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Erica Lynn Heyl

Erica Lynn Heyl, American mediator, lawyer. Bar: Illinois 1992, United States District Court (northern district) Illinois 1993; licensed notary public, title agent. Title VI FLAS fellow in Russian Area Studies, University Wisconsin, 1988-1989; recipient Joseph Bercovici award for Jurisprudence and Legal Philosophy, University Wisconsin, 1992.


  • Heyl, Erica Lynn was born on January 7, 1965 in St. Louis. Daughter of Bruce Anthony and Carol Arlene (Johnson) Heyl.

  • Education

    • Bachelor in Russian, University Wisconsin, 1988. Juris Doctor, University Wisconsin, 1992.


    • Lawyer, sole practitioner, Antioch, Illinois, since 1993. Juris Doctor with honors.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: Illinois 1992, United States District Court (northern district) Illinois 1993. Licensed notary public, title agent.


    Advocate for mediation of family law issues. Family law mediator. Member Illinois State Bar Association, Lake County Bar Association (volunteer lawyers program since 1994).



    Classical piano, yoga, russian literature, volunteer soccer referee.


    • Married Richard Bancroft Dowd, June 29, 1985 (divorced September 1992). Children: William Heyl Dowd, Sarah Ann Dowd.
    • father: Bruce Anthony Heyl
    • mother: Carol Arlene (Johnson) Heyl
    • spouse: Richard Bancroft Dowd
    • children: William Heyl Dowd Heyl
    • Sarah Ann Dowd Heyl
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    Born January 7, 1965
    (age 52)