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Sara Stephenson Peska

Litigation Attorney at Freeport, IL

5.0   4 reviews

also known as Sara Stephenson

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  • Licensed for 15 years
    State IL
    Acquired 2008
    Status
    Active and Authorized to Practice Law No misconduct found

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

About Sara

Learn Sara’s areas of practice.

5
Practice areas
  1. Litigation
    60%
    Personal Injury; Dissolution of Marriage; Contract Disputes

    15 years

  2. Probate
    20%
    Guardianships of Minors and Adults with Disabilities Probate Estates Small Estates

  3. Business
    5%

    15 years

  4. Estate planning
    5%

    15 years

  5. Mediation
    5%

    10 years

  6. Real estate
    5%

    15 years

Sara's practice focuses on civil litigation and the general practice of law. Sara is a Certified Mediator and has served as a Guardian ad Litem for the 15th Judicial Circuit of Illinois.

Location

Mahoney & Mahoney LLC

Reviews

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Posted by anonymous | December 2, 2014
Truly wonderful and amazing lawyer! I recommend her!!
Sara took a lot of time helping my husband on his custody case. I can't say how grateful I am for the time she took to look into all of the details and help us out. This lawyer is a highly active lawyer, she is nice and kind. I felt better after everything she did in a little time for my family. I was more than impressed.
Posted by Jason | October 6, 2010
Expongement Case: Beautifully Done!
I hired Ms. Stephenson for an expungement case in a county for which I was not a resident. She not only got this done for me in a timely fashion but kept me well informed all through out the way, even though I was about 2 hours away from her, by sending me email and snail mail. I'm very impressed with not only her work but also her character.
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Posted by anonymous | June 30, 2017
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Family Court: Child Custody Case
I had the privilege of hiring Sara Stephenson Peska for a child custody case. Over the course of two years I was able to develop a wonderful, long lasting relationship with Mrs. Stephenson Peska. In times of need, she was there to comfort and provide me with knowledgeable information in moving forward. Sara is very diligent, thorough, sharp and compassionate. Mrs. Stephenson Peska came very highly recommended to me, and I could not be more pleased with the outcome of my case. Her professionalism and work ethic speaks for itself, call and make your consulatation today. It will be one of the best choices you make.
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Posted by anonymous | October 6, 2010
Trustworthy and Professional Representation
Ms. Stephenson is a quick study and picked up on my thoughts and concerns immediately. She handled my case with the utmost professionalism and skill.

Cost

Rates
  • Retainer Sometimes
Payment methods
Cash, Check, Credit Card

Resume

AVVO RATING 7.8 (Very Good)

Work Experience

  • Attorney
  • Mahoney & Mahoney LLC
  • 2022 - Present
  • Attorney and Shareholder
  • Fishburn Whiton Thruman
  • 2011 - 2022
  • Contract Attorney
  • Contract Attorney
  • 2009 - 2009
  • Attorney
  • Enstrom Law Offices
  • 2009 - 2011
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Education

  • Northern Illinois University College of Law
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 2008
  • University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
  • BS - Bachelor of Science
  • 2005

Associations

  • Highland Community College Foundation
  • Board Member
  • 2024 - Present
  • Stephenson County Bar Association
  • Vice President
  • 2023 - Present
  • 100 Women Who Care of Stephenson County
  • Member
  • 2015 - Present
  • Jo Daviess County Bar Association
  • Member
  • 2013 - Present
  • Stephenson County Bar Association
  • Member
  • 2011 - Present
  • Illinois State Bar Association
  • Member
  • 2008 - Present
  • United States Patent and Trademark Office
  • Registered Patent Attorney
  • 2008 - Present
  • Ogle County Bar Association
  • Member
  • N/A
  • Lee County Bar Association
  • Member
  • N/A
  • Carroll County Bar Association
  • Member
  • N/A
  • Stephenson County Bar Association
  • Past Secretary/Treasurer
  • 2012 - 2016
  • Intellectual Property Law Association of Chicago
  • Member
  • 2009 - 2012
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Languages Spoken

  • Spanish
  • English

Honors and Awards

  • Delegate
  • National 4-H Congress
  • N/A

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Freeport Litigation Lawyer Sara Stephenson Peska
Sara Stephenson Peska
Litigation Attorney
Freeport, IL
Licensed for 15 years
Virtual consultation available