Greg had a rewarding and enjoyable career practicing law in Peoria, following a one-year clerkship with the Illinois Supreme Court. He will now devote time to his other broad interests and to his family, all of whom reside in Peoria, including his wife, two children, their spouses, and three grandchildren. Among other honors, Leading Lawyers Network named Greg as one of the top 100 downstate business lawyers in Illinois.
University of Illinois College of Law, Champaign, IL, 1975, J.D., Doctor of Jurisprudence.
Honors: Cum Laude; Notes and Comments Editor, Law Review, 1974-1975
University of Illinois, Urbana, IL, 1970, A.B., Bachelor of Arts in Economics.
Honors: Magna Cum Laude; Phi Beta Kappa, Phi Kappa Phi, Phi Eta Sigma; Edmund J. James Scholar, 1966-1970
U.S. District Court Central District of Illinois, 1977
U.S. Court of Appeals 7th Circuit, 1980
U.S. Supreme Court, 2010
Chief Justice Robert C. Underwood, Illinois Supreme Court, Law Clerk, 1975 - 1976
Abraham Lincoln Inn of Court, Master (President, 2004-2005)
Peoria County Bar Association
In 1996, Greg co-founded Legal Aid, an annual fundraiser for the Peoria office of Prairie State Legal Services, Inc., which provides legal services to the elderly and the indigent. Greg's bands (The Shysters and Central Time Zone) performed at every event through 2009. Legal Aid netted over $80,000 during that period. In 2005 Greg received the Equal Justice Award from Prairie State on behalf of his band members.