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Bruce Edward Thiemann

Business Attorney at Peoria, IL

5.0   1 review
  • Licensed for 45 years
    State IL
    Acquired 1978
    Active and Authorized to Practice Law No misconduct found

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Bruce Thiemann is a member of Kavanagh, Scully, Sudow, White & Frederick, P.C. He has practiced law in Peoria since 1978. Bruce joined the firm in 2005 and previously practiced as a sole practitioner. Civil litigation, corporate, real estate, insurance defense, licensing, trust and estate, and municipal cases and clients have all formed Bruce's area of concentration. 

A fourth generation Peorian, Bruce is a 1967 graduate of Woodruff High School. Following high school he attended Cornell College and Illinois State University before joining the Army where he served a Helicopter Door Gunner with the 7th Squadron, 1st Air Cavalry Regiment in Vietnam in 1969. 

Following service, Bruce attended Illinois Central College, Bradley University, and Southern Illinois University in Carbondale, where he received a Bachelor of Arts Degree in History in 1975. 

Bruce then attended Southern Illinois University School of Law, New England School of Law in Boston, and Washington College of Law of the American University in Washington, D.C. where he received his Juris Doctor Degree in 1978. He is admitted to practice law in all Illinois State Courts, and is admitted in the United States Supreme Court, Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals and the Central and Northern District Federal Courts. 

A resident of East Peoria since 1986, Bruce and his wife, Teri, have two children, Bob and Maggie. Bruce has been active in local Veterans' activities including spearheading the WWI and WWII Memorial on the Courthouse Square in Peoria, Illinois.


Kavanagh, Scully, Sudow, White & Frederick P.C.
301 SW Adams St.
Suite 700
Peoria, IL, 61602-1574

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Posted by Carol | February 15, 2017
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| Hired Attorney
Wonderful human being and attorney
He took so much time to explain to me what I would have needed to know.He and his assistant Laurie were both helpful.I would go to him for any needs I would have if he would handle the case I would need handled a very nice,kind,courteous man.Honest and above reproach.He is great.


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Work Experience

  • Partner
  • Kavanagh, Scully, Sudow, White & Frederick P.C.
  • 2005 - Present
  • Owner
  • Bruce Thiemann, Attorney
  • 1991 - 2005
  • Partner
  • Hafele, Thiemann & Carter
  • 1987 - 1991
  • Owner
  • Bruce Thiemann, Attorney
  • 1982 - 1987
  • Associate
  • Quinn, Johnston, Henderson & Pretorius
  • 1978 - 1982
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  • American University, Washington College of Law, Washington
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 1978
  • Southern Illinois University, Carbondale
  • BA - Bachelor of Arts
  • 1975


  • Peoria County Bar Association
  • Member
  • 1978 - Present
  • Illinois State Bar Association
  • Member
  • 1978 - Present

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Business Attorney | Jul 19
Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter
"I endorse this lawyer. I have dealt with Bruce in numerous business transactions over many years and have found him to be very easy to deal with and is very honest."
Litigation Attorney | Nov 12
Relationship: Worked for lawyer
"Bruce is a highly experienced, highly qualified courtroom attorney. I endorse this lawyer."
Business Attorney | Apr 25
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer. Bruce is a knowledgeable, strategic attorney with years of experience. When a complex legal issue arises, Bruce always seems to have a strategy that leads to a successful outcome for his clients."
General practice Attorney | Jul 29
Relationship: Worked for lawyer
"I endorse this lawyer."
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Peoria Business Lawyer Bruce Edward Thiemann
Bruce Edward Thiemann
Business Attorney
Peoria, IL
Licensed for 45 years