Stephen M. Thacker


Practice Areas

Born and raised in Chicago into a family of union carpenters, Mr. Thacker is a Partner at the law offices of Goldberg Weisman Cairo and joined the firm in 1988.

Steve brings a unique understanding of the wide range of issues that often arise for our tradesmen clients. He has handled non-injury matters for our injured clients since he began with the firm in 1988. In addition, numerous clients who do not have an injury case with GWC have retained him for a wide range of matters primarily in the area of family law, real estate and probate. He has vast trial experience in divorce matters, including child custody cases, in Cook County and the surrounding counties of Will, DuPage and Lake. He also has experience in real estate transactions varying from the purchase and sale of residential homes to shopping malls.

Married for 30 years with four sons, Mr. Thacker resided in the suburbs for twenty-two years where he was on the park district board and planning commission. He recently moved back into the city as he had reached that point where he was an empty nester.

Mr. Thacker has been licensed to practice law in the State of Illinois since 1982 and is a valued asset at our law firm.

Bar Admissions
  • Illinois State Bar Association, 1982
  • Federal District Court for the Northern District
  • Federal District Court for the Southern District
  • United States 7th Circuit Court of Appeals
Education History
  • St. Ignatius High School
  • Western Illinois University
  • DePaul University College of Law


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