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Central Illinois

Robert T. Trimpe, 84, of Champaign passed away in late March at his residence. Mr. Trimpe, who practiced in Champaign County for over 50 years, was honored by the ISBA as a Senior Counsellor in 2006.

He attended Quincy schools and graduated from Quincy Notre Dame High School in 1943. He served in the U.S. Marine Corps during World War II in the Pacific and was involved in the invasion of Okinawa. He graduated from Georgetown University, Washington, D.C., in 1949 with a BS degree in the College of Arts and Sciences, and Georgetown University Law School in 1953 with a LLB degree and a Jurist Doctorate in 1967.

Click here to read the full obituary in the Champaign News-Gazette

Join us in Normal, Illinois on Friday, May 7th for a comprehensive discussion on the increasingly complex issues occurring in traffic and Driving Under the Influence (DUI) court, as well as the very complicated sentencing options mandated by the Illinois General Assembly. The program is designed for general practitioners, judges, State’s Attorneys, public defenders, and attorneys who practice in the DUI and Traffic Courts—from entry level to advanced practitioners!

This full-day event, sponsored by the ISBA Traffic Laws and Courts Section, qualifies for 6.0 hours MCLE credit.

Click here for more information and to register.

The Champaign County Bar Association will host its Law Day Dinner tonight, April 28, at the Champaign Country Club. ISBA Past President Dick Thies will speak on "Memories of more than 50 years in the Champaign County Bar.”

Dick will be joined by Charlie Palmer, George Miller and “the Thies Brothers” in a special tribute to (OK, roast of) CCBA President John Gadau. The CCBA will also have a surprise special guest who you won’t want to miss!

  • Champaign County Country Club, 1211 South Prospect Avenue
  • Cocktail Hour: 5:30 p.m., Dinner: 6:30 p.m.

Dean W. Jackson, 55, passed away on April 11 at Memorial Medical Center in Springfield.

Mr. Jackson graduated from Galena High School and went on to study at Western Illinois University, University of Iowa, Oxford University England Queen's College Law School and Southern Illinois University School of Law. He was an attorney and was employed as the ICC Chief Administrative Law Judge since 2004.

Click here to read the full obituary in the Springfield State Journal-Register.