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Attorney Theodore L. Kuzniar


Theodore ("Ted") Kuzniar, a 1967 graduate of St. Ignatius High School in Chicago, Illinois received his Bachelor of Arts Degree cum laude from St. Mary's University in Winona, Minnesota in 1971. Mr. Kuzniar secured his law degree from DePaul University College of Law in 1974 and began his private practice with a large firm in the City of Chicago in that year. In 1978, he relocated to the Fox Valley/Kane County area to join Bill Bochte in establishing the current firm.

Mr. Kuzniar was selected by the Illinois Supreme Court to serve the legal profession as a member of the Board of Admissions to the Bar. He served as President of the Board from 2011 to 2013.

Mr. Kuzniar is a member of the Illinois State and Kane County Bar Associations where he has been a lecturer. He is licensed to practice in the Illinois State, Appellate, and Supreme Courts, as well as the United States Federal District Court and the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals. Additionally, in 2001, he became licensed to practice in the United States Supreme Court.

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Bar Admissions:

  • United States Supreme Court, 2001
  • Illinois, 1974
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Illinois, 1974


  • DePaul University College of Law, Chicago, Illinois, 1974
    • J.D., Honors: Cum Laude
  • St. Mary's University, Winona, Minnesota, 1971
    • B.S. Political Science, Honors: Cum Laude

Professional Associations and Memberships:

  • Kane County Bar Association, Member
  • Illinois Bar Association, Member
  • Board of Admissions to the Bar of the State of Illinois, President 2011 - 2013, Member 2004 - 2013
  • Blue Goose Supermarket, Board of Directors, St. Charles, Illinois, 1995 - 2010
  • St. Charles Swim Team Parents' Association, President, 1990 - 1992
  • St. Charles Breakfast Rotary, Sgt. at Arms, 1989 - 2001

Honors and Awards:

  • St. Charles Breakfast Rotary, Rotarian of the Year, 1990 - 1991
  • St. Charles Unit of the American Cancer Society, Award in Recognition of Outstanding Service
  • St. Charles Community Chest (United Way, Award in Recognition of Outstanding Service

Past Employment Positions:

  • Bochte & Kuzniar, P.C., Partner, 1981 - 2005
  • William F. Bochte & Assoc., Associate Attorney, 1974 - 1981

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