Who We Are

Experience, Dedication, Hard Work …

… these are three things that you want in the attorney that you hire. These are three things that each client receives at Vonachen, Lawless, Trager & Slevin.

Experience: Vonachen, Lawless, Trager & Slevin began in 1958 with two lawyers, and has now grown to be one of the largest law firms in central Illinois. Our fourteen attorneys represent almost 500 years of collective legal experience. This broad range of experience, together with the use of modern technology, allows us to help clients find solutions to the legal problems they face in an efficient and cost-effective manner. 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. See More

Mass Torts

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 the Vonachen law firm 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.
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(800) 986-6080