William J. Stogsdill

William J. Stogsdill

Attorney at Stogsdill Law Firm, P.C.
  • Divorce, Family Law, Appeals & Appellate
  • Florida, Illinois
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Summary

William J. Stogsdill joined The Stogsdill Law Firm, P. C. in April of 2012. Since joining the firm, Will has primarily focused on practice in the area of family law. Will has worked on complex financial estates, custody disputes, negotiating property and custody settlements, and orders of protection. In 2011, Will was published in the Illinois State Bar Association Family Law Handbook as a Co-Author with William J. Stogsdill, of the chapter entitled, "Division of Retirement Benefits in Dissolution Proceedings."

Prior to joining The Stogsdill Law Firm, P. C., Will worked as an Assistant State's Attorney in the Criminal Prosecutions Bureau of DuPage County from 2009-2012. He prosecuted over 100 trials and achieved a 91% conviction rate in jury trials. While working as an Assistant State's Attorney, Will sat for the Florida Bar Exam. In 2011, Will was sworn into the Florida Bar. Will is a board member of the Ambassadors for Vision, a charity board whose mission includes raising funds for the Illinois Eye Bank, an organization dedicated to the restoration of sight.

Will earned his Juris Doctorate degree from the John Marshall Law School in 2009. While at John Marshall, Will was a member of the Trial Advocacy and Dispute Resolution Honors Board, Moot Court Honors Council, and participated in trial advocacy competitions. In 2008, Will was the team captain of the team that represented John Marshall in the National Trial Advocacy Competition. Will is also a trained Guardian ad Litem.

Practice Areas
  • Divorce
  • Family Law
  • Appeals & Appellate
Additional Practice Areas
  • Child Custody
  • Child Support
  • Collaborative Law
  • Mediation
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Florida
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Illinois
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Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
Professional Experience
Partner
Stogsdill Law Firm, P.C.
- Current
Assistant State's Attorney
Criminal Prosecutor's Bureau of DuPage County
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Education
The John Marshall Law School
J.D. (2009) | Law
Honors: Honors: Trial Advocacy and Dispute Resolution Honors Board, Member Honors: Moot Court Honors Council, Member Honors: Participated in Trial Advocacy Competitions Honors: Team Captain of the team that represented John Marshall in the National Trial Advocacy Competition, 2008
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Clemson University
B.S. (2005) | Financial Management
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Awards
Rising Stars, 2016-2019
Super Lawyers
Best under 40
American Institute of Family Law Attorneys
Outstanding Service
Office of the State's Attorney
Professional Associations
Florida State Bar
Member
Current
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Illinois State Bar Association
Member
Current
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DuPage County Bar Association
Member
Current
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DuPage County Bar Association
Young Lawyers Committee, Previous Member
Current
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Robert E. Jones AIC of DuPage County
Member
Current
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Publications
Articles & Publications
Division of Retirement Benefits in Dissolution Proceedings
Illinois State Bar Association Family Law Handbook, 2011
Contact & Map
The Stogsdill Law Firm, P.C.
1776 S. Naperville Road, Building B
Suite 202
Wheaton, IL 60189
Telephone: (630) 462-9500