Ryan, Bennett & Radloff

Ryan, Bennett & Radloff

AV-rated lawyers

Ryan, Bennett & Radloff

Ryan, Bennett & Radloff

AV-rated lawyers

Firm Overview

At Ryan, Bennett & Radloff, our attorneys function as a team in which every member plays a valued role. With our more than 50 years of combined experience, we work closely with you to align our creative and strategic solutions to fit your needs. Attorneys Stephen R. Ryan and Michael D. Ryan are well respected among the legal community and have earned AV Preeminent Peer Review Rating by Martindale-Hubbell, the highest recognition possible in the legal industry, for their professionalism and ethics.

You owe it to yourself to depend on an attorney who has earned a reputation for resolving difficult criminal and civil trials through experience and hard work. We approach an otherwise stressful situation with a positive frame of mind. From the initial consultation to the final resolution, you will experience the quality and dedication we provide our clients at Ryan, Bennett & Radloff.

Ryan, Bennett & Radloff regularly handles cases in:
-Civil and criminal practice
-Trials in all courts
-Insurance defense law
-Workers compensation
-Negligence
-Corporation
-Child custody and adoption law
-Probate
-Estate planning
-Bankruptcy
-Taxation
-Oil and gas law
-Domestic relations
-Divorce

Emphasizing skill and client service:
Our practice encompasses everything from helping Illinois families formulate and implement their estate planning objectives to mediating divorces involving significant estates and complex child custody issues. We focus on resolving any dispute in the most timely and cost-effective manner possible. And because our lawyers are also members of professional legal associations, we keep informed about the significant issues affecting our areas of practice.

Main Office

Main Office
300 Richmond East, P.O. BOX 629
Mattoon, IL 61938

Phone

217-234-2000

Fax

217-234-2001

Ryan, Bennett & Radloff
James A. Bennett

Partner

James A. Bennett is BV Distinguished Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell for his professionalism and ethics.

Practice areas:
-Commercial law
-Bankruptcy
-Real estate law
-Contracts
-Probate

Admitted:
-Kansas, 1965
-Illinois, 1967
-U.S. Tax Court, 1971
-U.S. Supreme Court, 1972

Education:
-Catholic University of America, J.D., 1965
-St. Benedict's College, B.A., 1962

Associations and memberships:
-Coles-Cumberland County Bar Association (President, 1986-1987)
-Illinois State Bar Association
-Commercial Law League of America
-American Bankruptcy Institute

Biographical details:
Internal Revenue Estate Tax Examiner, U.S. Treasury Department, 1965-1967

Born:
Wheaton, Kansas, November 10, 1940

Education

Catholic University of America
Juris Doctorate, 1965

Ryan, Bennett & Radloff
James A. Bennett

Partner

James A. Bennett is BV Distinguished Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell for his professionalism and ethics.

Practice areas:
-Commercial law
-Bankruptcy
-Real estate law
-Contracts
-Probate

Admitted:
-Kansas, 1965
-Illinois, 1967
-U.S. Tax Court, 1971
-U.S. Supreme Court, 1972

Education:
-Catholic University of America, J.D., 1965
-St. Benedict's College, B.A., 1962

Associations and memberships:
-Coles-Cumberland County Bar Association (President, 1986-1987)
-Illinois State Bar Association
-Commercial Law League of America
-American Bankruptcy Institute

Biographical details:
Internal Revenue Estate Tax Examiner, U.S. Treasury Department, 1965-1967

Born:
Wheaton, Kansas, November 10, 1940

Education

Catholic University of America Juris Doctorate, 1965


Ryan, Bennett & Radloff
Stephen R. Ryan

Partner

Mr. Ryan is AV Preeminent Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell, the highest recognition possible in the legal industry, for his professionalism and ethics.

Practice areas:
-Family law
-Criminal law
-Civil practice
-Personal injury
-Litigation

Mr. Ryan is AV Preeminent Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell, the highest recognition possible in the legal industry, for his professionalism and ethics.

