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R Samuel Postlewait

R Samuel Postlewait

Partner since 1989
Decatur, Illinois
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Year Joined Firm

  • 1985

Areas of Practice

  • Insurance litigation
  • Business litigation
  • Commercial real estate
  • Probate, wills and estate planning
  • Business law and commercial transactions
  • Agricultural law
  • Health care law

Bar Admissions

  • Illinois, 1985
  • U.S. District Court Central District of Illinois, 1988
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 7th Circuit, 2005
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Michigan, 2006


  • Oklahoma City University School of Law, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
    • J.D. - 1984
  • Eastern Illinois University, Charleston, Illinois
    • B.S. - 1978
    • Major: Accounting

Honors and Awards

  • American Jurisprudence Awards in Civil Procedure & Constitutional Law, 1983
  • American Jurisprudence Awards in Constitutional Law, 1983

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Decatur Bar Association, Member, 1985 - Present
  • Illinois State Bar Association, Member, 1985 - Present
  • Illinois Association of Defense Trial Counsel, Member, 1994 - Present
  • Leading Lawyers Network, Selected by Peers as one of Illinois' Leading Lawyers

Past Employment Positions

  • Oklahoma Tax Commission, Intern, 1984


  • Phi Delta Phi

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Featherstun, Gaumer, Postlewait, Stocks, Flynn & Hubbard
225 North Water Street,
Suite 200,
Decatur, IL 62523

Phone: 217-615-4792
Toll Free: 800-768-5446
Fax: 217-425-8892
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P.O. Box 1760
Decatur, IL 62525