Barton & Baker
Attorneys At Law

index_imageBarton & Baker was founded by Attorney Marilyn Barton, the first female lawyer to practice law in LaSalle County in 1970, later joined by her granddaughter Attorney Kathryn Baker. The dynamic duo started the family practice once Kathryn passed the Illinois State Bar Exam in 2014. Despite the difference in ages, the two women share not only a similar strength of spirit, but also a compassionate determination to protect the well being of their clients.

What to expect from the Barton & Baker attorneys:

At Barton & Baker, it’s our mission to truly understand our clients and cases in order to effectively fight for the best legal results. When you call Barton & Baker, you can expect quality service. That means every attorney at our firm will know how to handle legal matters, will genuinely care about you and will refuse to charge unreasonable prices for legal support.

  • Expect educated representation.

Attorneys Marilyn Barton and Kathryn Baker graduated with their juris doctorate (J.D.) degrees from esteemed universities and have become members of the Illinois State Bar Association. With a combined experience of more than four decades in the courtroom, Barton & Baker attorneys help you overcome virtually any legal challenge you may face. We deliver results.

  • Expect personal attention.

41You are not just another case number at Barton & Baker. As with every family business, Marilyn and Kathryn know the importance of relationships. They value people and have compassion for the circumstances clients encounter. That’s one reason they work in an intimate log cabin setting and even answer their own phones: They want to put clients at ease. Everything is designed with your needs in mind.

  • Expect reasonable rates.

Barton & Baker treats clients with dignity and flexibility. We will work with you to set up a payment plan you can afford with reasonable rates for the services we provided.

See where we serve:

  • LaSalle County
  • Bureau County
  • Marshall County
  • Peoria County
  • Putnam County
  • Will County
  • Grundy County

Call Barton & Baker today!

When you need an experienced, trustworthy attorney to provide personalized legal assistance, contact Barton & Baker today!

  • Marilyn Barton


    Marilyn Barton Juris Doctorate (J.D.) degree – John Marshall Law School As the first woman to become a lawyer in LaSalle Count

  • Kathryn Baker


    Kathryn Baker (Kate) Juris Doctorate (J.D.) degree – Northern Illinois University College of Law B.S. Psychology and Sociology

  • Philosophy


    At Barton & Baker, our attorneys stand for what is right. We never reject the cause of those who have been oppressed. We promise to treat

  • Practice Areas


    Seeking legal advice? Barton & Baker understands that people need legal representation for a variety of reasons. Our firm stands for ind