Areas of Expertise
  • Civil Practice


202 E. Fifth Street
Sterling IL 61081

P: (815) 625-8200
F: (815) 625-8363

Matthew D. Cole


Mr. Cole earned his law degree from Northern Illinois University College of Law in 2017, where he graduated magna cum laude and was top of his class. He was also a member of the NIU Moot Court Society. He earned his undergraduate degree from the University of Wisconsin – La Crosse in 2014.

Bar Admissions & Associations

Mr. Cole was admitted to the Illinois Bar in 2017. He is a member of the Illinois State and Whiteside County bar associations and presently serves as the WCBA treasurer.

Community Connections

Mr. Cole is a native of Tampico, Illinois; he graduated from Prophetstown High School in 2010. He now resides in Dixon and will be working out of both our Sterling and Dixon offices. Mr. Cole serves on the board of directors for Home of Hope Cancer Wellness Center in Dixon.

NOTICE: The Supreme Court of Illinois does not recognize certifications of specialties in the practice of law, nor does it recognize certifications of expertise in any phase of the practice of law by an agency, governmental or private, or by any group, organization or association, except for “patent”, “trademark”, or “admiralty.”