Speeches


Dixon Law Office founder, G. Grant Dixon III, is recognized expert in many areas of the law. As such, he is a sought after speaker on a many topics. These include catastrophic injury cases, jury selection, and business litigation, just to name a few. Below are just a sample of some of the speeches he has given.


Deadly at Any Speed - G. Grant Dixon III Speaks about Distracted Driving

Dixon Law Office founder, Grant Dixon, spoke before nearly a dozen different Rotary Clubs about the dangers of distracted driving.  During 2012, Rotary clubs in Naperville, Oak Brook, Hinsdale, Oswego, Palos Hills, Chicago, Lemont, and several other cities hosted Mr. Dixon. Members and guests learned not only about how dangerous distracted driving is, but learned practical ways to drive more safely.


G. Grant Dixon III Featured Teacher at 33rd Annual National Notary Association's National Convention

Unauthorized Practice of Law. Seminar presented at the National Notary Association on May 25, 2011, in Las Vegas, Nevada.  G. Grant Dixon III discussed the unauthorized practice of law by notaries.

33rd Annual National Notary Association Conference in Las Vegas: Managing Risks in Today's World, May 22-26, 2011." Read More>>

Medicare. Update and Review Seminar sponsored by the Illinois Trial Lawyers on October 12, 2009.  G. Grant Dixon III discussed current issues in Medicare.

Jury Selection in the 21st Century. Sharpen Your Trial Skills Seminar at the Illinois State Bar Association on February 27, 2009.  GGD discussed jury selection.

Private Practice Superstars. Seminar at John Marshall Law School on September 4, 2008.  G. Grant Dixon III was the sole speaker discussing issues of practice in government, large firm, and solo practitioner settings.

Current Issues in Professional Responsibility.  Seminar sponsored by the Illinois Trial Lawyers on May 2, 2008.  G. Grant Dixon III was the moderator of the seminar.

Liens & Settlements Seminar.  Seminar sponsored by the Illinois Trial Lawyers on April 5, 2008.  G. Grant Dixon III was moderator of the seminar.

Understanding the Role of Medicare and ERISA.  Seminar sponsored by the National Business Institute on February 29, 2008.  G. Grant Dixon III spoke on this topic.

Update & Review Seminar.  Seminar sponsored by the Illinois Trial Lawyers on October 8, 2007.  G. Grant Dixon III was moderator of the seminar.

Medicare.  Seminar titled Top Topics sponsored by the Illinois Trial Lawyers on June 4, 2007.  G. Grant Dixon III was the speaker on this topic.

Top Topics.  Seminar sponsored by the Illinois Trial Lawyers on June 4, 2007.  G. Grant Dixon III was the moderator of the seminar.

Evidence Seminar.  Seminar sponsored by the Illinois Trial Lawyers on May 4, 2007.  G. Grant Dixon III was the moderator of the seminar (3:30 total).

Five Things You Need to Know Before You're in an Auto Accident.  Speech before the Men's Club of Plymouth Place, April 5, 2007. G. Grant Dixon III was the speaker.

Top Ten Things Every Lawyer Should Know.  Seminar sponsored by the Illinois Trial Lawyers on March 31, 2007.  G. Grant Dixon III was the moderator of the seminar.

The Parable of the Good Samaritan. G. Grant Dixon III taught two sessions of Sunday Forum at Christ Church of Oak Brook on March 11, 2007.

Liens, Settlements, and Worker's Compensation Considerations.  Seminar sponsored by the Illinois Trial Lawyers on March 10, 2007.  G. Grant Dixon III was a speaker for 30 minutes of the seminar.

Medical Malpractice.  Seminar sponsored by the Illinois Trial Lawyers on December 1, 2006.  G. Grant Dixon III was moderator of the seminar.

Professional Responsibility.  Class at John Marshall Law School with Dean Robert Johnston on November 1, 2006.  G. Grant Dixon III was the invited lecturer.

Update & Review Seminar.  Seminar sponsored by the Illinois Trial Lawyers on October 9, 2006.  G. Grant Dixon III was moderator of the seminar.

Five Things You Need to Know if You're in an Auto Accident.  Speech before the Lansing Rotary Club, September 15, 2006.  G. Grant Dixon III was the speaker.

Five Things You Need to Know if You're in an Auto Accident.  Speech before the Tinley Park Rotary Club, September 6, 2006.  G. Grant Dixon III was the speaker.

Five Things You Need to Know if You're in an Auto Accident.  Speech before the Shorewood Rotary Club, August 30, 2006.  G. Grant Dixon III was the speaker.

Five Things You Need to Know if You're in an Auto Accident.  Speech before the Rotary Club of Hinsdale/Oak Brook Gateway, August 29, 2006.  G. Grant Dixon III was the speaker.

Five Things You Need to Know if You're in an Auto Accident.  Speech before the Rotary Club of Chicago Lakeview, August 17, 2006.  G. Grant Dixon III was the speaker.

What do we do about mom and dad? Speech before invited guests at LaGrange Country Club on June 29, 2006.  G. Grant Dixon III discussed selection of a long-term care facility.  William Wilson also spoke at the seminar.

Five Things You Need to Know if You're in an Auto Accident.  Speech before the Rotary Club of Woodridge, June 27, 2006.  G. Grant Dixon III was the speaker.

Five Things You Need to Know if You're in an Auto Accident.  Speech before the Rotary Club of Lisle, May 23, 2006.  G. Grant Dixon III was the speaker.

