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February 2012 - Present Pedersen & Houpt August 2006 - February 2012 Meyer Capel June 2005 - January 2006 Hoopis Financial Group August 1999 - May 2003 SkillsCorporate Law, Real Estate, Acquisitions, Small Business, Business, Strategy, Start-ups, Urbana, Illinoisattorney at Tummelson Bryan & KnoxLegal Services EducationUniversity of Illinois College of Law 1966 — 1969Juris DoctorUniversity of Michigan 1961 — 1966Bachelor of Arts (B.A.