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Associates - Steve Ward

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Admitted to bar, 1983; Illinois, United States District Court, Northern District of Illinois, 1985; United States District Court, Central District of Illinois, 1988; United States District Court, Southern District of Illinois, 1989; United States Court of Appeals For The Seventh Circuit, 1992.

Education: DePauw University, B.A., 1978; Chicago-Kent College Of Law, J.D., 1982.

Member, Sangamon County Bar Association; Illinois State Bar Association. Author: Steven C. Ward, "One Bad Apple: Narrowing The Scope Of Federal Rule 11", 80 Illinois Bar Journal 342 (1992), 36 Trial Lawyer's Guide 356 (1992), See also, Westlaw; Steven C. Ward, "Gibellina v. Handley: Toward A Federal Approach To Voluntary Dismissal", 79 Illinois Bar Journal 336 (1991), See also, Westlaw; Steven C. Ward, "Entrustee's Right To Sue For Negligent Entrustment", 78 Illinois Bar Journal 606 (1990), see also, Westlaw; Robert G. Heckenkamp and Steven C. Ward, FEDERAL CIVIL PRACTICE (Chapter 7, "Motion Practice"), Illinois Institute for Continuing Legal Education (1989-Present).

Instructor: 1990 to 1991 NATIONAL ACADEMY FOR PARALEGAL STUDIES, Subjects taught included "Civil Practice and Evidence", "Bankruptcy and Alternatives", and "Legal Analysis and Writing"; 9-17-96 LORMAN EDUCATION CENTER, Seminar entitled, "Illinois Insurance Law: A Primer And Recent Developments", with Randall A. Mead.

Direct e-mail: ward@dnmpc.com

Reported cases: In re William R. Dean, Jr., 277 B.R. 381 (Bkrtcy.C.D.Ill. 2002); Kane v. Doctors Hospital, 302 Ill. App. 3d 755 (4th Dist. 1999); Kennedy v. First National Bank of Mattoon, 197 Ill. Dec. 591 (4th Dist.1994); Collins v. Reynard, 154 Ill.2d 48 (1992); King v. Petefish, 185 Ill. App. 3d 630 (4th Dist. 1989).