Thomas A. Skorepa Address: 3725 Blackhawk Rd, #200 Rock Island, IL 61201

Phone: (309)788-7481


Education Juris Doctor
Southern Illinois University School of Law
Carbondale, Illinois
  Bachelor of Arts
Northern Illinois University
DeKalb, Illinois
Military Service United States Army, July 1971 to July 1973 Honorably Discharged  
Professional Practice Assistant States Attorney
Rock Island County
March 1980 to September 1981
Rock Island, Illinois
  Assistant Public Defender
Rock Island County
September 1981 through 1984
Rock Island, Illinois
Marquis, Bonnett & Skorepa
January 1986 through December 1997
Rock Island, Illinois
Klockau, Marquis & Skorepa, P.C.
January 1998 to March 2005
Rock Island, Illinois
Thomas A. Skorepa P.C.
April 2005 to present
Rock Island, Illinois
Professional Memberships and Admission
  I am admitted to practice in the States of Illinois and Iowa  
  Additionally, I am admitted to practice in the following Federal Judicial Districts:
  • Central District of Illinois
  • Southern District of Iowa
  • Northern District of Iowa
  I am a member of the Iowa State Bar Association, Scott County Bar Association, and Rock Island County Bar Association.  
  I am also a member of the National Association of Administrative Law Judges.  
Experience Since 1980 I have been a general practitioner with a concentration in litigation, primarily for insurance, financial and small business clients. Representative clients would include Allied/Nationwide Insurance, Employers Reinsurance Corporation, Founders Insurance Company, Universal Casualty Company, American Heartland Insurance Company, American Service Insurance Company, Kingsway Insurance Company, Stonegate Insurance Company, and Mercury Insurance Company.

In addition I have been employed at Augustana College, Rock Island, Illinois, as a part time associate professor in the Business and Accounting Department since 1982, where my duties are limited to teaching one or two Business Law courses annually.

In 2000 I attended and completed the course sponsored by the Rock Island County Bar Association for those attorneys interested in serving as arbitrators. Since that time I have served as an arbitrator on many occasions.

Since June 2005 I have served as an administrative hearing officer for the Illinois municipalities of Rock Island, Moline, East Moline, Hampton, Silvis and Milan, as well as the County of Rock Island, conducting hearings regarding alleged ordinance violations. Additionally, I serve the City of Moline as its Zoning Hearing Officer for zoning variance requests.

General References G. Trent Marquis, VanDerGinst Law, P.C.
4950 38th Avenue, Moline, IL 61265
(309) 788-5297

Jack L. Brooks, Brooks Law Firm, P.C.
3725 Blackhawk Road, Suite 200, Rock Island, IL 61201
(309) 786-4900

Honorable John Bell, Judge
14th Judicial Circuit, Rock Island County Courthouse
Rock Island, IL 61201
(309) 786-4451

Insurance References: Lisa Kiessling, Supervisor, Litigation Specialist
Nationwide/Allied Insurance
70 West Michigan Avenue
Battle Creek, MI 49017-3606
(800) 848-9978 Ext 4585

Jamie McFarland, Dramshop Supervisor
Brandon Vaughn, Complex Claims Specialist - Supervisor
Founders Insurance Company
P. O. Box 5100
Des Plaines, IL 60018
(847) 768-0040

Carol Seabrook, Litigation Supervisor
Kingsway America, Inc.
150 Northwest Point Blvd.
Elk Grove Village, IL 60007
(847) 700-8271