Chicago, IL- Peck Ritchey, LLC founding Partner Kerry R. Peck has been named to the Illinois Super Lawyers list as one of the top attorneys in Illinois for 2014. No more than 5 percent of the lawyers in the state are selected by Super Lawyers.

Super Lawyers, a Thomson Reuters business, is a rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. The annual selections are made using a rigorous multi-phased process that includes a statewide survey of lawyers, an independent research evaluation of candidates, and peer reviews by practice area.

“This is the eighth consecutive year Kerry Peck has been recognized as a Super Lawyer,” said Peck Ritchey Partner Timothy J. Ritchey. “Consistently receiving this distinction demonstrates his commitment to providing quality legal representation to his clients.”

Kerry Peck concentrates his practice on trust and estate litigation, estate planning and administration, probate, guardianship, and elder law. He is the past president of the 22,000-lawyer Chicago Bar Association. He is currently a member of the American Bar Association’s Commission on Law and Aging. Peck is chair of the Illinois State Bar Association’s Elder Law Section Council. Kerry is a member of Board of Directors for the Alzheimer’s Association, Greater Illinois Chapter, and is co-author of “Alzheimer’s and the Law” which was published by the American Bar Association in August 2013.

The Super Lawyers lists are published in Super Lawyers magazine, in Chicago Magazine, and online at Kerry is recognized in the category of Estate & Trust Litigation.

Peck Ritchey, LLC is a leading boutique law firm providing representation in all areas of elder law including probate litigation, guardianship litigation, trust litigation, administration of estates and trusts, elder law, estate planning, asset protection, corporate law, tax law, and special needs planning. The firm is a recognized leader in the Chicago legal community and its lawyers have been asked to rewrite the Elder Abuse and Neglect Act for the City of Chicago’s Department on Aging.