David R. Chanez is an attorney with Nepple Law, PLC, in Moline, where he focuses his practice on estate planning, probate, elder law, and taxation. Mr. Chanez, who is also a C.P.A., is a member of the Illinois State and Iowa State Bar Associations. He received his J.D. with High Distinction from the University of Iowa College of Law and his B.A. with High Distinction from the University of Iowa.
Timothy S. Farber is Senior Counsel with Locke Lord LLP, in Chicago, and concentrates his practice on transactional and regulatory issues. Mr. Farber is a member of the Chicago, Illinois State, and American Bar Association. He received his B.S./B.A. summa cum laude from the University of Missouri and his J.D. from Washington University School of Law, where he was Editor of the Washington University Law Review, formerly Washington University Law Quarterly.
Kelly E. Hintzsche is an attorney in Rockford. She previously was with Hinshaw & Culbertson LLP, where she focused on business transactions. Ms. Hintzsche is a member of the Winnebago County Bar Association. She earned her J.D. from Northern Illinois University College of Law and her B.S. from Illinois State University.
Anthony J. Jacob is a Partner with Hinshaw & Culbertson LLP, in Chicago, where he focuses his practice on business law, banking and commercial finance law, real estate law, and election law. He is a member of the Defense Research Institute, the Chicago Bar Association, and the Illinois State Bar Association. Mr. Jacob earned his B.A. from Northern Illinois University and both his LL.M. and J.D. from The John Marshall Law School.
Timothy J. Leake is a Partner at Hinshaw & Culbertson LLP, in Rockford, and concentrates his practice on business transactions. Mr. Leake is a member of the American Bar Association and its Business Law Section, Real Property Trust & Estate Law Section, and Young Lawyers Division. He is also a member of the Trust and Estate Section of the Illinois State Bar Association and the Estate Section of the Winnebago County Bar Association. He earned his J.D. cum laude from The John Marshall Law School and his B.A. cum laude from Luther College.
Kelli E. Madigan is a Shareholder with Mathis, Marifian & Richter Ltd., in Belleville, and concentrates her practice on business law, estate planning, taxation, real estate, and banking. Ms. Madigan is a member of the American, Illinois State, St. Clair County, and Missouri Bar Associations and the Women Lawyers’ Association. She received her B.A. from Saint Louis University, her LL.M. from Washington University School of Law, and her J.D. from Saint Louis University School of Law.
Charles W. Murdock is a Professor at Loyola University Chicago School of Law, where he teaches corporate and securities law. Professor Murdock is a member of the Illinois State Bar Association’s Business Law & Securities Section Council. He was involved in drafting the Business Corporation Act of 1983 and the Limited Liability Company Act. He received his B.S.Ch.E. from the Illinois Institute of Technology and his J.D. from Loyola University Chicago School of Law.
James A. Nepple is the Managing Partner of Nepple Law, PLC, with offices in Moline, Illinois, and Davenport and Muscatine, Iowa. He practices primarily in the areas of taxation, estate planning, trust administration, probate matters, retirement plans, business entities, and nonprofit organizations. Mr. Nepple has an A rating from the Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory and is a member of the American, Illinois State, Iowa State, and Muscatine Bar Associations as well as the Institute of Illinois Business Law. He received his undergraduate degree from Creighton University, his J.D. with distinction from the University of Iowa College of Law, and his Master of Laws in Taxation from New York University.
Kayleigh Thomas Nicholl is an associate at Hinshaw & Culbertson LLP, in Rockford, and concentrates her practice of business transactions. Ms. Nicholl is a member of the Illinois State and Winnebago County Bar Associations. She received her J.D. from The John Marshall Law School and her B.S. from Bradley University.
William A. Price is in private practice in Warrenville, concentrating in business and administration litigation, national and international transactions, and nonprofit entity law. Mr. Price is a member of the Illinois State Bar Association, where he has served as Chair for the Corporation, Securities & Business Law Section Council and the Administrative Law Section Council. Mr. Price was awarded the Matthew Mahoney Tradition of Excellence Award, Section of General Practice, by the ISBA in 2012. He also served as Chair of the Institute for Illinois Business Laws (2014 – 2016) and has taught courses in venture capital and business law at the Stuart Graduate School of Business of the Illinois Institute of Technology. He received his B.A. magna cum laude from the University of Illinois and his M.A. and J.D. from Duke University.
Chad J. Richter is an associate at HeplerBroom, LLC, in Edwardsville, and focuses his practice on commercial and transaction law. Mr. Richter is a member of the Illinois State Bar Association and the Secretary of its Business and Securities Law Section Council. He earned his J.D. from Southern Illinois University School of Law, his M.S. from Southern Illinois University, and his B.S. from Truman State University.