About Us


In 2006, Todd Sivia had a big idea. He wanted to build a law practice that could provide far more than expert legal counsel.

Todd W. Sivia

Managing Partner

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Founder, Todd W. Sivia, is an attorney at Sivia Business & Legal Services, P.C. Todd maintains a significant asset protection practice. He assists his clients in their estate planning and general business needs, including drafting wills and trusts, representing clients in matters such as entity formation and structuring (partnerships, LLC and Corporations, contracts, asset purchases, sales agreements, and probating estates.

Jack Humes, Jr.

Of Counsel

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Sivia Business & Legal Services, P.C. merged with Attorney Jack Humes of Humes Law Office on January 1, 2011. Jack continues to provide legal services to corporations, governmental bodies, and individuals regarding real estate issues, specifically land and right-of-way acquisitions, construction, contracting, and project financing within the community of Edwardsville, IL.

Ashley S. Day


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In March 2013, SLBS merged with the A. Day Law Firm, LLC, a practice focused on meeting the legal needs of aging individuals and individuals with disabilities and their families. Ashley applies her personal and professional experience and her legal expertise to advise clients in the areas of estate planning, special needs and elder care. She works with clients to help them achieve the highest possible quality of life for their loved one and to ensure it will be sustained throughout the individual's lifetime, no matter their age, situation or disability.

Paul A. Marks


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Paul A. Marks joined the firm in 2014 as a litigation and business transaction associate. In addition to his extensive financial services background, he brings over 10 years of experience in private practice. Paul focuses on corporate and other business entity matters, from creation through mergers and acquisitions, to asset protection and dissolution. He previously worked for Justice Thomas Welch of the Illinois Appellate Court and is licensed in both Illinois and Missouri.

Julie S. Worthen


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Jordan Koerner

Of Counsel

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Jordan is currently in the Management Development program of E&J Gallo Winery. He is learning the intricacies of the Wine and Spirit industry. His family owns and operates a beverage distribution company in Illinois, and the product portfolio includes E&J Gallo Winery offerings. He also maintains his license to practice law in the state of Illinois. Jordan continues to advise Sivia Business & Legal Services' clients as needed and as available. He continues his relationship with the firm in an "Of Counsel" role. As an associate Attorney with SBLS, Jordan's regular practice areas included Corporate Law, Business Law, Transactional Drafting, Estate Planning and Real Estate.

Alex Curcuru

Of Counsel

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Alex provides advice on a wide-range of tax issues and handles disputes with the IRS and Missouri Department of Revenue for both individuals and businesses. His exposure to tax matters began long before his admission to the Bar. Over the past seven years, Alex has either prepared or quality reviewed hundreds of individual and partnership tax returns. This experience has proven invaluable in establishing a foundation for successful client advocacy and reputation for effective tax controversy representation. To date, Alex has successfully saved his clients hundreds of thousands of dollars in outstanding tax liabilities. Previously, Alex worked for H&R Block as a tax research specialist where he answered complex federal and state tax questions on topics that included eligibility for various tax credits and deductions, residency status, sources of income, and the First-Time Homebuyer Credit.

Leonard F. Berg

Of Counsel

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Leonard F. Berg is an elder law attorney who helps people who are planning for their older years and their family members. He served for the greater Wood River/East Alton/Bethalto area since 1984. Berg handled Elder Law, Estate Planning & Probate, Government Agencies & Programs, Guardianships, Medicaid Applications, Nursing Home, Planning for Disabled Persons and Real Estate. He Graduated from Knox College in 1974 earning his Bachelor of Arts degree. After, he graduated from Washington University School of Law in 1977 earning his Doctor of Jurisprudence. He focuses on intelligent legal representation and takes pride in his quality clientele relationships. Berg is dedicated to providing high quality legal services to all of his clients in a professional and friendly atmosphere.www.lbergelderlaw.com



We develop personalized solutions to protect both your professional and personal assets. Our extensive experience, strategic partnerships and client-centered focus, allow us to provide our clients with additional resources and support other law firms can only dream of. We call it 360° Thinking. You'll call it peace of mind.
At Sivia Law, P.C., we don't think of ourselves as just a law firm. Sure, we are your legal advisors. But we are also your business consultants. We're the protectors of your estate. We are always thinking of new ways we can help you secure your assets - whatever they may be. At Sivia Law, P.C., we offer a wide range of legal services throughout Illinois.