Chicago, IL (PressExposure) March 29, 2014 -- CHICAGO, IL -- The Peck Bloom firm of Chicago estate planning lawyers has once again earned spots as Illinois Super Lawyers. For the eighth year in a row, Peck Bloom founding Partners Kerry Peck and Kenneth Bloom have been named to the highly respected list. Two of the firm's Chicago litigation attorneys, Timothy Ritchey and Brandon Peck have also been named to the list as 2014 Rising Stars in Estate and Trust Litigation. All four attorneys will be honored at the Illinois Super Lawyers reception on February 20, to be held at the Godfrey Hotel in Chicago.
"We are honored to once again have received the Super Lawyer designation and we're especially proud that Timothy and Brandon have been recognized this year. The Super Lawyers distinction demonstrates their commitment to providing quality legal representation to their clients at which I already know they excel," said Kerry R. Peck, Managing Partner of Peck Bloom, LLC.
Super Lawyers is a Thomson Reuters rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas. These attorneys have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. The annual selections are made using a rigorous multi-phased process that includes a statewide survey of lawyers, an independent research evaluation of candidates, and peer reviews by practice area. No more than 5 percent of the lawyers in the state are selected as Super Lawyers while no more than 2.5 percent of the lawyers in the state are chosen as Super Lawyers Rising Stars.
Kerry Peck is recognized in the category of Estate & Trust Litigation and concentrates his practice on trust and estate litigation, estate planning and administration, probate, guardianship, and elder law.
Kenneth Bloom is recognized in the category of Estate Planning & Probate. A CPA and attorney, Bloom practices in the areas of estate planning and administration, probate, asset protection, real estate, general corporate, and business transactional matters, including an emphasis on special needs trusts. He is rated among the top six-percent of estate attorneys in Chicago and the State of Illinois and has received the highest rating of distinction by the Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory.
Tim Ritchey practices in the areas of estate and guardianship administration, probate and trust litigation, real estate litigation, fiduciary defense litigation and elder law and estate/Medicaid planning and administration.
Brandon Peck is an associate attorney with Peck Bloom, LLC concentrating his practice on guardianship litigation and administration, trust litigation, probate Litigation, fiduciary defense litigation, elder law and estate administration, with an emphasis on contested trusts and estates.
The Super Lawyers and the Super Lawyers Rising Stars lists are published in Super Lawyers magazine, in Chicago Magazine, and online at http://www.superlawyers.com.