Mr. Widman is licensed in Illinois and Wisconsin but handles matters throughout the United States. He is a member of the trial bar of the District Court for the Northern District of Illinois, a member of the United States Tax Court, licensed to practice before the Seventh and Fourth Circuit Courts of Appeal, and before the United States Supreme Court.
Communities have also entrusted significant matters to Mr. Widman's judgment. For 30 years, Mr. Widman was an elected or appointed local official in the communities where he lived. He has held positions as city council member, park district commissioner, and member of three different boards or committees that managed building, economic, and environmental matters for two suburbs north of Chicago.