William L. Broom III

William L. Broom III

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

Registered Certified Public Accountant. Author: Estate Planning Handbook, Chapter 8, Planning Techniques, Illinois Institute for Continuing Legal Education, 2005. Co-Author: Eminent Domain Handbook, Chapter 8, "Trial Procedure and Technique," Illinois Institute of Continuing Legal Education, 2002. Author: Advising Elderly Clients and Their Families, Chapter 4, Planning for Incapacity, Powers of Attorney, Living Trusts and Forms of Ownership, Illinois Institute of Continuing Legal Education, 2000. Registered Emergency Medical Technician, Illinois, 1982-1984. Special Assistant Attorney General, Illinois Departments of Transportation and Natural Resources, 1983-. Member, 1985-1997, Board of Trustees, Southern Illinois Hospital Services. Member, Board of Directors, Illinois Equal Justice Foundation, 2006

Year Joined Firm

  • 1972

Areas of Practice

  • Trial Practice
  • Appellate Law
  • Eminent Domain
  • Estate Planning

Bar Admissions

  • Illinois, 1972
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 7th Circuit, 1980
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Illinois, 1976
  • U.S. District Court Central District of Illinois, 1988
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 2000

Education

  • University of Illinois College of Law, Champaign, Illinois
    • J.D. - 1972
  • University of Illinois
    • B.S. - 1969
    • Honors: Registered Certified Public Accountant

Published Works

  • Author: Estate Planning Handbook, Chapter 8, Planning Techniques, Illinois Institute for Continuing Legal Education, 2005
  • Co-Author: Eminent Domain Handbook, Chapter 8, "Trial Procedure and Technique," Illinois Institute of Continuing Legal Education, 2002
  • Author: Advising Elderly Clients and Their Families, Chapter 4, Planning for Incapacity, Powers of Attorney, Living Trusts and Forms of Ownership, Illinois Institute of Continuing Legal Education, 2000

Representative Cases

  • City of Carbondale v. Yehling, 96 Ill. 2d 495, 451 N.E. 2d 495
  • Norman v. American National First Insurance Company 198 Ill. App. 3d 269, 555 N.E. 2d 1087
  • Department of Conservation v. Fairless, 273 Ill. App. 3d 705, 653 N.E. 2d 446

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Jackson County, Illinois State, Member, Health Care Section Council, 1986 - 1991
  • Jackson County, Illinois State, Chairman, 1989
  • Jackson County, Illinois State, Member, 1987 - 1993
  • Standing Committee on Continuing Legal Education, Chair, 1992
  • Jackson County, Illinois State, , Member, Special Committee on Ethics, 1999 - 2003
  • Jackson County, Illinois State, Special Committee on Ancillary Services, 2001 - 2003
  • Jackson County, Illinois State, Standing Committee on Professional Responsibility, 2005
  • American Bar Associations
  • Illinois C.P.A. Society
  • The American Association for Justice
  • Illinois Trial Lawyers Association
  • Leading Lawyer Network
  • Registered Emergency Medical Technician, Illinois, 1982 - 1984
  • Illinois Departments of Transportation and Natural Resources, Special Assistant Attorney General, 1983
  • Illinois Departments of Transportation and Natural Resources, Member, 1985 - 1997
  • Southern Illinois Hospital Services, Board of Trustees
  • Illinois Equal Justice Foundation, Member, Board of Directors, 2006 - Present

Past Employment Positions

  • U.S. Navy, 1972 - 1976

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