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About The Niebuhr Law Firm

The Niebuhr Law Firm was established May 5, 1994. The firm currently has two full time attorneys and a full staff to handle your case with the utmost care and attention to detail. We represent bankruptcy clients throughout Illinois, including Bloomington, Springfield, Galesburg, Lincoln, Moline, and the Quad Cities. Currently we handle approximately 100 cases per month. We have the experience to ensure that your case is completed without problems that a less experienced attorney may face. The Niebuhr Law Firm has the attorneys, experience and superior customer service to ensure that your bankruptcy case is a smooth road into your fresh start. Thank you for your interest in this office.

Karl R. Niebuhr is a life-long resident of Peoria, Illinois. He attended Richwoods High School and graduated in 1983. Karl graduated from Western Illinois University cum laude in 1989. He then attended Thomas M Cooley Law School located in Lansing, Michigan. In May of 1994, Karl was licensed to practice law in Illinois. Karl opened the office soon after that. Karl served as an elected official for the Township of West Peoria from 1994-1998. In September of 2004, Karl applied and was granted a license to practice law in the state of Iowa. Karl is an avid tennis player and enjoys performing magic for small groups.

Leann Marie Niebuhr is a life-long resident of Peoria, Illinois. She attended Manual High School and graduated in 1986. Leann is a 1991 graduate of Western Illinois University. In 1992 Karl and Leann were married in Peoria. During the 1990’s Leann was employed as a librarian in Michigan and later for Peoria Public Schools. At the same time that she was employed for PPS, she also attended Bradley and received her Masters in Liberal Studies. In 2001, Leann joined the firm as an assistant. After the Niebuhr’s children started school, Leann attended Northern Illinois University College of Law. She graduated in the top 10% of her class in December 2004. In May of 2005 Leann was licensed to practice law in the State of Illinois . Leann enjoys gardening and reading.