(309) 699-4691 tom@stumari.co

Peoria Commercial Banking, Real Estate & Business Litigation Attorneys

Our Practice Areas

We offer effective and reasonably priced legal solutions for community banks, businesses and people with contract or real estate issues in Illinois.

Your company’s choice of its attorney is something that often must be approved by a board, or decision maker that is responsible for the company’s best interests.  Our business lawyers are business owners themselves and understand the ever evolving competitive landscape companies face in the 21st century, including the data privacy and cybersecurity issues that have arisen since the dawn of the internet age.

For more on our legal services, please select from the following practice areas:

Business Contracts

Often confusing, complex and overlooked. Our attorneys have extensive experience with even the most complex contracts that business use each and every day.

Real Estate

Real estate legal issues are almost always big deals that can cost a lot of money and require attention to details and deadlines – put our attorneys to work for you. 


What sets us apart from our peers is our depth of banking trial experience, business knowledge, and business litigation in both federal and state courts.

Business Attorney, Thomas E. Howard

From Peoria, Illinois, and practicing locally for over ten years.

Recognized by Super Lawyers & experienced in :

  1. commercial mortgage foreclosures
  2. real estate contract litigation
  3. health care contracts
  4. loan workouts
  5. agri-business

Collateral Base Blogs

Commercial Mortgages

Illinois Commercial Mortgages & Foreclosure Collateral Base Commercial Mortgages & Foreclosure 16 July, 2018   . Thomas Howard Follow on Social Media Facebook Instagram youtubelinkedin Commerical mortgages are the quintessential secured transaction for...

Pricing LLC Membership Interest

  Pricing Membership Interest Collateral 11   July, 2018   . Thomas Howard Follow on Social Media Facebook Instagram youtubelinkedin Secured lenders should understand the membership interest in a borrower's LLC as collateral. Suppose a borrower claims to have a...

Uniform Fraudulent Transfer Act

UFTA & Encumbered Assets UFTA & Encumbered Assets 7 July, 2018 Thomas Howard Follow on Social Media Facebook Instagram youtubelinkedin The Third District Appellate Court of Illinois handed down a new case that is of interest to secured lenders. The case of...

Need A Business Attorney In Peoria, Illinois?

Call our office with your commercial legal questions for help on:

  1. real estate contracts
  2. business contract disputes
  3. Shareholder litigation
  4. cannabis business
  5. fraud actions
  6. mechanic’s liens



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316 SW Washington Street, Suite 1A
Peoria, Illinois 61602

Call: 309-699-4691 || E-mail: tom@stumari.co