Meeting/Event Information

April Membership Meeting

April 17, 2013
5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
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Sazani's Steak & Pasta
7327 North Galena Road
Peoria, IL 61614

SPEAKER:   Attorney Brad Ingram, Heyl, Royster, Voelker & Allen

TOPIC: Illinois Workers’ Compensation: How to Manage Your Workplace to Minimize Risk

BIOGRAPHY:  Brad has spent his entire legal career with Heyl Royster, beginning in 1980 in the Peoria office. Born in Pekin, Illinois, he became a partner in the firm in 1987. His defense practice has included a wide variety of civil litigation matters. He is the partner in charge of the firm's Employment Law Practice Group. He also manages the defense of workers' compensation cases and civil rights and municipal claims in the Peoria office.

Brad has handled a full range of employment law cases on behalf of employers in state and federal courts and before administrative agencies. These cases range from claims alleging discrimination to related tort claims such as defamation, intentional infliction of emotional distress, and wrongful termination. He has also handled breach of employment contract cases.

He serves as counsel to the Eastern Illinois University Board of Trustees, where he advises the Board on a wide variety of legal issues confronting the University. He is a member of the National Association of College and University Attorneys.

Brad has been active in legal professional organizations in the areas of workers' compensation and employment law. He is chair of the employment law committee of the International Association of Defense Counsel. Brad also serves on the Board of Governors of the College of Workers' Compensation Lawyers. He is a frequent speaker to legal and industry groups on topics involving employment, civil rights, and workers' compensation law.

He also serves as a facilitative mediator having completed the Northwestern University Mediation Skills Training Program and is a member of several conflict resolution and mediation organizations.

MEETINGS: Our meetings are open to members and guests. Social/networking time begins at 5:30 pm and dinner begins at 6:30 pm with the program following. The Central IL Chapter of NAWBO® meets the 3rd Wednesday each month.

COST: $30 for members and $35 for non-members.

REGISTRATION: You may pay at time of registration or at the door. Fees not paid by the meeting date will be assessed a  $5 monthly administration fee.

LOCATION: Sazani's

PARKING: Parking is free.

For more information, please contact [email protected]  or call 309.692-2225 and leave a message.


$35.00 Non-Member Registration - Full Price
$30.00 Earlybird rate before April 11

$30.00 Member Registration - Full Price
$25.00 Earlybird rate before April 11