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   3James R. GrebePeoria(309) 637-1400jgrebe@hgsuw.comjgrebe@hgsuw.comHasselberg Grebe Snodgrass Urban & Wentworthhgsuw.comhgsuw.comgrebejames.jpgAgriculture LawClosely & Privately Held Business LawGovernmental, Municipal, Lobbying & Administrative LawReal Estate Law: CommercialTrust, Will & Estate Planning LawIllinois Grain Elevator Law
James R.
Hasselberg Grebe Snodgrass Urban & Wentworth
401 Main St Ste 1400
Peoria IL 61602-1258
Ph.(309) 637-1400 Fx.(309) 637-1500
Recommended by peers in:    Extensive Experience in:
Agriculture Law    Illinois Grain Elevator Law
Closely & Privately Held Business Law
Governmental, Municipal, Lobbying & Administrative Law
Real Estate Law: Commercial
Trust, Will & Estate Planning Law
Advisory Board Member
County:  Peoria
Practice Description:  
Mr. Grebe practices in administrative, agricultural, banking and finance, bankruptcy, business and commercial, business organizations, construction, elder law, employment law-employer, environmental law, estate planning; probate and estate administration, government agencies and programs, government contracts, labor, litigation and appeals, real estate, state, local and municipal, and taxation law. Approximately five percent of his practice is devoted to litigation.

Notable Cases and Results:  
One of the principal drafters of the Illinois Grain Code and recording secretary for the original Grain Code Committee appointed by the Illinois Department of Agriculture. He has assisted in drafting other legislation and regulations affecting agriculture, including the Illinois Uniform Commercial Code.

Bar Admissions:  
Illinois, 1980
U.S. District Court Central District of Illinois, 1980
U.S. Court of Appeals 7th Circuit, 1982
U.S. Supreme Court, 1989
U.S. Tax Court, 1993
U.S. District Court Northern District of Illinois, 1996

Year of Birth:  1955

Law School:  University of Illinois College of Law, Champaign,JD, 1980

Undergraduate School:  Concordia University Chicago, BA, 1977

Representative Clients:  
He has represented the Grain and Feed Association of Illinois and numerous grain elevators for more than 25 years.

Bar/Professional Association Involvement:  
Peoria County Bar Association
  Board of directors, 2001-2002
  Chairman, Real Property Committee, 2001-2002
  Vice chairman, Courts and Procedures Committee, Probate Division, 2005-2006
Illinois State Bar Association
Christian Legal Society
Estate Planning Council of Central Illinois
National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys
American Agricultural Law Association
Illinois State Bar Association
  Chairman, Agricultural Law Section Council, 2004-2005
Illinois Bar Foundation

Community Involvement:  
Concordia University Chicago
  Board of regents, 2007-present
Arthritis Foundation of Greater Illinois Division
  Past vice chairman, board of directors, member Executive Committee
Lutheran Home of Greater Peoria
  Past member, board of directors, and past vice president
American Cancer Society
  Past member, board of directors, Peoria chapter
Alpha Park Library District
  Past trustee

Legal Lectures:  
Past speaker on a number of law-related topics for the Illinois State Bar Association; Illinois Institute for Continuing Legal Education; Agribusiness Committee of the Illinois CPA Society of the University of Illinois; Peoria County Bar Association Continuing Legal Education Program; People's Law School in Peoria, co-sponsored by the Illinois State Bar Association, the Peoria County Bar Association, and the Illinois Central College; Grain and Feed Association of Illinois; Illinois Fertilizer and Chemical Association; 1st Farm Credit Services; National Business Institute; and various chairitable, professional, and business organizations.

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