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Brandon Peck practices in the areas
of trust litigation, probate litigation, fiduciary defense litigation,
elder law, and estate administration, with an emphasis on contested
trusts and estates. He represents individuals, families, financial
institutions, and medical institutions.


Brandon graduated from the University of Illinois in 2006, receiving a
Bachelor's degree in Political Science. He earned a Juris Doctor from
the University Of Illinois College Of Law, graduating in 2009. While at
the College of Law, Brandon as a Rule 711 Licensed Student Attorney
participated in the Civil Litigation Clinic representing clients in a
variety of family law, landlord tenant, and small claims cases, and
continued on in the program as a clinical assistant. Brandon was honored
by the College of Law with a Pro Bono Notation on his diploma for the
hours of pro bono service he provided within the community. While in Law
School, Brandon served as vice president and treasurer of the Jewish
Law Students Association.


Practice areas


  1. Elder Law: 50%
  2. Guardianship: 20%
  3. Wills: 10%
  4. Trusts: 10%
  5. Litigation: 10%



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  • Gerald Jonathan Bekkerman

    I endorse this lawyer. Brandon and his firm have a great reputation for excellent work in probate, guardianship, and estate practice. Our firm has been referring Brandon clients in these areas for years and will continue to do so in the future.


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Contact info

Peck Ritchey, LLC

105 W Adams St
Chicago, IL, 60603

Peck Ritchey, LLC

**By Appointment Only
2100 Sanders Road, Suite 200
Northbrook, IL, 60062-6141



ILActive And Authorized To Practice Law200911/12/2015
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Award nameGrantorDate granted
Rising StarSuper Lawyers2016
Rising StarSuper Lawyers2015
Emerging LawyerLeading Lawyers2015
Rising StarSuper Lawyers2014
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Senior AssociatePeck Ritchey, LLC2014 - Present
AssociatePeck Ritchey, LLC2009 - 2014
Law ClerkPeck Bloom, LLC2008 - 2008
Judicial ExternUnited States District Court, Northern District Of Illinois2007 - 2007
Association namePosition nameDuration
Chicago Bar AssociationMembership Committee-Member2015 - Present
Chicago Bar Association, Young Lawyers SectionProject Officer2015 - Present
Chicago Bar Association, Young Lawyers SectionPublic Service Manager2014 - 2015
Alzheimer's Association, Greater Illinois ChapterJunior Board-Chair Education and Advocacy2013 - 2015
Chicago Bar Association, Young Lawyers SectionDirector2012 - 2014
Alzheimer's Association, Greater Illinois ChapterJunior Board Member2011 - Present
Chicago Bar Association, Young Lawyers Section, Estate Planning CommitteeCo-chair2011 - 2012
Illinois State Bar AssociationMember2009 - Present
Chicago Bar Association, Probate Practice CommitteeMemberN/A
Chicago Bar Association, Elder Law CommitteeMemberN/A
American Bar AssociationYoung Lawyers DivisionN/A
First Municipal Advisory CommitteeMemberN/A
Lincoln Park Chamber of CommerceMemberN/A
Chicago Bar Association, Trust Law CommitteeMemberN/A
Publication nameTitleDate
Chicago Daily Law BulletinThe Pros of Pro Bono Work2014
American Bar AssociationAlzheimer's and the Practice of Law (Contributing Author)2013
Chicago Hospital News and Healthcare ReportChanges to the Illinois Power of Attorney Act2011
The Suburban Elder Justice Coalition NewsletterSelf Neglect and the Elder Abuse and Neglect Act2010
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Illinois, Urbana-ChampaignLawJD - Juris Doctor2009
University of Illinois, Urbana-ChampaignPolitcal ScienceBA - Bachelor of Arts2006
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Illinois Masonic HospitalWhen Demetia leads to drama2015
Guardianship Boot CampPowers, Duties, Limitations & Role of the Guardian2015
Round Table Discussion-Strategies for Getting Hired and Advancing within a FirmStrategies for Getting Hired and Advancing within a Firm2014
Glenbrook HospitalLessons Learned from End of Life Disputes2014
Chicago Bar Association Dispositive Motions SeminarDispositive Motions2014
Rehabilitation Institute of ChicagoIn Sickness and In Health2013
Advocate Hospital Oak ParkGuardianship2013
University of Illinois College of LawLitigation Practice in Chicago2012
Rehabilitation Institute of ChicagoSelf Neglect & Elder Abuse2012
National Academy of Elder Law AttorneysWrongful Death & Probate2012
Chicago Bar Association-Young Lawyers Section-Estate Planning CommitteePowers of Attorney2012
Chicago Bar Association-Young Lawyer's Section-Estate Planning CommitteeCommon Mistakes in Estate Planning2012
Weiss HospitalEthical Issues With Compentency2011
Weiss HospitalAging With Your Ducks In A Row2011
Silver ConnectionsEthical Issues Related To End Of Life Decisions2011
Condell Medical CenterGuardianship Litigation2010