David L. Wentworth II

David L. Wentworth II

Partner since January 1, 2001
Peoria, Illinois

"OUR FIRM OPERATES AS A TEAM, from the attorneys to the experienced staff, to provide quality legal representation to our clients. It is in this team environment that our firm values of communication, commitment, craftsmanship and courtesy thrive. More importantly, our teamwork produces concrete benefits and results for our clients at a reasonable cost."

DAVID L. WENTWORTH II was born in Saginaw, Michigan in 1967. He attended Albion College and received his Bachelor's degree in 1989, and obtained his law degree from the University of Detroit School of Law in 1993 and was a Law Review Senior Staff Member. David is a member of the Peoria County, Illinois State and American Bar Associations, and the State Bar of Michigan. David was a member of the Moot Court Board of Directors and University of Detroit Law Review, 1992-1993.

Areas of Practice

  • Agricultural Law
  • Bankruptcy Law
  • Business & Commercial Law
  • Construction Law
  • Estate Planning
  • Insurance Law
  • Probate & Estate Administration
  • Real Estate Law
  • Business Organizations
  • Collections

Litigation Percentage

  • 50% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • Illinois, 1993
  • Michigan, 1994
  • U.S. District Court Central District of Illinois, 1993
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Illinois, 1995
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Illinois, 1996


  • University of Detroit Mercy School of Law, Detroit, Michigan
    • J.D. - 1993
    • Honors: Member, Moot Court Board of Directors
    • Law Review: University of Detroit Law Review, Senior Staff Member, 1992 - 1993
  • Albion College, Albion, MI
    • B.A. - 1989

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Peoria County Bar Association, Member
  • Illinois State Bar Association, Member
  • American Bar Association, Member
  • State Bar of Michigan, Member
  • American Bankruptcy Institute, Member

Pro Bono Activities

  • Unity Point Methodist Proctor Foundation Board Member, 2015 - Present
  • Community Workshop and Training Center, Human Rights Committee Member, 2010 - Present

Ancillary Businesses

  • Public Guardian and Public Administrator of Peoria County - 2013-present