David Reid Clark

David Reid Clark

Managing Partner
Location:
Monmouth, Illinois
Phone:
309-760-4602
Fax:
309-734-5477
Email:

Areas of Practice

  • 50% DUI and Traffic
  • 25% Drug Sales/ Possession
  • 25% Violent Crime

Litigation Percentage

  • 100% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • Illinois, 1976
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 1989

Education

  • University of Iowa College of Law, Iowa City, Iowa
    • J.D. - 1975
    • Honors: With Honors
  • Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, Illinois
    • M.S. summa cum laude - 1975
    • Major: Administration of Justice
  • Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, Illinois
    • B.A. summa cum laude - 1974
    • Major: Sociology

Classes/Seminars

  • Faculty, Illinois Defender Project, 1988 - Present
  • Legal Advertising, Carl Sandburg College, 1999 - Present
  • Faculty- Illinois Public Defender Trial Advocacy Program, 1998 - Present

Honors and Awards

  • Dad of the Year, University of Iowa, 1999
  • Martindale-Hubbell rating BV (Legal Ability-high to very high; Ethics-very high)
  • Honorable Discharge, United States Marine Corps
  • Commanding General's Certificate of Commendation
  • Meritorious Promotions to Private First Class, Lance Corporal and Corporal
  • Community Service Award, Monmouth, Illinois, 1995
  • Host parent, two Youth for Understanding Exchange High School Students
  • Chicago Marathon - 5 times
  • Meritorious Service Award- Office of State Appellate Defender, 2013 - Present
  • Monmouth High School-National Honor Society(Honorary), 2002 - Present
  • Parade Marshall-Memorial Day- Knox County, 2003 - 2009
  • Citizen of the Year, Monmouth Area Chamber of Commerce, 2006 - Present
  • Distinguished Service Award- Monmouth Roseville School District 238, 2014 - Present
  • Board of Commissioners- Office of the State Appellate Defender, 2007 - 2013
  • Board of Education- Monmouth Roseville School District 238, 2007 - 2011

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • First Christian Church, Deacon, 1995 - Present
  • Warren County Bar Association, President, 1989 - 1990
  • Noon Lions Club, Various Offices, 1990 - 1996
  • Illinois Bar Association, Member, 1976 - Present
  • American Bar Association, Member, 1976 - Present
  • Illinois Trial Lawyers Association, Member
  • The Association of Trial Lawyers of America, Member
  • Veteran of Foreign Wars - Adjutant
  • American Legion - Adjutant
  • Girls' Basketball Coach, 3 National Championships, Summer Varsity Coach, 1993 - Present
  • First Christian Church, Member, Building Fund Committee
  • Criminal Defense Attorney, 1976 - Present
  • Vietnam Veteran, 1966 - 1967

Past Employment Positions

  • Warren County Public Defender, 1976 - 1991
  • Henderson County Public Defender, 1978 - 1990
  • Western Illinois University, Professor- Law Enforcement, 1975 - 1976
  • United States Marine Corps, Corporate, 1966 - 1972

Pro Bono Activities

  • President, Warren County War Memorial Foundation, 1997 - Present
  • Founder and Director, Monmouth Shooting Stars Girls Basketball Program, 1993 - Present
  • Speaker, Veteran's Day and Memorial Day Services, 1986 - Present
  • American Legion, 1976 - Present
  • VFW, 1976 - Present

Fraternities/Sororities

  • Phi Alpha Delta