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.”
- Illinois, 1982
- United States District Court Bar, 1982
- DePaul University College of Law, 1982
- DePaul University, 1979
Professional Associations and Memberships:
- Will County Bar Association
- DuPage County Bar Association
- 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