Mark J. Ballard

Mark Ballard

Admitted to Practice

  • Illinois – 1978


  • University of Illinois B.A. – 1975
  • University of Illinois J.D. – 1978
  • Phi Eta Sigma, Notes Editor,
  • Recent Decisions Section
  • Illinois Bar Journal, 1977-1978.


  • Illinois State Bar Association
  • Jefferson County Bar Association
  • Mt. Vernon Rotary Club
  • Rend Lake College Foundation
  • Summersville School Board

Practice Areas

Representative Clients

Brinkmann Pork Farms, Inc.,  Community Trust Bank,  Farmers and Merchants Bank,  Howard Brothers Farms,  Peoples National Bank, N.A.,  Rend Lake Plumbing, Inc.


Frequent lecturer for insurance companies, financial planners, and farm managers on estate planning topics