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A graduate of University of Illinois and DePaul University College of Law, Attorney Anthony Abear has been practicing law for over two decades. He began his legal career in the Kane County State’s Attorney’s Office. A former felony prosecutor, Mr. Abear gained valuable experience in complex litigation and investigative interviewing. He has extensive advanced litigation experience, which includes numerous jury trial prosecutions of major felonies which includes the prosecution of 2 murder cases.

In 2003, Mr. Abear established his own law firm, the Law Office of Anthony Abear P.C., which is dedicated to family law matters. Mr. Abear brings the skill set of a seasoned prosecutor into his family law practice. He offers clients aggressive representation, compassion and care for his clients and children, and he is well capable and ready to argue on his clients’ behalf.


A Trusted Partner Throughout the Legal Process

Since its inception, the Law Office of Anthony Abear P.C. has operated primarily on referrals and word of mouth from satisfied clients. Attorney Anthony Abear makes client satisfaction a number one priority. He understands that family law proceedings can be difficult emotionally, financially and logistically for his clients and strives to make the legal process as painless as possible. Whether it’s a divorce, child custody, adoption, paternity or any other type of family law case, Mr. Abear offers strong and compassionate advocacy.

Some family lawyers impose total control over a case once they are hired. Mr. Abear, however, works along with his clients as a team. He stays in regular communication with his clients and discusses all aspects of the case. All decisions are made jointly with informed advice. When you hire Attorney Anthony Abear to handle your family law matter, you can have confidence that your lawyer is working with you and for you.


Practice areas


  1. Family: 30%
  2. Divorce & Separation: 30%
  3. Child Support: 20%
  4. Child Custody: 20%

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  • Teresa Ann Mcadams

    I endorse this lawyer. I have known Tony Abear as an attorney for over 15 years. He was a ruthless prosecutor when he worked as an assistant state's attorney and he is a one of the most well respected family law attorneys in the area. He is intelligent, honest, and aggressive.


    Teresa Mcadams Family Attorney
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Contact info

Law Office Of Anthony Abear, PC

460 S. County Farm Rd.
Wheaton, IL, 60187

Law Office of Anthony Abear

1500 Lincoln Highway
Suite 200
St. Charles, IL, 60174



ILActive And Authorized To Practice Law199211/12/2015
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
ProprietorLaw Office of Anthony Abear, P.C.2003 - Present
Associate Attorney- LitigationTameling & Associates2001 - 2003
Assistant State's Attorney- Felony ProsecutionState's Attorney's Office1995 - 2001
Association namePosition nameDuration
DuPage County Bar Association-DCBA BriefEditor2008 - 2009
DuPage County Bar Association Law Practice ManagementChairman2008 - 2009
DuPage County Bar AssociationPublication Board2007 - Present
Kane County Bar AssociationFamily Law Committee2001 - Present
DuPage County Bar AssociationFamily Law Committee2001 - Present
DuPage County Bar AssociationMember2001 - Present
Illinois State Bar AssociationMember2001 - Present
DuPage County Juvenile Justice Diversion ProgramCommissionerN/A
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
DePaul University College of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1992
University of Illinois, Urbana-ChampaignCommunicationBA - Bachelor of Arts1988