STUART A. PETERSEN
John Marshall Law School,
North Central College, B.A.,
State of Illinois
U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois
U.S. Court of Appeals, 7th Circuit
The Petersen family has been practicing law in Kane County as lawyers or judges since 1936. Stuart learned a great deal of law from listening to stories told by his grandfather, Judge John S. Petersen, and his father, Judge John L. Petersen. Stuart is proud to practice law in the Petersen family tradition. Stuart's grandfather served in the U.S. Navy during World War II.
Stuart graduated from North Central College in 1986 and received his J.D. from John Marshall Law School in 1990. Stuart has been practicing law since 1991. Stuart has litigated jury trials to verdict in both criminal and civil matters. He represents both Plaintiffs and Defendants in various types of civil cases. He also represents corporations, sole proprietorships, limited liability companies, limited partnerships, and other business entities as general counsel from formation, acquisition to sale, and counseled on contract negotiations regarding sale and purchase agreements. He also handles employee-employer matters. He helps clients obtain liquor licenses, vehicle dealer licenses, and rebuilder licenses. Stuart has handled State and Federal appeals on behalf of Appellants and Appellees.
Stuart enjoys bringing his experience as a civil and criminal bench and jury trial lawyer to commercial litigation and commercial transactions. Frequently, commercial transactions or civil litigation, if not handled properly, can create exposure to government regulatory action, government criminal action, or civil tort litigation.
Stuart Petersen joined RUDDY, KING & PETERSEN LAW GROUP, LLC in 2014.
Criminal Law - Federal and State
Wills and Estate Planning
Corporate Law including Formation, Acquisition, and Contracts
Commercial and Residential Real Estate
Commercial Transactions including Zoning
White Collar Crime