Rutherford Law Office in Springfield has announced a merger with the law offices of FeldmanWasser, effective July 1, 2018. Roger Rutherford will become a partner within FeldmanWasser and will continue his practice concentrating in estate planning, real estate, legal entity formations and municipal law.
“Roger’s forty plus years as a practicing attorney in central Illinois, coupled with his experience in real estate, estate planning and municipal law brings additional benefit to our clients and expands our law firm’s practice areas now and well into the future,” said Howard Feldman, founding partner at FeldmanWasser.
Rutherford received his juris doctor degree from Valparaiso University, graduated from the University of Illinois and is a member of the American Bar Association, Illinois State Bar Association and a former business law professor at Lincoln Land Community College.
“As a sole practitioner for many years, this merger provides additional legal expertise and resources for my clients and gives me the opportunity to mentor and train younger attorneys in my areas of concentration,” said Rutherford. “I am excited about what the future will hold.”
FeldmanWasser, located at 1307 S. Seventh St. in Springfield, has been in practice since 1987. The firm handles administrative, criminal, construction, employment, family law and traffic violations. The addition of Rutherford will bring added expertise in estate, real estate and municipal law to the firm.
Partners in FeldmanWasser include founding partner Howard Feldman, Stanley Wasser, Carl Draper, Randall Cox,Kelli Gordon and Ashley Davis. The firm also includes John Morse, associate and Thomas Immel and Stuart Shiffman, both of counsel.