Admitted:
-Illinois, 1974
-Iowa, 1974

Education:
-University of Iowa, J.D., 1974
-Northwestern University and Illinois State University, B.S., 1972

Associations and memberships:
-Coles-Cumberland County Bar Association
-Illinois State Bar Association
-Iowa State Bar Association
-Illinois Trial Lawyers Association
-The Association of Trial Lawyers of America
-National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers

Born:
Mattoon, Illinois, November 2, 1946

Education

University of Iowa
Juris Doctorate, 1974

Ryan, Bennett & Radloff
Stephen R. Ryan

Partner

Mr. Ryan is AV Preeminent Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell, the highest recognition possible in the legal industry, for his professionalism and ethics.

Practice areas:
-Family law
-Criminal law
-Civil practice
-Personal injury
-Litigation

Mr. Ryan is AV Preeminent Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell, the highest recognition possible in the legal industry, for his professionalism and ethics.

Admitted:
-Illinois, 1974
-Iowa, 1974

Education:
-University of Iowa, J.D., 1974
-Northwestern University and Illinois State University, B.S., 1972

Associations and memberships:
-Coles-Cumberland County Bar Association
-Illinois State Bar Association
-Iowa State Bar Association
-Illinois Trial Lawyers Association
-The Association of Trial Lawyers of America
-National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers

Born:
Mattoon, Illinois, November 2, 1946

Education

University of Iowa Juris Doctorate, 1974


Ryan, Bennett & Radloff
Michael D. Ryan

Michael D. Ryan

Partner

Mr. Ryan is AV Preeminent Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell, the highest recognition possible in the legal industry, for his professionalism and ethics.

Practice areas:
-Personal injury litigation
-Insurance defense
-Negligence
-Premises liability

Admitted:
Illinois, 1976

Education :
-John Marshall Law School, J.D., with distinction, 1976
-Denison University, A.B., 1973

Associations and memberships:
-Coles-Cumberland County Bar Association
-Illinois State Bar Association
-Worker's Compensation Lawyers Association
-Illinois Association of Defense Trial Counsel
-Defense Research Institute

Born:
Mattoon, Illinois, December 19, 1950

Education

John Marshall Law School
Juris Doctorate, with distinction, 1976

Ryan, Bennett & Radloff
Michael D. Ryan

Michael D. Ryan

Partner

Mr. Ryan is AV Preeminent Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell, the highest recognition possible in the legal industry, for his professionalism and ethics.

Practice areas:
-Personal injury litigation
-Insurance defense
-Negligence
-Premises liability

Admitted:
Illinois, 1976

Education :
-John Marshall Law School, J.D., with distinction, 1976
-Denison University, A.B., 1973

Associations and memberships:
-Coles-Cumberland County Bar Association
-Illinois State Bar Association
-Worker's Compensation Lawyers Association
-Illinois Association of Defense Trial Counsel
-Defense Research Institute

Born:
Mattoon, Illinois, December 19, 1950

Education

John Marshall Law School Juris Doctorate, with distinction, 1976


Ryan, Bennett & Radloff
Michael K. Radloff

Partner

Mr. Radloff is BV Distinguished Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell for his professionalism and ethics.

Practice areas:
-Personal injury litigation
-Criminal law
-Insurance defense
-Family law
-Insurance

Admitted:
Illinois, 1983

Education:
-University of Illinois, J.D., 1983
-Eastern Illinois University, M.A., 1978
-Eastern Illinois University, B.A., 1977

Associations and memberships:
-Coles-Cumberland County Bar Association
-Illinois State Bar Association
-American Bar Association
-Illinois Association of Defense Trial Counsel

Born:
Charleston, Illinois, October 11, 1954

Education

University of Illinois
Juris Doctorate, 1983

Ryan, Bennett & Radloff
Michael K. Radloff

Partner

Mr. Radloff is BV Distinguished Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell for his professionalism and ethics.

