William J. Foote (Of Counsel)

William J. Foote

Mr. Foote is of counsel to the firm with over 50 years of legal experience.  He has represented clients in all levels of courts including Illinois Appellate Courts, Illinois Supreme Court, U.S. district Court-Northern District Illinois, U.S. Court of Appeals 7th Circuit.  Mr. Foote’s general practice concentrates in all areas of litigation, family law, estate and estate planning, and municipal law.

Areas of Practice

  • Civil, Commercial, Business, Estate Litigation
  • All aspects of family law (divorce, custody, visitation, child support, maintenance/alimony, post-divorce matters)
  • Estate Planning, Wills, Trusts, Powers of Attorney, Probate, Zoning, Annexation, Land Development


  • Illinois (1958)
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois, member Trial Bar
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, 7th Circuit


  • LL.B Harvard Law School (1958)
  • A.B. Harvard University (1955)

Professional Associations

Past Employment

  • City of Aurora, Illinois – Corporation Counsel, 1965-1977