Law Office of Jonathan A. Backman

Experienced in Corporate Bankruptcy, Civil Rights and Commercial Litigation
Serving Central Illinois

You Don't Have to Go to Chicago for a Great Lawyer

If you want to hire an experienced Harvard Law trained attorney who is dedicated to your success, you don't have to go all the way to Chicago: You can find one right here in Central Illinois.

Experienced Legal Counsel Focused on Your Unique Needs

Individualized service can make a considerable difference in your case. You want an attorney who treats you like a person and takes the time to fully understand your legal needs and goals.

From the start, the Law Office of Jonathan A. Backman will focus on you and your needs and they will never stray off course. This unique firm, made up of a sole attorney and his legal assistant, is dedicated to providing personalized and affordable legal service to the people of Bloomington, Illinois, and surrounding areas. To schedule an appointment, email their office or call 309-820-7420.

Putting Knowledge and Experience behind You

Attorney Jonathan Backman spent over a decade handling important Chapter 11 cases for large Chicago law firms. When he started his own private practice, he combined his big-firm knowledge with small-firm personal attention in order to provide his clients with truly exceptional legal representation.Mr. Backman has helped people throughout the state find solutions to a variety of legal problems for over two decades. Few attorneys in the Bloomington-Normal area can match his credentials or his dedication to his clients.
  • By utilizing his expertise in Chapter 11 bankruptcy law and procedures, Mr. Backman has helped many struggling companies restructure and regain their profitability.
  • By applying his big-firm banking experience to his small-firm practice, he has helped many small businesses prevail in complex commercial litigation with larger banks and corporations.
  • By focusing his passion and belief in the Constitution and civil liberties, Mr. Backman has helped individuals assert and defend their constitutional rights at work and in their home.

Please visit the practice area overview page to learn more about these and additional services the Law Office of Jonathan A. Backman provides.

Contact the Firm


For Prospective Clients: Email the office or call 309-820-7420 to speak openly about your legal needs in a safe and confidential environment. Mr. Backman’s office is conveniently located one block from the Law and Justice Center in downtown Bloomington, Illinois.

For Other Attorneys and Existing Clients: Use the address, phone number or facsimile in the left-hand margin or email Mr. Backman directly at [email protected].

We are a debt relief agency. We help people file for relief under the Bankruptcy Code.