Raymond F. Agrella

Raymond F. Agrella

Raymond F. Agrella holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree in English awarded by Lake Forest College, 1959. Ray received an Officer’s Commission from the United States Coast Guard in 1960 and served on active duty until 1963, when he was honorably discharged. He then attended Loyola University Law School where he received his Juris Doctorate Degree in 1967.

Ray joined Griffin Williams as partner in 2019. Prior to that, he had been partner at Shearer & Agrella since 1971. Ray has served as past president of the St. Charles Optimist Club and the Delnor Hospital Men’s Foundation. He helped found the St. Charles Community Chest and served on its board for many years. He served as Counsel for Elgin Community College. He is presently Counsel for St. Charles Township.

Ray was elected to the Board of Directors of The State Bank of St. Charles in 1983, and subsequently remained a Director of its successor, Harris Bank St. Charles, until 2008. Ray is presently a member of the Board of Directors of the Midwest Golf Pro-Am benefitting Special Olympics.

Ray concentrates his practice in general civil litigation, including all aspects of real estate law and litigation, as well as landlord/tenant. In addition, he handles personal injury, estate planning, probate, wills and trusts, and business entity formation, as well as general corporate counsel services.


Lake Forest College
Bachelor of Arts, English, 1959

Loyola University Law School
Juris Doctor, 1967

Practice Areas

General Civil Litigation
Real Estate Law
Personal Injury Litigation
Estate Planning
Wills and Trusts
Business Entity Formation
Corporate Counsel Services