David G. Phoenix graduated from the University of Illinois, Champaign in 1986 with a BA in Political Science. In 1989, he received his Juris Doctorate degree from Northern Illinois University College of Law, where he was a member of the NIU Law Review. He was admitted to the Illinois Bar in 1989 and the Missouri Bar in 1990.
Dave has been practicing primarily civil trial litigation since 1989. He has experience at the State, Federal and Appellate Court levels in Illinois and Missouri, and has appeared in courtrooms in over 50 different counties. Dave has extensive experience in insurance defense, credit card defense, business and construction litigation, mechanics liens, landlord tenant, collections, foreclosures and personal injury. He has also served on the Crystal Lake District 47 School Board.
Dave moved to Crystal Lake, his wife Sherry's hometown, in 1997. He opened the Law Office of David G. Phoenix in 2007. His practice covers McHenry, Lake, Kane, DuPage, Cook, Boone, Winnebago and DeKalb counties.