A general practice law firm with a concentration in media and government law, Donald M. Craven, P.C. represents a wide variety of clients throughout Illinois.
Located in Springfield, the state capital of Illinois, the law firm serves as general counsel to the Illinois Press Association, the Illinois Broadcasters Association and the Illinois News Broadcasters Association. The firm also represents television and radio stations, newspapers and other media in connection with:
Defamation, invasion of privacy, infliction of emotional distress, and other privacy-related torts.
Access to public records under the Freedom of Information Act and to court records under the First Amendment.
Access to meetings of public bodies under the Illinois Open Meetings Act and to court proceedings under the First Amendment.
Copyright and trademark matters.
Subpoenas compelling journalists to testify and to turn over notes, tapes and photographs that were not published or broadcast.
The firm also represents several fire fighter pension funds across central and southern Illinois. In addition to the media law practice, the firm represents public bodies, individuals and a variety of small businesses in litigation.