80 Years Of Tradition.

At Crain, Miller & Wernsman, Ltd., our attorneys can help you with a broad range of legal issues, from estate planning and business transactions to DUIs and criminal defense.

Serving Centralia And Southern Illinois Since 1939

A Local Firm With Broad Legal Experience

Crain, Miller & Wernsman, Ltd. was established in 1939, and we provide a full set of advocacy services for all our corporate and individual clients. Our experience allows us to effectively represent clients with business, estate planning and administration, criminal defense, as well as a wide spectrum of general practice civil law matters.

Our deep roots in Centralia mean you benefit from our familiarity with the courts, prosecutors, other attorneys and our clients. We can assist with everything from a simple traffic offense and sophisticated corporate transactions to complex estate planning and administration.

Our Practice Areas

Estate Planning

Estate Administration

Business & Corporate Law

Criminal Defense

DUI & Traffic Law

Personal Injury & Workers’ Comp

Real Estate Law

General Civil Law

Knowledgeable Business Counsel

Whether you are starting a new business or have been operating successfully for decades, effective legal representation is important. Business and regulatory law matters are complex, and it is easy for the unwary to violate laws or fail to comply with regulations.

Our attorneys have worked with small businesses, corporations, farmers and not-for-profit entities. And we assist with everything from business startups and compliance to acquisitions and mergers.

Wills And Estate Planning For Your Future

Everyone needs an estate plan, whether a simple will or a complex set of trusts. Our attorneys can help review your situation and advise you of the legal options that will help you achieve your goals. A comprehensive estate plan can reduce the stress on your heirs and lessen the likelihood of expensive and wasteful disputes.

Experienced Attorneys Serving Southern Illinois

Marion County Bar Association
Illinois State Bar Association
ABA | Defending Liberty Pursuing Justice
Illinois Trial Lawyers | Association
American Association For Justice