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Todd William Sivia

About me

Founder, Todd W. Sivia, is an attorney at Sivia Business & Legal Services, P.C. Todd maintains a significant asset protection practice. He assists his clients in their estate planning and general business needs, including drafting wills and trusts, representing clients in matters such as entity formation and structuring (partnerships, LLC and Corporations, contracts, asset purchases, sales agreements, and probating estates. Learn more about Todd.


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Practice areas


  1. Estate Planning: 25%
    12 years, 100 cases
  2. Business: 25%
    12 years, 300 cases
  3. Real Estate: 20%
    12 years, 125 cases
  4. Commercial Real Estate: 15%
    12 years, 30 cases
  5. Other: 15%
  6. More 



Hourly ($200-265/hour), contingent (20-40%)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

2 total 

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  • Steven T. Stanton

    I have worked with Todd on several matters over a period of several years. In each instance, our mutual clients expressed unanimous praise for the professional work and personal touch he brings to the table. I can attest to his genuine concern for the needs of his clients and their families.


    Steven Stanton Bankruptcy & Debt Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

  • Jordan Philip Koerner

    I endorse this lawyer. Todd is a knowledgeable advocate for his clients in asset protection and planning, estate planning, real estate, and civil litigation.


    Jordan Koerner Estate Planning Attorney
    Relationship: Worked for lawyer

Contact info

Todd Sivia

217 South Main Street
Edwardsville, IL, 62025-1921

912 North Main Street
Brighton, IL, 62012

1010 Franklin Street
Carlyle, IL, 62231

5205 Hampton Avenue
St. Louis, IL, 63109



MOGood Standing, Active201305/01/2013
ILActive And Authorized To Practice Law200511/12/2015
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Rising StarSuper Lawyers2016
Rising StarSuperLawyers2015
Top 20 Small Business Owners in St. Louis Metropolitan AreaSmall Business Monthly2014
Million Dollar AdvocateMillion Dollar Advocates Forum2014
BV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2012
BV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2010
Strathmore's Who's WhoN/A2008
Cambridge Who's WhoCambridge Who's Who2008
Eagle ScoutBoy Scouts of America1994
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Vice President/Business CoachMidwest Business Institute, Inc.2014 - Present
Vice PresidentMidwest Title & Escrow, Inc.2013 - Present
ShareholderSivia Business & Legal Services, P.C.2006 - Present
Adjunct ProfessorSouthern Illinois University Edwardsville2013 - 2014
Adjunct ProfessorSt. Louis University School of Law2009 - 2010
Adjunct ProfessorLewis & Clark Community College2005 - 2011
Association namePosition nameDuration
Edwardsville RotaryMember2014 - Present
Edwardsville Gun ClubMember2013 - Present
Highland Gun ClubMember2012 - Present
National Rifle AssociationMember2012 - Present
SCOREMember2009 - 2011
Metro East Landlord's AssociationMember2007 - Present
National Elder Law AssociationMember2007 - Present
Edwardsville/Glen Carbon Chamber of CommerceBoard of Directors2007 - 2014
Illinois Public Defender's AssociationMember2006 - 2009
Goshen Rotary ClubMember2006 - 2014
Illinois State Bar AssociationMember2006 - Present
Illinois Real Estate Lawyers AssociationMember2006 - Present
Madison County Bar AssociationMember2005 - Present
American Bar AssociationMember2004 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Slack vs McDonaldsSettlement of over 1 million dollars
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School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Saint Louis University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2004
Southern Illinois University, EdwardsvilleBusiness AdministrationBS - Bachelor of Science2001
Lewis and Clark Community CollegeGeneral EducationAS - Associates in Science1999
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
The Art of Successful Business SuccessionPreparing for Successful Succession2015
Local Government Law: What Attorneys Need to KnowHuman Resource & Ethics Issues2015
Conceal and Carry and Your BusinessConceal and Carry and Your Business2014
Metro-East Landloard AssocationContracts2012
Granite City Landlords MeetingProperty Tax Appeals2012
Lavender Law ConferenceReal Estate Transactions: Tenant by the Entirety for Civil Unions2011
Lavender Law ConferenceAsset Protection From Partner Liability2011
State and Local Government LawEthics and Local Government2010
Planning for Your FutureEstate Planning2009
OurTaxMoneyProperty Tax Appeals2009
SIUE Small Business Development CenterEntity Selection2007
Metro-East Real Estate ExtravaganzaReal Estate Investor Entity Selection2007
MeetingEntity Selection for Landlords2007