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J.RandallCox
Springfield, Illinois
Partner, since January 1, 1999
phone 217-544-3403
fax 217-544-1593
email Email Me

 

Year Joined Organization:
1991
Areas of Practice:
Litigation & Appeals
Criminal Law
Construction Law
Divorce, Custody and Domestic Relations
DUI, Traffic, Driver's License Hearings
Personal Injury - Plaintiff
Wills & Probate
Bankruptcy
Real Estate Law
Administrative Hearings
Litigation Percentage:
80% of Practice Devoted to Litigation
Certification/Specialties:
Approved Custody and Visitation Mediator, Circuit Courts of the 7th Judicial Circuit in Illinois, 2007


Bar Admissions:
Illinois, 1991
U.S. District Court Central District of Illinois, 1992
U.S. District Court Northern District of Illinois Trial Bar, 1997
U.S. District Court Southern District of Illinois, 2003
U.S. Court of Appeals 7th Circuit, 1994
Education:
Southern Illinois University School of Law, Carbondale, Illinois, 1991
J.D.


Lead Articles Editor - Southern Illinois University Law Journal, 1990-1991


Knox College, Galesburg, IL, USA, 1988
B.A.
Major: Biology


40 hour Custody and Visitation Mediation training at the University of Illinois-Springfield, January 2007


Facilitation Training Workshop and Certification, Commission on Professionalism of the Illinois Supreme Court, February 2009
University of Illinois College of Law Urbana, IL


Instrument-rated private pilot


Representative Cases:
Williams Bros. Const. v. Public Bldg. Com'n of Kane County, 243 Ill.App.3d 949 (Illinois Appellate Court - Second District1993)
In re Marriage of Self, 265 Ill.App.3d 804 (Illinois Appellate Court - Fourth District1994)
Jones v. Jesse White, Sec'y of State, 4-03-0850 (Illinois Appellate Court-Fourth District2004)
Classes/Seminars Taught:
Ethical Issues Raised by Technology, SIU School of Law/Jackson County Bar Association/Williamson County Bar Association Joint CLE Conference, SIU School of Law, Carbondale, IL, April 2013


Traffic Fundamentals, Legal Issues a New Lawyer Should Know, Illinois State Bar Association Young Lawyers Division, Chicago, IL, February 2013


Collateral Consequences in DUI and Traffic, DUI: Beyond the Courtroom, Illinois Institute of Continuing Legal Education, Springfield, IL, February 2013


Basics of DUI/Traffic Laws, Illinois State Bar Association 8th Annual Solo and Small Conference, Itasca, IL., September 2012


Prosecutor Survival School, Accessing and Use of Technological Data in Litigation, Illinois State Appellate Prosecutor’s Office, Starved Rock State Park, Utica, IL. April 2012


Basic Trial Advocacy, Accessing and Use of Technological Data in Litigation, Illinois State Appellate Prosecutor’s Office, Illinois Education Association Professional Development Center, Springfield, IL. March 2012


DUI, Traffic, and Secretary of State Issues, Obtaining Cell Phone Date, Text Messages, Emails and More, Illinois State Bar Association Traffic Laws and Courts Section Council, Oakbrook, IL. February 2012


Trying Your First Federal Criminal Case/Cooperation and Plea Bargaining, IICLE, Springfield, IL. May 2011


Traffic Law: DUI, Secretary of State, And More/Obtaining Cell Phone Data, Text Messages, Emails, and More, ISBA, Bloomington, IL. April 2011


Professionalism Orientation Program for Law Students, Civility and Diversity Workshop Facilitator, Illinois Supreme Court Commission on Professionalism, University of Illinois College of Law. August 2010


Legal Professionalism, Civility and Diversity Workshop Facilitator, Illinois Government Bar Association, SIU School of Medicine, Springfield, IL. June 2010


Foreclosure and Repossession, Redemption, Reinstatement and Possession, Lorman, Springfield, IL. February 2010


Professional Responsibility: Handling Difficult Conversations Involving Race and Gender in a Professional and Effective Manner, Diversity Workshop Facilitator, Office of the Illinois Attorney General, Springfield, IL. September 2009


Basic Skills/Illinois and Federal Criminal, Civil and Administrative Procedure, IBSA Video 2009, and Moderator live program, Chicago, IL. May 2009


DUI, Traffic and Secretary of State Related Issues, Professionalism and Ethics/Collateral Consequences of Criminal Convictions, ISBA, Lombard, IL. March 2009


Ethics: Fees & Retainer Agreements & Neglect Issues, Illinois Traffic Court Conference, Bradley University, Peoria, IL. June 2008


Real Estate: Mortgagors In Distress, Commercial Mortgage Foreclosures, Panel Member Short Sales, ISBA, Springfield, IL. May 2008


Traffic Laws: Issues, Updates and Hot Topics 2008, Ethics/Professionalism, Trust Accounts and Neglect Issues, ISBA, Oakbrook, IL. March 2008


Foreclosure and Repossession, Redemption, Reinstatement and Possession, Lorman, Springfield, IL. February 2008


Hot Topics for the General Practitioner, Hot Topics in Civil Practice, ISBA, Decatur, IL. February 2008


Basic Skills/Illinois and Federal Criminal, Civil and Administrative Procedure, IBSA, Chicago, IL. December 2007


Basic Skills/Illinois and Federal Criminal, Civil and Administrative Procedure , IBSA, Springfield, IL. November 2007


Ethics, Professionalism and Conflicts, Illinois Traffic Court Conference, Bradley University, Peoria, IL. June 2007


DUI and Traffic Related Issues: Various Topics, ISBA, New Orleans, LA. May 2007


Basic Skills/Illinois and Federal Criminal, Civil and Administrative Procedure , IICLE, Springfield, IL. April 2007


Traffic Law Update/Professionalism and Ethics/Collateral Consequences of Criminal Convictions , ISBA, Springfield, IL. March 2007


Bridge the Gap-Criminal Law, ISBA, 2002


Professional Associations and Memberships:
Standing Committee on CLE
Illinois State Bar Association, 2001 - Present, Secretary 2011 - Present


Traffic Laws and Courts Section Council
Illionois State Bar Association, 2006 - 2012, Chair 2010 - 2011


Solo and Small Firm Conference Planning Committee, 2010 - Present
Illinois State Bar Association


Illinois Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
Board of Directors, 2011 – Present, First Vice President, 2012 – Present


National College of DUI Defense


Sangamon County Bar Association


Pro Bono Activities:
Springfield Air Rendezvous-Legal Advisor, 1998 - 2007
Lincoln Library Foundation-President (2005-2006), 2000 - 2006
Fraternities/Sororities:
Phi Gamma Delta