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Kerry Peck

Peck Ritchey, LLC

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Peck Ritchey, LLC

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Kerry R. Peck, managing partner of the Chicago law firm of PECK BLOOM, LLC, is a vigilant advocate for adults and families that may be victims of financial exploitation. He concentrates his practice in the following areas: trust/estate probate litigation, will contests, probate administration, elder law, estate planning, and guardianship litigation. He is also licensed to practice law in Florida. Kerry’s clients include families, hospitals, banks, the State of Illinois, County of Cook and City of Chicago. Kerry is the past president of the 22,000 member Chicago Bar Association and he has been selected by Illinois attorneys as a “Super Lawyer” in trusts and estates. Kerry was also selected in a statewide survey as a top lawyer in Elder Law and was named a member of the Leading Lawyers Network.

In 2004, Kerry was retained by the City of Chicago, Department on Aging and named Special Assistant Corporate Counsel for the City of Chicago.  His assignment was to revise the State of Illinois Elder Abuse and Neglect Act Statutes and shepherd the proposed statutes through the Illinois Legislature. Kerry was asked to testify and to line up other witnesses for the anticipated legislative hearings. This major legislative project was an acknowledgment of his leadership in the Elder Law Community.             


In 2013, Kerry Peck co-authored the book
Alzheimer’s and the Law, published by the American Bar Association. The book is geared toward attorneys counseling their clients with dementia and their families as they navigate the legal system. 

Mr. Peck is the recipient of the 2014 Justice John Paul Stevens Award, the Chicago Bar Association’s highest honor. He was also selected by IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law as one of their 125 Alumni of Distinction.

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