Algonquin, Illinois Business Lawyers

Richard A. Greenswag
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University of IowaIllinois
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Vicki Hathaway Gonzalez
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Experienced & Trusted Business Law Attorney! Skilled Counsel & Advocacy!

I am a successful and trusted business lawyer. I am committed to protecting the interests of my clients and achieving the best possible outcomes! Visit my website for reviews and results, and call for a consultation. Read More »
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Dr. Maudia Norman Washingon
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Illinois Business Law Attorney

Michigan State University School of Law, East Lansing, Michigan Juris DoctorateJohn Marshall School of Law, Chicago IllinoisLLM (Law of Masters Candidate) Real Estate LawArgosy University, Chicago IllinoisDoctorate of... Read More »
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Mike Drabant
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The John Marshall Law School and The John Marshall Law SchoolIllinois and U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois
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Kevin P. O'Flaherty
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Lake in the Hills, IL Business Law Attorney with 11 years experience
(847) 231-2102 8411 Pyott Road
Ste. 107
Lake in the Hills, IL 60156
Free ConsultationBusiness, Divorce, Estate Planning and Family
Chicago-Kent College of Law, Illinois Institute of Technology
At O’Flaherty Law, we are your community law firm. we are committed to providing personalized, efficient, and quality legal service. We pride ourselves on our “above-and-beyond” approach to client care, affordable fees, and communication. Please call us today at (630)324-6666 to schedule a free in-person or phone consultation. We are located in Downers Grove, Illinois. Our attorneys are happy to meet with you at our office or any other location convenient to you in order to work to accomplish your legal goals. Our team has expertise in many areas of law including but not limited...
Scott Alan Andresen
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East Dundee, IL Business Law Attorney with 19 years experience
(773) 572-6049 319 Meier Street
First Floor
East Dundee, IL 60118
Free ConsultationBusiness, Entertainment & Sports, IP and Trademarks
Valparaiso University School of Law
ANDRESEN & ASSOCIATES, P.C. is a Chicago-based law firm that focuses its offerings in the areas of sports law, entertainment and the arts, intellectual property and online legal matters. The firm further offers a wide array of legal and non-legal services and consultation to business and corporate clients ranging from small entrepreneurs and startups to multi-million dollar corporations. The firm always strives to provide clients the finest, cost-effective legal services delivered with personal attention and professional diligence. When possible, flat fees and other individualized fee structures are implemented to help clients obtain the services they need at a price they...
Robert Medansky
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Crystal Lake, IL Business Law Lawyer with 32 years experience
(815) 893-4818 7115 Virginia Road
Suite 102
Crystal Lake, IL 60014
Free ConsultationBusiness, Divorce, Estate Planning and Family
Robert Medansky is an experienced Divorce and Family Law Attorney providing clients and their families throughout Cook, Lake, DuPage, Kane, and McHenry Counties in Illinois with quality guidance and legal representation. He is a skilled negotiator and accomplished trial attorney who is widely recognized and respected for his integrity and vigorous advocacy to protect his client’s rights and interests. Since 1986, Mr. Medansky has successfully represented numerous clients in complex financial and high-conflict divorce matters. He approaches every family law matter with compassion, integrity, and a focus on personal service. As a skilled negotiator, he takes a strategic...
Dr. Maudia Norman Washingon
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Elgin, IL Business Law Attorney
(888) 586-4441 40 DuPage Court
Suite 113
Elgin, IL 60120
Business, Arbitration & Mediation, IP and Tax
Michigan State University
Michigan State University School of Law, East Lansing, Michigan
Juris Doctorate

John Marshall School of Law, Chicago Illinois
LLM (Law of Masters Candidate) Real Estate Law

Argosy University, Chicago Illinois
Doctorate of Business Administration, International Business
Published Dissertation

Robert Morris University, Chicago, Illinois
Master in Business Administration, Concentration Management

Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, Illinois
Bachelor of Arts, Administration of Justice, Minor: Sociology

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Illinois
Northern District of Illinois
Central District Court of Illinois
Southern District Court of Illinois
United States Tax Court

I am an attorney who is passionate about my profession and clients. I believe in providing top-notch, innovative, cutting-edge strategies and advice. My clients feel as if they are my only client. ...
Michael J Rada
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Barrington, IL Business Law Attorney with 1 year experience
(224) 655-5200 840 S. Northwest Hwy, Ste 102
Barrington, IL 60010
Free ConsultationBusiness and Estate Planning
The John Marshall Law School
Michael Rada is the owner and sole practitioner in the Law Offices of Michael Rada, LLC located in Barrington, Illinois. Michael’s practice serves clients with matters in estate planning, probate, elder law and business law. Michael has served clients ranging from mid-sized companies to individuals.

