Steven B. Ekker

Steven B. Ekker

Attorney / Owner at Ekker Law, P.C.
  • Personal Injury, Divorce, Family Law ...
  • Illinois
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Attorney Steven Ekker began practicing law in Illinois in 1993. Since then, he has distinguished himself throughout Illinois courtrooms for outstanding legal services in a wide variety of practice areas. Focusing on civil litigation, Mr. Ekker is skilled in handling cases involving: personal injury; commercial and business disputes; real estate litigation; general civil litigation; divorce and family law; contract disputes; wage, salary, commission and other employment disputes; foreclosures; defamation; and, appeals.

With experience representing both sides of civil disputes, Mr. Ekker is able to effectively anticipate strategies from opposing counsel. He has a track record for success both in state and federal courts and is skilled in litigation, negotiation, arbitration, and mediation. He has successfully handled jury trials and bench trials throughout Illinois and his appellate work has resulted in both published and non-published opinions.

Believing in the importance of continuing legal education, Attorney Steven Ekker has authored materials published by the Illinois Institute for Continuing Legal Education and the DuPage County Bar Association Brief. He has also presented numerous seminars for clients and potential clients on a variety of legal matters.

Committed to the betterment of his community, Mr. Ekker has served multiple terms as a Director of the Sugar Grove Chamber of Commerce & Industry and is currently the President of the organization. He is also the Vice President of Sugar Grove Corn Boil, NFP, the organization that plans the community's annual summer festival, having just completed a two-year term as its President as well.

Practice Areas
Personal Injury
Animal & Dog Bites, Brain Injury, Car Accidents, Construction Accidents, Motorcycle Accidents, Premises Liability, Truck Accidents, Wrongful Death
Collaborative Law, Contested Divorce, Military Divorce, Property Division, Same Sex Divorce, Spousal Support & Alimony, Uncontested Divorce
Family Law
Adoption, Child Custody, Child Support, Father's Rights, Guardianship & Conservatorship, Paternity, Prenups & Marital Agreements, Restraining Orders, Same Sex Family Law
Employment Law
Employee Benefits, Employment Contracts, Employment Discrimination, ERISA, Overtime & Unpaid Wages, Sexual Harassment, Whistleblower, Wrongful Termination
Medical Malpractice
Birth Injury, Medical Misdiagnosis, Pharmacy Errors, Surgical Errors
Real Estate Law
Commercial Real Estate, Condominiums, Easements, Eminent Domain, Homeowners Association, Land Use & Zoning, Mortgages, Neighbor Disputes, Residential Real Estate, Water Law
Additional Practice Areas
  • Contract Law
  • Litigation
  • Car Accidents
  • Truck Accidents
  • Motorcycle Accidents
  • Premises Liability
  • Slip & Fall
  • Alimony & Spousal Support
  • Asset Division
  • Child Custody
  • Allocation of Parental Responsibilities
  • Child Support
  • Drafting and Review of Real Estate Agreements
  • For Sale By Owner Transactions
  • Civil Litigation
  • Employment Discrimination
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
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U.S. District Court Northern District of Illinois
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  • English: Spoken, Written
Professional Experience
Owner / Attorney
Ekker Law, P.C.
White & Ekker, P.C.
Momkus McCluskey LLC
Associate Attorney
Mulherin, Rehfeldt & Varchetto, P.C.
Associate Attorney
Lewis & Nyuli, P.C.
Garr & DeMaertelaere
Northern Illinois University College of Law
J.D. (1993) | Law
Activities: Activities and Societies: President of the Student Bar Association, Law Review Assistant Editor, Moot Court Society, Delta Theta Phi Law Fraternity
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University of Michigan
B.A. (1989) | Communication and English
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Law Review - Distinguished Service Award
Northern Illinois University College of Law
Moot Court Society - Distinguished Service Award
Northern Illinois University College of Law
Peer Reviewed
Professional Associations
State Bar of Illinois  # 6216016
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Sugar Grove Chamber of Commerce & Industry
Member, Director and Past President (Director since 2007, President 2009-13, Vice President 2013-15)
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Sugar Grove Corn Boil, NFP
Member, Legal Counsel and Past President (Legal Counsel since 2008, President 2009-13)
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Kane County Bar Association
- Current
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Websites & Blogs
Ekker Law, P.C. / Steven B. Ekker, Esq.