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Mitch Gilfillan Receives Pro Bono Award

gilfillan-webprofilepic2017Mitch Gilfillan, an associate attorney with Quinn, Johnston, Henderson, Pretorius & Cerulo in Peoria was recently named Peoria County Young Lawyer of the Year by the Tenth Judicial Court Pro Bono Committee.

The award was presented as part of the Celebrate Pro Bono Reception recognizing National Pro Bono Celebration Week, October 22-28, 2017. The American Bar Association’s celebration focuses attention to the legal work lawyers do in their communities to improve the lives of their friends and neighbors.

 “We’re extremely proud of the commitment Mitch has to pro bono work and to the communities we serve,” said Peter Jennetten, a partner with Quinn Johnston. “We’re pleased to see him recognized for the time and effort he commits to serving others.”

The Tenth Judicial Circuit Pro Bono Committee is a group comprised of lawyers and judges that strives to enhance equal access to justice by encouraging and promoting pro bono work in the Tenth Judicial Circuit. The Tenth Judicial Circuit is in the Third Appellate District and includes Marshall, Peoria, Putnam, Stark and Tazewell Counties.

Quinn, Johnston, Henderson, Pretorius & Cerulo provides comprehensive legal services to its clients ranging from private individuals to large business entities. With more than 25 lawyers in offices in Peoria and Springfield, Illinois, the firm is well prepared to assist clients with a variety of legal issues, including business and employment, civil litigation and healthcare. For more information, visit the firm’s web site at

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