Our Attorneys

Our team consists of an experienced trial attorney and dedicated paralegals, all of whom are accessible to our clients. Our founding partner, attorney Wilton A. Person, is a respected business law and litigation attorney known for his attention to detail, sharp writing, and skill in the courtroom.

The firm’s specialty is litigation, and we have achieved a number of excellent results in the courtroom. However, the firm is well aware that our clients prefer cost-efficient results. Therefore, the firm is constantly seeking to lower expenses for our clients through negotiation and other means of alternative dispute resolution.

Wilton A. Person

Mr. Person was born in Augusta, Georgia and raised in Starkville, Mississippi. He obtained his undergraduate degree in English from Florida A&M University where he graduated with honors. Mr. Person then played professional baseball with the Atlanta Braves organization and obtained his MBA from DePaul University in Chicago. He attended law school at the Northern Illinois University College of Law in DeKalb, Illinois.

Mr. Person frequently writes on a variety of topics relating to small business owners.

Mr. Person’s broad professional experience makes him the ideal attorney for the entrepreneur minded individual or business. Whether your needs require Mr. Person’s detail oriented transactional expertise (or his talents involving business litigation, Mr. Person will zealously represent your interests.

Northern Illinois University DeKalb, IL Juris Doctor
DePaul University Chicago, IL MBA – Marketing
Florida A&M University Tallahassee, FL BA – English

Bar Admissions
Admitted to Bar, State of Illinois, 2006
Admitted to United States District Court, Northern Illinois, 2007
Admitted to the Trial Bar United States District Court, Northern Illinois, 2012
Admitted to Bar, State of Indiana, 2014
Admitted to the Bar, United States District Court, Southern Illinois, 2016

Member, Illinois State Bar Association

Representative Clients
Ayo, Inc.
KCMG Properties, LLC
Latest Creations, Inc.
Wholely Living Simply Living, Inc.
Fight for Us, Inc.
Northshore Amateur Sports Academy, Inc.

Contact Wilton Person via email at or through our contact page.

William A. Person II

Mr. William Person II has worked with the Law Office of Wilton A. Person since the company’s founding in 2006. Mr. Person specializes in intellectual property matters and researches copyright, trademark, and patent issues. Mr. Person graduated from Mississippi State University with a degree in education and has a paralegal certificate from Millsaps College in Jackson, MS.

Contact Willam Person via email at

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    The Law Office of Wilton A. Person
    24330 Leski Lane
    Plainfield, IL 60585
    (815) 254-2467