William Wombacher

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Contact: 888.541.2088
Law School: University of Iowa
Jurisdictions: Illinois
7th Circuit


About William Wombacher
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
Directory Practice Areas
  • Elder Law
  • Social Security Disability/SSI
  • Estate Planning
  • Probate
  • Personal Injury
  • Workers' Compensation
  • Real Estate Law
  • Contingent Fees
  • Rates, Retainers and Additional Information
    • I give free consultations for Social Security Disability/SSI claims and for Estate Planning
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
7th Circuit
Certified Elder Law Attorney (National Elder Law Foundation)
Professional Experience
Sole Pracitioner, Wombacher Law Office
Partner, Prusak, Winne & Wombacher
Partner, Littler, Renner, Howard & Wombacher
Partner, O'Hern, Wombacher, Moon & Renner
Associate, O'Hern, Wombacher & Moon
University of IowaJ.D. (1979)Law
Honors: Graduated with Honors
Activities: Elected Student representative to Iowa Law School Foundation
University of Notre DameB.A. (1976)
Professional Associations
Member, Illinois State Bar
member, National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys
member, National Organization for Social Security Claimant's Representatives
member, Council of Advanced Pracitioners --NAELA


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416 Main St, Suite 700
Peoria, IL 61602
Toll-Free: 888.541.2088
Telephone: 309.674.8125
Fax: 309.674.8149