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Shantel Perez Attorney

Shantel I. Perez

Phone: (312) 724-8042

Areas of Practice/Concentration

  • Insurance Defense
  • Civil Rights
  • Municipal Law
  • Village Prosecutions
  • Illinois Liquor Commission Appeals


  • DePaul University College of Law, JD, 2011
  • University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, BA, 2001


  • State of Illinois
  • State of New York
  • US District Court for the Northern District of Illinois


  • Cook County Bar Association

Shantel Perez is a partner of Peterson, Johnson & Murray, LLC. She joined the firm in 2016 as an Associate Attorney. Shantel represents individuals in a wide range of insurance defense matters including uninsured and underinsured motorist claims and civil law division matters in the counties of DuPage, Will, Kane, Lake, Kendall and Cook. She negotiates, arbitrates, litigates and resolves issues related to insurance defense.

She also represents counties, prisons and police officers in civil rights – Section 1983 cases in federal and state court. She handles the prosecution of traffic and ordinance violations for a Cook County village. On occasions, Shantel will handle appeals and hearings before the Illinois Liquor Control Commission.

Prior to joining the firm, Shantel serves as a city prosecutor for the City of Chicago – Legal Information, Investigations and Prosecutions Division. With the City, she prosecuted traffic court violations, city misdemeanor violations at respective Chicagoland branch courts and handled administrative hearing matters.