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  1. State & Local Law: 33%
  2. Criminal Defense: 33%
    5 years
  3. Family: 17%
  4. Divorce: 17%
    5 years

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Rathje & Woodward, LLC

300 E. Roosevelt Road
Suite 300
Wheaton, IL, 60187


ILActive And Authorized To Practice Law199011/12/2015
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Annual Achievement AwardIllinois Institute for Local Government Law2008
Innovation AwardIllinois Institute for Local Government Law2005
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Associate General CounselRathje & Woodward, LLC2008 - Present
Assistant Village AttorneyVillage of Downers Grove2002 - 2007
AssociateKubiesa, Spiroff, Gosselar, Acker & Kern2001 - 2002
Assistant States AttorneyDuPage County State's Attorney's Office1990 - 2001
Association namePosition nameDuration
DuPage County Bar AssociationN/AN/A
Illinois State Bar AssociationN/AN/A
Illinois Municipal LeagueN/AN/A
Illinois Institute for Local Government Law & Municipal Prosecutors'N/AN/A
Publication nameTitleDate
Dupage County Bar AssociationPrimer on Local Government's Toolbox for Assisting Developer2010
Illinois Institute of Local GovernmentCatastrophic Injury and the Public Safety Employment Benefit Act: Will the Scope of the Act Ever Reflect its Original Intent2007
Illinois Institute of Local Government Law Journal"Other Action" in Non-Court Annexations2005
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Chicago-Kent College of Law Illinois Institute of TechnologyLawJD - Juris Doctor1990
Loyola University ChicagoEnglish & Political ScienceBA - Bachelor of Arts1986
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Kaplan University - Teacher 2005 - 2011Criminal Law, Constitutional Law & Criminal Procedure2005
Annual Seminar 2005 - 2007Municipal Law2005