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James B. Bleyer

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James Bleyer is AV® Preeminent™ Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell®, the highest recognition possible in the legal industry, for his professionalism and ethics.

Practice areas


Admitted

  • 1955, Illinois


Education

  • University of Notre Dame, J.D., 1954
  • Southern Illinois University, B.A., 1951


Associations and memberships

  • Williamson County Bar Association (President, 1959-1960)
  • Illinois State Bar Association
  • Illinois Association of Defense Trial Council
  • Defense Research Institute

Representative cases

  • Calloway v. Kinkelaar, 168 Ill.2d 312, 672 N.E.2d 1.322
  • Gouge v. Central Illinois Public Service Co., 144 Ill.2d. 535, 582 N.E.2d 108
  • Farley v. Marion Power Shovel Co., Inc., 60 Ill.2d 432, 328 N.E.2d 318
  • Bivin v. Wright, 275 Ill.App.3d 899, 659 N.E.2d 1121
  • City of Carbondale v. City of Marion, 210 Ill.App.3d 870, 569 N.E.2d 290
  • Parker v. Universal Packaging Corp., 200 Ill.App.3d 882, 558 N.E.2d 203
  • Chamness v. Fairtrace, 158 Ill.App.3d 325, 511 N.E.2d 839
  • Magnotti v. Hughes, 57 Ill.App.3d 1000, 373 N.E.2D 801
  • Dapkunas v. Cagle, 42 Ill.App.3d 644, 356 N.E.2d 575

Biographical details
Fellow, American College of Trial Lawyers

Bleyer & Bleyer represents clients in U.S. District Courts for all the southern districts of Illinois.