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Kenneth E. Baughman




  • Born Manson, IA, November 18, 1939

  • Admitted to bar, 1965, IL; 1965, IA.  Also admitted to practice before U.S. Supreme Court; U.S. Court of Appeals, 7th and 8th Circuits; U.S. District Court, Northern, Southern and Central Districts of IL, Northern District of IA.

  • Preparatory education: Iowa State University (B.S. 1962); legal education: University of Illinois (LL.B 1965); Fraternity: Phi Alpha Delta.

  • Author: "Disorderly Conduct vs the First Amendment." 63 IL Bar Journal 11, p. 646.

  • Assistant State's Attorney, Tazwell County, 1965-1966; Champaign County, 1966-1967; First Assistant State's Attorney, Champaign County, 1968-1971; Assistant State's Attorney, Dewitt County, 1971-1975; Monticello City Attorney, 1975-1977.  University of Illinois, Agriculture Law Department, 1965-1965.

  • Member:  Champaign County, Macon County, Vermilion County, Piatt County, Illinois State, Iowa State, Chicago and American Bar Associations; Illinois Trial Lawyers Association (Member of Medical Negligence Section) and the Association of Trial Lawyers of America.  (See Sullivan's Law Directory 1999-2000)

  • Participant in continuing legal education programs as part of the requirement of Iowa Supreme Court and studies mainly in the area of medical malpractice, negligence, torts, and civil procedure.

  • During the thirty-five years of active practice, Kenneth E. Baughman has counseled some 20,000 clients, handled some 4,000 cases in court, and tried over 300 bench and jury civil and criminal trials and appeals and has worked on medical and legal malpractice cases since 1976.




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