After Hour New Client Telephone Number 630-690-6077

1776 S. Naperville Road, Building B, Suite 202,
Wheaton, IL 60189
The Stogsdill Law Firm, P.C.

Eric T. Telander


Location:Wheaton, Illinois
630-690-6077 (New client after hours number)
Email:Email Me

Prior to joining the firm, Eric was an Assistant State’s Attorney at the DuPage County State’s Attorney’s Office from 2010 – 2013. While an Assistant State’s Attorney, Eric was actively engaged in prosecuting cases including misdemeanors and assisting on felony matters. During this time, Eric was selected to represent the Office at the Illinois State’s Attorney’s and Illinois Department of Transportation’s “Under the Influence Seminar.” Eric also managed trial strategy and courtroom scheduling for the expedient disposition of cases as a first chair prosecutor, conducting over 100 bench and jury trials. Upon leaving the State’s Attorney’s Office, Eric was presented the award for Outstanding Service to the Office of the State's Attorney and the Citizens of DuPage County.

Following his time at the DuPage County State’s Attorney’s Office, Eric opened up his own practice primarily focusing on criminal defense matters across Illinois. During this time, Eric aggressively and successfully defended clients from criminal matters ranging from traffic tickets to serious felonies.

In 2014, Eric closed his practice and became a Partner at Telander and Telander Attorney’s and Counselor’s at Law. He continued in his representation of clients charged with criminal offenses throughout Illinois including many high profile cases.

Eric earned his Juris Doctorate from Western Michigan University Cooley Law School with a concentration in litigation. Prior to enrolling in law school, Eric graduated from Arizona State University with a bachelor’s degree in Tourism Development and Management. During his free time, Eric is an active volunteer for the American Field Service and enjoys traveling and playing sports.

Year Joined Firm

  • 2019

Areas of Practice

Bar Admissions

  • Illinois, 2009


  • Western Michigan University Cooley Law School, Lansing, MI
    • J.D. - 2009
  • Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ
    • B.S. - 2005
    • Major: Tourism Development and Management

Honors and Awards

  • Outstanding Service to the Office of the State's Attorney and the Citizens of DuPage County, 2013

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • DuPage County Bar Association, Member
  • Illinois State Bar Association, Member
  • Chicago Bar Association, Member
  • American Bar Association, Member
  • American Field Service, Volunteer
  • RefugeeOne Organization, Volunteer

Past Employment Positions

  • Telander and Telander, Attorney’s and Counselors at Law, Glen Ellyn, Partner, 01-2015 – 12-2018
  • Eric T. Telander Attorney at Law, Chicago, Owner, 01-2013 – 01-2015
  • DuPage County State’s Attorney’s Office, Wheaton, Assistant State’s Attorney, 02-2010 – 05-2013
  • DuPage County State’s Attorney’s Office, Wheaton, Law Clerk/711 Licensee, 01-2009 – 05-2009
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