Patricia A. Small

Patricia A. Small

Associate
Location:
Carbondale, Illinois
Phone:
618-503-9695
Fax:
618-457-0411
Email:

Phi Kappa Phi. Delta Theta Phi. Order of the Coif. Member, University of Nebraska Law Review, 1986-1988. Author, Illinois Eminent Domain Practice, Chapter 13, "Appeals," Illinois Institute of Continuing Legal Education, 2007; Co-Author: Illinois Causes of Action, in Chapter 11, "Motor Vehicle Actions: Automobiles and Heavy Trucks," Illinois Institute of Continuing Legal Education, 2008. Law Clerk to Justice William C. Hastings, Nebraska Supreme Court, 1988-1990. Special Assistant Attorney General, Illinois Departments of Transportation and Natural Resources.

Areas of Practice

  • Appellate Practice
  • Eminent Domain
  • Trial Practice

Bar Admissions

  • Illinois, 1991
  • Nebraska, 1988
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Illinois
  • South Carolina, 1999
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 2000

Education

  • University of Nebraska College of Law, Lincoln, Nebraska
    • J.D. - 1988
    • Honors: With High Distinction
    • Law Review: University of Nebraska Law Review, Member, 1986 - 1988
  • University of Nebraska, Omaha
    • B.S. summa cum laude - 1984

Published Works

  • Author, Illinois Eminent Domain Practice, Chapter 13, "Appeals," Illinois Institute of Continuing Legal Education, 2007
  • Co-Author: Illinois Causes of Action, in Chapter 11, "Motor Vehicle Actions: Automobiles and Heavy Trucks," Illinois Institute of Continuing Legal Education, 2008

Representative Cases

  • Ritter v. Stanton, 745 N.E. 2d. 828 (Ind. App. 2001), transfer denied, cert. denied
  • Magna Trust Company, Administrator of The Estate of James C. Jones, Deceased v. Illinois Central Railroad Company, 313 Ill. App. 3d 375, 378 N.E. 2d 797 (2000)

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Nebraska State Bar Association, Member
  • Illinois State Bar Association, Member
  • South Carolina State Bar Association, Member
  • American Bar Association, Member

Past Employment Positions

  • Justice William C. Hastings, Nebraska Supreme Court, Law Clerk, 1988 - 1990
  • Illinois Departments of Transportation and Natural Resources, Special Assistant Attorney General

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