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James Anderson Murphy

Practice areas:

Litigation, Appeals, Commercial, State, Local And Municipal Law, Personal Injury, Construction & Development

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Licensed since 1987

  1. Litigation: 30%
    26 years
  2. Commercial: 20%
    25 years
  3. Appeals: 20%
    28 years
  4. Construction & Development: 10%
    14 years
  5. Other: 20%
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Contact Info

Mahoney, Silverman & Cross, Ltd.

822 Infantry Drive Suite 100
Joliet, IL, 60435

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License

StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
ILActive And Authorized To Practice Law198708/17/2015

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Awards

Award NameGrantorDate Granted
AV RatedN/AN/A
Leading Lawyer in Commercial LitigationLeading Lawyers NetworkN/A
Civil Appellate LawLeading Lawyers NetworkN/A

Associations

Association NamePosition NameDuration
Illinois Public Arts Advisory CommitteeBoard Member2010 - Present
Three Rivers Arts CouncilVice President2009 - 2011
Will County Bar AssociationMember2001 - Present
Illinois State Bar AssociationMember, Civil Practice Section Council1987 - Present

Legal Cases

Case NameOutcome
Humphrey Property Group, L.L.C. v. Village of Frankfort, 392 Ill.App.3d 611, 910 N.E.2d 193 (3d Dist. 2009).N/A
Village of Frankfort v. Illinois E.P.A., 366 Ill.App.3d 649, 852 N.E.2d 522 (1st Dist.2006)N/A
Khan v. Bland and Champaign Housing Authority, F.3d (7th Cir. Dec. 23, 2010). 2010 WL 5185838N/A

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Publications

Publication NameTitleDate
ISBA Civil Practice News LetterPlurality of Supreme Court Rejects Stream of Commerce as Test for Personal Jurisdiction2011
ISBA Civil Practice and Procedure Section and the ISBA Business Advice and Financial Planning SectionPlaintiff’s Litigation Strategy: Enforcing Covenants Not to CompeteN/A
the ISBA Civil Practice and Procedure SectionMotions for Summary Judgment Pursuant to 735 ILCS 5/2-1005 and Illinois Supreme Court Rule 191N/A
ISBA Civil Practice and Procedure SectionPleadings, The Road Map for TrialN/A
Illinois Institute for Continuing Legal EducationRecent Public Contracting Cases, Trends and StrategiesN/A

Education

School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Chicago-Kent College of Law Illinois Institute of TechnologyN/AJD - Juris Doctor with Honors1987
Knox CollegePolitical ScienceBA - Bachelor of Arts1982

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
Civil Practice and Procedure UpdateTemporary Restraining Orders and Preliminary Injunctions2013
Allerton ConferenceProving Civil Claims and Their Defenses – Evidentiary Issues with Neew Technologies Including Authentication2013
Hot Button Civil Evidence Issues, Allerton ConferenceChanging Civil Evidence Laws2011
Civil Pratice UpdateDispositive motions 2-615 and 2-6192011
Civil Practice UpdateSummary Judgments2011
Illinois Municipal League Annual ConferenceLand Use and Zoning - Avoiding the Common Mistakes2010
Civil Practice UpdateSummary Judgments2010
Successfully Navigating Civil LitigationPleadings - The Road Map for Trial2004
Municipal Litigation UndateRecent Public Contracting Cases, Trends and Strategies2003