Attorneys

Ronda D. Taylor Glenn, Esq.

Ronda D. Taylor Glenn, Esq., practices family law in various Illinois courts, providing superior representation in matters including Dissolutions of Marriage, Paternity/Custody/Support cases, Orders of Protection, Guardianships, Adoptions, Name changes including those connected with gender re-identification and blended families, Juvenile cases, Post-judgment disputes, Child Support, Appeals, and other family and civil litigation.

Attorney Glenn has been representing family law clients in Illinois for over 29 years and is licensed in federal courts including the Central District of Illinois as of 1988 and the 7th Circuit Court of Appeals as of 1989, having earned her B.S. in Sociology early from Bradley University in 1982 and her Juris Doctor from Washington University (St. Louis) in 1986.  She founded the Ronda Glenn Law Office, offices in Bloomington and Pontiac, in 1995.  In 2013, she received the YWCA Women of Distinction Award for the Professions category.

In addition to private practice, Attorney Glenn has served as a juvenile public defender for McLean County and as a Special Prosecutor by appointment through the office of the Attorney General.  Attorney Glenn’s appellate work for clients has included:

Janssen v. Turner (In re Janssen), 292 Ill. App. 3d 219 (4th Dist. 1997)

In re Marriage of Koberlein, 281 Ill. App. 3d 880 (4th Dist. 1996)

People ex. rel. Williams v. Williams, 191 Ill. App. 3d 311 (4th Dist. 1989)

In re Marriage of Serna, 172 Ill. App. 3d 1051 (4th Dis. 1988)

In re Marriage of Benz, 165 Ill. App. 3d 273 (4th Dist. 1988)

Marie Casteel, Esq.

Marie websiteMarie J. Casteel, Esq., practices family law in various Illinois courts, providing representation in matters of Dissolutions of Marriage, Parental Rights and Support cases, Orders of Protection and Domestic Violence cases, name changes, LGBT family law cases, Appeals, and other family and civil litigation.

Marie is a Pennsylvania native, now permanently residing in Bloomington-Normal – a place she is happy to call “home” for her and her family. She has been representing family law clients since 2011 and is licensed in both the State of Ohio and Illinois.  Having earned her B.S. in Art Education, Suma Cum Laude, from Edinboro University of Pennsylvania in 2004, she first pursued a career as a high school art instructor in King George, Virginia, where she taught for four years and obtained tenure, before attending law school. She earned her Juris Doctorate from the University of Cincinnati College of Law and was admitted to the Ohio Bar in 2011.  Marie joined the Law Offices of Ronda D. Taylor Glenn in 2014 after spending several years in private practice, focusing primarily on family matters, in the Cincinnati Metropolitan area.

Prior to entering private practice, Attorney Casteel was awarded The Lois Rosenthal Award for her work and dedication as a Fellow for the Rosenthal Institute for Justice / Ohio Innocence Project. She also participated a variety of other internships, externships, and volunteer opportunities throughout her law school education, including Trial Practice Competition Team, the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program, and internships with the Legal Aid Society of the Greater Cincinnati Area, the Kentucky Department of Public Advocacy, and the U.C. College of Law Domestic Violence Clinic.

Publications: Co-authored with Professor Mark Godsey: She Blinded Me with Science: Wrongful Convictions and The “Reverse CSI-Effect”, 17 Tex. Wesleyan L. Rev. 481 (2010-2011)