Suzanne Jennings Wells has been a licensed attorney in the State of Illinois since 1987. She went to the University of Illinois, obtaining a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics in 1983. For her senior year at the University of Illinois, Suzanne was a foreign exchange student at the University of Stirling, Stirling, Scotland.
She graduated from DePaul University College of Law in 1987 and practiced for many years in Joliet, Will County, Illinois. She was a partner in the Law firm of Goode & Wells, P.C. from 1992-1998. After moving to Monticello, Illinois in 1998, she established the firm of the Law Offices of Suzanne Wells, P.C. Her practice consists of handling residential and commercial real estate transactions, family law, juvenile law, criminal defense (misdemeanors and traffic), and business formations.
Suzanne is a past president of the Will County Women’s Bar Association and the Joliet Regional Landlord’s Association. She also served as President of the Board of Willow Tree Missions for many years. In 1997, Suzanne and her law partner received the John C. McAndrew’s award from the Illinois State Bar Association in recognition of her firm’s extraordinary commitment to providing free legal services to the poor. She has served at the request of Chief Justice of the Illinois Supreme Court, Justice Rita B.Garman, on Judicial Selection Committees for the Sixth Judicial Circuit.
Suzanne is currently the president of the Piatt Co Bar Association.
Member: East Central Illinois Women’s Attorney Association
Piatt County Bar Association
Illinois State Bar Association
American Bar Association