ABOUT Samuel Worley


Attorney J. Samuel Worley specializes in Matrimonial and Family Law, State and Municipal Administrative Hearings, and Personal Injury law.  Prior to joining the law firm of Grace & Thompson, Mr. Worley was the owner of the Law Offices of J. Samuel Worley, LLC where he specialized for approximately ten years in Matrimonial and Family law, State and Municipal Administrative hearings, and criminal defense.  Prior to entering private practice, Mr. Worley worked as a felony prosecutor for the Cook County State’s Attorney’s Office. Mr. Worley prosecuted hundreds of cases working closely with the twenty-eight police departments and municipalities. With over fifteen years of experience, Mr. Worley provides his clients with experience, knowledge, dedication, and a commitment to excellence.  

Mr. Worley earned both his Bachelor of Arts in Psychology and his Masters of Science Degree in Social Work from the University of Tennessee.  Mr. Worley worked for a decade as a therapist and program director in the areas of violence prevention, conflict resolution and domestic and family violence in Nashville, TN, before relocating to Chicago to attend law school.    Mr. Worley earned his Juris Doctorate Degree from the John Marshall Law School. While attending law school, Mr. Worley served as a member of the John Marshall Law School Moot Court Executive Board.

Bar Admissions:

State of Illinois 2004

United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois

University of Tennessee Knoxville BA Psychology 1991
University of Tennessee Nashville Masters Science Social Work 1995
John Marshall Law School JD 2004