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Cheryl Ann Powell

Cheryl Ann Powell, American lawyer. Bar: Illinois 1988, United States District Court (southern district) Illinois 1989, United States Court Appeals (7th circuit) 1995; certified mediator. Illinois Legislation scholar State of Illinois, DeKalb, 1985-1987.

Background

  • Powell, Cheryl Ann was born on November 1, 1963 in Waukegan, Illinois, United States. Daughter of Raymon Powell Senior and Jackie Lea (Johnson) Mathews.

  • Education

    • AS in Business, College Lake County, 1982. Bachelor in Political Science, Northern Illinois University, 1983. Juris Doctor, Northern Illinois University, 1987.

      Master of Social Work, Southern Illinois University, 1996.

    Career

    • Volunteer law student Prairie State Legal Services, Waukegan, Illinois, 1985, legal intern Geneva, 1987. Research assistant Northern Illinois University College Law, DeKalb, 1986. Law graduate Land of Lincoln Legal Assistance Foundation, Mount Vernon, 1987-1988, staff attorney, 1988-1991, senior staff attorney, 1991-1995, family law task force coordinator, 1994-1995.

      Associate Law Office of Douglas A. Antonik, since 1995.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: Illinois 1988, United States District Court (southern district) Illinois 1989, United States Court Appeals (7th circuit) 1995. Certified mediator.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Membership

    Board member People Against Violent Environments, Centralia, Illinois, since 1987, president, 1989-1991. Board directors Call for Help Sexual Assault Center, since 1995. Member American Bar Association, Illinois State Bar Association, Marion County Bar Association, Jefferson County Bar Association.

    Personality

    Interests

    Reading, writing, volunteering.

    Connections

    • father: Raymon Powell Senior Mathews
    • mother: Jackie Lea (Johnson) Mathews
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    Born November 1, 1963
    (age 54)
    Nationality

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