Fleming Law Office in Central Illinois

Abigail M. Fleming

attorney at law

Abigail M. Fleming has been licensed to practice law in the State of Illinois since 2011, in both State and Federal court systems. Abigail practices primarily in the defense of civil litigation claims in courts throughout Illinois, including personal injury actions / complex injury defense, premises liability claims, slip and falls, willful and wanton claims, and alternative dispute resolution claims.

Abigail has represented individuals, businesses and business owners, insurance companies and their insureds, property owners, property managers, condominium associations and board members, representatives for minors and those with diminished capacity, and municipal leadership.

Abigail has courtroom experience trying civil litigation cases before juries across the Central Illinois area. Other cases may resolve prior to the trial setting. Abigail has been trained in Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) by the Northwestern Center on Negotiation & Mediation and Cook County Center for Dispute Resolution. She has experience resolving matters through traditional negotiated settlements, mediations, judicial court settlement conferences, and arbitrations. Abigail’s record also includes numerous successful summary judgment rulings by the court in her clients’ favor.  Abigail has received the following awards: Peoria County Bar Association Young Lawyer Volunteer of the Year in 2016; 10th Judicial Circuit Pro Bono Committee's Lawyer of the Year in 2018; 2020 Award as a part of the inaugural Public Interest Law Initiative (PILI) Honor Roll; Peoria Magazine's 40 Leaders Under 40; and, 2021 Illinois State Bar Association Young Lawyer of the Year.

Outside of her work with the firm, Abigail enjoys traveling the world and spending time with her husband, Josh, her family, friends and her King Charles Cavalier dogs. She has extensive volunteer experience, including years of board service including as Executive Board Member for both Habitat for Humanity of Greater Peoria and the Peoria Area Illini Club. Abigail makes an ongoing commitment to give back by volunteering pro bono legal services through local and state-wide legal services programs for those in need. She also volunteers with programs at her alma mater, the University of Illinois at Champaign-Urbana, and Northwestern University School of Law.

Bar Admissions

  • Admitted to practice in Illinois state courts (2011) and Illinois federal court system - Central District of Illinois (2012).

Professional Affiliations

  • Illinois State Bar Association (ISBA)
    • Assembly Member
  • Peoria County Bar Association (PCBA)
    • Pro Bono Committee
    • Diversity Committee

Education

  • B.A., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2008
  • J.D., Northwestern University School of Law, 2011
  • Editor, Northwestern University Journal of Law & Social Policy (JLSP)
  • Trained in Negotiation, Mediation & Arbitration by the Northwestern Center on Negotiation & Mediation and Cook County Center for Dispute Resolution (CCR)

Focus Practice Areas

  • General Trial Practice
  • Civil Litigation
  • Premises Liability – Trip and Fall
  • Automobile Liability
  • Personal Injury
  • Probate Approvals for Minors
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution
  • Uninsured/ Underinsured Motorist Claims
  • Emotional Distress
  • Assault/Battery
  • Products Liability

Contact

Tel.  309.676.7657
Fax.  309.676.8776
Attorney@Fleming-Legal.com

411 Hamilton Boulevard, Suite 1518
Peoria, IL 61602

Practice Areas Include

Alternative Dispute Resolution

    Arbitration

    Mediation

Appellate Work

Assault & Battery

Automobile Accident Liability

Bad Faith & Section 155 Claims

Civil Rights Claims – Defense

Complex Injury

Contractor Liability

Declaratory Judgments

Diminution in Value

Dog Bite/Animal Control Act & Animals Running At Large

Dram Shop Act

Emotional Distress Claims

Examinations Under Oath (EUO)

Federal Civil Practice

Firefighters & EMT Liability

General Civil Defense

General Trial Practice

Insurance Coverage Disputes

Insurance Defense

Insurance Law

Interpleader

Judicial Settlement Conferences

Jury Specialists

Liquor Liability

Municipal Liability

Municipal Officers

Negligence

Nursing Home Defense

Personal Injury & Wrongful Death

Police Officer Liability

Policy Coverage Analysis

Premises Liability

Premises Security Claims

Probate Approvals for Minors and Estates

Products Liability

Professional Liability

Property Damage Cases and Claims

Settlement Review

Sewer Back-up and Overflow Claims

Slip and Fall

Sports Injuries and Sport Liability Claims

Survival Action Claims

Trip and Fall

Uninsured/ Underinsured Motorist Claims

Utilization Review and Evaluation of Medical Billing Practices

Willful & Wanton Claims

Wrongful Death Claims

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