Rebecca O'Neill Services | School of Law | SIU

Southern Illinois University



Rebecca O'Neill

University Service

  • Annually serves on committees of Southern Illinois University School of Law

Professional Service

  • Mediation Association of Southern Illinois member, 1998 to present 
  • Medicare Beneficiary Advisory Counsel, former member 
  • Family Law Pro Bone Project, serve as pro bono counsel 
  • Professor for the Administrative Office of Illinois Courts 
  • Jackson County Bar Association Treasurer, 1997 to present 
  • Presenter at numerous professional seminars for the medical community 
  • Presenter at numerous professional seminars for service providers for the elderly 
  • First Judicial Circuit Restorative Justice Committee Member, 2000 to present 
  • Illinois Guardianship Association, member 
  • National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys, member 

Community Service

  • Recipient of the Lindell W. Sturgis Memorial Public Service Award presented by Southern Illinois University Board of Trustees, May 2005 
  • Routinely give presentations to social workers, hospitals, nursing homes, and senior citizens groups on health care law, estate planning, and other areas of law. 
  • Served as Licensed Foster Parent 
  • Marion Cultural and Civic Center Board Member 
  • Artstarts Company President of the Board of Directors 
  • Paradise Alley Players Member 
  • Our Redeemer Lutheran Church, Former President of Church Council 
  • Marion Soccer Association, Former Coach 
  • Southern Illinois Bullets Baseball, Parent Volunteer