Alyx J. Parker

Effective legal representation requires intellect, dedication, communication, and the ability to see the forest through the trees.
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Alyx is an experienced litigator whose practice primarily focuses in civil litigation (including jury & non-jury trial work), with concentrations in business/commercial matters, personal injury (plaintiff and defense), and mediation. Other areas of practice include disputes concerning contracts, real estate, employment, estate & trust disputes, breach of fiduciary duty, fraud, administrative law, guardianship, and also serving as guardian ad litem in court appointments representing minors. Alyx is also a trained and practicing mediator.

Alyx graduated from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (B.A. 1997; M.A. 1998) and Pepperdine University School of Law (J.D. & M.D.R. 2001). He earned a Masters in Dispute Resolution from Pepperdine University’s Straus Institute for Dispute Resolution, a top-ranked, nationally recognized dispute resolution program. Alyx was recognized as a 2015 and 2016 Emerging Lawyer by Leading Lawyers, and, in 2014, was identified by Central Illinois Business Magazine as one of its “40-under-40” for his professional and civic contributions.

Immediately following graduation from Pepperdine University, Alyx served as the Law Clerk to the Hon. Earl S. Hines, in the U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Texas, Beaumont, Texas. He subsequently entered private practice in Beaumont, Texas, in the area of civil litigation. In 2006, Alyx returned to Champaign and joined the Law Office of Ansel & Small Ltd., which became Ansel Law Ltd. in 2009. He joined Meyer Capel in Champaign, Illinois on April 1, 2016, where he continues his focus on civil litigation and mediation.

Alyx is a native of the Champaign-Urbana area, having spent his early years around Monticello and White Heath, and later moving into Champaign while attending the University of Illinois High School. Alyx resides in Savoy with his wife and four daughters. Outside of his legal practice, Alyx volunteers for the Boy Scouts of America, Rotary Club of Savoy, CU Lunchworks Business Networking Group, Little League Baseball, Avon Walk for Breast Cancer, and Sigma Tau Gamma Fraternity where he served as its 38th National President.