Robert W. Porter

Robert W. Porter

Attorney
Location:
Bloomington, Illinois
Phone:
309-808-6067
Fax:
309-828-4325
Email:
Expertise

Mr. Porter represents clients in a variety of civil litigation matters. He has represented insurers in subrogation actions, firms in collection matters, landlords in landlord/tenant matters, and contractors and subcontractors in mechanics lien foreclosures. Mr. Porter also litigates estate disputes and contested guardianships. In addition to his litigation practice, Mr. Porter advises municipal clients and business organizations and assists clients with the purchase and/or sale of residential and commercial real estate as well as other real estate-related issues. Mr. Porter further handles estate planning and administration as well as guardianships.

A native of Bloomington, Mr. Porter joined Costigan & Wollrab, P.C. in 2012 and became a partner at the firm in 2019.

Background & Education

J.D., University of Illinois College of Law, 2012
Honors: Magna Cum Laude

B.A., Political Science, Illinois Wesleyan University, 2009
Honors: Summa Cum Laude

Professional Associations and Memberships

Illinois
U.S. District Court, Central District of Illinois
McLean County Bar Association
Illinois State Bar Association

Mr. Porter is a member of the Illinois State Bar Association and the McLean County Bar Association.

Year Joined Firm

  • 2012

Areas of Practice

  • Civil Litigation
  • Municipal Law
  • Real Estate
  • Estate Planning and Administration
  • Guardianships
  • Landlord/Tenant
  • Collections

Bar Admissions

  • Illinois
  • U.S. District Court Central District of Illinois

Education

  • University of Illinois College of Law, Champaign, Illinois
    • J.D. magna cum laude - 2012
  • Illinois Wesleyan University
    • B.A. summa cum laude - 2009
    • Major: Political Science

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Mr. Porter is a member of the Illinois State Bar Association and the McLean County Bar Association. He is also a member of the board of the Illinois Symphony Orchestra, a member of the board of the McLean County Museum of History.

Pro Bono Activities

  • Member, Normal Rotary Club
  • Board Member, McLean County Museum of History
  • Board Member, Illinois Symphony Orchestra