Oglesby Business Lawyers

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La Salle, IL Business Law Lawyer
(815) 224-3200 160 Marquette St
La Salle, IL 61301
Business, Divorce, Family and Real Estate
Peru, IL Business Law Attorney
(815) 224-4700 1200 38th St
Peru, IL 61354
Business, Arbitration & Mediation, Criminal and DUI
Mr. Jacob J. Frost
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Spring Valley, IL Business Law Lawyer with 13 years experience
(815) 323-4851 102 E. Saint Paul Street
Spring Valley, IL 61362
Business, Collections, Education and Estate Planning
University of Illinois College of Law
Jacob J. Frost practices in the areas of estate/trust administration, residential and commercial real estate purchases and sales, business organizations, governmental law, and wills and trusts. Attorney Frost has served and represented clients in the Illinois Valley area for several years. Frost earned his law degree from the University of Illinois College of Law, with high honors in Legal Research and Writing. He received his Associate of Arts degree, summa cum laude, from Illinois Valley Community College and his Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. He was admitted to both Phi Beta Kappa...
Ottawa, IL Business Law Attorney
(815) 434-3100 628 Columbus St
Ottawa, IL 61350
Business and Collections
Mendota, IL Business Law Attorney
(815) 539-3711 812 Washington St
Mendota, IL 61342
Business, Collections, Estate Planning and Municipal
Ottawa, IL Business Law Lawyer
(815) 433-4705 501 State St
Ottawa, IL 61350
Business, Municipal and Real Estate
Wendy M. Musielak
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Oswego, IL Business Law Lawyer with 17 years experience
(630) 518-4002 123 W. Washington Street
Suite 334
Oswego, IL 60543
Business, Divorce and Family
DePaul College of Law
Wendy M. Musielak attended DePaul University in Chicago, IL where she graduated with highest honors with a B.S. in Finance and Management. She earned her Juris Doctorate from DePaul University College of Law in 2003. Wendy is admitted to practice law in the U.S. District Court Northern District of Illinois. Wendy concentrates her legal practice in family law matters including child custody and visitation, child support, alimony and spousal support, collaborative law, mediation, prenuptial agreements, litigation and appeals and complex litigation. Prior to being a partner with Andrew Cores Family Law Group, Wendy was a Staff Attorney for the...
Andrewe William Johnson
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Peoria Heights, IL Business Law Lawyer with 24 years experience
(309) 647-4200 4606 N. Prospect Road
Peoria Heights, IL 61616
Business, Cannabis Law, Collections and Criminal
University of North Carolina School of Law
Andrewe W. Johnson was born in 1970, in Canton, Illinois. Andrewe graduated from Lewistown Community High School in Lewistown, Illinois. He attended Monmouth College in Monmouth, Illinois, from 1988 to 1990, before transferring to the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, where he graduated Magna Cum Laude in 1992 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in two majors, History and Rhetoric. Andrewe attended law school at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, receiving his Juris Doctor degree with Honors in 1995. During law school, Andrewe served on the staff of the North Carolina Law Review and worked with...
Andrew P. Cores
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Oswego, IL Business Law Lawyer with 27 years experience
(630) 528-4002 123 W. Washington Street
Suite 334
Oswego, IL 60543
Business, Divorce and Family
Northwestern University School of Law
Andrew P. Cores is a graduate of John Carroll University in Cleveland, Ohio. Andrew earned his Juris Doctorate (J.D.) from Northwestern University School of Law in 1993. He is admitted to practice law in the U.S. District Court Northern District of Illinois. Andrew concentrates his family law practice in divorce, alimony and spousal support, child support, collaborative law, custody, prenuptial agreements, litigation and appeals, complex litigation, federal trial practice, state appellate practice, state trial practice, business law and mediation. Andrew has been recognized as an Illinois Super Lawyer since 2012. He is a member of the DuPage County...
