Peter Beard

Holley, Rosen & Beard
440 South Grand Avenue West
Springfield, IL 62704
217-544-3368
www.holleyrosenbeard.com


Born in Springfield, Illinois, February 19, 1969. Peter received his Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from Bradley University in Peoria, Illinois in 1992 and his law degree in 1997 from Southern Illinois University in Carbondale, Illinois. He returned to Springfield after law school working as an Assistant States Attorney in the Sangamon County States Attorney's Office, and then as an Assistant Attorney General for the Illinois Attorney General. Thereafter Peter joined Holley, Rosen & Beard, as an associate. Peter practices in many areas of law including personal injury, criminal law, employment, DUI/traffic and driver's license reinstatement cases, family law, and general civil litigation. He is licensed in Illinois; also admitted to practice before U.S. District Court, Southern and Central Districts of Illinois. He is a member of the Sangamon County Bar Association, Illinois State Bar Association, American Bar Association and Illinois Driver?s License Reinstatement Attorney?s Association.

Areas of Practice

DUI / Traffic
Drivers License Reinstatement
Personal Injury / Workers Compensation

Bar Admissions

Illinois, 1997
U.S. District Court Central District of Illinois, 1998
U.S. District Court Southern District of Illinois, 1998

Education

Southern Illinois University School of Law, Carbondale, Illinois
J.D. - 1997
Bradley University, Peoria, Illinois
B.A. - 1992
Major: Political Science

Honors and Awards

The National Trial Lawyers Top 100 Trial Lawyers
Illinois Driver?s License Reinstatement Attorney?s Association
American Association of Premier DUI Attorneys
National Advocacy for DUI Defense, LLC

Professional Associations and Memberships

Illinois State Bar Association, Member, 1999 - Present
Illinois Trial Lawyers Association (ITLA), 2004 - Present
Sangamon County Bar Association, Member, 1997 - Present
American Bar Association, Member, 1999 - Present

Past Employment Positions

Sangamon County States Attorney's Office, Assistant States Attorney, 1997 - 1999
Illinois Attorney General, Assistant Attorney General, 1999 - 2000

Languages

English
Spanish

Fraternities/Sororities

Lambda Chi Alpha