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With over 20 years of experience as an appellate litigator, Attorney Robert G. Black has established himself as one of the most well respected appellate lawyers in the state of Illinois. He is a Past President of the Illinois Appellate Lawyer Association. Among his peers and within the legal community, Attorney Black is regarded as having one of the best reputations as an appellate practitioner in the state.

Experienced Appeals Attorney

After graduating with distinction from The John Marshal Law School in Chicago, Illinois in 1985, Attorney Robert G. Black was admitted to the Illinois State Bar Association. He served as an attorney in the appellate department of a multi-lawyer firm for 6 years before entering into a partnership practice. Attorney Black has been a solo practitioner in a private practice since 1995. In his career, he has handled over 250 matters in the reviewing courts.

Appellate Services in Illinois

The Law Offices of Robert G. Black is focused entirely on civil appellate services in the state and federal court system. Our firm provides general appellate litigation and related counsel. We work with appellants and appellees as well as trial attorneys. Our services include:

  • Serving as lead counsel

  • Serving as co-counsel

  • Writing briefs for appeals

  • Editing briefs for appeals

  • Researching briefs and oral arguments

  • Consultation on strategy

  • Analysis of appellate arguments

If you are in need of an appellate lawyer to take over, join or consult on your case, contact us at the Law Offices of Robert G. Black. No case is too big or small for our firm to handle.


Practice areas


  1. Appeals: 100%
    31 years

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  • Lawrence Allen Stein

    Bob is one of the very best appellate lawyers in Illinois, with a commensurate reputation among the appellate judiciary. Anyone with a significant appeal, or who may have one in the future, will be well-served to contact Bob as early in the proceedings as possible.


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Contact info

300 E Fifth Ave, Suite 365
Naperville, IL, 60563-3194


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Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Managing PartnerLaw Offices of Robert G. Black1995 - Present
Association namePosition nameDuration
DuPage County Bar AssociationBoard of Directors and Editors2002 - Present
DuPage American Inn of CourtMemberN/A
Illinois Appellate Lawyers AssociationPresident2000 - 2001
Illinois Appellate Lawyers AssociationVice President1999 - 2000
Illinois Appellate Lawyers AssociationSecretary1998 - 1999
Illinois Appellate Lawyers AssociationTreasurer1997 - 1998
Illinois Appellate Lawyers AssociationBoard of Directors1995 - 1997
DuPage County Bar AssociationChair, Appellate Law and Practice Committee1993 - 1994
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
John Marshall Law School, ChicagoLawJD - Juris Doctor1985
Bradley UniversityJournalism and Mass CommunicationBS - Bachelor of Science1981