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James Dennis Marek

James Dennis Marek, American lawyer. Bar: Illinois 1967, United States District Court (central district) Illinois 1974, United States Tax Court 1977.

Background

  • Marek, James Dennis was born on February 19, 1943 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Son of James John and Ardis McBroom Marek.

  • Education

    • Student, Durham (England) University, 1963. Bachelor, DePauw University, 1964. Juris Doctor, Northwestern University, Chicago, 1967.

    Career

    • With Central Intelligence Agency, Washington, 1967-1970. Partner Ackman, Marek & Boyd Ltd., Kankakee, Illinois, since 1970.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: Illinois 1967, United States District Court (central district) Illinois 1974, United States Tax Court 1977.

    Membership

    Trustee Kankakee Community College, since 1992. 1st lieutenant United States Air Force, 1967-1970. Fellow American Bar Association, American College Trial Attorneys, American Board Trial Advocates, Illinois State Bar Association (judicial evaluatin committee, civil procedure committee, facilitator Illinois Supreme Court).

    Member Illinois Defense Trial Counsel (board directors 1991-2001).

    Personality

    Interests

    Skiing, golf, raising llamas.

    Connections

    • Married Shelley R. Forbess (divorced May 1993). Children: James J., Elizabeth A., Jordan A., Lacey A. Married Cathleen Marcotte, 1999.
    • father: James John
    • mother: Ardis McBroom Marek
    • spouses: Shelley R. Forbess
    • Cathleen Marcotte
    • children: James J. Marek
    • Elizabeth A. Marek
    • Jordan A. Marek
    • Lacey A. Marek
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    Born February 19, 1943
    (age 74)
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