Alixander “Joe” Pishghadamian

Alixander “Joe” Pishghadamian

Associate
Location:
Peoria, Illinois
Phone:
309-637-1400
Fax:
309-637-1500
Email:

Mr. Pishghadamian began his legal career with the law firm of Hasselberg Grebe Snodgrass Urban & Wentworth in August of 2016.  He is a Cum Laude graduate of the Southern Illinois University School of Law.  He also has an MBA degree from Illinois State University and a Bachelors of Science in Organizational Behavior from the Northern Illinois University College of Business.

During his time as a law student, Mr. Pishghadamian worked for four different law firms throughout the Southern Illinois area. He also clerked for five circuit court judges in the fall of 2016 and the Honorable Chief Justice of the Illinois Supreme Court, Lloyd A. Karmeier, during the Spring of 2016. Mr. Pishghadamian was also the recipient of two academic scholarships and a Cali Award of Excellence for his academic performance in his Illinois Workers' Compensation course. He also made Dean's list during the Spring of 2015.

Mr. Pishghadamian enjoys spending his free time with his friends and family, running, biking, kayaking, and volunteering around Peoria and Mclean County.

Areas of Practice

  • 75% Workers' Compensation
  • 10% Family Law
  • 5% Business law
  • 5% Estate Planning/Administration
  • 5% Employment law

Litigation Percentage

  • 50% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • Illinois, 2016

Education

  • Southern Illinois University School of Law, Carbondale, Illinois
    • J.D. cum laude - May, 2016
    • Law Journal: Southern Illinois University Law Journal , Staff/ Articles Editor , 2014 - 2016
  • Illinois State University, Illinois
    • M.B.A. - May, 2013
  • Northern Illinois University, Illinois
    • B.S., Bachelor of Science
    • Major: Organizational Behavior

Published Works

  • A POWER SHIFT: EVALUATING CORPORATE BYLAWS THAT ADD FEE-SHIFTING PROVISIONS AFTER THE DECISION IN ATP TOUR, INC. V. DEUTSCHER TENNIS BUND, 91 A.3D 554 (DEL. 2014) , Southern Illinois University Law Journal , Winter, 2016

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Peoria County Bar Association, Member, 2016 - Present
  • Young Professionals Greater Peoria, Social Chair, 2016 - Present

Fraternities/Sororities

  • Pi Sigma Epsilon