Alexander W. Heritier

Alexander W. Heritier

Alexander W. Heritier

  • The Tapella & Eberspacher Law Firm
  • 6009 Park Drive Charleston, IL 61920
  • 217-639-7800

Alex grew up in Ann Arbor, Michigan where he had the pleasure of watching his grandfather practice law in metro Detroit. His grandfather’s dedication to the craft and ability to satisfy his client’s needs inspired Alex not only to pursue law, but specifically to help those who are suffering injury or personal loss.

While working towards his undergraduate degree in psychology and then his Law degree at the University of Michigan, Alex was awarded the Dean’s Award Scholarship, completed his undergraduate degree with distinction, and was a Campbell Moot Court Competition Participant. He also enjoyed participating in the Family Law Project and was a member of Kappa Kappa Psi- a national honorary music fraternity.

Alex, who is admitted to practice law in Michigan and Illinois, specializes in personal injury, business litigation, family law, medical malpractice, insurance, Federal Torts Claims Act and Qui Tam (whistle blower) litigation. He is a member of ITLA, and The Coles County Bar Association. In his free time, he enjoys watching movies, college football and basketball, traveling, and playing Ultimate Frisbee with the Campaign-Urbana Recreational League.

Alex currently resides in Mattoon, Illinois with his wife; their cats, Pepper and Cosmo; and their dog, Maggie.


Missouri Bar CLE Deskbook, 2016 edition- Co-author, Chapter 21- Tort Law

The 22 chapters in this publication set out elements of causes of action, detail procedural issues such as pleading requirements and parties, explain damages and defenses, analyze insurance and settlement issues, and much more. The authors are practicing Missouri attorneys who provide practical advice, trial tips and discuss evidentiary and proof issues.

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