Heavner, Beyers & Mihlar Hires Industry Veterans Penny Eilers and Michael Varak

Illinois based law firm with mid-state roots committed to growth.
NEWS RELEASE - January 22, 2021
Heavner, Beyers & Mihlar - Decatur, IL
The law firm of Heavner, Beyers & Mihlar, LLC announced this week that they have hired Penny A. Eilers and Michael N. Varak as associate attorneys in the firm. Ms. Eilers is a native of Chicago, Illinois, and was admitted to the Illinois bar in 1992. Specializing in foreclosure, title claims, and financial services litigation, Ms. Eilers brings an additional level of strength in third-party creditor's rights litigation to the firm. Mr. Varak also hails from Chicago, Illinois, and was admitted to the bar in 2006. Mr. Varak's practice spans the areas of commercial and residential foreclosure, mediation, and various third-party creditor's rights litigation areas. 

Managing Member Julie Beyers commented that “The addition of these two strong players to our team brings additional experience and skill to our firm and we are so happy to welcome them and involve them in our mission”. Additionally, firm Managing Member Faiq Mihlar stated, “I was immediately impressed by these two attorneys and their excellent track record of client satisfaction and success”. Both Ms. Beyers and Mr. Mihlar commented that the firm continuing to grow during an industry down cycle shows that it is committed to broad client representation
going forward.


About the Firm
As one of only a few firms in the mortgage servicing industry to carry with it the distinguished NAMWOLF (National Assoc. of Women and Minority-Owned Law Firms) membership, the firm has provided excellence in client representation for over 40 years through locations in Illinois and Missouri. One of the only firms in the mortgage servicing industry with offices in both the heart of central Illinois and downtown Chicago, the firm is uniquely situated to cover client needs in courts throughout the state of Illinois and in Missouri through the office in St. Louis, MO. Following its motto of “One Vision, One Team, One Goal”, the firm consistently focuses on diversity hiring and the promotion of minorities. Practice areas include commercial and residential default services, banking, corporate and general litigation, collections, and REO
transactions. The firm is certified by WBNEC, and is a member of NAMWOLF, The American Legal and Financial Network, National Creditors Bar Association, the American Bankruptcy Institute, and The Illinois Creditors Bar Association. For more information about the firm please reach out to or