Paul M. Schimpf

Paul M. Schimpf

Of Counsel
Location:
Columbia, Illinois
Phone:
618-241-0262
Fax:
618-281-7629
Email:

Areas of Practice

  • General Practice
  • Patents & Trademark
  • Military Law

Bar Admissions

  • Supreme Court of the United States of America, 2005
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces, 2001
  • Illinois, 2000

Education

  • Southern Illinois University School of Law, Carbondale, Illinois
    • Juris Doctor - 2000
    • Honors: Dean's List
    • Honors: Jessup International Law moot court team
    • Honors: Order of Barristers
    • Honors: Received the Welch Excellence in Labor Law Award
    • Honors: Law Review
  • The Judge Advocate General's School U.S. Army, Charlottesville, Virginia
    • LL.M., Master of Laws - 2005
    • Major: Military Law with specialty in Criminal Law
  • United States Naval Academy
    • Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering - 1993

Published Works

  • “Talk the Talk; Now Walk the Walk: Giving an Absolute Privilege to Communications Between a Victim and Victim-Advocate in the Military,” in the Military Law Review, 185 Mil. L. Rev. 149 (2005)

Honors and Awards

  • Republican Nominee for Illinois Attorney General, 2014
  • Lt. Col, USMC (retired)

Past Employment Positions

  • Marine Corps Installations Command, Staff Judge Advocate, 2011 - 2013
  • Office of the Secretary of Defense, Strategist for Energy and Environment, 2009 - 2011
  • Military Legislative Assistant to Representative John Kline (MN-2), 2008
  • Deputy Counsel and Environmental Counsel for Marine Corps Air Station, Miramar , 2005 - 2007
  • Deployed to Iraq in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom II as an individual augment, 2005 - 2006
  • Marine Corps Recruit Depot, San Diego , 2000 - 2004
  • United States Marine Corps, Infantry Officer, 1994 - 1997