Wham & Wham, Lawyers

Wham & Wham, Lawyers

Southern Illinois law firm provides personal injury, estate planning and employment law services.

Firm Overview

An Illinois firm for more than 120 years, Wham & Wham is well known by both clients and peers for its integrity and dedication to excellent legal representation. Our firm has earned an AV Preeminent Peer Review Rating by Martindale-Hubbell, the highest recognition possible in the legal industry, for its professionalism and ethics. We are dedicated to providing clients with the highest quality legal service. Our attorneys are fully committed to winning your cases and work hard to resolve your legal matters skillfully and effectively. The firm is dedicated to helping individuals in the following legal matters: -Automobile accidents -Employment law -Estate planning -General trial and appellate practice -Head and spinal injury -Insurance defense -Medical malpractice -Motorcycle and construction accidents -Personal injury -Premises liability -Products liability -Real estate -Seat belt injuries -Slip and fall -Trucking accidents -Trusts and estates -Whiplash -Wills -Wrongful death -Wrongful termination Southern Illinois lawyers emphasize client service: Our firm prides itself on being responsive to the needs and concerns of each client. We are committed to providing you with clear and precise advice, and create a detailed plan for your legal matters. With four lawyers and a strong, professional support staff, we combine the accessibility and attentiveness of a small firm with the skills, experience and resources commonly associated with a large law firm. Our primary goal is to offer cost-effective representation while providing high quality, aggressive representation for our clients.

Main Office

Main Office
212 East Broadway

Centralia IL 62801

Phone

(618) 532-5621

Fax

(618) 532-5055

Personal Injury

The firm is dedicated to helping individuals in Personal Injury legal matters:

Practice Areas: -Personal Injury -Employment Litigation -Estate Planning

Daniel R. Price

Wham & Wham, Lawyers

Partner

Admitted:
Illinois, 1984

Practice Areas:
-Personal Injury
-Wrongful Death
-Employment Litigation
-Medical Malpractice

Education:
-Southern Illinois University, J.D., 1984
-Masters - Accounting, Southern Illinois University, 1984
-University of Illinois, B.S. 1981

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

Associations and memberships:
-Illinois State and American Bar Associations
-Illinois Certified Public Accountant Society
-American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
-American Judicature Society

James B. Wham, 1918-2011

Wham & Wham, Lawyers

Admitted:
Illinois, 1946

Education:
-University of Illinois, J.D., 1947
-University of Illinois, B.S., 1946

Memberships and Associations:
-Marion County, Illinois State and American Bar Associations
-Illinois Trial Lawyers Association
-Illinois Association of Defense Trial Counsel
-American Trial Lawyers Association
-American Bar Foundation (Life Member)
-Appellate Lawyers Association
-Society of Trial Lawyers
-Illinois Oil and Gas Association

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

Biographical details:
Order of the Coif; Phi Delta Phi. Judge, Illinois Court of Claims, 1953 - 1961. Fellow: American College of Trial Lawyers; International Society of Barristers.

Jennifer W. Price

Wham & Wham, Lawyers

Partner

Practice areas:
-Real estate
-Wills
-Trusts
-Probate

Admitted:
Illinois, 1984

Education:
-Southern Illinois University, J.D., 1984
-University of Arizona, B.A., 1978

Associations and memberships:
Marion County, Illinois State and American Bar Associations

Recognitions:
BV Distinguished Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell for her professionalism and ethics.

Education

Southern Illinois University
Juris Doctorate, 1984

Richard A. Cary

Wham & Wham, Lawyers

Partner

Practice areas:
-Insurance defense
-Personal injury

Admitted:
Illinois, 1973

Education:
-St. Louis University, J.D., 1973
-Eastern Illinois University, B.S., 1968

Associations and Memberships:
-Marion County and Illinois State Bar Associations
-Illinois Association of Defense Counsel

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

Biographical details:
Fellow, American College of Trial Lawyers

Education

St. Louis University
Juris Doctorate, 1973

Ryan D. Rich

Wham & Wham, Lawyers

Associate

Practice areas:
-Personal Injury
-Employment law
-Oil & Gas

Admitted:
Illinois, 2011

Education:
-Southern Illinois University, J.D., cum laude, 2011
-Illinois State University, B.S., 2003

Associations & memberships:
-Illinois State Bar Association
-Marion County Bar Association

Education

Southern Illinois University
Juris Doctorate, cum laude, 2011

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