Robert J. Cochran

Discover Attorney Robert J. Cochran

Robert J. Cochran came to the firm after a distinguished career in the banking industry. He has extensive experience in estate and financial planning, particularly in the areas of wills, trusts, and probate. Robert is a 1969 graduate of the University of Missouri School of Law. 

Robert is active in the community serving on various boards and committees, including the Parkland College Foundation, Charles W. Christie Foundation, United Way of Champaign County Deferred Giving Committee, and the Provena Investment Committee.
Robert J. Cochran

Experience and Education

  • University of Missouri School of Law, J.D.: 1969
  • Iowa State University, Ames, IA, B.S.: 1963
  • Major: Math and Statistics
  • Bar admissions, Illinois: 1969
  • Trust school, Illinois Banker's Association
  • Mutual funds as trust investments, Kentucky Banker's Association
  • Bank Illinois Trust Company, President: 1995 - 1998
  • Champaign National Bank, Senior V.P. and Trust Officer: 1977 - 1995
  • Land of Lincoln:1998 - present
  • Published work: Trust Department Organization Article, IICLE

Legal Practice Areas

  • Wills
  • Trusts
  • Estate and financial planning
  • Elder law
Robert J. Cochran

Memberships and Associations

  • Illinois State Bar Association, member - 1969 to present
  • Parkland College Foundation, board member - 1979 to present
  • Delta Chi
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