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Brian Mooty

Peoria, IL

Joined Firm in 2022

Brian zealously represents buyers and sellers of residential and commercial real estate and their real estate law needs.

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  • Peoria Area Chamber of Commerce Community Leadership & Political Action School graduate
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Brian Mooty

Attorney in Peoria, IL

Brian dedicates his practice to real estate law and the representation of buyers and sellers of residential and commercial real estate. He assists clients with real estate issues, including sales and acquisitions, leasing, property tax assessments and exemptions, development, subdivisions, zoning, environmental problems, and title and title insurance status. His real estate practice includes public housing, the development of mixed-finance affordable housing, and local government law.

Heyl Royster is an Attorneys' Title Guarantee Fund agent, allowing Brian to act as title agent on numerous transactions and issue real estate title commitments and title policies. He has extensive practice assisting landlords with leasing and evictions and represents condominium and homeowner associations.

Brian has been active in the Peoria Area Chamber of Commerce, served as a Chamber Ambassador, was a member of the Chamber's Government committee, and graduated from the Chamber's Community Leadership School and Political Action School. Brian was also a member of the Peoria Jaycees, serving as the chapter's Management Vice President, and has volunteered for the Nature Conservancy. He is currently a member of the Rotary Club of Peoria.



J.D., Southern Illinois University School of Law, cum laude

B.A., Eastern Illinois University, Political Science

Licensure(s) and Admission(s)

State Courts of Illinois

United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit

United States District Court for the Central District of Illinois

Professional Affiliations

Illinois Real Estate Lawyers Association

Illinois State Bar Association, Construction Law Section Council, Chair

Peoria County Bar Association

Community Involvement

Methodist College of Health Sciences

Board of Directors, Past President

Executive Committee

Nature Conservancy

Neighborhood House

Board Member, Past-Chair

Peoria Area Chamber of Commerce

Past Chamber Ambassador

Peoria Jaycees

Past Management Vice-President

Rotary Club of Peoria

Paul Harris Fellow

Past Board Member

UnityPoint Methodist Hospital

 Former Board Member



Anatomy of a Residential New Construction Contract,” Real Estate Law Update Seminar, Illinois State Bar Association (2022)


"Chapter 18: Easements and Licenses Residential, in Real Estate," Illinois Institute for Continuing Legal Education (2003)

"Chapter 8: The Illinois Responsible Property Transfer Act, In Environmental Law for Transactional Attorneys," Illinois Institute for Continuing Legal Education (2001)


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