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Charles Todd Newland

Charles Todd Newland

also known as Chuck Newland

Practice areas:

Probate, Litigation, Bankruptcy & Debt, Estate Planning, Real Estate

Practice Areas

Licensed since 1988

  1. Probate: 45%
    24 years
  2. Litigation: 30%
    27 years
  3. Bankruptcy & Debt: 15%
    24 years
  4. Real Estate: 5%
  5. Estate Planning: 5%
    24 years



Free Consultation (30 minutes)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

8 total 

  • Steven Raminiak

    I have worked with Chuck on two different matters. On all occasions, he has been insightful and reliable. I endorse this lawyer.


    Steven Raminiak Guardianship Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

  • Douglas MacMillan Borthwick

    I endorse this lawyer.


    Douglas Borthwick Family Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

Charles T. Newland & Associates

121 S. Wilke Road, Suite 501
Arlington Heights, IL, 60005



ILActive And Authorized To Practice Law198808/17/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Avvo Contributions

Legal Answers


Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Top 1 % of Attorneys NationallyNational Association of Distinguished Counsel2015
Top 100 Litigation Lawyers in Illinois-2014The American Society of Legal Advocates2014
Sworn in as Officer of the CourtUnited States Supreme Court2013
Hornbook Award For Outstanding Scholastic AchievementWest Publishing Company1988
Corpus Juris Secundum Award For Significant Legal ScholarshipWest Publishing Company1988
Order of John MarshallThe John Marshall Law School1988
Juris Doctorate with Highest DistinctionThe John Marshall Law School1988
Who's Who Among American Law StudentsThe Summa Publishing Bureau1987
Quarter Finalist-Creighton International Moot CourtCreighton University School of Law1986

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
PartnerCharles T. Newland & Associates2011 - Present
ProfessorCollege of Lake County2011 - Present
Guardian Ad LitemCircuit Court2007 - Present
PartnerNewland, Newland & Newland1995 - 2011
PartnerCharles T. Newland & Associates1991 - 1995
Associate AttorneyRoss & Hardies1988 - 1991
Law Clerk/Research AssistantLeonard M. Ring & Associates1987 - 1988


Association NamePosition NameDuration
National Association of Foreclosure Defense AttorneysMember2012 - Present
Lake County Bar Association, Trust & Estate CommitteeCo-Chair2012 - 2015
National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy AttorneysMember2011 - Present
Illinois State Bar AssociationMember2010 - Present
Illinois Trial Lawyers AssociationMember2004 - Present
Lake County Bar AssociationMember1998 - Present
Northwest Suburban Bar AssociationMember1998 - Present


Publication NameTitleDate
The Docket - A Publication of the Lake County Bar AssociationJurisdictional Disputes In Adult Guardianship Cases2012
The Lake County Bar Journal- The DocketLost Opportunity May Lead to Surcharge for Guardian2010
The Docket (Lake County Bar Journal)Satisfying the "Gatekeeper"2009
The Docket-(Lake County Bar Journal)Pot Luck in the Court of Claims2008
The Docket (Lake County Bar Journal)Reading the Poor Man's Will2007


School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Marshall Law SchoolLawJD - Juris Doctor1988
University of Illinois, Urbana-ChampaignN/ABS - Bachelor of Science1984

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
LCBA Trust Estate CommitteeLimited Guardianship2014
IICLE Elder Law Short CourseGuardianship Jurisdiction2014
LCBA Trust & Estate CommitteeTrust & Estates2013
General Practice Update-Illinois State Bar AssociationForeclosure2012
CharterOne BankPreparation and purpose of powers of attorney2010
Baird & Warner Training SeminarShort Sales and Foreclosures2010
NWSBA-Attorney's Fees -To Fee or Not to FeeAttorney's Fees in Probate cases2007