1. Richard L. Thies Passes Away

    It is with great sadness that we share the news that our senior Shareholder Richard L. Thies passed away peacefully on Saturday, April 10, 2021 in the presence of his loving family. Mr. Thies joined the firm as an associate in 1955 before leaving to serve in the United States Air Force (JAGD) from 1…Read More

  2. Increased Access to Justice in the State of Illinois

    A positive story that emerged from 2020 was the initiative to increase access to justice throughout the state of Illinois through the development of the Rural Practice Fellowship Program. Webber & Thies shareholder, Daniel Thies, co-chairs the committee which launched the program. Although many …Read More

  3. Shareholder John Thies Elected Urbana Free Library Board President

    After serving for two years on the Urbana Free Library Board of Trustees, Shareholder John Thies has been elected president of the board. Trustees are appointed by the Mayor and are confirmed by the City Council. They serve three-year alternating terms. The Board of Trustees is responsible for the o…Read More

  4. Attorney Mary Ann Royse Joins Webber & Thies

    The attorneys and staff of Webber & Thies are pleased to announce that Attorney Mary Ann Royse joined the firm effective August 1, concentrating her practice in the areas of real estate development and transactions, wills and trusts, and general business matters. She has 25 years of experience p…Read More

  5. U.S. Supreme Court Decision and Its Impact on Your Business

    On June 15, 2020, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 prohibits employers from making adverse employment decisions on the basis of sexual orientation and gender identity. While the decision in Bostock v. Clayton County, Georgia represents a significant reint…Read More

  6. Proposed Changes to FRAP 3 Face Rare Pushback From Judiciary

    Shareholder Daniel Thies has published an article in the June 2020 Illinois State Bar Association Federal Civil Practice Section Newsletter. The article reviews the discussion generated by proposed changes to the Federal Rule of Appellate Procedure (“FRAP”) 3. Read the article here: Proposed Cha…Read More