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   3Kenneth R. EathingtonPeoria(309) 674-1133keathington@quinnjohnston.comkeathington@quinnjohnston.comQuinn Johnston Henderson Pretorius & Cerulowww.quinnjohnston.comwww.quinnjohnston.comeathingtonken.jpgAgriculture LawClosely & Privately Held Business LawCreditor's Rights/Commercial Collections LawLand Use, Zoning & Condemnation LawReal Estate Law: CommercialBanking & FinanceFranchise & Distribution LawInsolvency and Commercial BankruptcyLand Use Development & FinancingMergers & Acquisitions
Kenneth R.
Quinn Johnston Henderson Pretorius & Cerulo
227 NE Jefferson Ave
Peoria IL 61602
Ph.(309) 674-1133 Fx.(309) 674-6503Leading Lawyers Magazine story about this lawyer
Recommended by peers in:    Extensive Experience in:
Agriculture Law    Banking & Finance
Closely & Privately Held Business Law    Franchise & Distribution Law
Creditor's Rights/Commercial Collections Law     Insolvency and Commercial Bankruptcy
Land Use, Zoning & Condemnation Law     Land Use Development & Financing
Real Estate Law: Commercial     Mergers & Acquisitions
County:  Peoria
Practice Description:  
Mr. Eathington practices in the areas of real estate, corporate, commercial, environmental, and bankruptcy law, as well as business and estate planning.

Kenny represents many clients in commercial and residential real estate transactions. He also advises financial institutions on lending issues and loan documentation. He assists clients acquiring or divesting businesses and locations by negotiating contractual terms, performing due diligence, and advising on entity formation. He also represents individuals as to their estate planning and assists clients with estate and trust administration.

Bar Admissions:  
Illinois Supreme Court
U.S. Tax Court

Year of Birth:  1961

Law School:  University of Illinois College of Law, J.D., 1991
Law School Honors/Involvement:  Summa cum laude
Order of the Coif
Associate editor, University of Illinois Law Review
Harno Fellow
Phi Alpha Delta Law Fraternity
Rickert Award for Academic Achievement

Undergraduate School:  University of Illinois, B.S., agricultural economics, 1983
Undergraduate School Honors/Involvement:  with highest honors; Bronze Tablet

Employment History:  
Farm Credit Services of Northwest Illinois, branch manager and credit analyst, 1983-1988
Associate with a Peoria law firm for more than two years

Bar/Professional Association Involvement:  
American Bar Association
Illinois State Bar Association (Agricultural Law Section Council)
Peoria County Bar Association
American Agricultural Law Association
Estate Planning Council of Central Illinois (Board Member)
Peoria Area Association of Realtors (Associate Member)

Community Involvement:  
Junior Achievement of Central Illinois (Board member
Dunlap Biddy Basketball (Coach and Supervisor)
Dunlap Little League Baseball (Coach)
Peoria Chamber of Commerce Small Business Committee (2000-2002)
United Way (Account Volunteer, 2002-2004)
University of Illinois College of ACES (Alumni Board Member, 2004-present)

Awards: Honors; Distinctions:
Martindale-Hubbell rating of AV® Preeminent
Illinois Leading Lawyer, 2010-present
Peoria Area Association of Realtors Affiliate of the Year Award (2004)
Peoria County Bar Association Pro Bono Lawyer of the Year Award (2001)

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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