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William Asa recently joined MMR as a shareholder. Asa will be working at the Edwardsville office, focusing his practice in debt collection, tax deeds and commercial litigation.

With more than 30 years of experience, Will has an extensive background in providing legal counsel related to commercial law, tax deeds, foreclosures, creditors’ rights, bankruptcy, contract disputes, collections, landlord/tenant disputes, preventative counsel, and government regulation.

Asa is licensed to practice law in Illinois and before the Supreme Court of United States, U. S. Court of Appeals Seventh Circuit, and U. S. District Court, Southern District of Illinois. He is an arbitrator in the Third Judicial Circuit Court in Illinois. He was previously a certified child representative, divorce and custody mediator of Third and Twentieth Judicial Circuits and an Administrative Law Judge for special education disputes for the Illinois State Board of Education.

In addition to his extensive experience in the legal industry, Asa has also spent years of his career as an instructor at Sumikin-Intercom International Business Communications, Inc. in Japan. He was a Business English Instructor, teaching employees how to conduct business in English. He also led intensive business skills seminars for other international corporations, and co-authored a CMI textbook/CD What’s Business English? Asa also taught English language in junior high and elementary schools in Nakajo, Japan. He spent more than 10 years an adjunct professor teaching graduate and undergraduate business law related courses.