Attorney Leo Ghantous sitting with his awards


Whether it’s the “Get Ghantous” commercials you remember from the 1980s or the community work he has continued to do throughout the years, everyone knows Leo Ghantous is a trustworthy attorney who fights for the rights of you and your Central Illinois neighbors.

Since opening Ghantous Law Offices in 1984, Leo has gained an in-depth knowledge of Illinois law. Over 30 years of experience allows him to better understand the details of each case individually. Throughout his years of practice, Leo has handled a wide variety of cases in Central Illinois. However, he specializes in Personal Injury Law developing each case with the specific needs of each client in mind while working with them through every step of their recovery process.

Permanent effects, pain and suffering, and lasting emotional distress aren’t simply legal terms; Leo understands the impact a serious injury can have on you and your loved ones. Let Leo ease your stress by protecting your interests while you heal from your personal injury.

Visiting homes and hospital rooms in the Peoria area since the beginning of his long career, Leo makes himself available to clients in any circumstance to discuss the details of your case. You can trust Leo to explain your case in a clear, precise, and compassionate way that you will easily understand.

His personal touch and compassion have earned Ghantous Law Offices praise and awards for outstanding service to our Central Illinois neighbors bringing back clients, their friends, and their families throughout the years. Contact Ghantous Law Offices today and see why our clients tell us we are “the deciding difference.”

Areas of Practice:

  • Personal Injury Law 

Bar Admissions:

  • Illinois Bar,1984

  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Illinois, 1985

  • U.S. District Court Central District of Illinois, 1985

  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Illinois, 1985


  • Thomas Cooley Law School – J.D 1983

  • Bradley University – B.A. – 1979

Continuing Education:

  • IICLE – Adverse Deposition Courses – 2005, 2008

  • National Inst. for Trial Advocacy – Trial Skills – 2005, 2009 

Additional Experience:

  • Assistant Public Defender – Peoria County

  • Adjunct Professor of Business Law – Illinois Central College and Midstate College