Urban, Charles J.

The Becker Building401 Main Street14th FloorPeoria, IL 61602

Updated: 02/20/2018

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Qualifications

Bar Admissions

  • Illinois, 1989
  • U.S. District Court Central District of Illinois, 1989
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Illinois, 1989

Other Affiliations

  • American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, 2008 - Present (Fellow)
  • Peoria County Bar Association, 2008 - 2009 (Co-Chairman, Family Law Continuing Legal Education Committee)
  • Peoria County Bar Association, 1988 - Present (Member)
  • Peoria County Bar Association, Family Law Committee, 2001 - Present (Member)
  • Illinois State Bar Association, 1988 - Present (Member)
  • Abraham Lincoln Inn of the American Inns of Court, 1997 - Present (Emeritus)
  • March of Dimes Central Illinois Division, Board of Directors, 1994 - 1995 (Secretary)
  • March of Dimes Central Illinois Division, Board of Directors, 1993 - 1994 (Secretary/Treasurer)
  • Peoria County Bar Association, Family Law Seminar Winter Series, 2015 - Present (Chairman)

Honors

  • Recognized by his peers as an Illinois Leading Lawyer in the area of Family Law in 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017 and 2018
  • Selected for inclusion in 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017 and 2018 Illinois Super Lawyers
  • AV rated by Martindale Hubble

Classes and Seminars

  • Child Support, Custody and Visitation, Heart of Illinois Paralegal Association - 1996
  • Law Day Presentation, Peoria County Bar Association - 1997
  • Improving Your Family Law Practice, Peoria County Bar Association Continuing Legal Education Series Family Law Seminar - 2000, - 2000
  • Child Representatives and Other Such Creatures - The Amendments to Section 506, Peoria County Bar Association Continuing Legal Education Series Family Law Seminar - 2003
  • Staying Current on Employment Law Changes, Grain and Feed Association 12th Annual Convention and Trade Show - 2005
  • Accessing Mental Health and Substance Abuse Treatment Records, Peoria County Bar Association Continuing Legal Education Series Family Law Seminar - 2006
  • Child Support Update, Peoria County Bar Association Continuing Legal Education Series Family Law Seminar - 2007
  • Dust off That Computer! The Use of Technology in Family Law Matters, Peoria County Bar Association Continuing Legal Education Series Family Law Seminar - 2009
  • The ADA and FMLA Today: What You Need To Know, Association of Occupational Health Professionals - 2009
  • Legal Perspective, Greater Peoria Contractors and Suppliers Association Risk Management Training - 2009
  • Staying Current on Employment Law Changes, Peoria Unity Luncheon - 2010
  • Allocation of Stock Options Under the Amended 503(b): Are the Options Endless?, Peoria County Bar Association Continuing Legal Education Family Law Seminar - 2011
  • Financial Issues Arising In Civil Unions, Peoria County Bar Association Continuing Legal Education Family Law Seminar - 2012
  • Discussion of the New Maintenance Calculation Formula, the New Maintenance Credit in Calculation of Child Support and Comparison to the Calculation of Maintenance and Child Support Under the Old Statute, Peoria County Bar Association Continuing Legal Education Family Law Seminar - 2014
  • Moderator - PCBA Family Law Seminar – Winter Series, Peoria County Bar Association Continuing Legal Education Family Law Seminar - 2015
  • Panelist - PCBA Family Law Seminar Drafting Considerations in Light of The Amended IMDMA, Peoria County Bar Association Continuing Legal Education Family Law Seminar - 2016

Education

  • Southern Illinois University School of Law, Carbondale, Illinois, May, 1988
    J.D.
  • University of Illinois, Champaign, IL, 1985
    B.S.
    Major: Psychology

Fraternities and Sororities

  • Tau Kappa Epsilon

Office Information

Address

The Becker Building401 Main Street14th FloorPeoria, IL 61602

Fax

  • 309-637-1500

Email

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