Decatur Law Firm

Decatur Law Firm

Although officially formed in July 2004, Bolen Robinson & Ellis is the culmination of the merger and expansion of one of the oldest law firms in Central Illinois. In 1971, Jon D. Robinson joined the Decatur law firm of Hull, Campbell & Robinson. In 2004, Mr. Robinson and T. G. Bolen, who had practiced law in Central Illinois since 1960, teamed with Christopher M. Ellis, who had recently returned home to Decatur after practicing at large law firms in Washington, D.C. and Chicago, to form Bolen Robinson & Ellis, LLP.

A full-service law firm, our experienced attorneys take great pride in serving individuals, businesses, and municipalities throughout Central Illinois. Utilizing the work ethic and character forged by small town beginnings, our lawyers have achieved exceptional results for clients on both a local level and on a national scale.

Sullivan Law Firm

Wood & Mayberry

The partners at Bolen Robinson & Ellis are pleased to announce their association with the Sullivan law firm of Wood & Mayberry. The partners at Wood & Mayberry are superior attorneys with a strong commitment to providing quality legal services in Sullivan and Moultrie County.

In addition to estate planning, probate, family law, real estate transactions, corporate law, municipal government, and business services now provided by Wood & Mayberry partners Steve Wood and Steve Mayberry, the partners at BRE Law will also provide the Sullivan and Moultrie County area with legal services related to personal injury, workers’ compensation, class actions, and complex litigation.

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From simple wills and trusts to the complex nature of a class action lawsuit, the attorneys of BRE Law will guide you through the legal process. You can trust our decades of experience and expertise. Learn more about the areas our lawyers practice in:

Our News and Blog

Pets are a common subject of dispute during a divorce or dissolution of marriage. If the ownership of your pet may be contested in your divorce, this information may be helpful for you.

Domestic battery charges are very serious and can have severe future ramifications. This post describes ten things you should know about domestic battery charges.

BRE Law Partner and Former Prosecutor Nrupa Patel recently joined a popular legal podcast to discuss how conflicts of interest impact former prosecutors turned criminal defense attorneys. Please have a listen!

Juvenile law is an area of criminal law that is applicable to persons not old enough to be held responsible for criminal acts. This post highlights ten general things that you should know about juvenile law.

Court supervision is a form of sentencing that is available for many misdemeanor crimes committed in Illinois. BRE Law can help you navigate this area of criminal law. Please click the above link to learn more about how court supervision may be a viable alternative to a criminal conviction.

BRE Law is pleased to announce that Partner Shane Mendenhall was selected by the Decatur Herald and Review as an individual under 40 that makes a difference in Central Illinois. This honor is well-deserved, as Shane constantly tries to help individuals in his hometown.

The BRE Law team recently enjoyed a wonderful afternoon on Lake Decatur. This trip reminded us of water safety, and inspired this post about water safety tips. If you enjoy getting out on the water like we do, these 5 water safety tips may help you or your loved one avoid an injury.

Illinois recently changed how child support is calculated. The new Income Shares Model for determining Illinois child support may affect you or your child. Please click here to read more, or contact BRE Law’s experienced family law attorneys to discuss this new formula.

A Kansas Jury recently awarded Kansas corn growers nearly $218,000,000 in the Syngenta corn class action lawsuit. Chris Ellis is on the executive committee of the litigation, and the entire team at BRE Law has assisted lead counsel throughout the duration of the litigation to ensure that American farmers cover lost profits.

Handling a personal injury claim on your own can be stressful. Our experienced personal injury lawyers are here to help, and can help guide you to a successful resolution of your personal injury claim.

The partners at Bolen Robinson & Ellis are very excited to announce that on June 19, 2017, Nrupa Patel joined the BRE Law team as a partner. Nrupa is an experienced litigator, and will primarily practice family law and criminal defense.

Motor vehicle accidents are scary. If you are involved in a car accident, truck accident, or motorcycle accident, this general advice include steps that you can take to help protect yourself.

A full-service law firm, our experienced attorneys take great pride in serving individuals, businesses, and municipalities throughout Central Illinois. Utilizing the work ethic and character forged by small town beginnings, our lawyers have achieved exceptional results for clients on both a local level and on a national scale.

The class action lawyers at BRE Law are often asked what a class action lawsuit is. Generally, a class action lawsuit normally occurs when a plaintiff, sometimes called a “class representative,” sues a defendant on behalf of a large group of others (“the class”). After the case is filed, courts determine whether the action should…

The partners at Bolen Robinson & Ellis are pleased to announce their association with the Sullivan law firm of Wood & Mayberry. The partners at Wood & Mayberry are superior attorneys with a strong commitment to providing quality legal services in Sullivan and Moultrie Country. We believe this association will enhance and expand the legal services now offered at BRE Law.

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