Klein, Stoddard, Buck & Lewis

Serving Dekalb County For More Than 50 Years

Practice Areas

Agricultural Law

Several of our attorneys have personal and family backgrounds in the world of agriculture.

Civil Litigation

Nearly all of our attorneys appear regularly in local courts. We routinely handle cases in DeKalb County chancery, probate, family, and law divisions.


Our firm has extensive experience in a wide variety of appeals. We have successfully appealed cases at all levels of state and federal courts.


See also, Family Law. For more than fifty years, our firm has handled divorce cases in Illinois. We stay up to date on this constantly changing area of the law.

Elder Law

One of the fastest growing areas of law involves the rapidly growing world of senior citizens.

Estate Planning

We are one of the premier law firms in DeKalb County for handling your estate needs.

Our Team

Mr. Buck practices in a variety of litigation areas, primarily family law and personal injury. His case load includes divorce, custody, and adoption matters, as well as negligence, auto accident, and other injury-related cases.

Mr. Stoddard enjoys practicing in a variety of areas, primarily focusing on estate planning, taxation, real estate, and small business matters. He is now in his fourth decade as an attorney and has been involved in a wide variety of legal transactions. 

Mr. Lewis prefers to balance his practice with both litigation and transactional work. The largest segment of his practice involves elder law matters including estate planning, probate, guardianship, and special needs planning.

Amanda Wielgus joined Klein, Stoddard, Buck & Lewis, LLC, in as a law clerk, became an Associate Attorney when she was admitted to the bar in 2014, and became a Member (Partner) in 2019. Amanda focuses her practice on family law including pre-decree, post-decree, and child-related issues.

Mr. Meyer maintains a mixed practice in both litigation and transactional matters. His primary areas of concentration are general civil and commercial litigation, residential and commercial real estate transactions, estate planning, and business organization.

Klein, Stoddard, Buck & Lewis

What We Do


Our firm has been providing legal services to the businesses and families of DeKalb County for more than fifty years.


We measure our success by the satisfaction of our clients, even when that means connecting clients to resources outside our firm.


Families have used our services for three or four generations. We know the value of preserving that trust.


We live and work in the communities we serve, and we believe we have a responsibility to support our friends and neighbors in tangible ways.