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James A. Devine Attorney at Law
607 East Adams Street, Suite 1510
Springfield, IL 62701
Phone: 217-280-4094
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James A. Devine

James A. Devine

Springfield, Illinois

James A. Devine practices both public and private sector employment law. His background includes service on active duty as a U.S. Marine Corps lawyer, as an assistant Illinois state's attorney, and assistant Illinois attorney general. He spent over twenty years as a civilian in the Pentagon before returning to Illinois. A former Eagle Scout, Mr. Devine was raised in Chicago, Illinois and received his Juris Doctor degree from DePaul University. 

Areas of Practice

  • Employment Law -- Employee

Bar Admissions

  • Illinois, 1973
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Illinois, 1973
  • U.S. District Court Central District of Illinois, 2005
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 7th Circuit, 1978
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 1978


  • DePaul University College of Law, Chicago, Illinois
    • Juris Doctor

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Illinois State Bar Association, Labor and Employment Law Section, Member
  • National Employment Lawyers Association/Illinois, Member

James A. Devine, Attorney at Law is located in Springfield, Illinois, and represents clients throughout the Springfield metro area and central Illinois, including Leland Grove, Grandview, Jerome, Southern View, Clear Lake, Springfield, Rochester, Williamsville, Lincoln, Chatham, Carlinville, Peoria, Bloomington, Normal, Decatur, Clinton, Effingham, Sangamon County, McLean County, Peoria County, DeWitt County, Logan County, Macon County, Menard County, Christian County, Morgan County and Effingham County, Illinois.