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Richard Lee Tognarelli

Richard Lee Tognarelli, American lawyer. Bar: Illinois 1975, United States District Court (southern district) Illinois 1975, United States District Court (eastern district) Illinois 1975, United States Court Appeals (7th circuit) 1976. Named Outstanding Young Men of America, Collinsville Junior Chamber of Commerce, 1981; recipient Distinguished Service award, 1984.

Background

  • Tognarelli, Richard Lee was born on August 12, 1949 in Collinsville, Illinois, United States. Son of Albert John and Rosalie Frances (Brogliatto) Tognarelli.

  • Education

    • AB, St. Louis University, 1971. Juris Doctor, St. Louis University, 1974.

    Career

    • Clerk, associate firm Dunham, Boman, Leskera & Churchill, East St. Louis, Illinois, 1973—1978. Partner Cadagin, Cain & Tognarelli, Collinsville, 1978—1984. Partner firm Tognarelli & Mattea, 1984—1991, Tognarelli & Levo, Professional Corporation, Collinsville, since 1992.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: Illinois 1975, United States District Court (southern district) Illinois 1975, United States District Court (eastern district) Illinois 1975, United States Court Appeals (7th circuit) 1976.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Membership

    President parish council Saints Peter and Paul Roman Catholic Church, Collinsville, since 1988. Member of Knights of Columbus, American Bar Association (section economics law practice committee lawyer relations with public 1986-1987, vice-chair criminal justice committee secretary general practice 1990-1993, vice-chairman criminal law committee general practice section since 1990), Collinsville Chamber of Commerce (chairman ambassadors 1984-1987, vice president organization affairs 1986-1988, president 1988-1990), Illinois State Bar Association (chairman judicial advisory polls committee 1986-1987, membership and bar activities 1988-1993, committee public relations), Illinois Trail Lawyers Association. (membership committee member), Rotary Club (president Collinsville 1983-1984), Phi Beta Kappa.

    Connections

    • Married Gail Marie Culliton, June 11, 1971. Children: Michael Anthony, Matthew Paul.
    • father: Albert John Tognarelli
    • mother: Rosalie Frances (Brogliatto) Tognarelli
    • spouse: Gail Marie Culliton
    • children: Michael Anthony Tognarelli
    • Matthew Paul Tognarelli
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    Born August 12, 1949
    (age 68)
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