John S. Cobb has practiced law for 50 years in Decatur, Illinois. He graduated from the University of Illinois with a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting in 1968 and received his law degree from the University of Illinois Juris Doctor Program in 1971.
John now serves “Of Counsel” for Samuels, Miller, Schroeder & Sly, LLP in Decatur, Illinois. He previously represented buyers and sellers for acquisitions in many industries, including banking, healthcare, manufacturing, insurance, and pharmaceuticals. He was recognized as one of the “Top Ten Business Lawyers in Downstate Illinois” in the Leading Lawyer Network Magazine and was an active member of various charitable organizations in his community. He served as the past chair of the James Millikin Estate and past chair of the Illinois Secretary of State’s Corporate Acts Advisory Committee. John was elected to the Board of Directors for Town and Country Financial Corporation in 2000. He retired from the Board in April of 2021 but continues to serve as an advisory director.