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Anthony Sammarco
  • Anthony Sammarco


Anthony obtained his Bachelor of Science Degree in 1979 and thereafter his Law Degree in 1982 from the DePaul University, College of Law in Chicago. He was admitted to the Illinois State Bar and the United States District Court Bar in 1982.

Since that time he has maintained active memberships in the Will County Bar Association, the DuPage County Bar Association and has served on its Matrimonial Law Committee, the Illinois State Bar Association and in 2006-2007 was a member of the Illinois State Bar Association Section Counsel on Judicial Evaluations. In 2014-2015 he served as a Member of the Illinois State Bar Association Family Law Section Counsel and currently for 2015-2016 will serve as a Member of the ISBA ARDC Section Counsel.

Anthony joined The Stogsdill Law Firm, P.C. in the fall of 1993. His experience ranges from simple divorce matters to the most complex cases involving the classification and distribution of property, the amount, duration and reviewability of maintenance, the calculation of income for purposes of support, reimbursement from the marital to the non-marital estate and vice versa, adoptions contested on the basis of unfitness, proceedings under the Illinois Domestic Violence Act for the award, extension, modification and/or vacatur of Orders of Protection as well as appellate proceedings in the Appellate Court of Illinois both First and Second Districts, post-judgment proceedings for modification, enforcement, reconsideration and/or vacatur of final judgments and the drafting and enforcement of pre-nuptial agreements.

Anthony has attended continuing legal education seminars available in order to exchange and develop ideas with members of the bench and bar and has also had an opportunity to lecture at several continuing legal education seminars in 2003 and 2002.

Anthony has also enjoyed the honor and privilege of accepting appointments to serve as children's representative and/or attorney for the minor children over the course of his tenure with The Stogsdill Law Firm, P.C. and is committed to providing pro bono advocacy for the indigent and received the DCBA Pro Bono Service Award in 2007 and again in 2014.

“We as divorce attorneys have the unique opportunity to assist our clients through a very difficult time in their lives. Whether by settlement or trial great results can only be achieved by paying attention to details, identifying issues, listening, and focusing on representing your client aggressively.”

Practice Areas:

Bar Admissions:

  • Illinois, 1982
  • United States District Court Bar, 1982


  • DePaul University College of Law, 1982
    • J.D.
  • DePaul University, 1979
    • B.S.

Professional Associations and Memberships:

  • Will County Bar Association
    • Member
  • DuPage County Bar Association
    • Member
    • Member, Matrimonial Law Committee
  • Illinois State Bar Association
    • Member, Section Counsel on Judicial Evaluations, 2006-2007
    • Member, Family Law Section Counsel, 2014-2015
    • Member, ISBA ARDC Section Counsel, 2015-2016

Honors and Awards:

  • DCBA Pro Bono Service Award, 2007 and 2014
  • DuPage County Bar Association
  • Illinois State Bar Association
  • American Bar Association
  • Rotary of Oak Brook
  • Martindale Hubbell
  • American Institute of Family Law Attorneys
  • American Institute of Family Law Attorneys
  • Top 40 Under 40
  • DCBA Law Firm of the Year
    DCBA Law Firm of the Year 2011, 2013
  • Office of the States Attorney 2006-2007
    Outstanding Service to the Office of the State's Attorney 2006-2007
  • Prosecutor 2012
    Outstanding Misdemeanor Prosecutor 2012
  • AVVO Clients Choice
    Clients' Choice
  • I would highly recommend Tony Sammarco to anyone needing a divorce lawyer. He explained all my options to me and he made sure I understood the process. I am glad I had him there to help me through this difficult time.

  • Thank you doesn’t seem enough for all that Bill Stogsdill and Brett Williamson have done not only for me, but my children as well. When I first met both of these gentlemen, each presented themselves with such self-confidence. I instantly knew...

  • The Stogsdill Law Firm and I were able to obtain sole custody of my son. I am fortunate for the outcome and I am to be a father to my son. Secondly, my ex-spouse was awarded limited portion of the marital estate. Bryan Estes is more than an excellent lawyer...

  • Whenever my opinion is asked by any of my clients, friends or family regarding what law firm someone should use for their divorce my answer is always the same –The Stogsdill Law Firm, P.C. The kids and I are forever indebted to Bill and his firm.

  • Bryan's ability to listen and understand my situation and then offer his advice on how we should proceed was the main reasons I hired Bryan as my attorney. That was the best decision I made, for myself and my children. Bryan helped develop action plans as well as a strategy ...

  • I wanted to thank you for your professional and respectful help with my case. Before entering your law firm, I felt as if my life might be at an end. After being greeted by your office manager, I was completely put at ease. Then after my consultation with you, I knew I was in good hands...

  • Mr. Smit has demonstrated a high degree of loyalty and trust worthiness to his work and to his associates. Justin certainly is an asset to your Law Firm, his organization skills are second to none. I have and will continue to recommend Justin ...

  • I recently made the life-altering decision of ending a 30 year marriage. While the support of family and friends was very important, I knew that choosing the right attorney was vital. In large part, my future would be determined by his legal advice and skills…

  • You've clearly established a client-focus in your office -- providing your clients with the warmth and understanding they need as they go through a very difficult time. Thank you, again, for all your help.

  • Taking that step to file for divorce was probably one of the most life changing decisions I have ever made. The process is very painful and emotionally draining. I retained Robert Boyd and Justin Smit of The Stogsdill Law Firm, P.C...

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