Peter S. Coorlas concentrates in probate litigation. Peter was an Assistant State's Attorney for Cook County, Illinois, for 30 years, serving in the Special Litigation and Municipal Litigation Sections of the Civil Actions Bureau. Although Peter served in various areas while at the State's Attorneys Office, he has primarily represented the interests of Cook County in probate matters where much of his time is spent on contested litigation, including will contests, contested heirships, presumptions of death and estate claims. Peter has argued cases in the Appellate and Supreme Court of Illinois, and tried numerous jury trials to verdict.
Peter received his Bachelor's degree in accounting from the University of Iowa College of Business and his Juris Doctor from the DePaul University College of Law.
|IL||Active And Authorized To Practice Law||1974||09/12/2020|
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Leading Lawyer in Elder Law, Trust, Will and Estate Planning Law||Leading Lawyers Network||2019|
|Senior Associate||Peck Ritchey, LLC||2001 - Present|
|Assistant State's Attorney||Cook County State's Attorney's Office||1974 - 2010|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|Northwestern College||Board of Directors||2007 - Present|
|Chicago Bar Association, Probate Practice Committee||Member||2003 - Present|
|Illinois State Bar Association||Member||2003 - Present|
|Hellenic Bar Association of Illinois||Past President||1974 - Present|
|DePaul University College of Law||Juris Doctorate||1974|
|University of Iowa||BS - Bachelor of Science||N/A|
|Holy Family||A Mind is a Valuable Thing to Waste||2013|
|Skokie Hosptial||Ethical Issues with End of Life Decision Making||2013|
|Greek American Rehab Center||Guardianship||2012|
|Marianjoy Hospital and Rehab||Powers of Attorney||2011|
|The Abington of Glenview||Dementia – Could This be You or Someone You Know||2011|
|Evanston Public Library||Dementia – Could This be You or Someone You Know||2011|
|Edgebrook Chicago Public Library||Dementia – Could This be You or Someone You Know||2011|
|River Forest Public Library||Dementia – Could This be You or Someone You Know||2011|
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