Mary Christine Ludwig
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Pontiac, IL Business Law Attorney with 14 years experience
(815) 844-7151 P.O. Box 407
109 N. Mill St.
Pontiac, IL 61764
Business, Agricultural, Estate Planning and Municipal
Drake University Law School
Mary Ludwig received her J.D. and M.B.A., along with a Certificate in Food and Agricultural Law from Drake University in 2005. Prior to that she received a Bachelors of Science in Agriculture Economics from the University of Illinois. Mary concentrates her practice in agricultural law, estate planning, real estate transactions and probate. Her agricultural law experience includes organization and representation of production agricultural farm operations, agricultural cooperatives, grain elevators, agricultural input suppliers, ethanol and bio-diesel plants, and specialty farm product companies, wind tower and cell tower leases and easements, pipeline, gas, public utility and fiber optic easements,...
Fred H. Dickson
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Aurora, IL Business Law Attorney with 34 years experience
(630) 897-8840 2000 W. Galena Blvd., Suite 209
Aurora, IL 60506
Business, Estate Planning, Probate and Tax
University of Illinois - Urbana-Champaign
Fred is a fellow of the American College of Trusts and Estate Counsel, an honor bestowed upon very few attorneys. He focuses in the areas of estate and tax planning, trust, estate and probate administration, and business structuring and counseling. Fred enjoys helping people accomplish their personal goals. He has an extensive background assisting clients in the transfer of small businesses and farms during their lifetime or at death while minimizing taxes and expenses. Many of his estate plans are sophisticated and involve using wills, trusts, limited liability companies, family limited partnerships and other closely held entities. He has...
Thomas Howard
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Peoria, IL Business Law Lawyer with 11 years experience
(309) 740-4033 316 SW Washington St. Suite 1A
Peoria, IL 61602
Free ConsultationBusiness, Agricultural, Cannabis Law and Immigration
Marquette University Law School
Licensed to practice since 2008, Thomas Howard has represented numerous financial institutions in litigation to enforce their security interests. Over the past decade, he has assisted community banks in complex commercial workouts involving some of the most sophisticated financial products in the banking industry. He has also litigated in contested contract cases on various legal theories.

After being licensed to practice for ten years, Mr. Howard joined Hall Rustom and Fritz in June of 2018 to expand his legal offerings to business clients to include a higher level of service through his knowledge of technology. To assist downstate...
Justin Michael Raver
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Kewanee, IL Business Law Lawyer with 12 years experience
(309) 852-5555 211 West 2nd street
Kewanee, IL 61443
Free ConsultationBusiness, Agricultural, Appeals and Bankruptcy
Southern Illinois University - Carbondale
Justin is a partner and chief executive officer of the firm working primarily out of our Kewanee office. Justin graduated from Southern Illinois University School of Law in 2007 and was hired on with Barash and Everett as an associate thereafter. He is a veteran of the United States navy where he served as a Sonar Technician on the Submarine, USS Nevada SSBN 733. BORN: Decatur, Illinois. ADMITTED TO BAR: 2007, Illinois. EDUCATION: Southern Illinois University (B.A., 2004); Southern Illinois University School of Law (J.D., 2007). MEMBER: American Bar Association; Illinois State Bar Association; Henry County...
Brian C. Papo
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Plainfield, IL Business Law Attorney with 4 years experience
(815) 436-9410 15124 South Route 59
Plainfield, IL 60544
Free ConsultationBusiness, Criminal, Family and Real Estate
Northern Illinois University
S. Linn Perkins
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Peoria, IL Business Law Attorney with 29 years experience
(309) 671-3550 411 Hamilton Blvd
Suite 1400
Peoria, IL 61602
Business, Bankruptcy and Collections
University of Illinois College of Law
Dallas T. Bartz
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Aurora, IL Business Law Lawyer with 9 years experience
(630) 897-8840 2000 W. Galena Blvd., Suite 209
Aurora, IL 60506
Business and Estate Planning
University of Illinois College of Law
Dallas was raised in Charleston, Illinois where he was close to his Alma Mater, the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. There he received his Bachelor of Science in Finance in 2007 and his Juris Doctor in 2011. He was admitted to practice law in the State of Illinois in 2011. He was later admitted to the United States District Courts for both the Northern and Central Districts of Illinois. He formerly practiced as a public interest attorney in Rockford, Illinois, and as an insurance defense attorney in Joliet, Illinois. He now specializes in estate planning, trust and estate administration,...
