Nancy L. Ruyle

Partner Nancy graduated from Gillespie High School in 1977. She attended St. Ambrose College in Davenport, Iowa and obtained a Bachelor of Arts degree Summa Cum Laude in Political Science in 1980. Nancy attended St. Louis University School of Law receiving a Juris Doctorate degree in 1983. Nancy was sworn into the Illinois Bar on November 9, 1983. Mrs. Ruyle joined the law firm of Phelps, Carmody, Kasten, Cain & French in 1983, as an associate and became a partner in 1986.Nancy concentrates her practice in real estate law, estate planning, estate administration, corporate law, banking law and general civil litigation. She has handled appeals before the Illinois Appellate Court and has done trial work in Macoupin County, Illinois. Nancy is licensed to practice law in Illinois.She is a member of the Macoupin County Bar Association and the Illinois State Bar Association. She has been on the Board of Directors of the Carlinville National Bank since 1990.

Areas of Practice

Real Estate
Estate Planning
Estate Administration
Corporate Law
Banking Law

Litigation Percentage

25% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

Illinois, 1983


St. Louis University School of Law, St. Louis, Missouri
Doctor of Jurisprudence – 1983
St. Ambrose College, Davenport, Iowa
Bachelor of Arts – 1980
Major: Political Science
Minor: Accounting

Byron J. Sims