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I was born and raised in Springfield, Illinois. I attended Christ the King Grade School and Griffin High School (now Sacred Heart-Griffin). I graduated from the University of Notre Dame in 1985 with a degree in Finance and returned to Springfield to work as an investment officer for Marine Investment Management Company, a subsidiary of the original Marine Bank. There, I assisted in managing the investments of both private and public pension funds.
After working for four years, I decided to continue my education and enrolled at Southern Illinois University School of Law, where I graduated cum laude in 1992. I developed my writing skills during law school as a teaching assistant, member of the National Moot Court team, and member of editorial board of the law journal. During the summers, I interned with the law offices of Metnick, Barewin and Wise in Springfield and was hired as an associate by that firm after receiving my law degree. In 1997, I was invited to be co-founder of Gates, Wise & Schlosser, P.C., where I continue to be a committed, creative, and aggressive advocate for my clients. With the addition of a fourth partner, the practice was renamed Gates Wise Schlosser & Goebel.
Although Gates Wise Schlosser & Goebel is a general practice law firm, I specialize in representing plaintiffs in personal injury claims and defendants charged with crimes in state or federal court. In each of these areas of practice, I take pride in representing individuals against entities with virtually unlimited resources. I am proud to fight insurance companies on behalf of individuals who have been severely injured by the carelessness or misconduct of another. I am equally proud to go to battle against state or federal prosecutors on behalf of citizens accused of criminal conduct.
My wife, Tricia, and I have been married for sixteen years, and we are the proud parents of two boys.
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Mr. Schlosser is an excellent lawyer with thorough experience representing clients in difficult cases. He is a diligent worker and a vigorous advocate. I would trust Mr. Schlosser to represent any close friend or family member in a time of need.
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|IL||Active And Authorized To Practice Law||1992||08/10/2016|
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Member||Leading Lawyers Network||N/A|
|Partner||Gates Wise Schlosser & Goebel||1997 - Present|
|Associate||Metnick, Wise, Cherry & Frazier||1992 - 1997|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|Capital Litigation Trial Bar||Lead Counsel designation||2003 - Present|
|Sangamon County Bar Association||Member||N/A|
|Illinois State Bar Association||Member||N/A|
|Illinois Assocation for Criminal Defense Lawyers||Member||N/A|
|National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers||Member||N/A|
|American Association for Justice||Member||N/A|
|Illinois Trial Lawyers Association||Member||N/A|
|Illinois Attorneys for Criminal Justice||"Compilations of Motions, Recent Cases and Articles to Assist Criminal Defense Attorneys",||1993|
|Southern Illinois University Law Journal||"The Constitutionality of Police Protection Statutes"||1992|
|N/A||"The Fifth Amendment Right Against Self-Incrimination: An Individual's Right Versus the Government's Need for Effective Law Enforcement"||1991|
|Southern Illinois University School of Law||Law||JD - Juris Doctor||1992|
|University of Notre Dame||Finance||BA - Bachelor of Arts||1985|