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Randy S. Paswater

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Practice Areas:

  • Family Law - Custody & Visitation, Child Support
  • State, Local & Municipality Law
  • Collections - Debtor/Creditor
  • Real Estate Law
  • Forcible Entry
  • Detainer/Evictions


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.


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

Bar Admission

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

Classes & Seminars

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

Pro-Bono Activities

  • Sojourn Shelter, volunteer, 2006 to Present

Past Positions

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

Professional Associations

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

Current Employment Position

  • Partner