Since 1897, Barber, Segatto, Hoffee, Wilke & Cate has established itself as one of Springfield's leading law firms. We are proud of our firm's long history in Springfield and our role in the growth of Springfield. Through our legal counsel, we have guided many area development projects to fruition, from the construction and development of Lake Springfield in the 1930s to the construction of Federal offices in downtown Springfield in this decade. For over a century, the firm has represented Springfield area families and the business community, assisting them in growth, acquisition and transfers both from generation to generation and through sales of mature businesses.
The firm remains committed to a "small firm" philosophy of offering personalized attention to our clients. We have established strong, multi-generational relationships with many of our clients. Our lawyers are experienced in many areas of law, enabling us to provide exceptional, thorough work in a timely and cost-effective manner.
The firm has a broad general civil practice including litigation at the trial and appellate level, concentrating in the major practice areas of real estate, taxation, estate planning and business transactions. We represent individuals; agricultural firms and individuals; financial and insurance institutions; municipalities; not-for-profit organizations; and a diversity of businesses ranging from large interstate companies to small, family-owned businesses.
At Barber, Segatto, Hoffee, Wilke & Cate, we are proud of the relationship we have with our clients - and the professional service we provide.