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Brandon Ethan Peck

Elder law Attorney at Chicago, IL

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Brandon E. Peck is a Partner with Peck Ritchey, LLC. He represents individuals, families, financial and medical institutions. Brandon concentrates his practice in the areas of trust, estate, and guardianship litigation and administration. He advises fiduciaries charged with the administration of estates and trusts as well as guides them through the probate process. Brandon routinely represents all parties in contested guardianships including minors and disabled adults.

In 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, and 2019, Brandon was selected by his peers in multiple statewide surveys of Illinois attorneys as a “Super Lawyer”, an attorney to whom other attorneys would refer their family. In 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018 and 2019, he was also selected by Leading Lawyers Magazine as a top emerging lawyer in Elder Law, Trust, Will and Estate Planning. He also was a contributor to the book Alzheimer’s and the Law, which was published by the American Bar Association in 2013.

Brandon is an active member of the Chicago Bar Association’s Young Lawyer’s Section on which he served as the Chair from 2018-2019. Brandon lectures frequently in the areas of trust and estate litigation, guardianships, special needs and estate planning before his colleagues and other professionals, including at The Chicago Bar Association, National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys, as well as numerous hospitals, nursing homes, assisted living facilities and community organizations. Brandon is authorized to practice law in Illinois and in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois.

 

 

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Licensed for 13 years
State IL
Status Active And Authorized To Practice Law
Acquired 2009
Updated 01/06/2023

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Peck Ritchey, LLC
105 W Adams St
Chicago, IL, 60603
Peck Ritchey, LLC
**By Appointment Only
707 Skokie Boulevard, Suite 600
Northbrook, IL, 60062
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Cost

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  • Free Consultation 30 minutes
Payment methods
Cash, Check, Credit Card

Resume

AVVO RATING 10.0 (Superb)

Work Experience

  • Partner
  • Peck Ritchey, LLC
  • 2017 - Present
  • Senior Associate
  • Peck Ritchey, LLC
  • 2014 - 2017
  • Associate
  • Peck Ritchey, LLC
  • 2009 - 2014
  • Law Clerk
  • Peck Bloom, LLC
  • 2008 - 2008
  • Judicial Extern
  • United States District Court, Northern District Of Illinois
  • 2007 - 2007
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Education

  • University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
  • Juris Doctorate
  • 2009
  • University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
  • BA - Bachelor of Arts
  • 2006

Associations

  • Chicago Bar Association, Board of Managers
  • Board Member
  • 2020 - Present
  • Chicago Bar Association
  • Membership Committee-Member
  • 2015 - Present
  • Illinois State Bar Association
  • Member
  • 2009 - Present
  • Chicago Bar Association, Elder Law Committee
  • Member
  • N/A
  • Chicago Bar Association, Probate Practice Committee
  • Member
  • N/A
  • Chicago Bar Association, Trust Law Committee
  • Member
  • N/A
  • American Bar Association
  • Young Lawyers Division
  • N/A
  • First Municipal Advisory Committee
  • Member
  • N/A
  • Chicago Bar Foundation
  • Board Member
  • 2018 - 2021
  • Chicago Bar Association, Board of Managers
  • Board Member
  • 2018 - 2019
  • Chicago Bar Association, Young Lawyers Section
  • Chair
  • 2018 - 2019
  • Chicago Bar Foundation
  • Young Professionals Board-Board Member
  • 2017 - 2019
  • Chicago Bar Association, Young Lawyers Section
  • First Vice Chair
  • 2017 - 2018
  • Chicago Bar Association, Young Lawyers Section
  • Second Vice Chair
  • 2016 - 2017
  • Chicago Bar Association, Young Lawyers Section
  • Project Officer
  • 2015 - 2016
  • Chicago Bar Association, Young Lawyers Section
  • Public Service Manager
  • 2014 - 2015
  • Alzheimer's Association, Greater Illinois Chapter
  • Junior Board-Chair Education and Advocacy
  • 2013 - 2015
  • Lincoln Park Chamber of Commerce
  • Member
  • 2012 - 2015
  • Chicago Bar Association, Young Lawyers Section
  • Director
  • 2012 - 2014
  • Alzheimer's Association, Greater Illinois Chapter
  • Executive Committee-Founding Member
  • 2011 - 2016
  • Chicago Bar Association, Young Lawyers Section, Estate Planning Committee
  • Co-chair
  • 2011 - 2012
  • Alzheimer's Association, Greater Illinois Chapter
  • Junior Board Member
  • 2011 - 2018
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Languages Spoken

