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Law Offices of Canalia & Clark, LLC
Munster Professional Center
8840 Calumet Avenue, Suite 205
Munster, Indiana 46321
Phone: 708-251-0566
Toll Free: 866-873-6920
Fax: 219-836-5525
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Lansing, Illinois 60438
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Peter B. Canalia

Peter B. Canalia

Munster, Indiana
(708) 251-0566
(866) 873-6920
(219) 836-5525

Peter B. Canalia is a 1965 graduate of Rose Polytechnic Institute of Technology in Terre Haute, Indiana with a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering. Mr. Canalia is also a 1970 graduate of John Marshall Law School with a Juris Doctorate, being licensed in the State of Illinois in November, 1970.

Mr. Canalia has practiced law in the Greater Chicago area for the last thirty-nine (39) years, concentrating in the area of estate planning and real estate law.

Mr. Canalia is a member of the American Bar Association, Illinois State Bar Association and the Lansing Bar Association. Mr. Canalia is also a licensed real estate broker in the State of Illinois.

Mr. Canalia has served on the Illinois State Bar Association Real Estate Section Committee, Illinois State Bar Association Sub-Committee on Condominiums, Chairman of the Chicago Bar Association Sub-Committee on Commercial Condominiums and has worked in the past with the Chicago Bar Association in its review of the Uniform Condominium Act.

Mr. Canalia also represented the Illinois State Bar Association as its representative to the Illinois Broker-Lawyer Accord in 1982 and 1983. Mr. Canalia has served as a Commissioner for the Will County Illinois Regional Planning Commission and Zoning Board of Appeals for ten (10) years. Mr. Canalia was appointed by President Bush as a local member of the Selective Service Board 154 in 1991. Mr. Canalia is currently an active volunteer spokesperson at community functions and area seminars on estate planning including wills and trusts.

The preparation of wills, trusts and estate plans for married couples, single parents and senior citizens constitutes ninety percent (90%) of his practice.

Past Appointed Positions

  • Will County, Illinois Regional Planning Commission and Zoning Board of Appeals, Commissioner
  • Local Selective Service Board 154, Member, Appointed by President George H.W. Bush, 1991 - 1999

Areas of Practice

  • Estate Planning
  • Trusts
  • Wills
  • Real Estate

Bar Admissions

  • Illinois, 1970
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Illinois, 1971


  • John Marshall Law School, Chicago, Illinois
    • Juris Doctor - 1970
  • Rose Polytechnic Institute, Terre Haute, Indiana
    • Bachelor of Science - 1965
    • Major: Mechanical Engineering

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • American Bar Association
  • Illinois State Bar Association
  • Lansing, Illinois Bar Association
  • Illinois State Bar Association, Past Member, Real Estate Section Committee
  • Illinois State Bar Association, Past Member, Sub-Committee on Condominiums
  • Chicago Bar Association, Chairman, Sub-Committee on Commercial Condominiums
  • Chicago Bar Association, Worked with the Association, Review of the Uniform Condominium Act
  • Illinois State Bar Association, Representative, Illinois Broker-Lawyer Accord, 1982 - 1983

Ancillary Businesses

  • Licensed Real Estate Broker, State of Illinois
  • Peace of Mind Pet Trust, Inc.