1. Memorial Day Tribute

    Thank you to all Veterans and current Military Service Members who have served our Country in the armed forces. I am thankful for the sacrifices you all have made to protect our freedom. I am especially grateful to those who have paid the ultimate sacrifice to our Country – true American Heroes. H…Read More

  2. 5 Estate Planning Must-Do’s Before Going on Vacation

    Having an estate plan is always a good idea, but if you are traveling or going on vacation it is essential. Here are five estate planning must-do’s before you go on your next trip or vacation: 1. Check Your Beneficiary Designations.   Many assets that you own such as life insurance, retirement a…Read More

  3. A Christmas with Mixed Emotions

    I hope everyone had a good Christmas this year. This Christmas Holiday was one of mixed emotions for me. The Good . . . One tradition that the Ritchie Family does is that we all get into the minivan, drive to Starbucks and order our hot chocolates and grande peppermint mocha latte with two pumps (I …Read More

  4. Chad A. Ritchie named St. Joseph OSF Foundation Board President

    Bloomington, IL: Chad A. Ritchie has been named as the President of the St. Joseph OSF Foundation Board for 2019. Chad has been a member of the St. Joseph Foundation board for three years and served as Vice President of the Board last year. "It is an honor and privilege to be named as President of B…Read More

  5. A Tribute to My Father – Gail P. Ritchie (1943-2018)

    Last month was a tough month for the Ritchie Family. My father, Gail P. Ritchie, passed away on August 20, 2018 after a six year battle with Parkinson's Disease. He was 75 years old. He loved to sing in his church choir. He loved being a farmer and he loved being with his family. It was such a bless…Read More

  6. A Trip to The Great Smoky Mountains

    For summer vacation this year, my family spent a week in Sevierville, Tennessee in the Great Smoky Mountains. This is our third vacation to the Smoky Mountains in 6 years. We rented a cabin for our stay and enjoyed the scenery. This year we had a very big surprise while hiking in the Smoky Mountain …Read More

  7. We’ve Moved to a New Location!

    The Ritchie Law Office, Ltd. has moved to a new location. Ritchie Law Office, Ltd. 2203 E. Empire Street, Suite G Bloomington, IL 61704 We are now located in the Corporate Center East II professional office building complex. This office building is on the corner of Empire and Williamsburg Streets (W…Read More

  8. We are Moving to Better Serve You!

    The Ritchie Law Office, Ltd. is pleased to announce that on July 1, 2018 we will be moving to a new location. Ritchie Law Office, Ltd. 2203 E. Empire Street, Suite G Bloomington, IL 61704 Our new office will be in the Corporate Center East II professional office building complex. This office buildin…Read More

  9. How My Law Practice is like Throwing a Shot Put

    One of the highlights of my youth was when I was 14 years old and I became a double State Champion at the 1989 IESA (Illinois Elementary School Association) State Track Meet. I won the Eighth grade Class A discus throw and shot put events that year and broke the existing Eighth grade Class A shot pu…Read More

  10. Lessons From My Dad – Happy Labor Day

    I hope you had a great Labor Day Weekend. I had a great weekend spending time with family and friends. Thank you to everyone who works hard and makes our country what it is today. Whether a union member or non-union member, a professional or non-professional - we all do our job to keep our country g…Read More