Five Things You Need to Know if You're in an Auto Accident.  Speech before the Rotary Club of Chicago, Financial District on May 18, 2006.  G. Grant Dixon III was the speaker.

Liens & Settlements.  G. Grant Dixon III moderated seminar sponsored by the Illinois Trial Lawyers on May 6, 2006.

Five Things You Need to Know if You're in an Auto Accident.  Speech before the Rotary Club of Hinsdale on April 21, 2006.  G. Grant Dixon III presented.

Liens & Settlements.  G. Grant Dixon III moderated seminar sponsored by the Illinois Trial Lawyers on February 20, 2006.

Jury Selection.  One Plaintiff Lawyer's Perspective.  Seminar sponsored by the Chicago Bar Association, Tort Litigation Section on November 9, 2005.  G. Grant Dixon III presented on behalf of plaintiffs' lawyers.

Update & Review Seminar.  Seminar sponsored by the Illinois Trial Lawyers on October 10, 2005.  G. Grant Dixon III was moderator of the seminar.

U.S. Supreme Court: Review and Preview.  Seminar sponsored by the Dixon Law Office on June 25, 2005.  G. Grant Dixon III was moderator of seminar.

Damages in Illinois Civil Trial Practice. Seminar sponsored by National Business Institute on January 18, 2005.  Discussed aspects of plaintiff's case.

Medical Malpractice: Jury Selection.  Speaker on December 4, 2004, before the Illinois Trial Lawyers Association.  Spoke regarding jury selection in medical malpractice cases.

Supreme Court Review and Preview.  Seminar sponsored by Dixon Law Office discussing the Supreme Court, past opinions, and future cases.  Moderated by G. Grant Dixon III on September 18, 2004.

Mastering the Trial Notebook in Illinois.  Day-long seminar co-taught by G. Grant Dixon III for the Institute for Paralegal Education on February 12, 2004, in Countryside, Illinois.

U.S. Supreme Court: Review and Preview. Seminar sponsored by Dixon Law Office discussing the Supreme Court, past opinions, and future cases.  Brief introductory speech by G. Grant Dixon III on October 18, 2003.

How to Write a Business Plan & Arranging Office Space.  Speech before John Marshal Law School on April 11, 2003 as part of the Law Practice Management Program presented by the Career Services Office.

Meet the Small & Mid-Sized Firms: Panel & Reception. Moderating a panel discussion before the student body discussing a variety of issues and answering law student questions on April 3, 2002.

Judicial Clerkship Day.  A Panel Discussion with Former Judicial Clerks. Panel member before the John Marshall Law School on October 31, 2001.

Rotary Club of Western Springs.  Speech before the club about personal injury law on October 30, 2001.

U.S. Supreme Court: Review and Preview. Seminar sponsored by Dixon Law Office L.L.C. discussing the Supreme Court, past opinions, and future cases.  Brief introductory speech by G. Grant Dixon III on September 15, 2001.

Interviewing Techniques.  Speech before John Marshall Law School in Chicago regarding interviewing skills on September 4, 2001.

McClure Junior High Career Day.  Speech before three classes of seventh and eighth graders about careers in the law on June 5, 2001.

Trying Your First Case: Jury Selection and Jury Instructions.  Speech before the Chicago Bar Association on May 8, 2001.

Supreme Court Rule 213 and its Impact in Tort Litigation; Automobile Accident and Premises Liability Cases: Lay Opinion Testimony.  Speech before the Illinois State Bar Association on October 9, 2000, discussing Rule 213 and lay opinions.

What's New in Tort & Trial, Civil Practice Update & Review Seminar - Toxic Torts 101.  Speech before the Illinois Trial Lawyers Association on September 9, 2000, discussing various aspects of the field of toxic torts.

Got Job?  Interviewing Skill for Law Students. Speech before John Marshall Law School in Chicago regarding interviewing skills on August 30, 2000.

Issues and Techniques for the Settlement of Personal Injury Cases: Using the Internet for Injury and Settlement Information.  Speech before the Illinois State Bar Association at its Annual Meeting in Lake Geneva, Wisconsin on June 23, 2000.

I.P.I. 5.01.  Speech before the Chicago Bar Association, Tort Law Committee on March 23, 2000.

Trying Your First Case, 60 Days Before Trial.  Speech before the Chicago Bar Association Young Lawyers Section on March 15, 2000.

Your Attack on the Affidavit.  Speech before the Chicago Bar Association on October 29, 1999.

Healthcare Law.  Moderated seminar before students at John Marshall Law School on October 20, 1999.  Speakers were Kevin G. Burke of Corboy & Demetrio and Rudolph Schaade of Cassiday, Schaade & Gloor.

Using Technology to Advance Your Practice and Save Time.  Speech before the Illinois State Bar Association, Bloomington, Illinois, October 11, 1999.

Your Attack on the Affidavit.  Speech before the Chicago Bar Association on October 30, 1998.

60 Hot Legal Websites.  Speech before the Chicago Bar Association on April 22, 1998.

Your Attack on the Affidavit.  Speech before the Chicago Bar Association on October 30, 1997.

Setting Them Up - Bad Faith - Punitive Damages and Insurance.  Speech before the Illinois Trial Lawyers Association in January, 1997.

Judicial Clerkship Day.  A Panel Discussion with Former Judicial Clerks. Panel member before the John Marshall Law School on January 25, 1995.

Motion Practice.  Moderator before the Chicago Bar Association on September 19, 1994.

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