Drew Quitschau is an accomplished, results-driven attorney with 15 years of legal experience in a multitude of practice areas. He is dedicated to providing exceptional legal services to clients by developing creative strategies to accomplish their objectives. Drew primarily concentrates in the areas of real estate transactions, business law, family law, collections, probate, and estate planning.
Drew Quitschau received his B.A. from Gustavus Adolphus College, his J.D. from the University of Arkansas, and he is currently pursuing an M.B.A. from Illinois State University. While in law school, Drew was the Articles Editor of the Arkansas Law Review, an Arkansas Bar Merit Scholar and a recipient of the James E. McDaniel Scholarship. Drew Quitschau is the author of "Anastasoff v. United States: Uncertainty in the Eighth Circuit - Is there a Constitutional Right to Cite Unpublished Opinions?" published in the Arkansas Law Review, Vol. 739, 2002.
Prior to Joining Cover, Evans, and Fricke, LLP, Drew was a partner at a well-established central Illinois law firm. His past honors include being named an Emerging Lawyer by the Leading Lawyers Network and a Top 100 Lawyer by the National Advocates. Drew is a Fellow of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, a member of the Illinois State Bar Association, and former chair of the Mclean County Bar Association Family Law Division.
Drew Quitschau is admitted to the Illinois Bar, Texas Bar and the United States District Court for the Central District of Illinois. He completed the American Bar Association Family Law Trial Advocacy Institute and is a Northwestern University trained mediator. Drew has presented at various professional seminars for the Illinois State Bar Association, Lorman, and the National Business Institute. He is also certified to act as a guardian ad litem, mediator, and arbitrator
|TX||Eligible To Practice In Texas||2009||07/18/2019|
|IL||Not Authorized To Practice Law Due To Discipline||2002||07/06/2019|
This lawyer was disciplined by a state licensing authority.
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updated on 06/27/2019
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|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Top Attorney List||Attorney & Practice Magazine||2017|
|Emerging Lawyer||Leading Lawyers||2016|
|Top 100 Lawyers||The National Advocates||2016|
|Emerging Laywer||Leading Lawyers||2015|
|10 Best Client Satisfaction||American Institute of Family Law Attorneys||2015|
|Certificate||Divorce Mediation Skills - Northwestern University||2012|
|Certified Financial Mediator||McLean County Bar Association||2012|
|Certificate||ABA Family Law Trial Advocacy Institute||2010|
|Certificate of Admission||United States District Court Central District of Illinois||2003|
|Associate Attorney||Michael Evans Law Group, LLC||2017 - Present|
|Partner||Thomson & Weintraub||2003 - 2017|
|Associate Attorney||Blatt, Hassemiller, Leibsker & Moore||2002 - 2003|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers||Fellow||2013 - Present|
|Mediation Council of Illinois||Member||2012 - Present|
|Illinois State Bar Association||Member||2003 - Present|
|McLean County Bar Association||Family Section - Chair||2013 - 2014|
|National Business Institute Seminar||Litigating the Case; The Probate Process from Start to Finish||2015|
|Lorman Education Services publication||Wage Deduction Orders||2014|
|Illinois State Bar Association||Recovering Attorney Fees||2011|
|Arkansas Law Review, Vol. 739, 2002||Anastasoff v. United States: Uncertainty in the Eighth Circuit - Is there a Constitutional Right to Cite Unpublished Opinions?"||2002|
|Illinois State University||M.B.A. (in progress)||2019|
|University of Arkansas School of Law||JD - Juris Doctor||2002|
|Gustavus Adolphus College||BA - Bachelor of Arts||1999|
|Trusts 101||Where to Begin? An Overview of Trusts||2018|
|The Probate Process from Start to Finish||Litigating the Case||2015|
|Basic Enforcement of Judgments||Wage Deduction Orders||2014|
|ISBA Pro Bono Potpourri||Recovering Attorney Fees||2011|
|Reichert v. Mohlenbrink||Affirmed|
|In Re Marriage of Benecke||Affirmed|
|In Re Marriage of Bentley||Affirmed|
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