Stephen R. Clark
Stephen R. Clark, (1949-2015), a founding partner of Courtney, Clark & Mejias, P.C., now known as Courtney Clark Law, P.C., passed away in May 2015.
Stephen R. Clark, who was honored by the St. Clair County Bar Association for 40 years of legal practice, was a proud life-long resident of St. Clair County. He graduated from St. Louis University with a Bachelor of Arts Degree (1971) and Law Degree (1974).
Professionally, Mr. Clark served as special counsel to the Lieutenant Governor of Illinois. He was a Special Assistant Attorney General for the State of Illinois and served as a bankruptcy trustee for the Southern District of Illinois. Mr. Clark was recognized for having distinguished himself as a Court of Claims Commissioner in Illinois.
Mr. Clark was instrumental in forming and establishing the inter-disciplinary M-Team for the Southwestern Illinois Visiting Nurses Association. This project was created to assist elder abuse case workers in resolving difficult cases. He was a pioneer and a strong advocate for the protection of the person and the finances of the elderly.