Brett T. Williamson

Brett T. Williamson

Attorney
Location:
Wheaton, Illinois
Phone:
630-462-9500
630-690-6077 (New client after hours number)

Since joining The Stogsdill Law Firm, P.C. in 2006, Mr. Williamson has worked exclusively in the field of matrimonial law. Mr. Williamson is dedicated to providing his clients, no matter the issue, with experience and knowledge necessary to bring their case to a positive resolution. Mr. Williamson has successfully negotiated settlements and/or litigated issues involving complex financial matters, custody, support and division of property. Mr. Williamson has also successfully negotiated custody/financial settlements as they relate to paternity actions.

Mr. Williamson is also the general counsel and associate board president of Griffith Tutoring. Griffith Tutoring is a non-profit organization preparing at-risk Chicago high school students for the ACT college entrance exam by partnering with businesses and training their professionals to tutor and mentor the students.

Mr. Williamson received a Juris Doctorate degree from The John Marshall Law School in December 2005. Mr. Williamson completed his undergraduate studies at Butler University, where he graduated with a BA in History and English, and also received honors from the History department.

While at Butler, Mr. Williamson was also member of the Division 1 Lacrosse Team and the Sigma Chi fraternity. Prior to joining The Stogsdill Law Firm, P.C., Mr. Williamson worked as an insurance coverage associate attorney at Bollinger, Ruberry & Garvey in Chicago, Illinois. Mr. Williamson's previous position provided him with a wealth of knowledge and experience in researching and resolving a wide array of contractual issues.

Mr. Williamson is a member in good standing of the DuPage County, Will County, Chicago, and Illinois Bar Associations. Mr. Williamson is involved in the DCBA mentor-mentee program serving as a mentor to a newly admitted member of the Illinois State Bar. Mr. Williamson has been appointed to the Hearing Board of the Attorney Registration and Disciplinary Commission (ARDC) where he sits on a 3 Judge Panel ruling upon violations of attorneys of the Rules of Professional Conduct.

Year Joined Firm

  • 2006

Bar Admissions

  • Illinois, 2006

Education

  • John Marshall Law School
    • Juris Doctorate - December, 2005
  • Butler University
    • B.A. - 2002
    • Honors: Received honors from the History department
    • Honors: Member, Division 1 Lacrosse Team
    • Honors: Member, Sigma Chi fraternity
    • Major: History
    • Major: English

Classes/Seminars

  • Mentor-Mentee program to a newly admitted member of the Illinois State Bar, DCBA

Honors and Awards

  • Rising Stars, Super Lawyers, 2016 - 2018
  • 10 Best Under 40, American Institute of Family Law Attorneys, 2015 - 2018
  • Top 40 Under 40, The National Trial Lawyers, 2015 - 2017

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Hearing Board of the Attorney Registration and Disciplinary Commission (ARDC)
  • DuPage County Bar Association, Member
  • Will County Bar Association, Member
  • Chicago Bar Association, Member
  • Illinois Bar Association, Member
  • Lake County Bar Association, Member
  • Sports Lawyers Association, Member

Past Employment Positions

  • Bollinger, Ruberry & Garvey in Chicago, Illinois, Insurance Coverage Associate Attorney

Pro Bono Activities

  • Griffith Tutoring, General Counsel and Associate Board President