ABA National Negotiation Competition.
Tyler W. Smith is an associate at Westervelt, Johnson, Nicoll & Keller, LLC, in Peoria, where he focuses his practice on bankruptcy, creditors’ rights, and collections. He is a member of the Illinois State and Peoria County Bar Associations and a member of the Bankruptcy Association of Southern Illinois. Mr. Smith earned his B.A. from the University of Illinois and his J.D. from the University of Illinois College of Law.
Kerrianne L. Waters is an attorney with the Law Office of Jeff Green, in Peoria, where she focuses her practice in products liability. She is a member of the Peoria County, Illinois State, and American Bar Associations, as well as the Women’s Bar Association of Illinois. Ms. Waters has been the recipient of the National Association of Women Lawyers Award, awarded Pro Bono Legal Service Certificates (2012– 2013, 2013 – 2014), and named the Peoria County Bar Association’s Pro Bono Young Lawyer of the Year (2019). She earned her B.S. from the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign and her J.D. from Southern Illinois University School of Law.
Free monthly e-updates in 15 practice areas