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SIU Law Alumn Randy Cox Installed as President of the Illinois Association of Criminal Defense Attorneys

December 10, 2014

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Randy Cox of Springfield, Illinois was installed as President of the Illinois Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers in Chicago, Illinois on November 22, 2014, at its annual meeting.

Mr. Cox is a 1991 graduate of Southern Illinois University School of Law.

Also taking office was Todd Pugh of Chicago as President-Elect, Rosa Eliades of Chicago as First Vice-President, Mark Wykoff, Sr. of Springfield (SIU Law Class of 2007) as Second Vice-President, Tony Thedford of Chicago as Secretary, and Matt McQuaid of Chicago as Treasurer.

Mr. Cox is a partner in FeldmanWasser, a nine-attorney Springfield firm engaged predominantly in trial practice before state and federal courts and administrative agencies. In addition to the work with IACDL, Mr. Cox is active in the Illinois State Bar Association, most notably with the Continuing Legal Education Committee, the Solo Small Firm Practice Institute Committee, and the Traffic Laws and Courts Section Council.   Mr. Cox is Vice-Chair of the CLE Committee, on which he has sat since 2001.  He is a former Chair of the Traffic Laws and Courts Section Council, where he has been a member since 2006, and to which he is currently the liaison to for the CLE Committee. 

Mr. Cox commented “I am honored to lead an organization dedicated to protecting the rights of all people to due process in the criminal courts.”

The Illinois Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (IACDL) is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to defending the rights of all persons as guaranteed by the United States Constitution.  Its membership consists of private criminal defense lawyers and public defenders throughout the State of Illinois.

The mission of IACDL is to preserve the adversary system of justice; to maintain and foster independent and able criminal defense lawyers and to ensure due process for persons accused of crimes.