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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
  • American Association for Justice (AAJ)

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. Formerly a partner at the firm Hinshaw & Culbertson, he led the majority of cases in practice areas involving medical malpractice, motor vehicle accidents – automobile, truck and motorcycles – as well as premises defense.

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

Mike Eddy

Wow I don’t know where to start about LeFante Law. Jim LeFante is a exceptional attorney as is Tom Norman they both are willing to go that extra 10 % and give your case a 110%. Likewise the office staff have the same commitment to your problems at hand. The office staff is always very… Read more “Mike Eddy”

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Provide Options and Recommendations

I cannot imagine letting anyone else handle my legal affairs. They talk to you like you are a human being and they talk on your level. They do not act like they are better than you. They explain your options and allow you to make decisions on how you want to pursue the case. They… Read more “Provide Options and Recommendations”

Responsive and Accommodating

I had a great experience working with LeFante Law Offices. They were responsive and accommodating, given my situation. While I hope I don’t need to seek legal counsel for a traffic violation again, if I do, I will be happy to reach out to Jim and his team… Read more “Responsive and Accommodating”

Ultra Gold

Outstanding Law Firm. Professional and courteous Staff. Extraordinary service that is highly… Read more “Ultra Gold”

Ultra Gold

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Dragoncook

Everyone at LeFante Law Offices has been Great these last 4 years. I was always kept in the loop and they made it easy for me to understand what was going on. When meeting at the office they make you feel comfortable and welcome. When handling cases they are all very Professional and Knowledgeable letting… Read more “Dragoncook”

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Creshondra Davis

It has been a pleasure having this team fighting for me! They have handled several cases for me and my children, under 18, and have helped me get tripled what the insurance company offered. I am glad I chose to continue doing business with this law firm. I got more respect and more answers. At… Read more “Creshondra Davis”

Creshondra Davis

Hard Working Attorney

The smartest, sharpest hardest working attorney you will find and that you would want in your… Read more “Hard Working Attorney”

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