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William Wombacher

William Wombacher

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  • Elder Law, Social Security Disability, Estate Planning ...
  • Illinois
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Bill was born and raised in Peoria, IL. He graduated from the University of Notre Dame with a B.A. degree in Government. He received his law degree (JD) at the University of Iowa graduating with honors. He has been practicing law in Central Illinois since his graduation and admission into the Illinois Bar. Legal ability and ethical standards ratings are published each year by the Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory.Bill has the highest possible rating of AV. The legal ability rating is "A" which means he is rated as very high to preeminent. The "V" rating means that he embraces faithful adherence to professional standards of conduct and ethics of the legal profession. He is also listed on the Bar Register Of Preeminent Lawyers by Martindale-Hubbell. These ratings are developed for individual attorneys by soliciting confidential opinions from attorneys who have ratings themselves and those who do not. Bill was certified as an Elder Law Attorney (CELA) by the National Elder Law Foundation (NELF) in 2003 and recertified in 2008 and 2013.. He was the third attorney in Illinois certified as CELA and is the only practicing Certified Elder Law Attorney (CELA) in downstate Illinois. Bill joined as a charter member of the prestigious Council of Advanced Practitioners (CAP) of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys (NAELA). The CAP is an invitation only Council providing specialized member benefits to NAELA's Advanced Practitioners. He was selected by other attorneys in Illinois and recognized by Chicago Magazine as an Illinois Super Lawyer in the area of Elder Law for 2007 through 2012. Bill is a member of the National Organization of Social Security Claimants' Representatives (NOSSCR). This is an organization of attorneys and others who assist those with disabilities in getting Social Security Disability and SSI. Bill has one of the largest social security disability practices in Central Illinois and has appeared in hundreds of hearings before the Social Security Admini

University of Iowa
J.D. (1979) | Law
Honors: Graduated with Honors
Activities: Elected Student representative to Iowa Law School Foundation
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University of Notre Dame
B.A. (1976)
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Professional Experience
Sole Pracitioner
Wombacher Law Office
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Prusak, Winne & Wombacher
Littler, Renner, Howard & Wombacher
O'Hern, Wombacher, Moon & Renner
O'Hern, Wombacher & Moon
Certified Elder Law Attorney
National Elder Law Foundation
Professional Associations
Illinois State Bar
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National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys
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National Organization for Social Security Claimant's Representatives
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Council of Advanced Pracitioners --NAELA
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
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7th Circuit
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  • Free Consultation
    I give free consultations for Social Security Disability/SSI claims and for Estate Planning. I do not provide free consultations for Elder law as those are more involved and time consuming.
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  • Rates, Retainers and Additional Information
    I give free consultations for Social Security Disability/SSI claims and for Estate Planning
Practice Areas
Elder Law
Social Security Disability
Estate Planning
Guardianship & Conservatorship Estate Administration, Health Care Directives, Trusts, Wills
Probate Administration, Probate Litigation, Will Contests
Personal Injury
Animal & Dog Bites, Brain Injury, Car Accidents, Construction Accidents, Motorcycle Accidents, Premises Liability, Truck Accidents, Wrongful Death
Workers' Compensation
Real Estate Law
Commercial Real Estate, Condominiums, Easements, Eminent Domain, Homeowners Association, Land Use & Zoning, Mortgages, Neighbor Disputes, Residential Real Estate, Water Law
  • English
Websites & Blogs
Wombacher Disability & Elder Law Blog
Contact & Map
416 Main St, Suite 700
Peoria, IL 61602
Toll-Free: (888) 541-2088
Telephone: (309) 674-8125
Fax: (309) 674-8149