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Tom Homer began his legal career in 1974 as a prosecutor. He served two terms as the Fulton County Attorney and six terms as a member of the Illinois House of Representatives. He was elected to the Illinois Appellate Court in 1996. From 2004 to 2014, Tom served as ethics advisor to the Illinois General Assembly. He has been recognized by the Illinois General Assembly for his integrity and ability (House Joint Resolution 142, 95th General Assembly) and was featured in an article in the Naperville Sun.


Tom’s practice is currently concentrated in the areas of estate planning, probate, real estate, and civil mediation. As a Certified Financial Planner (CFP®), he also advises clients with respect to wealth accumulation and wealth preservation strategies.

Tom established The Homer Law Firm to provide competent, ethical and affordable legal services, and strong advocacy for clients in our practice areas. Contact us for a free initial confidential consultation.


Practice areas


  1. Mediation: 25%
    1 year
  2. Probate: 25%
    1 year
  3. Real Estate: 25%
    1 year
  4. Estate Planning: 25%
    1 year


Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

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  • Jordan B. Dorrestein

    Mr. Homer's 30 years of experience and unique background as an Illinois Appellate Court Judge and State's Attorney make him a one of a kind lawyer in his field. Indeed, Tom's ability to combine his techinical expertise with unmatched care for his clients sets him apart in the estate planning community. I would entrust him with my legal matters, and those of my family, without hesitation.


    Jordan Dorrestein Litigation Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

Contact info

Homer Thomas J

200 E. Fifth Avenue.
Suite 123
Naperville, IL, 60563

The Homer Law Firm, P.C.

200 E 5th Ave Ste 123
Naperville, IL, 60563-3173



ILActive And Authorized To Practice Law197405/11/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
integrity and ability as an ethics advisorIllinois General Assembly2008
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Real Estate LawyerBusiness Name (Legal Business Name) The Homer Law Firm,P.C.2004 - 2015
Association namePosition nameDuration
Illinois State Bar AssociationN/A1960 - 1974
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Chicago-Kent College of Law Illinois Institute of TechnologyLawJD - Juris Doctor1974
University of IllinoisN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts1970