Who We Are

WE HAVE CHANGED

Since 1958 Vonachen, Lawless, Trager & Slevin has been a proud and prominent part of the Peoria area legal community. We have served the legal needs of our clients with great pride and forged great and lasting friendships with them. But times do change - and so have we.

Vonachen, Lawless, Trager & Slevin closed its doors on May 31, 2016. However, our lawyers will continue on, serving the needs of their respective clients and communities, whether through the continued active practice of law or in retirement. See More

Firm News

Rejuvenated Image, Unbroken Dedication
We are proud to unveil our new image and several additions to our team while we continue the 57 year tradition of excellence and dedication to Central Illinois. With the addition of Attorney Kerrianne L. Waters, 2015 has been a dynamic year already for our family of attorneys.

Partner Amira L. Vicari Hills has been recognized by InterBusiness Issues Magazine (iBi) as one of 40 Leaders under Forty of the greater Peoria community. We are so proud of Amira her constant efforts in bettering the community. See More

Important Update

Stryker Hip Implants. Syngenta Viptera® Corn. Zimmer Persona Knees. IVC Filters. Onglyza, Liptor. Tiger Paw. Wright Hip Implants.

Have you suffered from a failed drug device or a prescription drug? We are here to help. Mass Torts are actions where many people suffered similar injuries from the same device or act by a person or company.

Our firm represented more than 30 people in their recovery from Stryker Hip Implants, recovering in excess of $9 million. We are currently taking corn producing clients and pursuing their claims against Syngenta for the premature commercialization of Agrisure Viptera ®. See More

  • The women of Vonachen Westervelt joined over 650 attendees at Generation United’s Power of the Purse event which raised more than $100,000. The fundraiser was held to support the event’s mission . . .to inspire, enhance, and strengthen the lives of women and children by raising funds for education, income and health. This includes scholarships for low income women wishing to advance their education and nutritious snacks and small meals for children to eat when school is not in session.
  • Attorney John T. Brady received the most prestigious award, The Kenny Long Award, from the Illinois Association of Fire Protection Districts. This is a Recognition and Honor Award given at the Annual Conference in Peoria.
  • On July 13, 2015, the Peoria County Bar Association recognized Tom Trager & John Slevin as part of the 2015 Class of the Pillars of the Bar. The ten attorneys in this class are recognized for being exceptional members of the bar whose lifetime of achievement and professionalism are respected throughout the community.
  • Partner Amira L. Vicari Hills has been recognized by InterBusiness Issues Magazine (iBi) as one of 40 Leaders under Forty of the greater Peoria community. We are so proud of Amira her constant efforts in bettering the community.
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(800) 986-6080