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Reilly Law Office Welcomes Attorney Jennifer Bunker

Jennifer BunkerAttorney Jennifer Bunker has joined the law firm of Reilly Law Office, LLC. Jennifer Bunker is a native of Oglesby and presently lives in Peru, Illinois. She has worked in the Illinois Valley legal community for the past seven years handling many litigation related matters, including will contests, property tax appeals, breach of contract, and personal injury claims. Prior to joining Reilly Law Office, she clerked for Justice Robert L. Carter of the Third District Appellate Court.

Jennifer Bunker is actively involved in the Illinois State Bar Association Trusts and Estates Section Council. She is the editor of the Council’s monthly publication distributed to members throughout Illinois. She also assists the Council in providing continuing legal education to attorneys, determining the need for new legislation, and reviewing and suggesting changes to current legislative proposals affecting wills, trusts, and estates. She has developed and drafted will and trust-based estate plans and administered probate and trust estates. Jennifer Bunker teaches an advanced master of laws (LL.M) class at The John Marshall Law School in estate planning and tax law. She also has experience in Municipal Law representing local governmental agencies and has experience in representing closely held businesses.

Jennifer Bunker graduated cum laude from Michigan State University College of Law with a concentration in environmental and natural resources law in May 2009 and was a Merit Scholarship recipient. She received her undergraduate degree in American Studies with a minor in professional writing from DePaul University, graduating with highest honors. She was on the Dean’s List throughout both undergraduate and law school.

Jennifer Bunker was recognized as an outstanding young professional and a member of the “40 Under Forty” class for Bureau, LaSalle, Marshall, and Putnam counties. She has been actively involved in the Zonta Club of the LaSalle-Peru Area. Jennifer Bunker and her fiancé, Scott Skerston of Tonica, have one daughter, Lydia. Reilly Law Office attorneys, Jim Reilly and Jennifer Bunker, have represented clients in Streator and throughout central Illinois for more than forty years combined. It is a full service general practice firm. Both Jim Reilly and Jennifer Bunker handle family law matters involving custody determinations, divorces, paternity, adoptions, and guardianships. Reilly Law Office, LLC also handles matters concerning DUI and traffic arrests, Social Security disability claims, closely held businesses, local government, estate planning, wills, trusts, probate, and estate administration.

Call Jennifer Bunker at Reilly Law Office, LLC for your legal needs at (815) 672-8505 and visit the firm’s website at Jennifer Bunker can also be reached via email at

Posted on April 6, 2017 by Sara Anderson