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Reed & Heller provides clients with experienced, personalized legal counsel. We seek to center our clients’ interests, prioritizing the client-experience in the delivery of our services. We understand that with any issue, the best solution depends on the interests, needs and goals of the individuals involved. Which is why our approach to every client engagement begins with getting to know the client. Through relationship-building, we strive to not only provide legal advice to our clients, but also to serve as trusted advisors.


Founded in 1981 by Gerald Reed and Ed Heller, Reed & Heller has (under various names) been a bedrock of the Murphysboro, Illinois community for more than 40 years. Since its inception, clients from Murphysboro and the surrounding southern Illinois region have been able to count on our team to deliver honest, expert and practical advice.

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Commitment to Our Clients

Reed & Heller is focused on continuing to adopt and implement best practices so we can deliver to our clients, both local and remote, a fantastic client experience. We remain committed to serving southern Illinois families and businesses. And we also provide great value to clients in other regions and markets by delivering our personalized, client-centric service at a reasonable price.
Whether local or remote, as a client of Reed & Heller, you will benefit from our team’s commitment to meeting your needs. We understand that our clients often seek our advice under circumstances of great stress. We partner with our clients in seeking legal solutions, and we aim to do so while providing an extraordinary client-experience.

“The only lawyer I worked with was great. Everyone there was very friendly and still professional.”

Shawn N.

“Ben Reed is helpful, understanding, and he always contacts me in a timely manner.”

Sabrina G.

“Always there when you need them. So knowledgeable and helpful. They really care.”

Kaye W.

Business Attorney

Business and Corporate

We seek to understand our clients and their business so that we can provide informed legal advice that enables them to make sound business decisions.

Real Estate Attorney

Real Estate

We protect our clients’ rights with respect to commercial, residential and investment real estate.

Family Law Attorney

Family Law

Let us be your mediators when family disagreements develop. Our lawyers specialize in divorce, guardianship, adoption, paternity and child custody.

Civil Litigation

Civil Litigation

We work to defend you and your personal and business assets.

Probate Attorney

Estate Planning and Probate

We help individuals, families and family businesses achieve their personal and business planning goals.