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Edwardsville, IL



  • Southern Illinois University School of Law, J.D., magna cum laude, 2021
  • Illinois State University, B.S. in Political Science, 2018


  • Illinois
  • Missouri

Practice Description

Weston T. Stoddard focuses his practice on trials involving the defense of complex business litigation matters, including toxic torts. Stoddard was a 2020 HeplerBroom Summer Associate.

Law School Honors/Involvement

  • Academic Honors Program
  • CALI Excellence for the Future Awards
    • Criminal Law
    • Criminal Procedure: Pre-Trial
    • Evidence
    • First Amendment Rights
    • Legislative & Administrative Processes
  • Dean’s List
  • Southern Illinois University Law Journal
    • Managing Editor
  • Student Bar Association
    • President
  • Teaching Assistant
    • Constitutional Law

Published Legal Writing

  • “Seventh Circuit Gets Specific about Non-Specific Defect Theory,” HeplerBroom Blog (May 10, 2022). (This blog post can be read here.)
  • “District Court of Puerto Rico Denies Preliminary Injunction and Dismisses Case Seeking to Halt Vaccine Mandate for Executive Branch Employees,” HeplerBroom Blog (November 16, 2021). (This blog post can be read here.)
  • “Correcting COVID: District of Massachusetts Denies Correction Officers’ and Union’s Request for Injunctive Relief against Massachusetts’ Vaccine Mandate,” HeplerBroom Blog (November 2, 2021). (This blog post can be read here.)
  • "Death, Deletion, and Marital Privilege Won’t Protect Incriminating Text Messages in the Second District,” HeplerBroom Blog, October 13, 2020. (This blog post can be read here.