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Practice areas


  1. Employment: 40%
  2. Unspecified: 20%
  3. Discrimination: 20%
  4. Sexual Harassment: 20%

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  • David Alan Benckendorf

    I have known Patricia for over 30 years. She is extremely intelligent and tenacious. When my wife had some issues in this area, she's who we called.


    David Benckendorf
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Contact info

Benassi Patricia C Attorney

300 Northeast Perry Avenue
Peoria, IL, 61603

Benassi, A. Lou Attorney

300 Northeast Perry Avenue

Peoria, IL, 61603-3628

Benassi and Benassi PC

300 NE Perry Ave
Peoria, IL, 61603-3628



ILActive And Authorized To Practice Law196905/11/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Award nameGrantorDate granted
Illinois Leading Lawyer AwardIllinois Leading Lawyers Network2004
One of Top Ten Most Influential Women Lawyers in IllinoisAmerica Legal Media2000
Equality and Justice AwardPeoria Chapter of National Organization for Women1996
Women of Achievement AwardWomen in Management, Peoria Chapter1994
Association namePosition nameDuration
American Bar AssociationMemberN/A
National Employment Lawyers Association (Illinois chapter)MemberN/A
Illinois Trial Lawyers AssociationMemberN/A
American Trial Lawyers AssociationMemberN/A
National Association Of Women Business OwnersMemberN/A
Peoria County Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Peoria County Bar AssociationBoard of Directors1992 - 1993
Women in ManagementMember1991 - 2006
Illinois State Bar Association Labor Law Section CouncilChairman1984 - 1985
Advisory Board to the AFL-CIO Lawyers Coordinating CommitteeMember1984 - 1988
AFL-CIO Union Lawyers Coordinating CommitteeMember1981 - 1990
Illinois State Bar AssociationMember1980 - 2006
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of California at Berkeley, Boalt Hall School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1969
University of Illinois College of LawN/AN/A1968
California State University, NorthridgePolitical ScienceBA - Bachelor of Arts1964
California State University, NorthridgeGermanBA - Bachelor of Arts1964
California State University, NorthridgeEnglishBA - Bachelor of Arts1964
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
National Employment Lawyers AssociationDiscovery Strategies1997
Illinois State Bar AssociationWomen's Legal Battles1996
Women in ManagementSexual Harassment in the Workplace1993
National Association of Women Business OwnersSex Discrimination, A Two-Edged Sword1993
American Business Women's ClubSexual Harassment in the Workplace1992

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