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David L. Cover

Estate planning Attorney at Peoria, IL

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  • Licensed for 49 years
    State IL
    Acquired 1974
    Active and Authorized to Practice Law No misconduct found

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About David

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Practice areas
  1. Estate planning
    Estate and trust planning and administration.

  2. Business

  3. Corporate and incorporation
    Representing small to medium sized corporations and limited liability entities.

  4. Real estate
    Real estate transactional and end-stage capital and debt financing.

  5. Agriculture
    Representing farm owners and agriculture-related companies and services.

    48 years

David is a corporate generalist representing small to medium-sized corporations and limited liability entities, and is engaged in tax planning, real estate transactional and end-stage capital and debt financing, and estate and trust planning and administration. He engages in commercial and fiduciary litigation on a limited basis.

He has the unique distinction of maintaining a satellite office in Toulon, Illinois, where he has concentrated on representing farm families and agricultural businesses for over 40 years; and through loyal client relationships, he is now dealing with several generations of the same family.

David resides in Peoria Heights, Illinois, with his wife, Margaret, and is an avid cyclist, sailboat racer, outdoor enthusiast, and has been a scuba diver for 40 years. He has two grown children and four grandchildren.


Contact David

Cover, Evans & Fricke, LLP
Twin Towers Plaza, Suite 203 456 Fulton Street
Peoria, IL, 61602


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  • Hourly Rates $ 260-300 per hour
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AVVO RATING 7.7 (Very Good)

Work Experience

  • Partner
  • Cover, Evans & Fricke, LLP
  • 2008 - Present


  • DePaul University College of Law
  • Juris Doctor
  • 1974
  • University of Illinois At Urbana-Champaign
  • BS - Bachelor of Science
  • 1971


  • National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys
  • Member
  • 1995 - Present
  • Illinois State Bar Association
  • Member
  • 1974 - Present
  • Peoria County Bar Association
  • Member
  • 1974 - Present

Languages Spoken

  • English

Honors and Awards

  • Peer Review Rated
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2017

Speaking Engagements

  • Peoria County Bar Association CLE
  • Trade Secrets, Confidentiality & Non-Competes
  • 2017
  • National Business Institute CLE
  • Advanced Asset Transfer Tactics
  • 2015
  • National Business Institute Law Review Series
  • Planning Opportunities with Living Trusts in Illinois
  • 2001
  • Illinois Institute for Continuing Legal Education
  • Estate Administration for Paralegals
  • 1999
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Peoria Estate planning Lawyer David L. Cover
David L. Cover
Estate planning Attorney
Peoria, IL
Licensed for 49 years