William Barton

William Barton

Estate Planning, Personal Injury

Glen Carbon, IL


  • user-graduate Education Southern Illinois University School of Law
  • Experience Nursing Home Abuse, Estate Planning, Products Liability ... year
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Practice Areas

Nursing Home Abuse
Estate Planning
Products Liability
Personal Injury
Elder Law
Real Estate Law
Nursing Home Abuse

Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice

  • Illinois
    Supreme Court of Illinois

Spoken Languages

  • Chinese
  • English: Spoken, Written
  • Spanish

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About BillBill is a Southern Illinois native. He and his wife live in the Carbondale area with their five children. He attended Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville and graduated Cum Laude with a Bachelor’s degree in Political Science. He later earned Masters’ degrees in Special Education and Counseling Psychology, from McKendree University. He in Special Education classrooms in public and private schools.Later, Bill worked as a counselor-intern for St. Elizabeth’s Hospital, and as a clinician for Chestnut Health Systems. He provided mental health and addiction recovery services, clinical analysis, and employee assistance support. His clients included Federal and State probation, and inmates in the Federal Bureau of Prisons. Through the Wounded Warrior Project, he served combat veterans affected by PTSD. He is a trial consultant, specializing in juror analysis and selection, and has worked with law firms in St. Louis and from St. Clair, Perry, and Franklin Counties all the way down to Alexander, Johnson, and Pope.Bill obtained his law degree from Southern Illinois University at Carbondale School of Law, where he served as Magister of the Lesar Inn for Phi Delta Phi, the International Legal Honors Society. He was an intern with the Illinois Innocence Project, assisting senior defense attorneys by interviewing convicted offenders to determine their suitability for the program. He worked as a law clerk in DUI defense, worker’s compensation, insurance defense, and family law firms in Williamson and Jackson Counties. He served as a State’s’ Attorney in St. Clair County, Illinois, as a 711 Licensee. He was the Editor for the 2017 St. Clair County Juvenile Justice Council Teen Court Manual.

Professional Experience

  • Attorney
    SI Elder Law
    2020 - Current

Professional Associations

  • Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis
    2017 - Current


  • Southern Illinois University School of Law
    2013 - 2016


  • CALI for Excellence - Children & the Law
    Computer Assisted Learning Institute

Speaking Engagements

  • MADD Missouri Heroes for Heroes, Law Enforcement Awards , St. Charles, Missouri


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