50 W. Douglas St., Suite 300 • Freeport, IL 61032

Experienced counsel, you can trust.

The original Mahoney law firm in Freeport, Illinois was founded in 1960 when Harold Nettles and Francis X. Mahoney combined their law offices. That law firm was originally known as Nettles & Mahoney. Harold Nettles passed away in 1966. P. Michael Mahoney, son of Francis X. Mahoney, joined the firm in 1971. At that point, the firm was known as Nettles, Mahoney & Mahoney, Ltd. Barry Anderson became a partner in that firm in 1977. In 1978 Francis X. Mahoney was elected Circuit Judge in Stephenson County. The firm became known as Mahoney & Anderson, Ltd. Barry Anderson was selected as an Associate Judge in 1986 and eventually was elected a Circuit Judge in Stephenson County. Francis X. Mahoney retired as a judge and rejoined the firm in 1991. In 1992 P. Michael Mahoney became a full-time Federal Magistrate for the Northern District of Illinois. The son of P. Michael Mahoney and grandson of Francis X. Mahoney, Timothy S. Mahoney, then joined the firm in the fall of 1992. In 2014 P. Michael Mahoney retired as a Federal Magistrate and rejoined the firm. In 2017 Timothy S. Mahoney announced the creation of his own firm joined by his father, P. Michael Mahoney and Attorney Anthony Peska. The firm is known as Mahoney & Mahoney, LLC.

The firm practices in wrongful death, personal injury, and criminal law.


$8,000,000 personal injury settlement reached by Attorney Tim Mahoney against Schneider Trucking.

$4,000,000 wrongful death lawsuit filed against the Stephenson County Sheriff’s Department by Attorney Tim Mahoney and Coplan & Crane as co-counsel.

$1,100,000 personal injury settlement reached by Attorney Tim Mahoney on behalf of the estate of a grandmother in a fatal motor vehicle accident.