Randy S. Paswater

Randy S. Paswater

Springfield, Illinois

Randy S. Paswater joined Barber, Segatto, Hoffee, Wilke & Cate in 2008, after a number of years in civil practice including work for the Illinois General Assembly as a Staff Attorney.  Randy is an experienced trial attorney who has taken cases to trial or hearing in nearly every courthouse and/or administrative forum in Central Illinois.

Randy attended Indiana University, graduating with a Bachelor of Arts degree in History and Political Science in 2000.  He obtained his Juris Doctorate, magna cum laude, from Northern Illinois University in 2004, participating in Trial Advocacy and Elder Law clinical programs.

Randy is a member of the Illinois State (ISBA) and Sangamon County Bar Associations.  He has served as an ISBA Assembly Member and is a past President of the Sangamon Valley Estate Planning Council.  Randy concentrates his practice in a number of areas, including but not limited to family, elder, business and commercial law.  He also represents clients in real estate, administrative, and criminal law matters and is admitted to practice before the United States District Court for the Central District of Illinois.

Areas of Practice

  • 60% Family Law - Custody & Visitation, Child Support
  • 10% State, Local & Municipality Law
  • 10% Collections - Debtor/Creditor
  • 5% Real Estate Law
  • 5% Criminal Law

Litigation Percentage

  • 90% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • Illinois, 2004
  • U.S. District Court Central District of Illinois, 2006


  • Northern Illinois University College of Law, DeKalb, Illinois
    • J.D. magna cum laude - 2004
  • Indiana University, Bloomington, Illinois
    • B.A. - 2000
    • Major: History
    • Major: Political Science


  • Collection Law from Start to Finish, National Business Institute, 2010 - 2011

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Illinois State Bar Association, Member; Assembly, 2004 - Present
  • Sangamon County Bar Association, Member, 2006 - Present
  • Sangamon Valley Estate Planning Council, Member, Past President, 2008 - Present

Past Employment Positions

  • Scott & Scott, P.C., Associate Attorney, 2006 - 2008
  • Illinois General Assembly, Staff Attorney, 2004 - 2006

Pro Bono Activities

  • Sojourn Shelter, volunteer, 2006 - Present