Ronald Langacker graduated Cum Laude from the University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh in 1993, and received his Juris Doctorate in 1996 from Valparaiso University. During law school, Ron volunteered in the law school’s criminal clinic.
From 1997 to 2001, Ron practiced in Danville, Illinois, where he opened a practice specializing in criminal, family, and personal injury cases. In 2001, he became Vice-President of EP-Direct in Wisconsin, where he served as the general counsel.
In 2009, Ron founded Langacker Law, Ltd., re-establishing his practice in Central Illinois.
Ron focuses on representing plaintiffs in employment causes of action. He has extensive experience in client consultation, researching and writing, drafting complex pleadings, motion practice, as well trial and appellate practice, including arguments before the Illinois Supreme Court. Ron has practiced law in 5 states and 40 counties in over 22 years.
Ron is a member of the Human Rights and Employment Law Sections of the Illinois State Bar Association. A collection of Ron's articles can be found here.
Ron lives in Champaign with his wife, Wendy, and two cats, Gizmo & Ninja.
Jessica has served as the Legal Assistant and Office Manager at Langacker Law since 2015, and received her Paralegal Certificate from the National Association of Legal Assistants in 2018. Jessica assists with scheduling, client interviews, deposition preparation, discovery production, billing, and general client services.
When she's not in the office, you can find Jessica immersed in a book while sipping a latte at Espresso Royale. Jessica loves to knit, garden, go for walks, and she is always on the lookout for new and interesting activities in Champaign-Urbana.