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Anthony William Vaupel

Anthony William Vaupel

also known as Tony Vaupel

About me

    I am a Galesburg native and feel lucky that I had the opportunity to attend both Carl Sandburg College and Knox College where I studied psychology, primarily body language. 

   Psychology continues to be a hobby for me and I consider myself to be a very amateur photographer. 




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Practice areas


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Attorney endorsements

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  • Robert Joseph Hills

    Tony is an excellent defense attorney and agressive advocate for his clients. Highly recommended.


    Robert Hills Federal Crime Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Colby Graston Hathaway

    Tony is very experienced in criminal defense and family law. His knowledge, along with his ability to effectively communicate in the courtroom, makes him a sought-after attorney throughout Central Illinois. I endorse this lawyer.


    Colby Hathaway Child Custody Attorney
    Relationship: Co-worker

Contact info

State of Illinois

130 S. Lafayette St.
Suite 30
Macomb, IL, 61455


ILActive And Authorized To Practice Law200111/12/2015
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Award nameGrantorDate granted
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Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Circuit JudgeState of Illinois2015 - Present
PartnerBarash & Everett, LLC2011 - Present
Adjunct ProfessorCarl Sandburg College2010 - Present
AssociateBarash & Everett, LLC2005 - Present
Assistant Public DefenderKnox County Public Defender2003 - 2005
AssociateBoucher & Enright2002 - 2003
Assistant State's AttorneyFulton County State's Attorney Office2001 - 2002
Association namePosition nameDuration
National Association of Criminal Defense LawyersMember2010 - Present
Knox County Bar AssociationMember2009 - Present
Knox County Drug CourtBoard Member2009 - 2010
Illinois State Bar AssociationMember2005 - Present
Knox County Teen CourtVice President2003 - 2014
Knox County Bar AssociationPresident2001 - 2009
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
People v. Brenda SpencerNot Guilty
People v. John BallentineNot Guilty
United States vs. Tyrice DouglasGuilty
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Publication nameTitleDate
Illinois State Bar JournalWhen DUI Causes Death: What 'Extraordinary Circumstances' Justify Probation?2015
Ohio Northern University Law ReviewShould Sexual Harassment Based Upon Sexual Orientation be Covered by Title VII or Prohibited?2001
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Ohio Northern University - Claude W. Pettit College of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2001
Knox CollegePsychologyBA - Bachelor of Arts1998
Carl Sandburg CollegeN/AA.A1996
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Annual CJA Panel Conference for Central District of IllinoisStatus of Indigent Defense in the Central District of Illinois2015
Bullying: Latest Trends, Developments, and Legal RemediesCriminal consequences and remedies of bullying.2014
Annual CJA Panel Conference for the Central District of IllinoisiPads for Panel Attorneys2014
Professionalism and Civility Among Illinois AttorneysProfessional Responsibility (Moderator)2008