Robert B. McCoy, Partner

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Robert B. McCoy

Robert B. McCoy has practiced law since 1994, concentrating in school law, municipal law and litigation.

Robert attended Earlham College where he received his Bachelor’s degree in 1987. He then obtained his Master’s degree from Harvard Divinity School in 1990. He received his Juris Doctor degree, magna cum laude, from the University of Illinois in 1994. After graduating from law school, Robert was a law clerk for the Hon. Robert W. Cook, Illinois Appellate Court, Fourth District, before working as a staff attorney for Prairie State Legal Services, Inc. Robert is admitted to practice in Illinois and the U.S. District Court for the Central District of Illinois. Robert is a member of the Peoria and Illinois Bar Associations, the Illinois Council of School Attorneys and the Order of the Coif.

Recent News and Articles

ILLINOIS APPELLATE COURT PROVIDES GUIDANCE AS TO WHEN MUNICIPALITIES MAY PARTICIPATE IN POLICE OR FIREFIGHTER PENSION BOARD HEARINGS

Court affirms Pension Board’s denial of City’s request to intervene in firefighter line of duty disability hearing. By:…

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Residency Requirements for Municipal Employees

By:  Robert B. McCoy robert.mccoy@mhtlaw.com In most cases, a municipality can chose whether to mandate that its employees…

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Illinois FOIA prohibits disclosure of disciplinary records older than 4 years

Disciplinary Records Older Than 4 Years Prohibited from Disclosure in Response to FOIA Request By:  Robert B. McCoy…

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