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Joshua D. Lloyd
  • Joshua D. Lloyd


Joshua D. Lloyd joined The Stogsdill Law Firm, P.C. in June 2016. Josh's current area of focus is family law.

From 2013 through 2016, Josh was an Assistant State's Attorney with the Kane County State's Attorney's Office. Starting his career as a misdemeanor Assistant State's Attorney, Josh was quickly promoted to the Felony Trail Division where he handled serious felony criminal cases encompassing drug and alcohol-related offenses, domestic violence cases, orders of protection, burglary and theft, home invasions, and arson. As an Assistant State's Attorney, Josh also litigated civil commitment, Involuntary medication, petitions to rescind and specialty court proceedings. Josh brought over 100 cases to jury or bench trials, while supervising and mentoring entry-level attorneys.

Josh received his Juris Doctorate from Northern Illinois University College of Law in 2013 where he was awarded the Paul R. Vella Criminal Law Award and Scholarship. Prior to that, Josh obtained a Bachelor of Science degree in 2010 after being named a Political Science Scholar Recipient.

Josh is a member in good standing with the Illinois State Bar, DuPage County Bar, and Kane County Bar Associations. Josh is dedicated to zealous advocacy in the practice of family and criminal law.

Practice Areas:

Bar Admissions:

  • Illinois, 2013


  • Northern Illinois University College of Law, 2013
    • J.D.
  • Northern Illinois University, 2010
    • B.S., Political Science

Honors and Awards:

  • Paul R. Vella Criminal Law Award and Scholarship, 2013
    • For recognition in criminal law, evidence, trial practice, and public service

Professional Associations and Memberships:

  • Illinois State Bar Association
    • Member
  • Kane County Bar Association
    • Member
  • DuPage County Bar Association
    • Member
    • Young Lawyers Committee, Previous Member

Past Employment Positions:

  • Kane County State's Attorney's Office, 2013-2016
    • Assistant State's Attorney
  • DuPage County Bar Association
  • Illinois State Bar Association
  • American Bar Association
  • Rotary of Oak Brook
  • BV Distinguished Rating by Martindale Hubbell
  • American Institute of Family Law Attorneys
  • American Institute of Family Law Attorneys
  • Top 40 Under 40
  • DCBA Law Firm of the Year
    DCBA Law Firm of the Year 2011, 2013
  • Outstanding Service to the Office of the State’s Attorney 2006-2007
    Outstanding Service to the Office of the State’s Attorney 2006-2007
  • Outstanding Misdemeanor Prosecutor 2012
    Outstanding Misdemeanor Prosecutor 2012
  • Client's Choice Award AVVO
    Clients' Choice
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