Kyle M. Tompkins

Kyle M. Tompkins

Partner
Location:
Peoria, Illinois
Phone:
309-637-1400
Fax:
309-637-1500
Email:

Mr. Tompkins attended Marquette University Law School where he graduated Magna Cum Laude and in the top 10 of his class. He uses his strong legal education and diverse experiences to analyze problems and find solutions for his clients.

Mr. Tompkins currently focuses his practice on transactional matters. He  counsels fiduciaries concerning complex estate and trust administration matters. H further advises clients on effective estate planning strategies such as probate avoidance and estate tax planning. Additionally, he works with business clients in general corporate matters, including entity formations, contract review,  business transactions and succession planning. He strives to provide thorough advice to small business owners on forming an entity and managing the risks of running a business. He is also available to assist in other litigation or transactional matters involving real estate, employment issues, and insurance disputes.

Since returning to the Peoria area in 2014, Mr. Tompkins has become actively involved both the legal community and Peoria community in general. He is an active member of the Peoria County Bar Association in which he serves on the Young Lawyers Committee, Real Property Committee, and Fitness, Health, and Wellness Committee. He also is a member of the Young Professionals of Greater Peoria, an organization that has allowed him to explore other opportunities within Peoria’s business community and charitable organizations. Mr. Tompkins further serves on a committee for the Children’s Home Association of Illinois, which our law firm has long supported. In addition, he recently joined an Estate Planning Advisory Council for the Salvation Army. As a reflection of his dedication professionally and to the community, Kyle has been recognized as an Emerging Lawyer in numerous fields and was selected in 2018 for Peoria’s Forty Leaders Under 40.

Areas of Practice

  • 50% Estate and Trust Planning/Administration
  • 20% Agriculture
  • 15% Business
  • 10% Real Estate
  • 5% Insurance Defense

Litigation Percentage

  • 10% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • Illinois, 2013
  • Wisconsin, 2013

Education

  • Marquette University Law School, Milwaukee, Wisconsin
    • J.D. – 2013
    • Executive Editor, (2012 – 2013) Marquette Sports Law Review (2011-2013)
  • University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, Illinois
    • B.A.
    • Honors: Dean’s List
    • Major: Political Science
    • Minor: International Studies

Published Works

  • From the Gridiron to the Golden State: NFL Players’ Fight for Workers’, Marquette Sports Law Review, Vol. 23, 2013

Honors and Awards

  • 2018 Class of 40 Leaders Under 40 by Peoria InterBusiness Issues Magazine
  • Graduate of Peoria Area Chamber of Commerce Community Leadership School
  • Recognized as Emerging Lawyer by Leading Lawyers, 2017, 2018 (top 2% of lawyers under the age of 40 practicing in the state of Illinois)
  • Anne Wall Brand Protection Award
  • Sports Law Certificate (NSLI)

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Peoria Fitness, Health & Wellness , Committee Chair, 2016 – 2018
  • Young Professionals Greater Peoria, Board Member, 2016 – 2018
  • Peoria County Bar Association, Member, 2014 – Present
  • Young Professionals Greater Peoria, Member, 2014 – Present

Past Employment Positions

  • Melnick & Melnick, S.C., Associate Attorney, 2013 – 2014
  • Milwaukee Brewers Baseball Club, Legal Intern, 2012 – 2013

Pro Bono Activities

  • Marquette Volunteer Legal Clinic, 2010 – 2012

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