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Sharon M. Peart Partner

Phone: (312) 634-1264
Fax: (312) 460-8299
Email: speart@cyp-law.com
Assistant Name: Donna Dacko
Assistant Phone: (312) 634-1276
The focus of Sharon's practice has been defending personal injury and property damage claims in Southern, Central and Northern Illinois. Sharon has tried over 80 cases to verdict in various jurisdictions in Illinois. Sharon has successfully defended traumatic brain injuries, construction cases, products liability, automobile/transportation, slip and falls, cases involving the Wrongful Tree Cutting Act and the Illinois Equine Activity Act. In addition to her diverse personal injury defense experience, Sharon has also successfully handled property damage claims, including both private property and commercial, appeals and collection matters. In addition to trying several cases each year, Ms. Peart serves as an arbitrator for various insurance companies.

Practice Areas

Appellate & Legal Issues, Commercial Litigation, Construction Litigation, General Negligence, Premises Liability, Products Liability, Transportation

Bar Admissions

  • State of Illinois (1990)
  • United States District Court for the Southern District of Illinois

Education

  • J.D. Dickinson College of Law at Pennsylvania State University, 1990
  • B.S., Biology Millikin University, 1987

Professional Affiliations

  • DRI
  • Illinois State Bar Association

Representative Cases

  • State Farm Automobile Insurance Company a/s/o Jonathan Blaze v. Christian Gebbie, 288 III.App.3d 640; 681 N.E.2d 595(1st Dist, 1st.Div. 1997)

Honors & Awards

  • Graduated cum laude from Law School
  • On Law Review and was selected as the recipient of the Woman Lawyer of the Year during senior year
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