  • English

Honors and Awards

  • Emerging Lawyer
  • Leading Lawyers Network
  • 2019
  • Illinois Super Lawyers Rising Star
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2019
  • Illinois Super Lawyers Rising Star
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2018
  • Illinois Super Lawyers Rising Star
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2017
  • Emerging Lawyer
  • Leading Lawyers Network
  • 2017
  • Emerging Lawyer
  • Leading Lawyers Network
  • 2016
  • Illinois Super Lawyers Rising Star
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2016
  • Emerging Lawyer
  • Leading Lawyers Network
  • 2015
  • Illinois Super Lawyers Rising Star
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2015
  • Illinois Super Lawyers Rising Star
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2014
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Publications

  • Chicago Daily Law Bulletin
  • The Pros of Pro Bono Work
  • 2014
  • Chicago Hospital News and Healthcare Report
  • Changes to the Illinois Power of Attorney Act
  • 2011
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Speaking Engagements

  • Advocate Good Shepherd Hospital in Barrington
  • Ethics at the End of Life
  • 2019
  • DePaul Family Law Symposium
  • The Evolving American Family-Implications of Not Marrying
  • 2019
  • Lunch & Learn
  • The Sandwich Generation: How Aging Can Take a Toll on Family Dynamics
  • 2019
  • Springs of Vernon Hills
  • When Dementia Leads to Drama
  • 2017
  • Three Crowns Park
  • Ethics at End of Life
  • 2017
  • North Shore Senior Center
  • Powers, Duties, Limitations of Guardianship
  • 2017
  • Guardianship Boot Camp
  • Powers, Duties, Limitations & Role of the Guardian
  • 2015
  • Illinois Masonic Hospital
  • When Demetia leads to drama
  • 2015
  • Glenbrook Hospital
  • Lessons Learned from End of Life Disputes
  • 2014
  • Chicago Bar Association Dispositive Motions Seminar
  • Dispositive Motions
  • 2014
  • Round Table Discussion-Strategies for Getting Hired and Advancing within a Firm
  • Strategies for Getting Hired and Advancing within a Firm
  • 2014
  • Advocate Hospital Oak Park
  • Guardianship
  • 2013
  • Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago
  • In Sickness and In Health
  • 2013
  • Chicago Bar Association-Young Lawyer's Section-Estate Planning Committee
  • Common Mistakes in Estate Planning
  • 2012
  • Chicago Bar Association-Young Lawyers Section-Estate Planning Committee
  • Powers of Attorney
  • 2012
  • Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago
  • Self Neglect & Elder Abuse
  • 2012
  • National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys
  • Wrongful Death & Probate
  • 2012
  • University of Illinois College of Law
  • Litigation Practice in Chicago
  • 2012
  • Weiss Hospital
  • Aging With Your Ducks In A Row
  • 2011
  • Weiss Hospital
  • Ethical Issues With Compentency
  • 2011
  • Silver Connections
  • Ethical Issues Related To End Of Life Decisions
  • 2011
  • Condell Medical Center
  • Guardianship Litigation
  • 2010
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Attorney endorsements

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Endorse Brandon
Guardianship Attorney | Aug 20
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"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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Chicago Elder law Lawyer Brandon Ethan Peck
Brandon Ethan Peck
Elder law Attorney
Chicago, IL
Licensed for 13 years
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