John I. Ellis

John I. Ellis

Partner
Location:
Dover, Delaware
Phone:
302-724-4960
888-353-2314 (Toll Free)
Fax:
302-735-8417
Email:

Areas of Practice

  • 20% Residential Real Estate
  • 10% Commercial Real Estate
  • 10% Business and Commercial Law
  • 25% Collection, Mortgage Forecloses, Bankruptcy
  • 15% Business Litigation
  • 10% Wills and Estate
  • 10% Landlord and Tenant - Commercial and Residential

Litigation Percentage

  • 40% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • Delaware, 1976
  • U.S. District Court District of Delaware, 1977

Education

  • The College of William and Mary, Marshall-Wythe School of Law, Williamsburg, Virginia
    • J.D. - 1976
  • Old Dominion University, Norfolk, Virginia
    • B.S.
    • Major: Finance
    • Minor: Economics

Representative Clients

  • Mid Atlantic Farm Credit, ACA
  • 1st National Bank of Wyoming
  • Provident State Bank
  • CNB Bank
  • United States Department of Agriculture
  • State of Delaware
  • M&T Bank

References

  • Citizens Bank
  • Wilmington Trust Co.

Honors and Awards

  • Delaware Farm Credit, Outstanding Executive Award, 1992
  • Omicron Delta Epsilon-Honor Society in Economics, 1973

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Delaware State Bar Association, Member, 1976 - Present
  • Kent County Delaware Bar Association, Member, 1976 - Present
  • Delaware Supreme Court Board on the Unauthorized Practice of Law, Member, 2009 - Present
  • Delaware Trial Lawyers Association
  • American Trial Lawyers Association
  • American Arbitration Association
  • American Bar Association

Past Employment Positions

  • Delaware Farm Credit, ACA, Vice President & Senior Counsel, 1982 - 2000
  • Wilmington University, Adjunct Professor, Business Law and Business Ethics, 1985 - 2000
  • Ridgely & Ridgely, P.A., Associate Attorney, 1976 - 1982

Languages

  • English