A family-owned firm in Madison County since 1957. Dedicated to helping people.

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Continuing A Tradition Of Quality

The founder of our firm, Merle Bassett, began practicing law in this community and delivered decades of quality legal advice and guidance to friends, neighbors, and residents of Madison County. His daughter, Rene Bassett-Butler, was proud to partner with her father and now looks forward to continuing the firm’s legacy in a new generation. Joined by Amy Gabriel, they are dedicated to protecting the legal rights and interests of individuals and families in Madison County and surrounding Illinois communities.

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Merle C. Bassett

In Loving Memory 1928 – 2016



How We Can Help You

We strive to help clients in Madison County and the surrounding area resolve their legal issues. To find out how our lawyers can help you, contact us at 618-254-0141 (toll free at 866-670-1382) and schedule a free initial meeting.

Our Wood River office is open from Monday to Friday from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.