Jerrold H. Stocks

Brian D. Eck
Mr. Stocks has practiced in Decatur, IL since 1989. Stocks is native to Macon County as his family is a multi-generational farm family to the area. As such, Mr. Stocks has served the legal needs of our farmers, businesses and communities throughout his career in a wide array of matters.

Mr. Stocks has represented clients as lead trial counsel throughout Illinois in state and federal trial and appellate courts in cases involving 1983 civil rights, constitutional litigation, farm and business separation and reorganization, personal injury, wrongful death or property damage arising from construction accidents, industrial accidents, motor vehicle accidents, premises liability claims, fire loss – cause and origin, products liability, professional negligence, insurance related claims, election law, trust and estate disputes and general liability. Stocks has many clients whom he serves in a broad range of issues from business disputes, agricultural issues, real estate/land use, transactional and estate planning.

Bar Admissions
  • Illinois
  • U.S. District Court Central District of Illinois
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 7th Circuit
  • Supreme Court of the United States

  • Drake University Law School, Des Moines, Iowa
    • Doctor of Jurisprudence – 1989
  • University of Illinois, Urbana/Champaign, Illinois
    • B.A. – 1986

Professional Associations and Memberships
  • Republican National Lawyer’s Association
  • Illinois State Bar Associationn
  • Macon County Republican Party, Chairman (1998 – 2011)
  • Leading Lawyers Network, Selected by Peers as one of Illinois’ Leading Lawyers
  • Martindale-Hubbell AV rated