Knowing that the law is not a “one size fits all” proposition, Michael applies his wealth of experience dealing with people and complex problems in finding the right solution for each individual client. He believes that listening to the client and fully understanding the desired outcome is an essential part of the legal process. In addition,...
John P. Dickson
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Crystal Lake, IL Business Law Lawyer with 8 years experience
(815) 317-5193 4 E. Terra Cotta Ave.
Crystal Lake, IL 60014
Business, Collections, Divorce and Landlord Tenant
University of Chicago
Dickson Law Group is a full service law firm serving individuals and small businesses in McHenry, Kane, Lake, DuPage, and Cook counties.
Theodore G. Karavidas
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Barrington, IL Business Law Attorney with 39 years experience
(847) 381-4797 102 N Cook St
Barrington, IL 60010
Free ConsultationBusiness, Arbitration & Mediation, Civil Rights and Personal Injury
The John Marshall Law School
Blake Austin Culver
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Barrington, IL Business Law Attorney with 15 years experience
(847) 382-2900 18-2 E Dundee Rd
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Barrington, IL 60010
Business, Divorce and Family
DePaul College of Law
William R. Kuehn
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Barrington, Il Business Law Lawyer with 23 years experience
(847) 381-4797 102 N Cook Street
P.O. Box 563
Barrington, IL 60010
Business, Estate Planning and Tax
Chicago-Kent College of Law, Illinois Institute of Technology and The John Marshall Law School
Kevin W. Bruning
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Crystal Lake, IL Business Law Attorney with 30 years experience
(815) 455-3000 333 Commerce Drive, Suite 900
Crystal Lake, IL 60014
Business, Divorce, Estate Planning and Family
DePaul College of Law
Kevin Bruning is a lawyer with more than twenty years of experience in the litigation field. Bruning & Associates, P.C. is a full service law firm devoted to providing high quality, cost efficient and effective legal representation to its clients. The firm was established in January 2000 and has experienced steady and measured growth since its inception. The diverse professional backgrounds of each attorney at Bruning & Associates provide a substantial compliment of expertise and specialization that permits the firm to provide comprehensive legal services to its clients.
Misty J. Cygan
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Illinois Business Law Lawyer with 11 years experience

Misty has worked hard to become an attorney, which was her dream. She earned her two undergraduate degrees while being on active duty in the United States Air Force. She graduated summa cum laude from North Carolina... Read More »
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Nicholas A. Beis
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Dedicated Business Law Attorney Advocating for Your Business Interests!

