EDWARD J. BLAKE, JR., born in East St. Louis, Illinois on August 3, 1952; admitted to bar, 1978, Illinois; 1979, U.S. Tax Court.
Education: St. Louis University (B.S.B.A., 1975); Southern Illinois University (M.B.A., 1977); St. Louis University (J.D., 1978); Washington University (LL.M., in Taxation, 1982).
Member: The Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis; St. Clair County, Illinois State (Member: Section on Estate Planning, 1987 – 1988; Federal Taxation, 1988 – 1989; Business Advice & Financial Planning, 1995-1996) and American Bar Association. Madison County Bar Association, National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys, American Agricultural Law Association, Illinois State Trial Lawyers Association. Illinois State Bar Association Section Member: (1) Trusts & Estates; (2) Family Law; (3) Agricultural Law; and (4) Civil Practice & Procedure.
Mr. Blake practices in the following areas of law: Auto Accident, Bankruptcy, Business, Child Custody, Child Support, Collaborative Divorce, Commercial Real Estate, Consumer Protection, Criminal Defense, DUI and DWI, Debt Settlement, Divorce, Divorce Mediation, Employment, Estate Planning, Wills, Trusts, Breaches of Fiduciary Duty, Family, Foreclosure, Immigration Law, Landlord/Tenant, Legal Malpractice, Litigation, Civil Lawsuits, Military Divorce, Nursing Home, Personal Injury, Probate, Estate Settlement, Real Estate, Securities, Sex Crimes, DCFS, Sexual Harassment, Tax, Internal Revenue Service, Illinois Department of Revenue, Illinois Department of Employment Security, Traffic Tickets, Unemployment, White Collar Crime, Workman’s Compensation, Wrongful Death, Wrongful Termination.
* Our law firm may work or associate with other law firms on certain types of cases.
Blake Law Group, P.C. was founded in 1983. Our main offices are located in Belleville, Illinois, near the St. Clair County Courthouse, and we have offices located in Collinsville and Edwardsville, Madison County, Illinois, and in Columbia, Monroe County, Illinois.
What we do:
Our law firm offers a full range of legal services in the following areas, including Family Law, Divorce, Estates and Trusts, Estate Planning, Will and Trust Contests, Real Estate Law, Mortgage Foreclosure Defense, Business Law, Tax Law, Internal Revenue Service, Personal Injury, Taxes, Workman’s Compensation, Criminal, Civil Litigation and General Practice.
Blake Law Group, P.C.’s attorneys represent individuals and businesses throughout the Southern Illinois and Central Illinois Regions. Blake Law Group, P.C. has experience handling a wide variety of legal matters.
Our firm takes pride in its professional and personalized approach, which takes into the account the individual needs and goals of its clients. We have a reputation throughout the region for delivering quality legal representation timely in a wide variety of cases. We are a group of skilled and accomplished legal professionals who strive to give their clients the attention, service and representation they deserve.
Who we serve:
Blake Law Group, P.C. has provided quality legal services to the residents and businesses of Southern Illinois and Central Illinois for decades. Please refer to our testimonials and success stories in this website.
We serve clients in St. Clair County, Illinois, Madison County, Illinois, Clinton County, Illinois, Monroe County, Illinois, as well as Jersey County, Macoupin County, Montgomery County, Bond County, Washington County, Randolph County, Fayette County, Jackson County, Union County, Johnson County, Jefferson County, as well as other counties throughout the Southern Illinois and Central Illinois Regions of the State of Illinois. We serve clients in a variety of cities in the Southern Illinois and Central Illinois Regions, including, Belleville, Edwardsville, Collinsville, E. St. Louis, O’Fallon, Fairview Heights, Mascoutah, Red Bud, Waterloo, Granite City, Alton, Swansea, Shiloh, Greenville, Centralia, Chester, Carbondale, DuQuoin, Marion, Mt. Vernon, Harrisburg, Highland, Salem, Vandalia, Jerseyville, Litchfield, Carlinville, Effingham, Benton, and Vienna, Metropolis, Springfield, Decatur and other cities throughout the Southern Illinois and Central Illinois Regions of the State of Illinois.
Blake Law Group, P.C.
Attorneys at Law
Richland Executive Plaza II
521 W. Main Street
Belleville, Illinois 62220-1539
Telephone: (618) 233-7900, (618) 398-1000
Facsimile: (618) 233-9490