1. Judge Bernthal Shares Tips for a Successful Settlement

    Judge David Bernthal, Counsel at Webber & Thies, spoke on a panel to share his insights with Illinois bar members about successfully mediating disputes. The presentation was the final session for the Illinois State Bar Association’s September 6th program in Springfield, “Tips of the Trade 20…Read More

  2. Thies Presents Land of Lincoln Awards

    At the Annual board/staff lunch of Land of Lincoln Legal Aid (LOL), John Thies, President of LOL and WT shareholder presented honors to Ethel Sylvester and Felicia Voelkel. Sylvester was recognized for her service as a client representative to the LOL Board, which she served for more than 30 years (…Read More

  3. Filing under seal in federal court: A suggestion for reform

    Shareholder Daniel Thies has published an article in the June 2019 Illinois State Bar Association Federal Civil Practice Section Newsletter. The article includes a suggestion for improving the procedures for filing confidential documents under seal in Illinois federal district courts. Read the artic…Read More

  4. Former ISBA President John Thies Welcomes New Leadership

    Webber & Thies Shareholder John Thies was present to welcome new ISBA president, David Sosin (fourth from the left), into office on June 14 at the ISBA Annual Meeting. Thies served as president from 2012-2013, while his father Richard L. Thies served from 1986-87. After the installation ceremony…Read More

  5. Counsel David Bernthal Describes Courthouse Behind-the-Scenes Work

    Webber & Thies Counsel David Bernthal describes for readers the behind-the-scenes work of judges and courthouse staff in his latest op-ed in the Champaign-Urbana News-Gazette, published June 9. “There are dedicated people in that courthouse, including, but not limited to judges, working hard d…Read More

  6. Battle of the (County) Bars

    The Champaign County Bar Association defeated the McClean County Bar Association in the first "Battle of the Bars" softball game by the score of 22-19. The game was played June 9th on the turf field of the Corn Crib Minor League Stadium in Normal, Illinois. Representing Webber & Thies at this ev…Read More