I partner with financial institutions to navigate the regulatory framework.

Dennis advises banks, credit unions, and other financial institutions on the many constantly changing regulations directed specifically at financial institutions. Dennis also advises financial institutions and other businesses on corporate governance matters as well as asset, stock, and real estate transactions. In addition, Dennis represents commercial developers from land acquisition throughout the development process.


Business & Corporate

Our business is business–your business. We offer vast experience in a full array of corporate legal services.



  • DePaul University College of Law, 2007
    • J.D
  • Illinois State University, 2004
    • B.S., Accounting


  • American Bar Association
    • Banking Law Committee
    • Credit Unions Committee
  • Illinois State Bar Association
  • Peoria County Bar Association
    • Board of Directors, 2020-2022


  • Illinois, 2007

Professional Achievements

  • Peoria Magazine, Emerging Lawyers, 2023
  • Illinois Leading Lawyers, "Emerging Lawyers," 2015-2022
  • Illinois Bankers Association's Certificate in Regulatory Compliance
  • Illinois Super Lawyers, "Rising Stars," 2014-2015; 2018-2022
  • Illinois Leading Lawyers, "Emerging Lawyers," 2015-2021


Representative Matters

  • Lead negotiation and document drafting for sale of $2.75 MM affordable housing apartment complex, including negotiation and assignment of land use restrictions and loan from the Illinois Housing Development Authority.

  • Recovery of $1.3 MM from estate of a former employee on behalf of construction company that suffered losses due to alleged embezzlement.

  • Lead negotiation and drafting of documentation for $1.2 MM asset sale for waste collection and disposal company, including asset purchase agreement, promissory note, and assignment of contracts.

  • Lead negotiation and drafting of documentation for $5.4 MM mixed-use development involving historic tax credits, including entity formation in compliance with tax safe-harbor, land acquisition, financing, and construction contracts.

  • Lead negotiation and drafting of documentation for purchase of $2.725 MM retail shopping center, including assignment of non-performing mortgage and eventual re-finance.