About Kurt Bickes


In 1985, Kurt Bickes joined the Decatur, Illinois law firm of Rosenberg, Rosenberg, Bickes, Johnson & Richardson as an Associate. Over the past 30 years, Kurt has built a thriving civil practice, concentrating in civil litigation, family law, construction litigation, real estate, estate planning and mediation. Kurt Bickes is presently a partner in the “AV-rated” Decatur, Illinois law firm of Bickes, Wilson & Moss and McCarthy-Bickes Mediation Center.

1982 – Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA), University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan

1985 – Doctor of Jurisprudence (JD), Southern Illinois School of Law, Carbondale, Illinois

1996 – Forty (40) hour Performance Based Mediation Skills Training, CDR Associates, Boulder, Colorado

2005 – Forty (40) hour Civil Court Mediation Training, Mediation Resources, Charleston, South Carolina

1985- Present –  Extensive legal and mediation continuing education.

Member, Decatur Bar Association

Member, Illinois State Bar Association (Alternative Dispute Resolution Section)

Member, Academy of Professional Family Mediators

Member, Association for Conflict Resolution

Member, Pilgrim Lutheran Church, Decatur, Illinois

Commission member, United Lutheran Mission Association

Board of Trustees, Walther Theological Seminary

Board of Directors, Staley Credit Union, Decatur, Illinois

Downtown Decatur


Millikin Court Building
132 S Water St, Suite 420
Decatur, IL 62523-2307