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John M. VanDeVelde

John M. VanDeVelde

Rock Island, Illinois
800-627-5704 (Toll free)

John VanDeVelde has been a practicing Debtor's attorney since 2009. Mr. VanDeVelde was born and raised in Moline, Illinois and he attended Alleman High School. Mr. VanDeVelde received his Bachelor of Arts from St. Ambrose University in Davenport, Iowa and he received his Juris Doctorate from Saint Louis University in Saint Louis, Missouri. Mr. VanDeVelde attends two bankruptcy conferences annually in order to say up on the latest in bankruptcy law. In addition, he is a member of several State and Federal Associations such as Illinois Bar Association, Rock Island County Bar Association, National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys, and the American Bar Association.

Mr. VanDeVelde is also happily married and he and his wife have two boys. In his spare time, he enjoys playing basketball, camping and canoeing with friends and family. He also enjoys running 5k's with his wife.

Areas of Practice

  • Bankruptcy Chapter 7 & 13
  • Family Law (Illinois Only)
  • Estate Planning (Illinois Only)
  • Consumer Protection

Litigation Percentage

  • 3% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • Illinois, 2009
  • U.S. District Court Central District of Illinois, 2009
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Illinois, 2009


  • Saint Louis University School of Law, St. Louis, Missouri
    • J.D. - 2009
  • Saint Ambrose University, Davenport, Iowa
    • B.A. - 2006
    • Major: Political Science & Philosophy

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Illinois Bar Association
  • National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys
  • American Bar Association
  • Federal Bar Association

Ancillary Businesses

  • Family Law, Estate Planning Illinois only


  • English

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Office Location

Buckrop & VanDeVelde, P.C.
329 18th Street Suite 500
Rock Island, IL 61201

Phone: 309-948-5905
Toll Free: 800-627-5704
Fax: 309-793-4090
Rock Island Bankruptcy Law Office

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