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MR. URBAN  concentrates his practice primarily in the area of Family Law and is a fellow of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers.  Mr. Urban has been involved in all facets of Family Law practice since 1990, including divorce, contested custody matters, original and post decree support and maintenance proceedings, division of large and complex marital estates including medical professionals, legal professionals, executives, farm divorces, business owners and self employed individuals, division of retirement income plans and stock option plans, domestic violence matters, paternity, custody modification matters, contested grounds matters, pre and post nuptial agreements, modification of divorce judgments, and appeals.  In addition to his Family Law Practice, Mr. Urban has over fifteen years of experience in the representation of employers in employment law related matters including discrimination claims, sexual harassment, wrongful discharge, wage and hour claims, assisting employers in development of procedures and employment documents such as employee handbooks and related materials, and advising employer's human resource personnel on a regular basis on employment matters as a preventative measure.  Mr. Urban also is available to assist clients with a variety of litigation related matters including real estate, personal injury, contract disputes, probate/estate litigation, and administrative proceedings.


Practice areas


  1. Divorce: 55%
  2. Child Custody: 15%
  3. Alimony: 15%
  4. Child Support: 10%
  5. Domestic Violence: 5%

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Contact info

Hasselberg Grebe Snodgrass Urban & Wentworth

Chase Building, Suite 360
124 S.W. Adams Street
Peoria, IL, 61602-2321


ILActive And Authorized To Practice Law198905/17/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Selected for Inclusion in Illinois Super LawyersSuper Lawyers2014
Selected as a Leading Lawyer in the area of Family LawLeading Lawyers Network2014
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PartnerHasselberg Grebe Snodgrass Urban & Wentworth2013 - Present
PartnerHasselberg, Williams, Grebe, Snodgrass & Birdsall1997 - Present
AssociateGoldsworthy, Fifield & Hasselberg1988 - 1996
Association namePosition nameDuration
American Academy of Matrimonial LawyersFellow2008 - Present
Peoria County Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Illinois State Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Abraham Lincoln Inn of CourtEmeritusN/A
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Southern Illinois University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1988
University of Illinois, Urbana-ChampaignPsychologyBS - Bachelor of Science1985
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Peoria County Bar Association Continuing Legal Education Family Law SeminarFinancial Issues Arising In Civil Unions2012
Peoria County Bar Association Family Law SeminarAllocation of Stock Options Under the Amended 503(b): Are the Options Endless?2011
Peoria Unity LuncheonStaying Current on Employment Law Changes2010
Peoria County Bar Association Continuing Legal Education Series, Family LawDust Off That Computer! The Use of Technology in Family Law Matters2009
Greater Peoria Contractors and Suppliers Association Risk Management TrainingLegal Perspective2009
Association of Occupational Health Professionals Annual MeetingThe ADA and FMLA Today: What You Need To Know2009
Peoria County Bar Association Family Law SeminarsChild Support Update2007
Peoria County Bar Association Family Law SeminarAccessing Mental Health and Substance Abuse Treatement Records2006
Grain and Feed Association 12th Annual Convention and Trade ShowStaying Current On Employment Law Changes2005
Peoria County Bar Association Family Law SeminarsChild Representatives and Other Such Creatures - The Amendments to Section 5062003
Peoria County Bar Association Family Law SeminarsImproving Your Family Law Practice2000
Peoria County Bar Association Law Day PresentationLaw Day Presentation to Local Schools1997
Heart of Illinois Paralegal AssociationChild Support, Custody and Visitation1996