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CarlR.Draper
Springfield, Illinois
Partner
phone 217-544-3403
fax 217-544-1593
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Carl Draper has focused his professional career on legal matters invoving individual rights. His prior experience as an Assistant Attorney General and as Legal Counsel to the Governor, built a solid base to work on matters involving State government.

He is an advocate of individual rights and has litigated civil rights cases in State and federal courts. He has a strong background in Administrative Law including state professional licenses and other government regulations.

An associated filed of work includes employment rights of the individual in both private and public sector employment.

Professionally, he is an active participant in bar associations, including the Illinois State Bar Association, The Bar Association for the Central and Southern Districts of the federal courts where he serves on the boards that govern both of these organizations.

Year Joined Organization:
1987
Areas of Practice:
Administrative Law
Civil Rights
Construction Law
Litigation & Appeals
Family Law
Employment Discrimination -- Employee
Employment Discrimination -- Employer
Litigation Percentage:
65% of Practice Devoted to Litigation
Bar Admissions:
Illinois, 1981
U.S. District Court Central District of Illinois, 1982
U.S. Court of Appeals 7th Circuit, 1999
Education:
University of Illinois College of Law, Champaign, Illinois, 1981
J.D.


Bradley University, Peoria, Illinois, 1976
B.S.


Professional Associations and Memberships:
Illinois State Bar Association, Administrative Law Section Council, 1988 - Present
Member


Illinois State Bar Association, Law Office Economics Section Council, 1994 - Present
Member


Sangamon County Bar Association, 1994 - Present
Member, Pro Bono Committee


Sangamon County Bar Association, 1987 - Present
member


Lincoln-Douglas Inns of Court, 2009 - Present
member


Bar Association of the Central and Southern Districts , 2006 - Present
Board Member


Past Employment Positions:
McConnell, Kennedy, Quinn & Johnston, Associate, 1981 - 1982


Office of the Illinois Attorney General, Assistant Attorney General, 1982 - 1984


Governor of Illinois, James R. Thompsom, Counsel, 1984 - 1987


Feldman, Wasser, Draper & Cox, 1987 - Present


Birth Information:
April 18, 1955, Springfield, Missouri, United States of America