Timothy Kirk

Practice Groups:

Residential Real Estate and Title Services

Business Organizations & Transactions

Elder Law

Estate, Wealth and Succession Planning

Trusts and Probate

Office Locations:

Peoria, IL



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  • Juris Doctor, Drake University Law School, 1981
  • Bachelor of Science-Business Administration, Illinois State University, 1978¬†

Year Joined Firm



Heyl Royster


Timothy Kirk (Shareholder)

Tim focuses his practice on elder law. His practice emphasis in elder law includes Medicaid planning for nursing home stays, living trusts for probate avoidance and second marriage planning, wills, powers of attorney, guardianships, probate administration, estate and trust settlement, and real estate transactions.

A native of Normal, Illinois, Tim has practiced law exclusively in Central Illinois. In addition to elder law, Tim's practice has included a wide range of corporate matters and business asset transactions. Prior to joining the firm, Tim served as the General Counsel for Central Illinois Light Company (CILCO) and also for ROHN Industries, Inc.

Public Speaking

“Frequent speaker to local groups on elder law topics”

Professional Recognition

  • Selected as a Leading Lawyer in Illinois.¬† Only five percent of lawyers in the state are named as Leading Lawyers.

Professional Associations

  • National Association of Elder Law Attorneys
  • Illinois Chapter - National Association of Elder Law Attorneys
  • Illinois State Bar Association
  • Peoria County Bar Association
  • Estate Planning Council of Central Illinois¬†

Court Admissions

  • State Courts of Illinois
  • United States District Court, Central District of Illinois
  • United States Court of Appeals, Seventh Circuit

Community Involvement

  • Graduate, Morton Chamber of Commerce Community Leadership School
  • Selected as a Peoria "40 Leaders Under 40"
  • Active supporter of many local charities and nonprofit groups