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Thomas P Higgins

Thomas P Higgins

Municipal Hearings, Legal Consulting, Mediation-Arbitrations in Central Illinois
  • Municipal Law, Arbitration & Mediation
  • Illinois
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A 1990 graduate of The John Marshall Law School, I practiced law privately before leaving to teach Criminal Justice and Paralegal courses at Illinois Central College in Peoria, Illinois. Since 1996 I have been retained primarily working for Municipalities as a Hearing Officer. I continue to fill this role in various communities, hearing cases related to building code ordinances, vehicle use and a wide range of municipal tickets written by the police department. In addition, I have many years experience consulting municipal government drafting, facilitating and implementing various ordinances. In addition to this work, I have been many years of as a Mediator, Arbitrator and Fact-Finder in various Civil law matters.

Practice Areas
  • Municipal Law
  • Arbitration & Mediation
  • Free Consultation
  • Credit Cards Accepted
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
7th Circuit
U.S. Supreme Court
Professional Experience
Administrative Hearing Officer
Illinois Municipalities
- Current
Appointed to preside over Municipal Ordinance cases in various Central Illinois municipalities.
Illinois Central College
- Current
Professor of Criminal Justice and Paralegal Studies
Associate and then Member of the Firm
Prusak & Winne, Ltd.
Senior Law Student-711
Illinois Attorney General Neil F. Hartigan's Office
University of Illinois - Urbana-Champaign
Master of Online Teaching (2001)
The John Marshall Law School
J.D. (1990)
Bradley University
B.S. (1987) | Administration of Criminal Justice
Illinois Central College
A.A.S. (1985) | Law Enforcement
40 Leaders Under 40
40 Leaders Under 40
Pro Bono Lawyer of the Year
Peoria County Bar Association
Professional Associations
State Bar of Illinois # 6204280
Peoria County Bar Association
- Current
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Thomas P. Higgins, Esq.
Unit 3276
6310 N. University
Peoria, IL 61614-9800
Telephone: (309) 251-7803
Cell: (309) 251-7803