Articles Published


Grant has also contributed to the education of his fellow lawyers by authoring articles for a wide variety of organizations. Some of these are listed below.

G. Grant Dixon III, Isn’t That Special?  A Guide to Challenging Special Interrogatories in Illinois.  Trial Journal of the Illinois Trial Lawyers Association, vol. 12, No. 2 (Summer 2010).

G. Grant Dixon III, Seven Secrets Your Boss Wants You to Know (But Won’t Tell You).  The Young Lawyer, American Bar Association, Young Lawyers Division, vol. 13, No. 4 (ABA/YLD, Jan. 2009)

G. Grant Dixon III, Seven Secrets Your Boss Wants You to Know (But Won’t Tell You).  CBA Record, vol. 22, No. 8 (Chicago Bar Association, November 2008)

G. Grant Dixon III, Understanding the Role of Medicare and ERISA.  Written materials for portion of seminar titled Obtaining the Best Settlement for Personal Injury Clients sponsored by the National Business Institute on February 29, 2008.

G. Grant Dixon III, Thinking Outside the Box: A Case for Deposing All 213 Witnesses.  Illinois Trial Lawyers Journal, vol 8, No. 1, pp. 8-9 (Winter 2006).  Article discussing the benefits of plaintiff’s lawyers deposing opinion witnesses.

G. Grant Dixon III, General Contractors’ Liability for Injury to Subcontractors’ Workers: A Confusing Construct.  Illinois State Bar Journal, vol. 93, No. 5, pp. 248- 251, 261 (May 2005).  Article discussing Restatement 414 and the conflicting case law in Illinois.

G. Grant Dixon III, Damages in Illinois Civil Trial Practice. Materials for seminar sponsored by National Business Institute on January 18, 2005.  Discussed aspects of plaintiff’s case.

G. Grant Dixon III,Toxic Torts: A Basic Primer Trial Journal of the Illinois Trial Lawyers Association, vol. 3, no. 1 (Winter 2001).

G. Grant Dixon III, You’re On Trial. Your Opponent? Y2K. Trial, p. 78 (ATLA Aug., 1999).

G. Grant Dixon III, Bringing “Bad Faith Refusal to Settle” Claims, 87 Illinois State Bar Journal 92 (Feb. 1999).

G. Grant Dixon III, Your Attack on the Affidavit, materials and speech before the Chicago Bar Association (Oct. 30, 1997).

G. Grant Dixon III, Bulletproof Affidavits, CBA Record (May, 1997).

G. Grant Dixon III, Setting Them Up - Bad Faith - Punitive Damages and Insurance, materials and speech before the Illinois Trial Lawyers Association (Jan., 1997).

G. Grant Dixon III, Your Attack on the Affidavit, materials and speech before the Chicago Bar Association (Oct. 16, 1996).

Michael L. Closen, G. Grant Dixon III, Notaries Public From the Time of the Roman Empire to the United States Today and Tomorrow, 68 N.D. L. Rev. 873 (1992).

David J. Loughnane, John V. Smith, II, William B. Bower, Todd A. Smith, G. Grant Dixon III, Medical Malpractice, Ch. 6, Institutional Negligence (IICLE 1992) (contributing).

Todd A. Smith, et al., Medical Malpractice Trial Notebook, Ch. 4, Institutional Liability (ITLA 1991).

Michael L. Closen, Mandatory Disclosure of HIV Blood Test Results to the Individuals Tested: A Matter of Personal Choice Neglected, 22 Loyola U. Chi. L.J. 495 (1991) (contributing).

Todd A. Smith, The Preemption Doctrine: State Tort Jurisdiction Destruction by Federal Supremacy Claims, speech before Association of Trial Lawyers of America, Constitutional Law Section (July 24, 1991) (contributing).

Todd A. Smith, Preparation and Trial of the Automobile Collision Case: the Plaintiff's Perspective on Trial Techniques, speech before the Chicago Bar Association (May 13, 1991) (contributing).

Philip H. Corboy, Todd A. Smith, United Airlines Flight 232: 45 Minutes of Pre-Impact Terror, speech before the Hawaiian Eye Association (Jan. 31, 1991) (contributing).

Michael L. Closen, Scott Isaacman, Criminally Pregnant?, 76 A.B.A.J. 76 (Dec. 1990) (contributing).

Michael L. Closen, Contracts and Sales of Goods, Ch. 5, The Parol Evidence Rule and Contract Interpretation (IICLE 1990) (contributing).

Michael L. Closen, et al., AIDS: Cases and Materials, John Marshall Publishing Co., Houston, TX, 1989 (contributing).

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