Practice areas:
-Personal injury litigation
-Criminal law
-Insurance defense
-Family law
-Insurance

Admitted:
Illinois, 1983

Education:
-University of Illinois, J.D., 1983
-Eastern Illinois University, M.A., 1978
-Eastern Illinois University, B.A., 1977

Associations and memberships:
-Coles-Cumberland County Bar Association
-Illinois State Bar Association
-American Bar Association
-Illinois Association of Defense Trial Counsel

Born:
Charleston, Illinois, October 11, 1954

Education

University of Illinois Juris Doctorate, 1983


Firm Overview

At Ryan, Bennett & Radloff, our attorneys function as a team in which every member plays a valued role. With our more than 50 years of combined experience, we work closely with you to align our creative and strategic solutions to fit your needs. Attorneys Stephen R. Ryan and Michael D. Ryan are well respected among the legal community and have earned AV Preeminent Peer Review Rating by Martindale-Hubbell, the highest recognition possible in the legal industry, for their professionalism and ethics.

You owe it to yourself to depend on an attorney who has earned a reputation for resolving difficult criminal and civil trials through experience and hard work. We approach an otherwise stressful situation with a positive frame of mind. From the initial consultation to the final resolution, you will experience the quality and dedication we provide our clients at Ryan, Bennett & Radloff.

Ryan, Bennett & Radloff regularly handles cases in:
-Civil and criminal practice
-Trials in all courts
-Insurance defense law
-Workers compensation
-Negligence
-Corporation
-Child custody and adoption law
-Probate
-Estate planning
-Bankruptcy
-Taxation
-Oil and gas law
-Domestic relations
-Divorce

Emphasizing skill and client service:
Our practice encompasses everything from helping Illinois families formulate and implement their estate planning objectives to mediating divorces involving significant estates and complex child custody issues. We focus on resolving any dispute in the most timely and cost-effective manner possible. And because our lawyers are also members of professional legal associations, we keep informed about the significant issues affecting our areas of practice.

Main Office

Main Office
300 Richmond East, P.O. BOX 629
Mattoon, IL 61938

Phone

217-234-2000

Fax

217-234-2001

Ryan, Bennett & Radloff
James A. Bennett

Partner

James A. Bennett is BV Distinguished Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell for his professionalism and ethics.

Practice areas:
-Commercial law
-Bankruptcy
-Real estate law
-Contracts
-Probate

Admitted:
-Kansas, 1965
-Illinois, 1967
-U.S. Tax Court, 1971
-U.S. Supreme Court, 1972

Education:
-Catholic University of America, J.D., 1965
-St. Benedict's College, B.A., 1962

Associations and memberships:
-Coles-Cumberland County Bar Association (President, 1986-1987)
-Illinois State Bar Association
-Commercial Law League of America
-American Bankruptcy Institute

Biographical details:
Internal Revenue Estate Tax Examiner, U.S. Treasury Department, 1965-1967

Born:
Wheaton, Kansas, November 10, 1940

Education

Catholic University of America
Juris Doctorate, 1965

Ryan, Bennett & Radloff
James A. Bennett

Partner

James A. Bennett is BV Distinguished Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell for his professionalism and ethics.

Practice areas:
-Commercial law
-Bankruptcy
-Real estate law
-Contracts
-Probate

Admitted:
-Kansas, 1965
-Illinois, 1967
-U.S. Tax Court, 1971
-U.S. Supreme Court, 1972

Education:
-Catholic University of America, J.D., 1965
-St. Benedict's College, B.A., 1962

Associations and memberships:
-Coles-Cumberland County Bar Association (President, 1986-1987)
-Illinois State Bar Association
-Commercial Law League of America
-American Bankruptcy Institute

Biographical details:
Internal Revenue Estate Tax Examiner, U.S. Treasury Department, 1965-1967

Born:
Wheaton, Kansas, November 10, 1940

Education

Catholic University of America Juris Doctorate, 1965


Ryan, Bennett & Radloff
Stephen R. Ryan

Partner

Mr. Ryan is AV Preeminent Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell, the highest recognition possible in the legal industry, for his professionalism and ethics.

Practice areas:
-Family law
-Criminal law
-Civil practice
-Personal injury
-Litigation

Mr. Ryan is AV Preeminent Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell, the highest recognition possible in the legal industry, for his professionalism and ethics.

