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James Brooke Lewis

James Brooke Lewis, American lawyer. Bar: Illinois 1969, United States District Court (central district) Illinois 1971, United States Court Appeals (7th circuit) 1973. Member American Bar Association (litigation section), Illinois Bar Association, Phi Beta Kappa.

Background

  • Lewis, James Brooke was born on February 14, 1944 in Miles City, Montana, United States. Son of Vern Edward and Mary (Brooke) Lewis.

  • Education

    • AB cum laude, Georgetown University, 1965. Juris Doctor, University Chicago, 1968.

    Career

    • Trial attorney Heyl, Royster, Voelker & Allen, Peoria, Illinois, 1970-1977. Sole practice, since 1978. Associate member committee jury instructions Illinois Supreme Court, 1974-1975.

    Membership

    Member American Bar Association (litigation section), Illinois Bar Association, Phi Beta Kappa.

    Personality

    Interests

    Reading, classical music, carpentry, running, piano.

    Connections

    • Married Ruth Meerk; children: Matthew Murray, Ellen Brooke Lewis.
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    Born February 14, 1944
    (age 73)