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
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
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.