Jeffrey E. Krumpe

Jeffrey E. Krumpe

Jeffrey Krumpe has practiced law since 1995, concentrating in civil litigation, commercial litigation, municipal law, and appellate practice.

Jeffrey graduated from Wabash College in 1991 where he received his Bachelor’s degree, Magna Cum Laude. He then attended the University of London where he received his Master’s degree in 1992. He then obtained his Juris Doctor degree from the University of Illinois, Cum Laude in 1995.

A large portion of Jeffrey’s practice is in the areas of commercial litigation, including all aspects of the Illinois Mechanics Lien Act, commercial and residential mortgage and judgment lien foreclosure, appellate and Illinois supreme court litigation and representing businesses and individual creditors in bankruptcy court.  Jeffrey also represents court-appointed receivers in foreclosure matters and has experience serving as local counsel for out-of-town and out-of-state law firms seeking co-counsel representation throughout state and federal courts in Illinois.

Jeffrey recently represented a client before the Illinois Supreme Court, securing a unanimous victory for an engineering firm, which clearly established lien rights for engineers under the Illinois Mechanics Lien Act.

Jeffrey also serves in a pro bono capacity as a court appoint special advocate for children (CASA) in Peoria County Circuit Court.

Jeffrey is currently licensed to practice in all Illinois State Courts; U.S. District Court, Central District of Illinois; U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois; U.S. District Court, Southern District of Illinois; and the U.S. Bankruptcy Court Central, Northern and Southern Districts of Illinois.

Jeffrey’s Practice Areas

Local Government and Public Finance


  • Civil and Commercial Litigation
  • Schools and Local Municipal Litigation
  • Banking and Creditor Bankruptcy Litigation
  • Small and Medium-sized Business Litigation
  • Appeals

Awards and accolades

  • Awarded the “Distinguished Community Service Award” by the Peoria County Bar Association on February 8, 2014.

Professional Memberships and Associations

Peoria County Bar Association

Illinois State Bar Association

Member, Tenth Judicial Circuit Pro-Bono Committee

Court Appointed Special Advocate for Children (CASA) for the Tenth Judicial Circuit Court

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