Susan H. Butler

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Family Law Attorney in Morton, IL

Butler, Giraudo & Meister, P.C.
100 South Main Street, Suite A
Morton, IL 61550-2063
Phone: 309-263-1204
Fax: 309-263-2053
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2005
Licensed Since: 1979
Practice Areas: Family Law
Attorney Profile

Susan H. Butler is an attorney at Butler Giraudo & Meister in Morton, Illinois. Ms. Butler serves clients in Morton, Pekin and Peoria as well as throughout Peoria and Tazewell counties. She focuses her practice exclusively on family law and has several years of experience at the state and appellate levels handling matters involving divorce, adoptions, child support, custody, property division and spousal maintenance. 

A seasoned litigator, Ms. Butler is also trained in alternative dispute resolution techniques such as mediation. This training allows her to better assist families going through complex and emotional family-related legal issues.

Ms. Butler is a magna cum laude graduate of the University of Memphis. She received her law degree from Drake University Law School and has been licensed to practice law since 1977. She is admitted to practice in Illinois and Iowa as well as before the U.S. District Court for the Central District of Illinois and the Illinois Supreme Court. Before practicing family law, she spent several years litigating insurance defense cases.

Over the course of her career, Ms. Butler has received various awards for her accomplishments in the legal profession. She has been recognized by groups, including the YWCA Pekin, the Central Illinois Paralegal Association and Women in Management. Ms. Butler has presented at continuing legal education seminars on the topic of Family Law and has written articles on the subject.

Ms. Butler is an active member of the legal community. She belongs to the Tazewell County Bar Association, the Peoria County Bar Association and the Illinois State Bar Association. She serves in leadership roles including president of Women in Leadership of Central Illinois.

Practice Areas
  • 100%Family Law
Focus Areas

Adoption, Alimony & Spousal Support, Child Support, Custody & Visitation, Dissolution, Divorce, Domestic Violence, Name Change, Paternity, Prenuptial Agreements, Marital Property, Mediation & Collaborative Law, Same Sex Family Law, Father's Rights


1 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2005

About Susan H. Butler

Admitted: 1979, Iowa

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Bar/Professional Activity

  • Peoria County Bar Association
  • Illinois State Bar Association
  • President, Women in Management, Peoria Chapter
  • Tazewell County Bar Association
  • Iowa State Bar Association, 1977-1979
  • Illinois Supreme Court
  • U.S. District Court for the Central District of Illinois

Educational Background

  • Drake University School of Law, 1977
  • University of Memphis, magna cum laude, 1974


  • Rated Distinguished attorney, Martindale-Hubbell, 2018
  • AVVO, 2018
  • Super Lawyer, 2005-present
  • Outstanding Professional Achievement Award
  • Woman of Achievement Award
  • Boss of the Year
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Office Location for Susan H. Butler

100 South Main Street
Suite A
Morton, IL 61550-2063

Phone: 309-263-1204

Fax: 309-263-2053

Last Updated: 6/23/2021

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