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Jerry A Tuffentsamer

Jerry A Tuffentsamer

Tuffentsamer Law Firm
  • Divorce, Family Law, Workers' Compensation...
  • Illinois
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Summary

native of central Illinois, Attorney, Jerry A. Tuffentsamer, was raised in the local small community of Manito, Illinois. Prior to attending law school, Jerry worked for several years in the central Illinois as union construction laborer out of the Laborers’ International Union, Local 231. As a union laborer, Jerry worked several years for a local commercial concrete and masonry company.

Jerry received his Bachelor of Arts degree in Paralegal Studies/Pre-law from Southern Illinois University in 2008. Jerry then received his Juris Doctor from Southern Illinois University School of Law in 2011. While in law school, Jerry was a member of the Southern Illinois University School of Law Trial Team that successfully competed in several national trial competitions. In law school, Jerry was also a three year recipient of the Fairy B. Neal Scholarship and a two-time recipient of the Al A. Chesser Scholarship for ethics and scholastic achievement.

Prior to returning to central Illinois and founding the Tuffentsamer Law Firm, Jerry was an associate attorney for the diverse litigation law firm of Armstrong & Green in Marion, Illinois. While at Armstrong & Green, Jerry concentrated in wide variety of legal areas including personal injury, employment, civil rights, family, property, criminal, and municipal law.

Practice Areas
  • Divorce
  • Family Law
  • Workers' Compensation
  • Personal Injury
  • Juvenile Law
  • Criminal Law
Fees
  • Free Consultation
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • Contingent Fees
    Worker's Compensation and Personal Injury cases are based on contingency fees: we do not get paid until and unless you get paid.
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Illinois
7th Circuit
Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
Professional Experience
Owner/Managing Attorney
Tuffentsamer Law Firm
- Current
Associate Attorney
Armstrong & Green
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Law Clerk Extern
Honorable Justice Bruce Stewart: Illinois Court of Appeal for the Fifth Distrcit
Education
Judson College
Southern Illinois University School of Law
J.D. (2011) | Law-Jurist Doctorate
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Honors: CALI Award Winner in Trial Advocacy; CALI Award Winner in Lawyering Skills: CALI Award Winner in Business Organizations
Activities: Moot Court: Trial Team Member; Student Bar Association:Class Representative: Graduate Student Council: Law School Representative
Southern Illinois University - Carbondale
B.S. (2008) | Pre-Law: Paralegal Studies
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Awards
Top Attorney in Who's Who Directory
Top Attorney's of North America
Professional Associations
State Bar of Illinois # 6307207
Member
Current
Illinois State Bar Association
- Current
Peoria County Bar Association
- Current
Certifications
Admitted
Illinois State Bar
Admitted
Federal District Court for the Central District of Illinios
Admitted
Federal District Court for the Southern District of Illinois
Admitted
Federal Circuit Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit
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Tuffentsamer Law Firm
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Contact & Map
TUFFENTSAMER LAW FIRM
1022 N Sheridan Rd
Peoria, IL 61606-1956
USA
Telephone: (309) 839-8049
Fax: (309) 839-8050