Richard L. Steagall

Richard L. Steagall (Peoria, Illinois)

Richard L. Steagall

Attorney in Peoria, IL
Author: "The Recent Explosion in Summary Judgments Entered by the Federal Courts Has Eliminated the Jury From the Federal Judicial Power," 33 South. Ill. L.J., 469 (Spring 2009); "Loss of Chance of Survival in Medical Malpractice Cases, Ill. Bar J. (October 1991); "Illinois Adopts Comparative Assumption of Risk and Misuse in Strict Products Liability Cases," Illinois Bar Journal (May 1984). Emeritus, 1996—; Master, 1993-96; Program Chairman & Executive Committee Member, 1994-1995; Barrister, 1988-1992; Master, 1993-1996; Barrister, 1998-1992, Abraham Lincoln Inn of Court. Leading Lawyers of Illinois, Civil Rights, Constitutional Law, 2003—, Super Lawyers, 2007—; William J. Harte Amicus Volunteer Award, The Illinois Trial Lawyers Association, June 6, 2008.
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Admission Details
Admitted in 1977, Florida
1978, Illinois
1978, U.S. Court of Appeals 7th Circuit
1978, U.S. District Court Central District of Illinois
1982, U.S. District Court Middle District of Florida
1982, U.S. Supreme Court
1986, U.S. District Court Northern District of Illinois Trial Bar
1995, U.S. District Court Northern District of Ohio
2000, U.S. Court of Appeals 10th Circuit
2004, U.S. District Court Southern District of Indiana
Law School Attended
Stetson University
Stetson University College of Law (

Stetson University
Class of 1977
University of Georgia School of Law (J.D.
University Attended
Illinois Wesleyan University
Class of 1975
B.A.
cum laude

Stetson University
Birth Information
Born in 1953
Indianapolis, Indiana, June 30, 1953
Associations & Memberships
Peoria County, Illinois State, and American Bar Associations; The Florida Bar; The Illinois Trial Lawyers Association; American Association for Justice.
Representative Cases
Gayton v. McCoy, 593 F.3d 610 (7th Cir. 2010); Thomas v. City of Peoria, Ill, 580 F.3d 633 (7th Cir. 2009; Village of Depue, Ill. v. Exxon Mobil Corp., 537 F.3d 774 (7th Cir. 2009); Estate of Sims v. County of Bureau, 506 F.3d 509 (7th Cir. 2007); Delgado v. Stegall, 367 F.3d 668 (7th Cir. 2004); Cooper v. Carl A. Nelson & Co., 211 F.3d 1008 (7th Cir. 2000); Massey v. Helman, 196 F.3d 727 (7th Cir. 1999); Corley v. Rosewood Care Center, Inc. of Peoria, 142 F.3d 1041 (7th Cir. 1998); 388 F.3d 990 (7th Cir. 2004); In Re Agent Orange Product Liability Litigation, 818 F.2d 145 (2d Cir. 1986), cert. denied, Pickney v. Dow Chemical Co., 484 U.S. 1004 (1988); Ricker v. Fulton County Soil and Water Conservation Dist., 800 F.Supp. 636 (C.D.Ill. 1992); Coney v. J.L.G. Industries, Inc., 97 Ill.2d 104, 454 N.E.2d 197, 73 Ill.Dec. 337 (1983); Zinser v. Rose, 245 Ill.App.3d 881, 614 N.E.2d 1259, 185 Ill.Dec. 574 (3d Dist. 1993); Carrigan v. New World Enterprises, Ltd., 112 Ill.App.3d 970, 446 N.E.2d 265, 68 Ill.Dec. 531 (3d Dist. 1983). 43500.
Hobbies & Interests
Skiing, travel, sports.

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Firm Address
Nicoara & Steagall
Commerce Building, 416 Main Street, Suite 815,
Peoria, IL 61602
U.S.A.
Phone
(309) 674-6085 Call now
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(309) 674-6032
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Richard L. Steagall
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Nicoara & Steagall
Commerce Building, 416 Main Street, Suite 815,
Peoria, IL 61602

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