Experience, on Your Side

Pignatelli & Associates P.C. is a highly established general practice law firm located in Rock Falls, Illinois. Founded in 1947 by Louis J. Pignatelli (former mayor of Rock Falls, IL) and joined by his son, Louis J. Pignatelli, in 1971, our firm is BV Distinguished* and has gained a reputation as the legal practice of choice when clients have a difficult or complicated legal issue. Our skilled attorneys help both individuals and companies resolve a variety of matters in complex legal practice areas. Our firm is especially focused on litigation, personal injury and workers’ compensation cases.

Knowledgeable · Dedicated · Respected

Since 1947, the success of Pignatelli & Associates P.C. has been based on our in-depth knowledge of the law and our steadfast work ethic. Each of our attorneys has sophisticated legal experience and has built up an extensive understanding of our practice areas. We are highly-experienced and successful trial lawyers. From personal injury, to workers’ compensation, criminal defense and family law, our attorneys also work cross-functionally in order to bring all of our strengths to each case.

Backed by our superior legal knowledge and experience, we bring a fierce dedication to each case that we take. From day one, our commitment to protecting clients’ legal rights is always our number one priority. Our lawyers are meticulous in their analysis and preparation of your case, and are extremely skilled in litigating before both a judge and a jury. We consistently use creative legal methods in order to obtain the best possible results for our clients’ specific circumstances.

Pignatelli & Associates has earned the respect of the legal and local communities alike, through our professional and ethical work. Every day, our attorneys feel privileged that they are able to use the law to protect the rights of our citizens. We see our position as a great honor and a great responsibility to advocate on behalf of our clients.

Justice is in the hands of those who serve it. ~ Louis F. Pignatelli


Through a diversified practice our firm is able to offer comprehensive legal services in a wide range of matters. We provide representation in numerous areas including personal injury, medical malpractice, worker’s compensation, criminal law, family law, estate planning and civil litigation.

A Full-Service Law Firm

From our office in Rock Falls, Illinois, Pignatelli & Associates P.C. represents clients in Whiteside County, Lee County, Ogle County, Carroll County, Stephenson County, Rock Island County, and throughout Illinois.

Contact our law firm to schedule a free initial consultation with one of our dedicated attorneys.

Conveniently located in our custom-build large brick building on the corner of Routes 30 and 40, between Community State Bank and Wal-Mart, in Rock Falls, our office operates Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., Saturday 8:30 a.m. to 12 p.m., and evenings/weekends by appointment. Our attorneys can conduct out of office appointments if needed.

Most personal injury cases are taken on contingency. As a service to our clients, we accept credit cards as payments for all other cases.

*AV Preeminent and BV Distinguished are certification marks of Reed Elsevier Properties Inc., used in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the confidential opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell ratings fall into two categories: legal ability and general ethical standards.  Attorney Pignatelli has 35 years of BV Distinction as of 2014.

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