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Practice areas:

Divorce & Separation, Family

About Me

I am the managing member of The Stogsdill Law Firm, P.C., a ten-attorney firm, concentrating in domestic relations law, located in Wheaton, Illinois. 

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1974

  1. Family: 50%
  2. Divorce & Separation: 50%

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Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

13 total 

  • Keith Edward Roberts Jr.

    I endorse this lawyer.

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    Keith Roberts Divorce & Separation Attorney
    Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter

  • William Jennings Stogsdill

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    William Stogsdill Divorce & Separation Attorney
    Relationship: Co-worker

Contact Info

The Stogsdill Law Firm, P.C.

1776 S. Naperville Road
Bldg. B., Suite 202
Wheaton, IL, 60189

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License

StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
ILActive And Authorized To Practice Law197408/17/2015

Professional Misconduct

This lawyer was disciplined by a state licensing authority.

  1. Suspension
    issued in IL, 2003

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    Suspension means an attorney lost his or her license to practice law for a specific period of time. The attorney typically returns to practicing law when the suspension expires.

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Awards

Award NameGrantorDate Granted
BV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2015
Outstanding Service Award for Pro Bono Legal ServicesDuPage County Bar Association1986

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
PresidentLaw Offices of William J. Stogsdill Jr1984 - Present
PartnerKowalczyk & Stogsdill, Ltd.1976 - 1984
Assistant State's AttorneyDuPage County State's Attorney's Office1973 - 1976

Associations

Association NamePosition NameDuration
DuPage County Bar Association, Legal Education CommitteeCo-chair2000 - 2002
Illinois State Bar Association Employee Benefits Section CouncilN/A2000 - 2003
DuPage County Bar Association, Legal Education CommitteeVice-Chairman1999 - 2000
DuPage County Bar Association, Matrimonial Law CommitteeChairman1998 - 1999
DuPage County Bar Association, Matrimonial Law CommitteeVice-Chair1997 - 1998
Illinois State Bar Association Family Law Council SectionMember1991 - 2003
DuPage County Bar Association, Matrimonial Law CommitteeChairman1987 - 1989
American Bar AssociationMember1983 - Present
Illinois State Bar AssociationMember1983 - Present
DuPage County Bar Association, Matrimonial Law CommitteeCo-chair1983 - 1984
DuPage County Bar Association, Matrimonial Law CommitteeChairman1982 - 1983
DuPage County Bar Association, Matrimonial Law CommitteeMember1982 - 1984
DuPage County Bar AssociationMember1976 - Present
DuPage County Bar Association, Ad Hoc Rules CommitteeMemberN/A

Legal Cases

Case NameOutcome
Senate Bill 1259N/A
House Bill 1612July 1, 1999
ILCS 5/503N/A

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Publications

Publication NameTitleDate
ISBA Illinois Family Law HandbookA Division of Retirement Benefits in Dissolution Proceedings2011
DuPage County Lawyers' BulletinAuthored Chapter 23 of the Illinois State Bar Association Family Law Handbook 1995 edition, "ADivision of Retirement Benefits in Domestic Relations Proceedings"1995
DuPage County Lawyers' Bulletin"Allocations of Child Dependency Exemptions"1988
DuPage County Lawyers' Bulletin"Modification of Custody Judgments Under the Present Illinois Uniform Child Custody Jurisdiction Act"1982
DuPage County Lawyers' Bulletin"Limitation of Factors Constituting a Substantial Change in Circumstances Justifying a Modification"N/A
DuPage County Lawyers' Bulletin"The Uniform Child Custody Jurisdiction Act"N/A
DuPage County Lawyers' Bulletin"Highlights of Procedure for Withholding of Income to Secure Payment of Support, Section 706.1"N/A
DuPage County Lawyers' BulletinCo-author of, "A Discharge in Bankruptcy of Hold Harmless Provisions, In Re the Marriage of Lytle"N/A

Education

School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
John Marshall Law School, ChicagoLawJD - Juris Doctor1974
Wisconsin State UniversityN/AB.B.A1971

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
DuPage County Bar Association Family Law and Practice Committee"Abuse of the Discovery Process"2005
DuPage County Bar Association Trial Advocacy Workshop"Issues of Business Valuation"2003
Northwest Cook County Bar Association Meeting"Role of Attorney for Child, Guardian Ad Litem and Child Representative"2002
DuPage County Bar Association, Mega Seminar"How to Handle Stock Option Issues in a Dissolution of Marriage Case"2001
Television Program"Grandparent Visitation"2000
Illinois State Bar Association Annual Meeting"How to Allocate Stock Options in a Dissolution of Marriage"2000
Illinois State Bar Association Seminar for Continuing Legal Education"A Family Law Update Program"1999
Clifton Gunderson LLC Seminar"Achieving the Goal Litigation issues, Business Valuations, Illinois Qualified Domestic Relations Orders"1999
Illinois Continuing Legal Education"Qualified Domestic Relations Orders"1998
Illinois Association of Marriage and Family Therapists"Overview Divorce Process in Illinois"1998
DuPage County Bar Association for Continuing Legal Education"Qualified Domestic Relations Orders"1998
Dupage County Bar Association Family Law and Practice"Part III, Mission Impossible: AQDROS"1997
DuPage County Bar Association Bench/Bar Symposium"Required Changes in Domestic Relations Division of the 18th Judicial Circuit"1997
DuPage County Bar Association Family Law Seminar"Issues in Pension Valuations"1996
Illinois Institute for Continuing Legal Education"Planning for and the Need for Legislation in Illinois to Divide Illinois State Pension Plans"1992
First Symposium on Women and Children's Issues"Sexual Child Abuse"1990
DuPage County Bar Association Matrimonial Law Seminar"Uniform Child Custody Jurisdiction Act"1989
DuPage County Bar Association Matrimonial Law Seminar"Division of Retirement Plans"1986
DuPage County Bar Association Matrimonial Law Seminar"Classification of Marital and Non-Marital Property Pursuant to House Bill 544"1985
West Suburban Bar Association Matrimonial Law Seminar"Qualified Domestic Relations Orders"N/A