James T. Jackson

jjackson@samuelsmiller.com | 217.429.4325


Wheaton College
B.A. English
University of Colorado- Boulder
Juris Doctor

Bar Admissions

Practice Areas
–      College, University and School Law
–      Employment Law
–      Family Law
–      Health Care
–      Litigation and Alternative Dispute Resolutions
–      Wills, Trusts and Powers of Attorney
–      Probate, Estate and Trust Administration

Decatur, IL

Fantasy football, traveling, reading, biking and tennis

About James
James T. Jackson
has been practicing law with Samuels, Miller, Schroeder, Jackson & Sly, LLP since 1988.  During that time he has been a Member of the Illinois State Bar Association, serving as chair of several committees, including Tort Law Section Council; Insurance Law Section Council; and the Attorney Registration and Disciplinary Committee.  Mr. Jackson has also served as Co-Chair of the Student Affairs Section (NACUA) 1998-2000, member of Defense Research Institute/Illinois Association of Defense Counsel 1995-present, and member of Leading Lawyers Network (Illinois) 2005-present.

Mr. Jackson is involved in his local community, previously serving as an Elder at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church and Chairman of the congregation.  He has also served as a Board member of Macon Resources and the Decatur Area Arts Council.  He currently serves on the Board of Regents for Concordia College in Selma, Alabama