Lars Eric Ostling
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Peoria, IL Business Law Lawyer
(309) 676-3030 3100 N. Knoxville Ave.
Suite 215
Peoria, IL 61603
Free ConsultationBusiness, Bankruptcy and Foreclosure Defense
Jerold Horn
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Peoria, IL Business Law Lawyer
(309) 676-2778 401 Main Street
Suite 1650
Peoria, IL 61602
Business, Estate Planning, Real Estate and Tax
Paul M Brodersen Sr.
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Washington, IL Business Law Lawyer
(918) 729-6755 200 Walnut Street
P.O. Box 213
Washington, IL 61571
Business
Peoria, IL Business Law Attorney
(309) 497-3245 401 Main Street
Peoria, IL 61602
Business, Employment, Personal Injury and Products Liability
Peoria, IL Business Law Attorney
(309) 497-3234 401 Main Street
Peoria, IL 61602
Business and Real Estate
University of Illinois College of Law
Peoria, IL Business Law Lawyer
(309) 497-3209 401 Main Street
Peoria, IL 61602
Business, Employment and IP
Saint Louis University School of Law
Peoria, IL Business Law Lawyer with 21 years experience
(309) 497-3211 401 Main St
Peoria, IL 61602
Business and Securities
Peoria, IL Business Law Lawyer
(309) 497-3210 401 Main Street
Peoria, IL 61602
Business, Appeals, Bankruptcy and IP
John Marshall Law School
Peoria, IL Business Law Lawyer with 47 years experience
(309) 497-3233 401 Main Street
Peoria, IL 61602
Business, IP and Tax
Peoria, IL Business Law Attorney
(309) 497-3235 401 Main Street
Peoria, IL 61602
Business, Bankruptcy, Collections and Real Estate
Boston University School of Law
Joliet, IL Business Law Lawyer
(815) 725-9981 822 129th Infantry Drive, #104
Joliet, IL 60435
Business
Peoria, IL Business Law Attorney with 17 years experience
(309) 675-1553 100 NE Adams St
Peoria, IL 61602
Business and Environmental
Peoria, IL Business Law Lawyer with 13 years experience
(309) 672-1483 211 Fulton St
Peoria, IL 61602
Business
Plainfield, IL Business Law Lawyer
(815) 254-9050 530 W Lockport Rd
Plainfield, IL 60544
Business, Estate Planning and Real Estate
Peoria, IL Business Law Attorney
(309) 676-3612 416 Main St
Commerce Building, Suite 915
Peoria, IL 61602
Business, Divorce, Family and Medical Malpractice
East Peoria, IL Business Law Lawyer
(309) 698-6627 1009 Illini Dr
East Peoria, IL 61611
Business, Divorce, Employment and Family
Peoria, IL Business Law Attorney
(309) 672-1483 211 Fulton St
Peoria, IL 61602
Business, Bankruptcy and Real Estate
Peoria, IL Business Law Attorney
(309) 497-3223 401 Main Street
Peoria, IL 61602
Business, Employment, Estate Planning and Tax
Southern Illinois University School of Law
Peoria, IL Business Law Lawyer with 12 years experience
(309) 497-3204 401 Main St
Peoria, IL 61602
Business
Peoria, IL Business Law Attorney
(309) 637-5282 415 Hamilton Blvd
Peoria, IL 61602
Business, Estate Planning and Real Estate
Aurora, IL Business Law Lawyer
563 W Galena Blvd
Aurora, IL 60506
Business, Divorce and Family
Joliet, IL Business Law Lawyer
2720 Caton Farm Rd
Joliet, IL 60435
Business, Environmental and Real Estate
Morris, IL Business Law Attorney
(815) 942-6270 2250 N Verona Rd
Morris, IL 60450
Business and Health Care
Peoria, IL Business Law Lawyer
(309) 688-7261 3204 N Knoxville Ave
Peoria, IL 61603
Business and Health Care
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