I am an experienced and skilled business law attorney. I provide sound advice and guidance to help you achieve your business goals! Visit my website to see client reviews and testimonials. Call for a consultation. Read More »
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Brian J. Banahan
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Geneva, IL Business Law Lawyer with 20 years experience
(630) 653-4300 22 S. 4th Street
Suite 5
Geneva, IL 60134
Free ConsultationBusiness, Family, Probate and Real Estate
Northwestern University School of Law
Brian J. Banahan has been practicing law in DuPage, Kane and Cook County Illinois for 18 years. He began his legal career and learned his way around the courtroom in 1997 as a full time 711 prosecutor with the Cook County State’s Attorney’s office. From there, Mr. Banahan moved to serve as chief legal counsel and Deputy Public Administrator for DuPage County for 17 years. In that job, Mr. Banahan managed, administered, litigated, settled, and closed hundreds of decedent’s estates and an extensive number of related legal matters in nearly every area of the law. In the process, he has...
Swati S. Desai
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Lincolnshire, IL Business Law Lawyer with 13 years experience
(847) 984-0638 250 Parkway Drive
Suite 150, MC-2
Lincolnshire, IL 60069
Business, Divorce, Landlord Tenant and Real Estate
The John Marshall Law School and Syracuse University College of Law
James G Militello III
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Woodstock, IL Business Law Attorney with 27 years experience
(815) 338-2040 747 S. Eastwood Drive
Woodstock, IL 60098
Free ConsultationBusiness, Collections, Estate Planning and Real Estate
The John Marshall Law School
Attorney Militello is the Managing Parter at Prime Law Group, LLC. Prime Law Group is truly a team of lawyers and staff. Our collaborative approach often takes the form of cooperation to share past experiences and develop creative approaches to new issues. This team approach has the additional advantage that if a new issue suddenly arises or an existing project becomes a top client priority, we can quickly assign additional lawyers who will already have the background necessary to tackle the problem at full speed.
Nirav S Patel
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Bloomingdale, IL Business Law Attorney with 6 years experience
(312) 473-5085 121 Fairfield Way
Suite 106C
Bloomingdale, IL 60108
Free ConsultationBusiness, Municipal, Real Estate and Social Security Disability
University of Illinois College of Law
Welcome to the Law Office of Nirav S. Patel, P.C. We pride ourselves on being a different type of law firm; the kind of firm that focuses on the needs of its clients and understands their bottom line. We incorporate creative problem solving in order to achieve your goals. Our mission is to provide excellent legal services to each and every one of our clients. We are constantly in the pursuit of perfection while representing our clients. Each of you can expect highly personal service with regular interaction with an attorney.
Michael Thomas Navigato
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St. Charles, IL Business Law Attorney with 25 years experience
(630) 377-7770 2580 Foxfield Road
Suite 200
St. Charles, IL 60174
Free ConsultationBusiness, Divorce, Family and Real Estate
The Ohio Northern University Pettit College of Law and Loyola University Chicago School of Law
Michael Navigato, a 1986 graduate of Addison Trail High School, received his Bachelor of Science Degree from Loyola University, Chicago in 1990. Thereafter, Mr. Navigato attended law school at Ohio Northern University Pettit College of Law where he earned his law degree with distinction. He began his practice as a sole practitioner in November 1993 and in August 1994, he became an associate in the law firm of Laraia & Hubbard, P.C. in Wheaton, Illinois, In February 2003, Michael joined his current partners, William Bochte and Theodore Kuzniar where he has been practicing to the present date. In...
Angel M. Traub
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Arlington Heights, IL Business Law Attorney with 17 years experience
(847) 749-4182 1114 N. Arlington Heights Rd.
Suite 22
Arlington Heights, IL 60004
Business, Criminal, DUI and Juvenile
John Marshall Law School, Chicago, IL
Angel M. Traub is a civil litigation attorney & principal owner of A. Traub & Assoc.. She graduated in 98 from NIU with her B.A. & was awarded the Outstanding Woman Student Award & Outstanding Communication Major Award in 98. Angel graduated from The John Marshall Law School with a J.D. In 01 where She was selected as a John Marshall Distinguished Scholar & was a member of the Order of John Marshall, Honorary Scholarship Society. She was admitted to practice in the State of Illinois & the Northern District of Illinois in 2001. Angel is trained & certified...
Lauren LoMonaco
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Libertyville, IL Business Law Attorney with 6 years experience
(847) 247-8300 1580 S. Milwaukee Ave.
Suite 220
Libertyville, IL 60048
Business, Estate Planning and Real Estate
University of Illinois College of Law
Lauren's practice focuses on real estate transactions, estate planning and representing small businesses. Lauren has a diverse real estate practice and has helped hundreds of clients buy and sell personal residences, investment properties, and commercial properties. She understands how complex and time consuming buying and selling real property is and she assists clients in every aspect of the process. Lauren prides herself on her attention to detail, responsiveness, and knowledge of the ever changing real estate market. She maintains relationships with the area’s top realtors, builders, home inspectors, lenders, surveyors and title companies so that she can...
Mildred Palmer
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Rolling Meadows, IL Business Law Lawyer
(847) 253-8800 3701 Algonquin Road
Suite 300
Rolling Meadows, IL 60008
Business, Elder, Estate Planning and Landlord Tenant
University of Florida
Mildred ("Millie") V. Palmer graduated Cum Laude from University of Flordia's College of Law in 1990 with a concentration in taxation and estate planning. After graduation she went to work for Ernst and Young as a tax attorney in the Special Services Group while taking LLM classes at Chicago Kent. In 1992 she moved from Ernst and Young to Gardner Carton and Douglas where she practiced tax law. As a tax attorney attached to a large firm, Millie saw a wide variety of work in the area of taxation, charitable giving, corporate work and estate planning. During this time, she...
Brian Lohse
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Schaumburg, IL Business Law Lawyer
(224) 601-5291 1900 E Golf Rd
Suite 950
Schaumburg, IL 70173
Free ConsultationBusiness, Energy and Real Estate
Western Michigan University Cooley Law School
Real Estate Closing Attorney: For as little as $195 for Sellers and $450 for Buyers, Attorney Brian Lohse will represent and advocate for you from day 1 until the property closes and the keys are handed over.

Attorney Lohse prides himself on offering personal and friendly service. He will ensure that you stay informed and up-to-date by returning phone calls and emails often within hours.