Admitted:
-Illinois, 1974
-Iowa, 1974

Education:
-University of Iowa, J.D., 1974
-Northwestern University and Illinois State University, B.S., 1972

Associations and memberships:
-Coles-Cumberland County Bar Association
-Illinois State Bar Association
-Iowa State Bar Association
-Illinois Trial Lawyers Association
-The Association of Trial Lawyers of America
-National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers

Born:
Mattoon, Illinois, November 2, 1946

Education

University of Iowa
Juris Doctorate, 1974

Ryan, Bennett & Radloff
Stephen R. Ryan

Partner

Mr. Ryan is AV Preeminent Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell, the highest recognition possible in the legal industry, for his professionalism and ethics.

Practice areas:
-Family law
-Criminal law
-Civil practice
-Personal injury
-Litigation

Mr. Ryan is AV Preeminent Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell, the highest recognition possible in the legal industry, for his professionalism and ethics.

Admitted:
-Illinois, 1974
-Iowa, 1974

Education:
-University of Iowa, J.D., 1974
-Northwestern University and Illinois State University, B.S., 1972

Associations and memberships:
-Coles-Cumberland County Bar Association
-Illinois State Bar Association
-Iowa State Bar Association
-Illinois Trial Lawyers Association
-The Association of Trial Lawyers of America
-National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers

Born:
Mattoon, Illinois, November 2, 1946

Education

University of Iowa Juris Doctorate, 1974


Ryan, Bennett & Radloff
Michael D. Ryan

Michael D. Ryan

Partner

Mr. Ryan is AV Preeminent Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell, the highest recognition possible in the legal industry, for his professionalism and ethics.

Practice areas:
-Personal injury litigation
-Insurance defense
-Negligence
-Premises liability

Admitted:
Illinois, 1976

Education :
-John Marshall Law School, J.D., with distinction, 1976
-Denison University, A.B., 1973

Associations and memberships:
-Coles-Cumberland County Bar Association
-Illinois State Bar Association
-Worker's Compensation Lawyers Association
-Illinois Association of Defense Trial Counsel
-Defense Research Institute

Born:
Mattoon, Illinois, December 19, 1950

Education

John Marshall Law School
Juris Doctorate, with distinction, 1976

Ryan, Bennett & Radloff
Michael D. Ryan

Michael D. Ryan

Partner

Mr. Ryan is AV Preeminent Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell, the highest recognition possible in the legal industry, for his professionalism and ethics.

Practice areas:
-Personal injury litigation
-Insurance defense
-Negligence
-Premises liability

Admitted:
Illinois, 1976

Education :
-John Marshall Law School, J.D., with distinction, 1976
-Denison University, A.B., 1973

Associations and memberships:
-Coles-Cumberland County Bar Association
-Illinois State Bar Association
-Worker's Compensation Lawyers Association
-Illinois Association of Defense Trial Counsel
-Defense Research Institute

Born:
Mattoon, Illinois, December 19, 1950

Education

John Marshall Law School Juris Doctorate, with distinction, 1976


Ryan, Bennett & Radloff
Michael K. Radloff

Partner

Mr. Radloff is BV Distinguished Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell for his professionalism and ethics.

Practice areas:
-Personal injury litigation
-Criminal law
-Insurance defense
-Family law
-Insurance

Admitted:
Illinois, 1983

Education:
-University of Illinois, J.D., 1983
-Eastern Illinois University, M.A., 1978
-Eastern Illinois University, B.A., 1977

Associations and memberships:
-Coles-Cumberland County Bar Association
-Illinois State Bar Association
-American Bar Association
-Illinois Association of Defense Trial Counsel

Born:
Charleston, Illinois, October 11, 1954

Education

University of Illinois
Juris Doctorate, 1983

Ryan, Bennett & Radloff
Michael K. Radloff

Partner

Mr. Radloff is BV Distinguished Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell for his professionalism and ethics.

Practice areas:
-Personal injury litigation
-Criminal law
-Insurance defense
-Family law
-Insurance

Admitted:
Illinois, 1983

Education:
-University of Illinois, J.D., 1983
-Eastern Illinois University, M.A., 1978
-Eastern Illinois University, B.A., 1977

Associations and memberships:
-Coles-Cumberland County Bar Association
-Illinois State Bar Association
-American Bar Association
-Illinois Association of Defense Trial Counsel

Born:
Charleston, Illinois, October 11, 1954

Education

University of Illinois Juris Doctorate, 1983


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