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Robert Scherschligt

Teamsters Local Union No. 916

Robert J. Scherschligt is Legal Counsel for the International Brotherhood of Teamsters Local Union No. 916 in Springfield, Illinois. His current practice consists of negotiating collective bargaining agreements, and representing the Union in disciplinary matters, grievances, mediations, and arbitrations. Prior to joining the Teamsters, Bob served as Sangamon County’s Chief Public Defender from November 2010 until January 2020. He has more than 27 years of litigation experience at the county, state, and federal levels. Bob received his Bachelor of Science degree in accounting from Millikin University and his Juris Doctorate degree from Creighton University’s School of Law. He is a registered certified public accountant and is licensed to practice law in the states of Illinois and Missouri. In addition, he is admitted to practice law before the United States District Court for the Central District of Illinois and the Seventh Circuit United States Court of Appeals.