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Stephen K. Sheffler, Attorney at Law

Stephen K. (Steve) Sheffler has lived and practiced law in the Champaign-Urbana area since 1979. He was born in 1951 and raised on a farm north of Quincy in West Central Illinois. He was Valedictorian of his (Warsaw, IL) high school class, then attended and graduated in 1973 from Illinois College (Jacksonville, IL) with Highest Honors and as a Phi Beta Kappa member. His majors were in Economics and Business and in German.

After College Steve attended the University of Illinois College of Law from which he graduated with a Juris Doctor degree in 1976. He was admitted to the practice of law before the Courts of the State of Illinois in 1976 and was an associate with the Carthage, IL law firm of Hartzell, Glidden, Tucker & Neff (1976-1979) before coming back to Champaign-Urbana. He has also been admitted to practice in the following Federal Courts: the US District Court for the Central District of Illinois (1979), US Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit (1985), and the United States Supreme Court (1983). In October, 2000, he also received certification for completion of 20 hours of civil litigation mediation training conducted by the Center for Analysis of Alternative Dispute Resolutions.

Steve has been a member of Kiwanis and AMBUCS. He served for six years on the Board of Prairie Center Health Systems, Inc., serving as its President for 2 years. Steve was a member of the Board of Governors of the Champaign County Bar Association between 2005 and 2014 and also served as Vice-President. Steve is married to Paula Sheffler, who is an RN at Carle Clinic, has two step-sons and four step-grandchildren, and currently resides in Savoy, IL.

Admitted to practice in the following Courts:

Practiced as an associate in the law firm of Hartzell, Glidden, Tucker & Neff, Carthage, IL 1976-79.

Practiced in the Champaign-Urbana area since July, 1979.

Former member:

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