1. Richard Thies Honored as Legal Luminary

    On May 16, 2023, Richard L. Thies was honored posthumously by the Illinois Judges Foundation and the Illinois Bar Foundation for his exemplary law career. Past Illinois State Bar Association President, Donald C. Schiller of Schiller DuCanto & Fleck, Chicago provided the introduction of Richard L…Read More

  2. Webber & Thies Attorneys Honor Distinguished C-U Schools Alumni

    The CU Schools Foundation honored six distinguished alumni from our local school districts at a banquet on April 14, 2023. Four Webber & Thies attorneys were present to congratulate them: Daniel Thies currently serves as Vice Chair of the CUSF Leadership Operating Board. John Thies and Phillip V…Read More

  3. Urbana Free Library Board Passes Resolution to Thank John Thies

    After four years of service on the Urbana Free Library Board of Trustees, Shareholder John Thies was formally recognized and thanked through Resolution No. 2022-09 on June 14, 2022. John was appointed by the Mayor of Urbana as a Trustee of the Library Board in 2018 and then elected President of the …Read More

  4. John Thies Receives “Pillar of the Bar” Honor

    Last night Shareholder John Thies received an elite recognition from the Champaign County Bar Association. Along with retired Federal District Court Judge Harold A. Baker, retired Sixth Judicial Circuit Judge Heidi Ladd and Attorney Wendy S. Bauer, he was named a “Pillar of the Bar.” This honor …Read More

  5. Shareholder John Thies Named “Pillar of the Bar”

    Webber & Thies is thrilled to announce that shareholder John Thies has been named to the eighth class of the Champaign County Bar Association “Pillars of the Bar” – an honor bestowed on Champaign-Urbana attorneys who exemplify excellence in their profession, a high level of community invol…Read More

  6. C-U Kiwanis Celebrates 100 Years of Giving

    On May 18, 2022, C-U Kiwanis celebrated 100 years of serving the children of our community at a centennial gala dinner. Cornerstone to this event was the celebration of a $25,000 donation for the Champaign Park District's Martens Center. In this photo, Webber & Thies Shareholder and C-U Kiwanis …Read More

  7. Land of Lincoln Legal Aid Celebrates 50 Years of Service

    The Land of Lincoln Legal Aid organization celebrated its 50th anniversary at the Colonnades Club at Memorial Stadium on April 7, 2022. Supreme Court Justice Rita Garman shared, “We celebrate how far we’ve come, and I challenge you all to do even more to serve justice.” Webber & Thies Shar…Read More

  8. John Thies and C-U Kiwanis Spruce Up Local Trail

    Shareholder John Thies (far left) joins other members of Champaign-Urbana Kiwanis Club and the Circle K club at the University of Illinois to perform trail maintenance at Camp Kiwanis Girl Scout near Lake of the Woods in Mahomet, Illinois.  C-U Kiwanis, of which Mr. Thies is president, is celebrati…Read More

  9. Friends and Family Gather to Honor the Memory of Richard L. Thies

    Family, friends, and colleagues gathered in Urbana, Illinois and around the world via YouTube on Saturday, November 6, 2021 to remember the life of Richard L. Thies. His favorite Scripture verses were read by his grandchildren, songs he chose were sung by those in attendance, and poignant memories w…Read More