I understand that many people shop for homes on the weekend. Generally, I can provide assistance on the weekends if you need help. If you have a question or would like to forward a contract...
Robert L. Herst
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Long Grove, IL Business Law Attorney with 38 years experience
(847) 383-5024 5915 RFD
Long Grove, IL 60047
Business
Loyola University Chicago
I provide business counsel services, including legal advice on commercial contracts and guidance on corporate compliance programs.
Peter S. Lubin
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Free Consultation! Experienced, Exceptional Illinois Business Law Attorney!

I am a determined and skilled business law attorney. I am committed to aggressively advocating for your rights and interests! Visit my website for client testimonials and case results, or call for a free consultation. Read More »
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James V. DiTommaso
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Illinois Business Law Attorney

James V. DiTommaso is an associate at DiTommaso Lubin Austermuehle where he has experience with consumer fraud, class-action, and complex business litigation in both federal and state courts including the trial court and... Read More »
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Susan Dawson
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Rolling Meadows, IL Business Law Lawyer with 18 years experience
(847) 253-8800 3701 Algonquin Road
Suite 300
Rolling Meadows, IL 60008
Business, Employment and Real Estate
Loyola University Chicago School of Law
Susan L. Dawson earned her juris doctorate at the Loyola University Chicago School of Law in 2000 with a concentration in corporate/business law and taxation. Licensed in Illinois since 2000, Susan has spent her entire career representing businesses, business owners, entrepreneurs and employees. She has a wide range of experience working with clients on local, national and international levels. Susan delivers a commitment to service which surpasses client's expectations, promptly meeting tight deadlines and quickly responding to pressing matters as they arise. Susan is equally involved in the community, dedicating significant time and effort to supporting numerous not-for profit...
Felix Kutsin
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Round Lake, IL Business Law Lawyer with 20 years experience
(847) 502-2296 571 S. Huntington Drive
Round Lake, IL 60073
Free ConsultationBusiness, Estate Planning and Real Estate
Loyola University Chicago School of Law
Felix Kutsin is a Lake County, Illinois lawyer dedicated to providing you with exceptional legal services. With over a decade of experience and a commitment to staying informed of the latest developments, attorney Felix Kutsin strives to achieve an unmatched level of personal commitment to your legal issues. If you are looking for a business lawyer in Round Lake, Grayslake, Gurnee or the surrounding suburbs that can guide you through incorporating your business, drafting contracts or designing a succession plan for your business, attorney Felix Kutsin has both the attention to detail and expertise to take care of it.
Manish C. Bhatia
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Schaumburg, IL Business Law Lawyer with 14 years experience
(773) 991-8423 10 N. Martingale Road
Suite 400
Schaumburg, IL 60173
Business and Estate Planning
Loyola University Chicago School of Law
Manish C. Bhatia has focused his education and practice on Estate Planning and Business Succession Planning since the first year of law school. He has also added Asset Protection, Elder Law and Nonprofit Organizations/ Charitable Giving to his fields of practice. Manish is also a member of the Chicago Bar Association, the Asian American Bar Association of Chicago and the Indian American Bar Association. To arrange an initial meeting, please visit www.mcb-law.com/contact. Several convenient locations are available to meet, including locations in Chicago, Schaumburg, Northbrook, Deerfield, Niles and other suburbs.
Philip Prorok
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Rolling Meadows, IL Business Law Lawyer with 8 years experience
(847) 253-8800 3701 Algonquin Road
Suite 390
Rolling Meadows, IL 60008
Business, Employment, IP and Landlord Tenant
Chicago-Kent College of Law, Illinois Institute of Technology
Philip A. Prorok earned his Juris Doctorate from Chicago-Kent College of Law in 2010, with a Certificate in Intellectual Property Law. Philip previously worked as a law clerk for Waltz, Palmer & Dawson, learning the ins and outs of WPD’s various practice areas. He spent last summer working in the Cook County Assessor’s Office, dealing with property tax assessment matters and other issues affecting the running of that governmental office. Philip graduated from the University of Notre Dame in 2007, with a Bachelor of Science in Aerospace Engineering. He has passed the United States Patent and Trademark Registration Examination and is...
Charles V Muscarello
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Saint Charles, IL Business Law Lawyer with 23 years experience
(630) 513-9191 4N701 School Road
Saint Charles, IL 60175
Free ConsultationBusiness, Appeals, Arbitration & Mediation and Securities
Washington University School of Law
Edgar Petti
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Geneva, IL Business Law Lawyer with 61 years experience
(630) 232-9303 22 S 4th St Ste 2
Geneva, IL 60134
Free ConsultationBusiness, Bankruptcy, Construction and Personal Injury
The University of Chicago Law School
Mr. Petti is a resident of Elburn, IL. He was born in Philadelphia, PA, and grew up in Pittsburgh PA and Evanston IL. He has acted as legal counsel for both small and large businesses. He has been associated with private law practice firms in Chicago and the Chicago Suburban area. For the past twenty two years, he has maintained his principal law office in Kane County, Illinois. Mr. Petti's corporate law work includes serving as staff counsel for Motorola and General Counsel of Andrew Corporation, two international electronic businesses. His trial work has taken him from Connecticut to...
Matthew Adam Wood
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Rolling Meadows, IL Business Law Lawyer with 8 years experience
(847) 307-5942 3701 Algonquin Road, Suite 450
Rolling Meadows, IL 60008
Free ConsultationBusiness
University of Notre Dame
Michael D. Hovde Jr
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Bloomingdale, IL Business Law Lawyer with 24 years experience
(630) 894-8500 107 Third St
Ste 3
Bloomingdale, IL 60108
Business, Divorce, Estate Planning and Family
Southern Illinois University - Carbondale
Mr Robert J Ross
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Inverness, IL Business Law Attorney with 38 years experience
(847) 358-5757 1622 W Colonial Parkway
Suite 201
Inverness, IL 60067
Business and Estate Planning
DePaul College of Law
Bob Ross has practiced in Illinois in areas of wills and trusts, business law, acquisitions, succession planning and related commercial real estate matters since 1980.
Roger William Stelk
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Arlington Heights, IL Business Law Lawyer with 31 years experience
(847) 506-7330 1500 W Shure Dr
Arlington Heights, IL 60004
Business, Divorce, Family and Real Estate
Olga S. Dmytriyeva
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Illinois Business Law Attorney with 11 years experience

