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   3John S. EliasPeoria(309) 637-6000jelias@emrslaw.comjelias@emrslaw.comElias Meginnes & Seghetti PCwww.emrslaw.comwww.emrslaw.comeliasjohn.jpgClosely & Privately Held Business LawMergers & Acquisitions LawReal Estate Law: CommercialTax Law: BusinessTaxationCorporate LawReal Estate DevelopmentMergers and Acquisitions
John S.
Elias Meginnes & Seghetti PC
416 Main St Ste 1400
Peoria IL 61602-1168
Ph.(309) 637-6000 Fx.(309) 637-8514
Recommended by peers in:    Extensive Experience in:
Closely & Privately Held Business Law    Taxation
Mergers & Acquisitions Law    Corporate Law
Real Estate Law: Commercial     Real Estate Development
Tax Law: Business     Mergers and Acquisitions
Advisory Board Member
County:  Peoria
Practice Description:  
Mr. Elias' areas of practice include banking and finance law; business and commercial law; business organizations; estate planning; gaming law; intellectual property law; probate and estate administration; real estate law; securities law; taxation law; and mergers and acquisitions.

Bar Admissions:  
Illinois, 1979
Ohio, 1980
New York, 1981
Massachusetts, 1982
U.S. District Court Central District of Illinois, 1984
U.S. Tax Court, 1984

Year of Birth:  1951

Law School:  Harvard University Law School; New York University School of Law;J.D. from Harvard, 1979; LL.M in tax law from New York University, 1982

Graduate School: Oxford University, Oxford, England, M.A., 1975

Undergraduate School:  Dartmouth College, A.B., philosophy, politics and economics, 1973
Undergraduate School Honors/Involvement:  Reynolds Scholar

Bar/Professional Association Involvement:  
American Bar Association
Illinois State Bar Association
  Federal Tax Section Council, secretary, 1988, vice chairman, 1989, chairman, 1990
  Corporations and Securities Law Section Council, 1988-
Peoria County Bar Association

Community Involvement:  Downtown Rotary Club

Published Legal Writing:  
"Corporate Recapitalization: An Estate and Business Planning Technique," Compleat Lawyer, Winter, Spring, Summer, 1985

"Below Market Loans After the Tax Reform Act of 1984," 73 Illinois Bar Journal 554, 1985

"Preferred Stock Recapitalizations: Income, Estate and Gift Tax Issues," 13 Journal of Corporate Taxation, 332, 1987

"The Partnership Capital Freeze: A Path Through the Maze," 40 Tax Lawyer 45, 1986

"Tax Reform Act of 1986: Provisions of Interest to Financial Institutions," 53 Legal Bulletin 1, 1987

Legal Lectures:  
Illinois Institute of Continuing Legal Education, 1984, 1988-1991

United States League of Savings Institutions, 1987 Annual Attorney's Clinic

New York University Tax Institute, 1988

ISBA Law Ed. Series, 1988-1991

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