John was born in Macomb, Illinois, received his undergraduate degree from Knox College in 1972 and obtained his law degree from Stetson University in 1975. John and Doug March founded the firm of March and McMillan in Macomb, Illinois in 1979. John is licensed to practice law in Illinois and Florida.
John has served as General Counsel for McDonough Power Cooperative and McDonough Telephone Cooperative for 40 years. John primarily represents farmers, farm owners and farm businesses and devotes the majority of his time to estate planning, estate tax planning, business planning, probate matters and real estate transactions for farm families. He also represents banking institutions and serves as General Counsel for Colchester State Bank and the State Bank of Industry. He has extensive experience with farm real estate transactions, tax-free exchanges, tax disputes with the IRS and multi-generation estate planning for farm families.
John currently serves on the Board of Directors of the State Bank of Industry and the WIU Foundation.Send an Email