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   3Jeffrey A. RyvaPeoria(309) 636-7236jryva@quinnjohnston.comjryva@quinnjohnston.comQuinn Johnston Henderson Pretorius & Cerulowww.quinnjohnston.comwww.quinnjohnston.comryvajeffrey.jpgCivil Appellate LawCommercial LitigationEmployee Benefits LawFamily LawBankruptcy & Creditors' RightsCommercial & Business LitigationEstate Planning, Probate & TrustsLabor & Unemployment
Jeffrey A. Ryvajryva@quinnjohnston.com
Quinn Johnston Henderson Pretorius & Cerulohttp://www.quinnjohnston.com
227 NE Jefferson Ave
Peoria IL 61602
Ph.(309) 636-7236 Fx.(309) 674-6503
Recommended by peers in:    Extensive Experience in:
Civil Appellate Law    Family Law
Commercial Litigation    Bankruptcy & Creditors' Rights
Employee Benefits Law     Commercial & Business Litigation
    Estate Planning, Probate & Trusts
    Labor & Unemployment
County:  Peoria
Litigator:  Yes

Practice Description:  
Mr. Ryva's practice has involved representation of companies and individuals in a wide range of commercial litigation, including ERISA, bankruptcy and trademark litigation matters.

He has handled dozens of appeals in Illinois reviewing courts and the Seventh Circuit. His diverse appellate experience involves client representation in such areas as labor, restrictive covenants, real estate, products liability, retaliatory discharge, ERISA, bankruptcy, contract/commercial, civil rights, business torts, and municipal litigation.


Bar Admissions:  
Illinois


Year of Birth:  1955

Law School:  John Marshall Law School, J.D., 1980
Law School Honors/Involvement:  With high distinction; editor-in-chief, John Marshall Law Review

Undergraduate School:  University of Illinois, B.A., finance, 1977
Undergraduate School Honors/Involvement:  With distinction

Community Involvement:  
Rotary Club, Morton, Illinois

Awards; Honors; Distinctions:
Leading Lawyer selected by peers in Medical Malpractice Defense Law since 2008


Published Legal Writing:  
  • Co-author, "Chapter 47: Illinois," Strategic Alternatives For and Against Distressed Businesses, 2014 ed.
  • "Hewitt v. Hewitt, Contract Cohabitation," 12 J. Mar. Law Rev. 435
  • "Civil Aspects of Intra-family Eavesdropping," 12 J. Mar. Law Rev. 537


Firm Description:  
Founded in 1945, Quinn Johnston provides comprehensive legal services to its clients ranging from private individuals to large business entities. With more than 25 lawyers in offices in Peoria and Springfield, the firm litigates cases and serves business clientele throughout Illinois. The firm's practice broadly covers the areas of business, civil litigation and healthcare.


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