Robert Stanker

Location: Schaumburg, Illinois
Phone: 630-948-0144
Fax: 847-605-0440
Email: E-mail Me  

Bob comes to John W. Callahan, Ltd from the DuPage County State's Attorney's Office, where he served as an Assistant State's Attorney from 2005-2015.  While there, Bob prosecuted countless criminal offenses, from DUI's to complex narcotics cases to armed robberies and murder.  He spent four years of his time working in the State's Attorney's Office's Narcotics Unit.  When he joined John W. Callahan, Ltd, Bob was the senior attorney in his courtroom, supervising two other lawyers.

Prior to joining the DuPage County State's Attorney's Office, Bob was an Assistant State's Attorney in Cook County from 2001-2005.  For the majority of that time, he was assigned to the 6th District courthouse in Markham, prosecuting both misdemeanor and felony offenses.

Bob's experience as a prosecutor gives him a unique perspective on defending a criminal case.

Bob belongs to several professional organizations, including the Illinois State Bar Association and the DuPage County Bar Association.  He earned his Juris Doctor from Loyola University Chicago School of Law in 2001 and holds a Bachelor's degree from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

Areas of Practice

  • Criminal Law
  • Narcotics
  • Traffic Violations, including Driving While License Suspended or Revoked

Bar Admissions

  • Illinois, 2001
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Illinois, 2001


  • Loyola University Chicago School of Law, Chicago, Illinois
    • J.D. – 2001
  • University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
    • B.A. – 1998
    • Major: Economics
    • Major: Political Science

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Illinois State Bar Association
  • DuPage County Bar Association

Past Employment Positions

  • DuPage County State's Attorney's Office, 2005 – 2015
  • Cook County State's Attorney's Office, 2001 – 2005