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Louis Milot — law firm in Peoria, IL
Louis Milot has been in practice in the Peoria, Illinois area since 1990. Mr. Milot is the founder of the Law Office of Louis P. Milot which is a civil litigation law firm with a diverse practice involving substantial representation of individuals, families and businesses. Louis prides himself on establishing and maintaining relationships built on trust and communication with each client. He takes the time to get to know each client – their background, how they think, and their goals – so that he can provide the best legal services possible and meet his client's needs.”
He is licensed to practice law in the State of Illinois and the United States District Court for the Central District of Illinois. Mr. Milot is a graduate of Southern Illinois University School of Law, where he graduated in the top one third of his class. He received undergraduate degrees in Management Finance and History from the University of Northern Iowa. He is a member of the Illinois Bar Association and the Peoria County Bar Association. He is also a member of the Illinois Parent's Attorney's Network (IPAN) and affiliated with the National Association of Child Defense Attorneys. Mr. Milot is also a certified Guardian ad Litem able to represent the best interests of children who are wards of the court and in contested custody matters. He has written for The Journal of Legal Medicine and Southern Illinois Law Journal. Mr. Milot has taught workshops at Illinois Central College concerning legal issues for small business owners and consumer rights. He currently serves on the City of Washington Zoning and Planning Board of Appeals and has previously served on the Board of Directors of the Tazewell County Resource Center. Mr. Milot is a past President of the Lions Club of Washington.
Seeking help from an attorney is often a stressful experience. In addition to understanding the technicalities of the law, an attorney is a counselor and Mr. Milot's goal is to fulfill the responsibilities as counselor of the law. Louis Milot aims to provide the best guidance on your legal needs, while at the same time being sensitive to each client's circumstances. The firm's philosophy is to take the time to listen and work with each client to achieve the best result possible all at a reasonable cost considering Mr. Milot's substantial experience.
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Local Attorney Louis P. Milot was honored in Chicago at The Family Defense Center’s Celebrating Justice for Families annual benefit on September 27, 2017. Mr. Milot was introduced to the hundreds in attendance by the Mistress of Ceremonies, Laura Washington of the Chicago Sun-Times and ABC 7 Chicago. Mr. Milot was then presented with the Family Defender Award by The Family Defense Center’s President, Michael Weaver, in appreciation of his excellence in trial and appellate advocacy for families and his commitment to improving the child welfare system. Louis Milot is the first downstate Attorney to receive this award.

He maintains an office in Peoria and has served as the team leader for all Assistant Public Defenders of the Juvenile Division of Peoria County. Peoria County has one of the highest abuse and neglect caseloads in Illinois outside of Cook County, averaging about one thousand open cases.
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