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James LeFante

309.999.1111
855.533.2683

Areas of Practice

  • Personal Injury
  • Motor Vehicle Accidents
  • Premises Liability
  • Workers' Compensation
  • Nursing Home Negligence
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Products Liability Law

Bar Admissions

  • Illinois, 1996
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Illinois, 1996
  • New York, 1998
  • U.S. District Court Central District of Illinois, 2001
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Illinois, 2010
  • U.S. Tax Court, 2010
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, 7th Circuit, 2011

Education

  • John Marshall Law School, Chicago, Illinois J.D. - 1996
  • Western Illinois University B.A. - 1992 Major: Political Science

Memberships

  • Illinois State Bar Association
  • Peoria County Bar Association
  • Illinois Trial Lawyers Association
  • National College for DUI Defense

James LeFante

jlefante@lefantelaw.com
309.999.1111
855.533.2683

James LeFante is the owner and founder of LeFante Law Offices, P.C., in Peoria, Illinois and concentrates in personal injury law. James 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, James represented clients in Chicago, Illinois and its suburbs, New York City and Long Island.

JAMES LEFANTE’S AREAS OF PRACTICE

James 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, James 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.

James 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, James has earned “Rising Star” status in medical malpractice and personal injury law by the highly respected Super Lawyers rating company.

Auto Accidents Auto Accidents
Workers Comp. Workers Comp.
Medical Malpractice Medical Malpractice
Slip-And-Fall Slip-And-Fall
Neglect Nursing Home
Negligence

Catie Sphar

I simply couldn’t be happier with this office! When my journey all got started I was in college with no extra cash, a bunch of medical bills and a car accident with no money to pay to even have my vehicle fixed. I called Mr. Lefante on a whim and he met with me that… Read more “Catie Sphar”

Catie Sphar

No False Promises

Mr. LeFante took my case only days before the statute of limitations was about to expire. He didn’t make any false promises about winning the case, but he assured me that he would put forth his best effort to make sure that the I was treated fairly by the insurance company. I am truly pleased… Read more “No False Promises”

Dubazilla M

If you don’t know where to turn, you’re at the right review 🙂 This office is absolutely phenomenal! Could not have had a better team working for me! EVERYONE is extremely polite, family orientated and will fight the good fight for their clients! I was with this teams for years and they NEVER gave up… Read more “Dubazilla M”

Dubazilla M

Mike Seymore

I want to thank everyone at lefante law Especially Shane M.And Sandy G., for all the work they did on my behalf.The pandemic made it even more challenging to navigate our new world,And they met those challenges And if something came up All I had to do was give them a call.I appreciate that as… Read more “Mike Seymore”

Mike Seymore

Olivia Clark

When I got hit by a car I didn’t know who to turn to. Almost signed up with the “For the People” guys and then the LeFante Law Firm came over to my house to answer questions and see if they could help me. My attorney impressed me in how confident he was about helping… Read more “Olivia Clark”

Olivia Clark

Elaine Howard

My husband and I would like to thank personally Atty. Shane Mahoney, Sherwood A. Moses and especially Mr. James LeFante. We highly recommend this Law Firm. They truly showed compassion, identified with our situation and worked hard to resolve it… Read more “Elaine Howard”

Elaine Howard

LeFante Comes Through EVERY Time!

LeFante law firm was fantastic when it came to showing me that they did care about my situation. Mike and Jim fought very hard for me and my family. They were not pushed around in the court room and I felt that they worked as hard as if it was their own case. I will… Read more “LeFante Comes Through EVERY Time!”

Chuck Cloud

Highly recommend, great people to work… Read more “Chuck Cloud”

Chuck Cloud

Brandon Lawson

Great people to work with. They have the answer you need. They don’t just treat you like a number, they treat you with concern, respect and like a human being. Truly a great firm that works hard for… Read more “Brandon Lawson”

Brandon Lawson

My Husband and Myself are Elated with the Service We Received

I had a major slip and fall accident and needed to seek out a lawyer for help and guidance. On our first visit with Mr. Lefante he talked with us for well over an hour and took the time to read all the documentation I had wrote up regarding my accident. He told us his… Read more “My Husband and Myself are Elated with the Service We Received”

Average of 137 Ratings: 5.0 stars
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