Attorneys

Charles Schierer

Charles Schierer is an experienced trial lawyer based in Central Illinois, and the managing member of Schierer & Ritchie, LLC. He began his career as a public defender before opening his own criminal defense practice. He also has served our country in the U.S. Navy JAG Corps, where he was given the role of a criminal prosecutor. Mr. Schierer learned many invaluable lessons while working as a prosecutor, lessons that he uses today to defend his clients from criminal charges.

Mr. Schierer places an extremely high value on client trust and comfort. He prefers to get to know his clients personally, to ensure that he can provide legal services that are in step with his client's needs and desires.

Tiffany Ritchie

Tiffany Ritchie earned her J.D. on a full scholarship to Southern Illinois University, where she graduated summa cum laude. Since then, she has worked to aggressively defend the rights of her clients.

Along with her partner, Charles Schierer, Ms. Ritchie strives to continually study the current legal landscape and fine-tune her legal practices. Her clients can rest assured that she will be fully up-to-date on current Illinois law and trained in the most recent courtroom techniques.

Both attorneys Schierer and Ritchie have extensive experience at both the appellate and state levels. In fact, together they have successfully argued a case before the Illinois Supreme Court. Today, they put their experience to work defending the rights of their clients and helping to pursue the best possible outcome in every case.

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If you need legal assistance in the Peoria area, contact Schierer & Ritchie, LLC, online, or call 309-270-1742 or 800-610-9425.