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About me

I represent clients in cases in both the State and Federal courts, primarily in Champaign County and adjacent counties.


I argued a case before the United States Supreme Court in 1987.


I have also argued more than 30 cases in the Illinois Appellate and Supreme Courts.


Practice areas


  1. Employment: 50%
  2. Litigation: 35%
  3. Land Use & Zoning: 15%


Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

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Contact info

Rawles, O'Byrne, Stanko, Kepley & Jefferson, P.C.

Po Box 800
501 West Church Street
Champaign, IL, 61824-0800


ILActive And Authorized To Practice Law197605/17/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Rotarian of the YearChampaign West Rotary Club2005
Man of the YearDon Moyer Boys & Girls Club1999
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
AttorneyRawles, O'Byrne, Stanko, Kepley & Jefferson, P.C.1976 - Present
Association namePosition nameDuration
Illinois State Bar Association, Labor and Employment Law SectionN/AN/A
Illinois Trial Lawyers AssociationN/AN/A
Illinois State Bar Association, Tort Law SectionN/AN/A
Illinois State Bar Association, Civil Practice and Procedure SectionN/AN/A
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Pope v. Illinois - U. S. Supreme CourtFavorable ruling on issue presented.
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School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Illinois College of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1976
Western Illinois UniversityMathematicsBS - Bachelor of Science1971
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
People's Law School - Champaign County Bar AssociationEmployment LawN/A
People's Law School - Champaign County Bar AssociationSexual HarassmentN/A