Olga S. Dmytriyeva has been a part of the Voelker Litigation Group since its inception. Read More »
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Mazyar M. Hedayat Esq.
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Attorneys and Counselors in Chicago for 20+ years. We want to be your Lawyers.

M. Hedayat & Associates is based in the southwest suburbs of Chicago. We advise Clients on business and personal issues including collections, litigation, real property, foreclosure, bankruptcy, divorce, and probate. Read More »
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Kenneth E. Kaiser
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Palatine, IL Business Law Attorney with 40 years experience
(847) 991-6675 502 N Plum Grove Rd
Ste D
Palatine, IL 60067
Business, Bankruptcy, Divorce and Family
The John Marshall Law School
Andrew Joseph Kelleher Jr
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North Barrington, IL Business Law Attorney
(847) 382-9130 102 S. Wynstone Park Drive
North Barrington, IL 60010
Business, Estate Planning, Real Estate and Tax
Charles Todd Newland
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Rolling Meadows, IL Business Law Attorney with 30 years experience
(847) 797-9300 3601 Algonquin Road, Suite 990
Rolling Meadows, IL 60008
Free ConsultationBusiness, Estate Planning, Personal Injury and Probate
Marc Blumenthal
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Buffalo Grove, IL Business Law Lawyer with 42 years experience
(847) 808-7090 355 W Dundee Rd
Buffalo Grove, IL 60089
Business, Estate Planning and Real Estate
Nick Bathas
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Schaumburg, IL Business Law Attorney
10 N. Martingale Road
Suite 400
Schaumburg, IL 60173
Business, Appeals, Securities and Tax
Loyola University of Chicago School of Law
Alexander Moskovic
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Arlington Heights, IL Business Law Attorney
(847) 797-1300 3233 N. Arlington Heights Rd.
Suite 303
Arlington Heights, IL 60004
Business and Collections
Andre Paul Gaston
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Wheeling, IL Business Law Attorney
(312) 857-4270 1266 Longacre Lane
Wheeling, IL 60090
Business
Indiana University - Indiana University/Purdue University at Indianapolis
Kenneth C. Apicella
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Palatine, IL Business Law Attorney with 19 years experience
(847) 934-6000 4811 Emerson, Suite 110
Palatine, IL 60067
Business, Employment, Insurance Claims and Personal Injury
Lawrence W. Lobb
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Geneva, IL Business Law Attorney with 21 years experience
(630) 631-7602 101 W. Hamilton St.
Geneva, IL 60134
Business, Bankruptcy, Collections and Estate Planning
Jeffrey J Keck
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Woodstock, IL Business Law Lawyer
(815) 337-6700 301 East Calhoun Street
Suite 4
Woodstock, IL 60098-4290
Business
Kenneth A. Abraham
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DePaul University and University of Illinois College of LawIllinois
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Peter M. LaSorsa
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Experienced business attorney concentrating in sexual harassment defense.

In today's uncertain world an ounce of prevention case save a company a great deal. I help companies avoid exposure on many business related issues. Read More »
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