About Robert Bigelow
Robert Bigelow is a dedicated attorney who specializes in real estate law, contract law, business law, and intellectual property law. Robert thoroughly enjoys the legal aspect of all the areas of law he practices because of the satisfaction fulfillment he derives from seeing his client’s business and personal goals fulfilled.
Robert’s diverse background makes him valued by his clients for the variety of expertise he provides, as well as the level of service he offers. He is responsive to client communications, anticipates their needs, and provides frequent updates on progress towards their goals.
Before starting his firm in 2020, Robert worked as a public defender in Boone County, and then moved on to manage several small businesses and work as in-house counsel for the parent company of those businesses. In this capacity, he managed a diverse team, grew and modernized the businesses, negotiated commercial contracts and leases, managed commercial real estate, managed numerous construction projects, and dealt with day-to-day obstacles faced by small businesses owners and managers. These experiences taught him the challenges small businesses encounter face and allow him to have a multifaceted perspective on the legal issues they face.
Before practicing law, Robert served in the US Coast Guard for four years, and went on to use the GI Bill to earn his B.A. in English Literature, with an emphasis in Business Economics, from UCLA. After earning his undergraduate degree, Robert worked in commercial lines insurance for four years both in sales and as an underwriter, before pursuing his law degree at Northern Illinois University, and graduating with honors in 2013. These experiences taught Robert the value of serving others and instilled a client-first approach in his legal practice.
Robert’s clients know they are not just another client—one of many. He values the trust his clients place in him, and he gives 100% to make sure their needs are served. In the pursuit of your business and personal goals, you will get to know Robert and know that he has your best interest at heart.
Beyond his work, Robert loves any excuse to be outdoors, from camping, hiking, snowboarding, to golfing. He also enjoys reading, cooking, and brewing beer.
Robert is an active member in the St. Charles Chamber of Commerce, American Legion, and the Illinois State Bar Association.