Alyx focuses in civil litigation, 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, intellectual property, landlord-tenant, government relations, insurance disputes, appellate practice, and administrative law. Alyx is also a trained and practicing mediator.
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 on April 1, 2016.
Areas of Focus
- Business & Commercial Litigation
- Contract Disputes
- Real Estate Disputes
- Estate & Trust Disputes
- Breach of Fiduciary Duty
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.
Community and Civic Engagement
Outside of his legal practice, Alyx volunteers for Scouts BSA / Boy Scouts of America, Rotary Club of Savoy, Champaign County Bar Association, Little League Baseball, and Sigma Tau Gamma Fraternity where he served as its 38th National President.
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.
Awards and Recognition
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.