Saint Charles, Illinois
David A. Rutter
David A. Rutter graduated from the University of Illinois with a degree in Urban and Regional Planning and worked in that area for several years before deciding to attend law school. He graduated second in his law school class and has been a licensed attorney in Illinois since 2002. Before coming to the firm, David worked for the federal courts for over 15 years as a judicial clerk assisting federal judges in federal litigation. After leaving the federal judiciary, David worked in his own private practice focusing on family law, civil litigation, and estate planning. In addition to his work as an attorney in litigation, David is a trained mediator, and a trained collaborative law attorney. David has taught several courses as an adjunct professor at The John Marshall Law School.
David strongly believes in advocating for the best interests of children. He is a trained Guardian Ad Litem for family law cases in Kane County. In addition, David is a Kane County Court-Appointed Special Advocate and Guardian Ad Litem representing the interests of children in cases involving allegations of neglect and abuse. David is also an adoptive parent and a former foster parent.
David is also active in charitable organizations. He is a current member of a local Rotary Club and Lions Club as well as Vice President of Dogs On The Go Assistance Dogs, a non-profit service dog organization that trains service dogs for disabled individuals.