International Society of Primerus Law Firms

Peoria Attorney
Brian J. Meginnes

Phone: 309.637.6000


Languages: English

Areas of Practice:

  • Corporate, Environmental, Health Care, Intellectual Property Law

Law School:

  • University of Illinois College of Law (J.D., 1978)
    – magna cum laude

Undergraduate School:

  • University of Notre Dame (B.A., 1975) with high honors Government and International Affairs

Admitted to Practice:

  • Illinois, 1978


  • Elias, Meginnes & Seghetti, P.C., Founding Member (1996-Present)
  • Keck, Mahin & Cate (1988-1996)
  • Westervelt, Johnson, Nicoll & Keller (1978-1988)

Special Honors:

  • B.A. with high honors
  • J.D. magna cum laude
  • Order of Coif

Professional Organization Memberships:

  • Illinois State Bar Association
  • Peoria County Bar Association

Bar Admissions:

  • State of Illinois, 1978;
  • United States District Court for the Central District of Illinois, 1979

Charitable Activites:

  • Member of the Board of Education of Dunlap School District Number 323 (1995-2011)
  • President (1997-1999, 2001-2007)
  • Central Illinois Chapter, American National Red Cross Board Member (1982-1988),
  • Chairman (1986-1988)
  • Counseling and Family Service, Board Member (1979-1985)
  • W.D. Boyce Council, Boy Scouts of America, Inc., Board Member (1988-1998),
  • Vice President Administration (1988-1991),
  • Vice President Finance (1991-1994), President (1997-1998)
  • Peoria Promise Foundation (2007-2014),
  • Board Member (2007-2014), Secretary (2007-2014)
  • Public Building Commission of Peoria, Board Member (2008-Present)
  • BizPAC, Inc., Board Member (2013-Present)

Social, Legal and Honorary Fraternities:

  • Phi Beta Kappa
  • Pi Sigma Alpha
  • Mt. Hawley Country Club

Contact This Firm

Elias, Meginnes & Seghetti, P.C.

416 Main Street
Suite 1400
Peoria, IL 61602
United States

Law Firm Contact: John S. Elias

Tel: 309.637.6000

Fax: 309.637.8514



Member Since: 2018

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