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John P. Long

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Practice Areas:

  • Municipal Law
  • Appellate Practice
  • Libel Law
  • Real Estate Law
  • Wills and Estates

Education

  • Saint Louis University School of Law, St. Louis, Missouri
    • Juris Doctor - 1975
    • Honors: magna cum laude
  • University of Illinois, Urbana, Illinois
    • Bachelor of Science - 1971
    • Honors: magna cum laude

Bar Admissions

  • Illinois, 1976
  • Missouri, 1975
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Illinois, 1978
  • U.S. District Court Central District of Illinois, 1976
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 7th Circuit, 1977
  • U.S. Court of Appeals Federal Circuit, 1991
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 1978

Published Works

  • The Law of Illinois, Volume I: Lincoln's Cases Before the Illinois Supreme Court, From His Entry Into the Practice of Law Until His Entry Into Congress, 1993
  • The Law of Illinois, Volume II: Lincoln's Cases Before the Illinois Supreme Court, From His Return to the Practice of Law Until His Return to Politics, 1996
  • The Law of Illinois, Volume III: Lincoln's Cases Before the Illinois Supreme Court, From His Return to Politics Until His Departure for Washington, D.C.

Fraternities or Sororities

  • Phi Beta Kappa

Representative Cases

  • Owens v. CBS Inc., 527 N.E.2d 1296, 1988, Ill.App. 5th Dist., 1988104195
  • Lewis v. Illinois Central Railroad Co., 600 N.E.2d 504, 1992, 5th Dist.
  • Vaughn v. Granite City Steel Division of Natural Steel Corp., 576 N.E.2d 874, 1991, 5th Dist.
  • Bryant v. Livigni, 619 N.E.2d 5S0, 1993, 5th Dist.

Professional Associations

  • Illinois Bar Association
  • Missouri Bar Association

Current Employment Position

  • Partner

Past Positions

  • John P. Long, Attorney at Law, Owner, 1989 to 2006
  • Sterling, Kelley & Long, P.C., Partner, 1987 to 1989
  • John P. Long, Attorney at Law, Owner, 1976 to 1987
  • Judge George J. Moran, Sr., Appellate Court of Illinois 5th Judicial Circuit, Law Clerk, 1975 to 1976