Jim LeFante is the owner and founder of LeFante Law Offices, P.C., in Peoria, Illinois and concentrates in personal injury law. Jim graduated from The John Marshall Law School in Chicago in 1996 and is licensed to practice law in the State of Illinois (since 1996), the State of New York (since 1998), the United States District Courts for the Northern, Central and Southern Districts of Illinois, U.S. Tax Court and the U.S. Court of Appeals 7th Circuit. Prior to moving to Peoria in 2001, Jim represented clients in Chicago, Illinois and its suburbs, New York City and Long Island.
JIM LEFANTE’S AREAS OF PRACTICE
Jim Lefante and his team represent injured persons and their families in a wide range of personal injury cases, including car, truck and motorcycle accidents, slip-and-fall and premises liability, medical malpractice, wrongful death, product liability, workers’ compensation, nursing home negligence, and animal attack (dog bite) injuries. In fact, before he opened his own personal injury law office, Jim represented some of the same insurance companies he goes up against today when he was a defense attorney for a major Fortune 100 law firm.
Jim strongly believes in continuing legal education for the benefit of his clients and attends numerous educational seminars every year. He holds memberships in the Illinois State Bar Association, Peoria County Bar Association, Illinois Trial Lawyers Association and the National College for DUI Defense.
Recognized as an expert in his field, Jim has earned “Rising Star” status in medical malpractice and personal injury law by the highly respected Super Lawyers rating company.