Barry D. Dix
Legal Assistant: Ann Coffey
Barry Dix is an Of Counsel with Mathis, Marifian & Richter (MM&R), who focuses his practice on business law and estate planning.
He began his legal career with Kassly, Weihl & Bone in 1974 and continued with its successors in name until 1998 after which he practiced in his own firm. He has served as Assistant City Attorney for the City of Fairview Heights, Special Assistant Attorney General of the State of Illinois, and as City Attorney for the City of Waterloo, Illinois.
Mr. Dix has been a frequent lecturer in continuing legal education programs and has authored and presented educational materials for the Illinois Institute for Legal Education. He has been active in the Illinois State Bar Association including service as president of the Federal Tax Section Council.
Barry Dix was born and raised in East St. Louis. He worked for the Pennsylvania and Conrail Railroads from 1966 through 1973 and graduated from East St. Louis Senior High School in 1967. His undergraduate education was at Washington University where he earned an A.B. Degree in 1971 with majors in political science and economics. He was awarded the J.D. Degree from Washington University School of Law in 1974 and was recognized on the Dean’s List and was twice awarded the American Jurisprudence Award for academic achievement. He later pursued post-graduate studies in the LL.M. in Taxation Program at Washington University School of Law. He was admitted to practice in Illinois and before the United States Tax Court in 1974.