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Practice areas


  1. Trusts: 25%
    21 years, 200 cases
  2. Probate: 20%
    36 years, 150 cases
  3. Elder Law: 15%
    21 years, 100 cases
  4. Estate Planning: 15%
    21 years, 100 cases
  5. Other: 25%
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Attorney endorsements

10 total 

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  • Dagmar Pollex

    I have known David for over 10 years and am impressed by the high level of competence, integrity and caring that he brings to his work. I would definitely recommend him to friends and family who need estate planning services in his area.


    Dagmar Pollex Estate planning Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Sara K Yen

    I endorse this lawyer. Dave has a fantastic combination of qualities that you want in an Estate Planning and Elder Law attorney. He is very smart and a very good lawyer. But he also brings the ability to see the bigger human aspect in the lives and needs of his clients, and does so well at combining the head and the heart - so necessary in those practice areas. An added plus is that Dave surrounds himself with good people, so working with his support team is a pleasure as well. Once you work with Dave, you know - he's one of the good guys!


    Sara Yen Estate planning Attorney
    Relationship: Other

Contact info

307 W. Wood St. Box 430
Paris, IL, 61944-1715


INActive In Good Standing199007/03/2016
ILActive And Authorized To Practice Law197405/11/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Small Business of the Year (Professional)Paris Area Chamber of Commerce2007
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PartnerMassey, Anderson & Gibson1979 - 1995
Chief, Revenue Litigation DivisionIllinois Attorney General1974 - 1979
Association namePosition nameDuration
WealthCounselMember2013 - Present
Lake Land College FoundationBoard Member2008 - Present
National Network of Estate Planning AttorneysMember2001 - Present
East Central Illiana Estate Planning CouncilFounding Member1998 - Present
Indiana State BarMember1995 - Present
Illinois State Bar Associationmember1974 - Present
Vigo County Historical SocietyVice PresidentN/A
Publication nameTitleDate
BookThe Complete Guide to Estate & Financial Planning in Turbulent TimesN/A
BookLove Money Control Reinventing Estate PlanningN/A
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Saint Louis University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1974
Notre Dame Law SchoolAmerican StudiesA.B.1971
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Speaker SeriesPlain Talk About Wills & Trusts2016
Farm Estate Planning Dinner & PresentationPassing On Wealth To The Next Generation2016
Farm Estate Planning Dinner & PresentationFamily Farms/Estate Planning2016
Trusts 101Trusts Used for Tax Reduction2015
Trusts 101Where to Begin? An Overview of Trusts2015
Public SeminarPlanning for Farm Families2013
First Mid Employee Lunch & LearnWhat is Important To You....2013
Paris Future LeadersLeadership2012
Farm Family WorkshopProtecting the Future of the Family Farm for Future Generations2012