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Languages spoken: German

Practice areas


  1. Business: 25%
    39 years
  2. Family: 20%
    39 years
  3. Estate Planning: 15%
    39 years
  4. Probate: 10%
    39 years
  5. Other: 30%
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  • Steven Abraham Amjad

    Chris and I have been working on a challenging case for a little over a year now. He continues to be a pleasure to work with. He is devoted to his client's needs at every turn, but still is willing to work with me in finding solutions to moving the case forward. He is an excellent attorney to work with.


    Steven Amjad Personal Injury Attorney
    Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter

Contact info

Tietz Law Office

P.O. Box 1640
132 South Water Street, Suite 333
Decatur, IL, 62523-2000


ILActive And Authorized To Practice Law197611/12/2015
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
John C. McAndrews Pro Bono Service Special CommendationIllinois State Bar Association1999
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Managing PartnerTietz Law Office2006 - Present
Managing PartnerTietz & Richardson1985 - 2006
PartnerTenney, Tietz & Heavner1976 - 1985
Association namePosition nameDuration
Illinois State Bar Association Trusts & Estates CommitteeMember2000 - 2006
Decatur Area Arts CouncilPresident1995 - 1996
Illinois Bar FoundationFellow1994 - 2008
Chicago Bar Association Commercial Transactions CommitteeMember1994 - 2006
Illinois State Bar Association Real Estate Law CommitteeChair 1999 to 20001993 - 2000
Decatur Area Arts CouncilBoard Member1990 - 2000
Illinois State Bar Association Labor & Employment Law SectionMember1987 - 2008
Illinois State Bar Assocation Commercial, Banking & BankruptcyChair 1991 to 19921987 - 1992
Illinois State Bar Association Federal Taxation CommitteeN/A1983 - 1987
Decatur Bar AssociationMember1976 - 2008
Central Illinois Estate Planning CouncilMember / President 1989 to 19901976 - 2000
Publication nameTitleDate
Illinois State Bar AssociationTrusts and EstatesN/A
Illinois State Bar AssociationCommercial, Banking & BankruptcyN/A
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Illinois College of LawLawLL.B - Bachelor of Laws1976
University of Illinois, Urbana-ChampaignJournalismBS - Bachelor of Science1973
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
American Dental SocietyEstate Planning2007
ISBA Continuing Legal Education SeminarCommercial, Real Estate & Trusts2006