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David A. Oldfield practices primarily in the areas of corporate law, tax planning, business planning, pension, municipal law, real estate, and driver's license appeals.
Mr. Oldfield received his Juris Doctorate degree in May, 1979, from Vanderbilt University School of Law. He worked as a law clerk for the firm during the summer of 1977 and joined the firm on a full time basis in September, 1979. David began his practice as an attorney upon his admittance to the Bar in November of 1979. Oldfield became a member of The Law Group in the spring of 1982.
David A. Oldfield was born December 9, 1952, in Vandalia, Illinois. He graduated from Vandalia Community High School in May, 1971, and received his undergraduate degree with highest distinction in finance in January, 1976, from the University of Illinois in Champaign-Urbana, Illinois. He is a Phi Beta Kappa. While at Vanderbilt University School of Law, David was a member of the Legal Aid Society, Moot Court Board, and was awarded the American Jurisprudence Award in Estate Taxation and Planning. During the summer of 1978, Oldfield was an intern with Senator Charles Percy's legislative staff in Washington, D.C.
Mr. Oldfield is a member of the American Bar Association, the Illinois State Bar Association, and the Fayette County Bar Association. In the American Bar Association, he is a member of the Sections on Corporation, Banking and Business Law. In the Illinois State Bar Association, David is a member of the Sections on Taxation and Corporations. Mr. Oldfield is a member of the Illinois Association of Hospital Attorneys and an associate member of the American Hospital Association. David is admitted to practice before the United States Supreme Court, the United States Tax Court and several federal courts of appeal.
Mr. Oldfield has lectured on Estate Planning and farm corporations at seminars held by Farm Business Farm Management and the Illinois Farm Bureau. Oldfield has also lectured on Estate Planning for the University of Illinois Extension Service and the Illinois State Retirement System. David has made presentations on religious corporations to the Rehoboth Baptist Association, and has co-authored an article on the penitent/clergy privilege.
Mr. Oldfield is married to the former Dawn Turley of Greenville, Illinois, and they have three children. The Oldfields live in Vandalia.
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