About Us

WORKING FOR YOUR BENEFIT

Our mission is to provide legal advice and representation to ALL members of our community.

Whether you were hurt on the job, seeking custody, drafting a will, fighting a speeding ticket, or facing serious criminal charges, our office will provide reliable, reputable, and prompt legal representation.

Our office will provide you with one-on-one advice for your legal concerns with the humility, honesty, and tolerance your case deserves.

Our goal is to form and maintain a relationship with our clients by seeking the best outcome for their legal issues.

Our Practices

Personal Injury Law

Accidents happen but when the “accident” was the result of someone’s carelessness make sure your representative has your interest in mind. Recover the money you deserve from an injury with the Law Office of Michael R. Wesley, LLC.

Family Law

A family attorney works with you to ensure all legal issues are handled without problems. Promptly and professionally take care of your personal legal concerns with our lawyers. 

Why Choose Us

Honest, General Practice Lawyer

Deciding what type of lawyer you need can be daunting. As a general practice lawyer, I focus on a broad range of practice areas. I can represent you in court, draft and review documents, and be your advocate in negotiations. I can also refer you to specialists when necessary.

Modern Legal Care

As a general practice lawyer, I provide modern legal. Some of the everyday situations I handle include:

  • Wills, Trusts, & Estate Planning
  • Mediation
  • Child Custody & Child Support
  • Traffic violations
  • Personal injury
  • Criminal law

Over 900 Cases Won

Since 2003, I have been taking depositions, managing cases, negotiating settlements, and forming and maintaining excellent client relations. Let me take a look at your case and put this experience to work for you.

Our Philosophy

1

The Law Comes First

Whether you were hurt on the job, seeking custody, drafting a will, fighting a speeding ticket, or facing serious criminal charges, our office will provide reliable, reputable, and prompt legal representation.

2

Honest Communication

Our office will provide you with one-on-one advice for your legal concerns with the humility, honesty, and tolerance your case deserves.

3

Committed to Excellence

Our mission is to provide legal advice and representation to ALL members of our community.

Our Team

Michael Wesley

Michael Wesley

Owner & Founder

Born and raised in Bethalto, Illinois, Michael graduated from Civic Memorial High School in 1995.

From 2003 to 2009, Michael was employed by a large civil defense firm in Madison County, Illinois, where he gained valuable experience in taking depositions, managing cases, negotiating settlements, and forming and maintaining excellent client relations.

Admitted to practice law in Illinois and Missouri and is a member of the bar in both states.

Michael currently lives in Bethalto and is married to Courtney Wesley. They have four children: Jacqueline, Ayden, Hudson, and Sienna.

Personal & Professional Achievements:

  • 1995 Bethalto Boys’ and Girls’ Club “Youth of the Year”
  • Fontbonne University- Bachelor’s Degree in Social Science/Pre-Law- 1999
  • Southern Illinois University School of Law- JD cum laude-2003
Christie Sands

Christie Sands

Office Manager

Christie is our Office Manager for the Law Office of Michael Wesley; she has been with our firm since 2017.  Christie brings over 20 years of administrative experience in Office Management, Human Resources, and Accounting. She assists in developing and implementing firm policies and procedures; manages and oversees the administration of HR policies, programs’ and practices within the firm; she also maintains accounts payable, receivables, and monthly billing. She brings to the law firm her personal and professional philosophy that every person has a life story that should be treated with integrity and respect.

In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her husband Justin, her daughter Bryn, and gets to be a bonus mom to Alex, Justin, Jacob, and Chloe.  Christie enjoys watching her children play sports and exploring new adventures with her family.

Angy Richards

Angy Richards

Paralegal

Angy joined the Law Office of Michael Wesley in September of 2019. She is our paralegal that handles all our Personal Injury, Landlord-Tenant, Probate cases, along with doing our Wills and Trusts for clients.

Angy studied at Lewis and Clark Community College, bringing years of experience and knowledge to our Personal Injury cases. Before working for our office, Angy spent time working Personal Injury and employment files in St. Louis, Missouri.

Outside of work, Angy enjoys traveling with her family and watching sports.

Chelsea Cox

Chelsea Cox

Paralegal

Chelsea joined the Law Office of Michael Wesley in 2019.  She is a full-time paralegal working primarily on family and domestic relation cases.  Chelsea enjoys working closely with clients to help make the complicated and often arcane process of a family law case as easy and understandable as possible.  Clients universally enjoy speaking with her, and she strives to assist them in all facets of their family law case.

Chelsea graduated from Lewis & Clark this year and obtained her Associate’s Degree in Paralegal Studies.  She will be attending Southern Illinois University Edwardsville next spring to pursue her Bachelor’s Degree in English.

Outside of work and furthering her education, Chelsea enjoys spending time with her two daughters.

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