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Our Attorneys concentrate in the following areas (for more information about an area of law please click-through on the title):

Our Services

Family Law

Whether simple or complex we represent family law clients in divorce, parentage, and modifications or orders. For a breakdown of the different services we provide please click-through the link above.

Criminal Defense

We defend clients in State and Federal Court on cases from traffic tickets and DUI to charges of embezzlement and murder. No criminal charge is too small or too big for our firm.

Personal Injury

Whether your case involves a slip and fall, automobile collision, wrongful death, or other injury, Personal Injury let us advocate for you. We provide free consultations on all personal injury claims – call today!

Landlord's Rights

Landlords receive exclusive representation from our landlord-tenant law practice. We appear monthly before the Jackson County FED court and regularly in other counties. We understand your needs and would love to help your bottom line.

Business Law

We provide legal services for the entire life cycle of business from start to finish including: Choice of Entity and Formation, Business Contracts, Buy-Sell Agreements, Litigation, and Dissolution. Let us know how we can help!

Wills, Trusts & Estates

Let us help you accomplish your estate planning goals. We create wills, trusts, transfer on death instruments, and powers of attorney etc. We also handle probate, guardianship, will contests and related matters.

Our Attorneys

We would be glad to meet you for a consultation to discuss your case with you. Click on an individual attorney for details.

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Charles McGuire

Partner Attorney

A 2012 graduate of SIU Lawschool, Charles is licensed to practice in Illinois state court and in federal court for the Southern District of Illinois.

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Jonathan Kibler

Partner Attorney

A 2012 graduate of SIU Lawschool, Jonathan has broad focus and in depth experience including family law, criminal defense, business law, estate planning, civil litigation and more.

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Michael Burke

Partner Attorney

With 20 years experience as an Assistant State’s Attorney, Mike has handled thousands of traffic, misdemeanor, and felony cases. Mike has been an attorney since 1984 and has been designated a “Leading Lawyer” by his peers.

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John Clemons

Partner Attorney

An attorney for over 40 years, John was Jackson County State’s Attorney and for over 30 years taught part-time at Southern Illinois University, Carbondale.

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Contact us today for a consultation! Our attorneys would like the chance to get to meet you and evaluate your individual legal situation.

John Clemons

Senior Attorney

Legal Articles  

The law is constantly evolving. Articles by our attorneys will be posted here on legal topics of general interest in order to educate clients and the public about changes in the law. The information provided in these articles is intended to be informative and can never substitute for actual legal advice.

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