Mr. Postlewait completed his undergraduate studies in accounting at Eastern Illinois University in Charleston, Illinois.  He attended law school at Oklahoma University School of Law and earned his law degree in 1984. He has continuously practiced law in Decatur and Macon County.

Mr. Postlewait maintains a generally diverse civil practice in which he concentrates on insurance and business litigation, commercial real estate, estate planning, probate, business and commercial transactions, and agricultural and health care law.  He is licensed in the state of Illinois and has been admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court Central District, U.S. Court of Appeals, and U.S. District of Michigan. 

Mr. Postlewait accomplishments have been acknowledged by professional organizations which include being recognized as an AV (highest possible rating) peer rated attorney by Martindale-Hubbell and Illinois Leading Lawyers. 

Practice Areas:
  1. Agricultural Law

  2. Business Litigation

  3. Commercial Real Estate

  4. Estate Planning 

  5. Health Care Law

  6. Insurance Litigation

  7. Personal Injury

  8. Probate

Professional Recognition:
  1. American Jurisprudence Awards in Civil Procedure & Construction Law

  2. American Jurisprudence Awards in Constitutional Law

Professional Associations and Memberships:
  1. Decatur Bar Association

  2. Illinois Bar Association

  3. Illinois Association of Defense Trial Counsel

  4. Leading Lawyers Network, Selected by Peers as one of Illinois’ Leading Lawyers

  1. B.S., Eastern Illinois University, 1979

  2. J.D., Oklahoma City University School of Law, 1982

Community Involvement: 
  1. Alumni of the Phi Delta Phi Fraternity

R. Samuel Postlewait

Call: (217) 428-5383

Email R. Samuel Postlewait

(217) 428 - 5383

101 South Main Street, Suite 300 - Decatur, Illinois 62523

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