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Richard M. Tomich - Peoria, IL

211 Fulton StreetSuite 602 Peoria, IL 61602

Updated: 01/10/2023

Peoria Transportation Law Lawyer

Overview

Richard is an experienced attorney who focuses his legal practice in areas of civil defense litigation. He has successfully represented numerous regional and national clients for railroad/FELA, trucking, construction, toxic tort, first-party insurance, third-party insurance, commercial litigation, premises liability, products liability, and various other types of lawsuits in many state and federal courts...

About Richard M. Tomich

Current Employment Position(s)

  • Member

Practice Areas

  • Transportation Law
  • Railroad defense (FELA, crossing accidents and toxic tort)
  • Construction Law
  • Premises and Products Liability
  • Complex Civil Litigation
  • Business and Commercial Litigation
  • Uninsured/Underinsured Motorist Claims
  • Insurance Defense/Coverage

Qualifications

Bar Admissions

  • Illinois, 2006
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Illinois, 2006
  • U.S. District Court Central District of Illinois
  • U.S. District Court District of North Dakota

Other Affiliations

  • National Association of Railroad Trial Counsel
  • Defense Research Institute
  • Illinois Association of Defense Trial Counsel
  • American Bar Association, 2002 - Present (Member)
  • Illinois State Bar Association, 2006 - Present (Member)
  • Chicago Bar Association, 2006 - Present (Member)
  • Transportation Lawyers Association
  • International Moot Court Board Officer, 2004 - 2005 (Committee Member & Competition Judge)
  • Claims and Litigation Management Alliance (CLM)
  • Peoria County Bar Association

Education

  • Creighton University School of Law, Omaha, Nebraska, 2005
    Juris Doctor
  • Creighton University Graduate School, Omaha, Nebraska, 2005
    Master of Business Administration
  • Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, Michigan
    Bachelor of Business Administration
    Honors: cum laude
    Honors: Dean's List 1998-2002
    Major: Finance and Economics

Fees

Accepts Credit Cards

Articles

Published Works

  • Appellate Court Opinion, Ishoo v. General Growth Properties, Inc., 966 N.E.2d 1160 , 2012
  • “Legislation Affecting COVID-19 Exposure Claims,” DRI For The Defense , 2020
  • Contributing author to Defense Attorneys Construction Newsletters
  • Contributing author/editor to Transportation Lawyers Association Newsletters

Office Information

Address

211 Fulton StreetSuite 602 Peoria, IL 61602

Achievements

Honors

  • Best Brief Award Finalist, 2004
  • Recipient, Distinguished Leadership Award, 2002
  • Emerging Lawyer, Law Bulletin, 2015 - 2020
  • Leading Lawyer, 2016 - 2020

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