Practice Areas

Municipal Law

Our firm represents over fifty government bodies.  We represent villages, townships, fire protection districts, water authorities, road districts, street light districts, two drainage and levee districts, one park district and one city.  Our attorneys remain current on important developments in municipal law through continuing education seminars and through membership in municipal attorneys associations. We would appreciate the opportunity to serve the needs of your municipality.

Estate Planning & Administration

Mark and Pat work closely with our clients to implement a personalized estate plan to achieve each client’s final wishes. Whether you need a simple will or a complicated trust, our attorneys can help. Our office is an agent for ATG Trust Company, which allows us to bring the trust department to you. Not only do we assist with estate planning, but we also administer estates for our clients after the passing of a  loved one.  Regardless of the size or complexity of your estate, our office can help.  Click here to view a brochure which explains the services offered through ATG Trust Company.

Nursing Home Planning

Increasing numbers of our clients express concerns about the potential burden of paying for nursing home care. Our office can explain the options available to help protect your assets for the next generation while at the same time improving potential public aid eligibility. Attorney Pat McGrath is also an accredited attorney for the preparation, presentation and prosecution of claims for veterans' benefits before the Department of veterans Affairs (VA).  His accreditation allows him to advise and assist families with claims for Aid and Attendance benefits as a part of our nursing home planning services.  Our office would be happy to work with you to develop an individualized plan to meet your needs and ease the potential burden of long term care on your family.

Powers of Attorney

Powers of Attorney are used by our clients to plan for their future financial and medical care. These documents are customized for each client. They include instructions for loved ones and important safe-guards which can protect our clients and maintain family harmony if the Powers of Attorney are used. Both Mark and Pat would be happy to work with you to prepare these important legal documents. 

Title Insurance
McGrath Law Office, P.C. is an agent for Attorneys' Title Guaranty Fund, Inc.  Through ATG, our office can meet all of your title insurance needs. Before buying or selling real estate, consult an attorney. Our attorneys would love to serve your needs.
Corporations, LLC's & Business Law

McGrath Law Office, P.C. is currently the registered agent and attorney for nearly 100 corporations and LLC’s. The majority of these corporations and LLC’s are small for-profit corporations engaged in varying endeavors, including farm corporations, retail and wholesale businesses. We collaborate closely with clients and their accountants to initially incorporate the businesses and to provide ongoing services for the corporations.  

Real Estate Law

Real estate work is a substantial focus of our firm.  We represent buyers and sellers of residential, commercial and farm real estate.  Denise Chrestenson, our full time paralegal and closing agent, is on staff to serve your real estate needs.


One of the first matters Mark McGrath handled when he started our firm 31 years ago was a collection.  Since then, McGrath Law Office, P.C. has continued to serve many local material suppliers, corporations, and other businesses by providing collection services.  Working on both contingent fee and hourly basis, our collection services can be a solution for many of the problems that tough economic times have brought to your business.  


Address : 113 S. Main St., Mackinaw, Illinois - OR-
1600 S. Fourth Ave., Suite 137, Morton,, IL
Phone : (309) 359-3461
Fax : (309) 359-8918
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