since 1958

Follmer Law Offices

Kent Follmer has practiced law in Champaign County since 1988. He was born and raised in Urbana. Kent graduated from Urbana High School where he played football and basketball. Kent Follmer obtained his Bachelor's Degree from the University of Wisconsin at Madison and his Juris Doctor from Chicago-Kent College of Law in 1988, where he was a member of the Moot Court Society.

Kent practices law in all counties in Central Illinois including Champaign, Vermillion, Piatt, Ford, Douglas and McLean. Kent has extensive civil litigation experience in many areas including personal injury law (all car, motorcycle, truck and boat accidents), real estate law, family law, divorce, wills, estates, and probate. Kent has extensive experience in construction law litigation, having represented contractors, material suppliers, home owners, home builders, and corporations for decades including the complex Mechanics’ Lien Act of the State of Illinois. Kent is a member of the Illinois State Bar Association and the Champaign County Bar Association.

Kent is the proud father of two daughters, Rachael and Michelle, who are both college graduates and gainfully employed locally. Kent coached girls basketball for more than ten years, and he enjoys woodworking, gardening and traveling.


Clive Follmer was a former partner at Follmer Law Offices and retired on July 19, 2014.  He practiced law in Champaign County since 1958. Clive’s legal experience covered estate planning, investments, trust administration, probate, and commercial real estate and development.

Clive received a Juris Doctor and a B.S. in Business from the University of Illinois. He played baseball and basketball for the University of Illinois during the early fifties. In 1953 he was named the Big Ten Athlete of the Year.  Clive played professional baseball for the Chicago White Sox and was an officer in the United States Army from 1955 to 1957. In his free time, Clive enjoyed spending time with his children, grandchildren and gardening.

Clive passed away August 14, 2016. 

"The lawyer is but the soldier,
where the court room is a battlefield  
and the client is the King"