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Mathis, Marifian & Richter, Ltd. shareholders Bradley W. Small, Deanna L. Litzenburg, Philip D. Speicher, Laura E. Schrick and associate Colin C. Clark were appointed to section councils of the Illinois State Bar Association to serve the legal community during 2019 and 2020. Illinois State Bar Association section council members regularly meet to discuss the standards to which attorneys should be held, contribute to newsletters to inform fellow lawyers, review with proposed legislation and assist with continuing legal education programs.

Bradley W. Small is an attorney who serves Southern Illinos through our Belleville and Nashville offices. He practices banking law, bankruptcy, real estate law, estate planning, collections and business law. Small was appointed as the Chairman of the ISBA Commercial Banking, Collections & Bankruptcy Law Section Council, for a second time, where he has served as a member for a number of years. He is excited to serve 28,000 of his fellow attorneys who are part of this section council of the ISBA.

Deanna L. Litzenburg is an attorney who serves Southern Illinois through our Belleville, Edwardsville and Nashville offices. She practices civil litigation, commercial litigation, premises liability, medical malpractice, employment law, creditor’s rights and workers’ compensation. Litzenburg was appointed as a Member of the ISBA Civil Practice & Procedure Section Council. She is happy to be presented with the opportunity to serve her fellow attorneys through the work of the section council.

Philip D. Speicher is an attorney who practices business law, real estate law, taxation and estate planning. He serves his clients in Southern Illinois and Eastern Missouri through our Belleville, Edwardsville, and St. Louis offices. Speicher was reappointed to the ISBA Federal Taxation Section Council. Speicher is the former Chairman of the Federal Taxation Council, has served on this council diligently for over 10 years and continues to be passionate about driving change in the legal community.

Laura E. Schrick is an attorney who serves Southern Illinois and Eastern Missouri through our Belleville and St. Louis offices. She practices civil litigation, employment law and trust & estates litigation. Schrick was appointed as a Member of the ISBA Labor & Employment Law Section Council. She is excited to dedicate her time to serving this section council and its 27,000 plus members.

Colin C. Clark is an associate attorney who practices business law, real estate law, estate planning and taxation. He serves our clients and community in Southern Illinois and Eastern Missouri through our Belleville, Edwardsville and St. Louis offices. Colin was appointed as a Member of the ISBA Business & Securities Law Section Council. As a first-time section council member, Colin looks forward to collaborating with his colleagues from throughout the state to improve the legal landscape for Illinois businesses, charitable entities and professional organizations.

Brad, Deanna, Phil, Laura and Colin are proud to represent Mathis, Marifian & Richter, Ltd. while serving on these ISBA Section Councils. They are embodying MMR’s passion for giving back by committing their time and efforts to bettering the legal community through proper education. Our attorneys believe that bettering legal education will lead to better representation for all clients and develop a trusting relationship between clients and their attorneys.