Sims, Illinois Lawyers
Since my time in law school I have dedicated my legal career to serving, protecting and enforcing the rights of individuals harmed through the carelessness of others. I have tried cases throughout the counties of southern Illinois, before the Illinois Workers' Compensation Commission and argued successfully before the Illinois Appellate Courts. Regardless of the size of any given case, my full attention, effort and care is put into all the work I do. I understand that whatever situation the client comes into our office with, it is very important and the source of significant stress and anxiety. I ensure...
I bring an ivory tower legal education from Washington University and over 35 years of legal experience to down to earth people. Since 2004 I have been the Illinois Downstate Chair for the National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Lawyers. And I am a founding member of the Bankruptcy Law Network legal blog. I also recognize that sometimes bad things happen to good people. When you get tired of abusive debt collectors call me for reasonable and respectable solutions to your financial problems.
Blake Law Group, P.C. has offices in Belleville, Collinsville, Edwardsville and Effingham, Illinois. AREAS OF PRACTICE: auto accident, bankruptcy, business, child custody, child support, collaborative divorce, commercial real estate, consumer protection, criminal defense, DUI and DWI, debt settlement, divorce, divorce mediation, employment, estate planning, wills, trusts, breaches of fiduciary duty, family, foreclosure, immigration law, landlord/tenant, legal malpractice, litigation, civil lawsuits, military divorce, nursing home, personal injury, probate, estate settlement, real estate, securities, sex crimes, DCFS, sexual harassment, tax, internal revenue service, Illinois Department of Revenue, Illinois Department of employment security, traffic tickets, unemployment, white collar crime, workmans compensation,...
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Michael was born and raised in Southern Illinois. Since receiving his law license in 1992 he has helped thousands of families and individuals throughout Southern Illinois including Centralia, Fairfield, Flora, Carmi, Mount Carmel, Albion, Salem, Chester, Sparta, Clay City and Louisville find relief from their financial stress. He is also available to help you with your other family issues: wills, power of attorney, real estate, landlord and tenant and a wide range of legal services. If you are not able to meet at our office, please ask for a home visit.
Former public defender and former Assistant Attorney General. I am a solo practitioner with focus on cases in Williamson, Jackson, Franklin and Jefferson counties. I am major (retired) from the Army Reserve where I served 6 years as a Senior Military Defense Counsel in the JAG Corp. I am married and have one son.