Springfield Office Adds Associate Attorney
Attorney Abby Sgro has joined HeplerBroom LLC in its Springfield office. Sgro focuses her practice on a variety of complex litigation areas, including the defense of nursing home and corporate and business matters, as well as estate planning and administration. She is also experienced in handling state and federal criminal matters, criminal appeals, divorces, and child custody and support proceedings.
Sgro obtained her J.D. from Saint Louis University School of Law in 2014. She also holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Journalism from Eastern Illinois University. She is licensed in Illinois and is admitted to the bars of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 7th Circuit and the U.S. District Court for the Central District of Illinois. In 2019 she was named a Woman of Influence by the Springfield Business Journal and Security Bank. She is also a past recipient of the Springfield Business Journal’s 40 Under 40 award, and has been named an Emerging Lawyer by Law Bulletin Media’s Illinois Leading Lawyers.
In addition to her legal practice, Sgro is active in pro bono legal work and volunteer efforts in the Springfield community. She is a member of the Board of Directors for Compass for Kids and of the Family Advisory Board for St. John’s Children’s Hospital. She is also on the Task Force for the Illinois Innocence Project and is a member of the Sangamon County Pro Bono Committee.