Dennis Woodworth

Dennis G. Woodworth, Partner
Assistant: Joan Barnes (

Denny started practicing in 1995 after earning his Juris Doctorate degree from Southern Illinois University School of Law. He attended Western Illinois University where he received both a Bachelors and Masters degree in political science. While attending Western Illinois University, Denny was elected into several National Honor Societies and fraternities, including Blue Key, Outstanding College Students of America, Phi Sigma Alpha, Phi Kappa Phi, Phi Eta Sigma, Phi Theta Kappa, and Mortar Board. While attending Western Illinois University, Denny was also a member of the Delta Sigma Phi fraternity.

During his summer and holiday breaks, Denny clerked at BTWL, which gave him invaluable experience. Upon graduation from SIU, Denny joined BTWL full time. His areas of legal concentration include divorce, personal injury, workers compensation, bankruptcy, criminal and civil litigation, family law and traffic including DUI charges.

Town & Country Bank of Quincy, Industrial Support Services, Quincy Farm & Home Supply, and International Eyecare, Spring Street Automotive, Summy Tire, Tri-State Payday Loan, and Camp Point Seed Company are some of Denny’s corporate accounts. He is a member of the Illinois State Bar Association, American Bar Association, Illinois Trial Lawyers Association, Adams County Bar Association, and Ursa Lion’s Club. Denny’s assistant is Joan Barnes, who has been with the firm since 1979.

Denny has two sons, Devin and Noah. He is a stock car racer, and when he is not in the courtroom, you can find him on the Tri-State area racetracks. He is a member of the UMP Late Model Dirt Track Racing Association, the IMCA Late Model Dirt Track Racing Association and the MLRA Late Model Series.