Serving the McDonough County Area for Over 40 Years
McMillan, Hennenfent & DeJoode is a full-service law firm in Macomb, Illinois. Since 1979, we’ve been using our diverse skillset and extensive knowledge of the law to help our clients navigate life’s challenges, both big and small.
John was born in Macomb, Illinois, received his undergraduate degree from Knox College in 1972 and obtained his law degree from Stetson University in 1975. John and Doug March founded the firm of March and McMillan in Macomb, Illinois in 1979. John is licensed to practice law in Illinois and Florida.
John has served as General Counsel for McDonough Power Cooperative and McDonough Telephone Cooperative for 40 years. John primarily represents farmers, farm owners and farm businesses and devotes the majority of his time to estate planning, estate tax planning, business planning, probate matters and real estate transactions for farm families. He also represents banking institutions and serves as General Counsel for Colchester State Bank and the State Bank of Industry.
George Hennenfent grew up on a farm near Smithshire, Illinois, went to elementary and high school in Roseville, Illinois, graduated from college at Western Illinois University in Macomb, Illinois and obtained a law degree at the University of Illinois in Champaign, Illinois. He is married and has children and grandchildren. Most of his work is assisting farm families with real estate, estate planning, trusts, estates, corporations, limited liability companies, income taxes and estate taxes.Get To Know Us
Jeff was born in Des Moines, Iowa, and grew up on a farm and working in his family's agribusiness. He obtained his undergraduate degree in Agricultural Business from Iowa State University in 1983 and his law degree from the University of Iowa in 1989. He is licensed to practice in Illinois and Iowa. In general practice in Macomb since 1989, Jeff's fields of practice include, but are not limited to, commercial law, litigation, employment law, appellate law, business law, estate planning, real estate and elder law. He has taught criminal law and procedure to Law Enforcement and Justice Administration students and business law at Western Illinois University.Get To Know Us
Ryan was born in Macomb, Illinois and graduated from Macomb Jr. Sr. High School. He obtained his undergraduate degree in Anthropology from the University of Missouri in 2007 and his law degree from the University of Louisville in 2014. He is licensed to practice in Illinois and Kentucky. In general practice in Macomb since 2020, Ryan’s fields of practice include, but are not limited to, commercial law, business law, estate planning, probate matters and real estate.Get To Know Us
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