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Peter Stratte Coorlas

Elder law Attorney at Chicago, IL

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  • Licensed for 49 years
    State IL
    Acquired 1974
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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.

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Peck Ritchey, LLC
105 W Adams St
31st Floor
Chicago, IL, 60603
Peck Bloom, LLC
**By Appointment Only
2100 Sanders Road, Suite 200
Northbrook, IL, 60062-6141
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AVVO RATING 9.1 (Superb)

Work Experience

  • Senior Associate
  • Peck Ritchey, LLC
  • 2001 - Present
  • Assistant State's Attorney
  • Cook County State's Attorney's Office
  • 1974 - 2010


  • DePaul University College of Law
  • Juris Doctorate
  • 1974
  • University of Iowa
  • BS - Bachelor of Science
  • N/A


  • 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
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Languages Spoken

  • English

Honors and Awards

  • Leading Lawyer in Elder Law, Trust, Will and Estate Planning Law
  • Leading Lawyers Network
  • 2019
  • AV Preeminent®
  • Martindale-Hubbell®
  • 2019

Speaking Engagements

  • Skokie Hosptial
  • Ethical Issues with End of Life Decision Making
  • 2013
  • Holy Family
  • A Mind is a Valuable Thing to Waste
  • 2013
  • Greek American Rehab Center
  • Guardianship
  • 2012
  • The Abington of Glenview
  • Dementia – Could This be You or Someone You Know
  • 2011
  • River Forest Public Library
  • Dementia – Could This be You or Someone You Know
  • 2011
  • Marianjoy Hospital and Rehab
  • Powers of Attorney
  • 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
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Chicago Elder law Lawyer Peter Stratte Coorlas
Peter Stratte Coorlas
Elder law Attorney
Chicago, IL
Licensed for 49 years
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