Barrington, Illinois Business Lawyers

John A. Sopuch III
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Illinois Business Law Lawyer with 28 years experience

Pepperdine University School of LawIllinois, Texas and Hawaii
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Vernon E. Morgan
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Illinois Business Law Lawyer with 42 years experience

Upon his graduation from Drake Law School in 1977, Vernon E. Morgan began his professional career as legal counsel to the Director of the Iowa Department of Revenue from 1977 to 1979, litigating tax cases. He served as... Read More »
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Erin E. Showerman
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Illinois Business Law Attorney with 10 years experience

The John Marshall Law SchoolIllinois and U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois
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Michael J Rada
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Barrington, IL Business Law Attorney with 2 years 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,...
Theodore G. Karavidas
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Barrington, IL Business Law Attorney with 40 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 16 years experience
(847) 382-2900 18-2 E Dundee Rd
#100
Barrington, IL 60010
Business, Divorce and Family
DePaul College of Law
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
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
Barrington, IL Business Law Lawyer
(847) 381-8700 224 W Main St
Barrington, IL 60010
Business, Divorce, Estate Planning and Family
Barrington, IL Business Law Lawyer with 26 years experience
(847) 260-8250 250 Tall Trees Dr
Barrington, IL 60010
Business
Boston Univ School of Law
Barrington, Il Business Law Attorney
(847) 381-4797 102 N Cook Street
P.O. Box 563
Barrington, IL 60010
Business, Estate Planning and Tax
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...
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...
Blake Austin Culver
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Barrington, IL Business Law Attorney with 16 years experience

DePaul College of LawIllinois, U.S. District Court Northern District of Illinois and 7th Circuit
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James J. DeSanto
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Illinois Business Law Attorney with 50 years experience

DePaul College of Law and University of Illinois College of LawIllinois, United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois, 7th Circuit and U.S. Supreme Court
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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...
Marc Whipple
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Algonquin, IL Business Law Attorney with 23 years experience
(847) 452-5786 1050 Prairie Drive
Algonquin, IL 60102
Free ConsultationBusiness, Communications, IP and Patents
Marc Whipple grew up in Iowa and has a degree in Physics and Math from Drake University. After receiving his J.D. from John Marshall, he became the General Counsel for Meyer/Glass Design, a Chicago invention studio descended from legendary innovation firm Marvin Glass & Associates. When Meyer/Glass started an interactive division, he helped set up, grow, and eventually spin off the software studio, in the meantime negotiating development agreements with companies like Hasbro Interactive and Microsoft for PC and console titles.

After his work at Meyer/Glass, he became the General Counsel of Incredible Technologies, Inc., and helped it take its first...
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...
Brian Lohse
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Vernon Hills, IL Business Law Lawyer
(847) 251-4777 270 Center Drive
Suite 210
Vernon Hills, IL 60061
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.
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
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 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
Mr Robert J Ross
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Inverness, IL Business Law Attorney with 39 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.
Kenneth E. Kaiser
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Palatine, IL Business Law Attorney with 41 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
Diana C. Taylor
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Illinois Business Law Attorney

Tulane University School of LawIllinois, New York and United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois
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Peter S. Lubin
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Illinois Business Law Attorney with 35 years experience

Peter S. Lubin Firm has been practicing law for over 35 years. Peter brings a rich range of courtroom experience to assist his commercial and class-action litigation clients. Peter has been lead defense counsel in a... Read More »
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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
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
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
Roger William Stelk
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Arlington Heights, IL Business Law Lawyer with 32 years experience
(847) 506-7330 1500 W Shure Dr
Arlington Heights, IL 60004
Business, Divorce, Family and Real Estate
George S. Bellas
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(800) 825-9260 15 N Northwest Hwy
Park Ridge, IL 60068
Free ConsultationPark Ridge, IL Business Law Lawyer with 45 years experience
Business
Loyola University Chicago School of Law
Geo has been recognized by other attorneys as one of the best trial lawyers in Illinois:
- rated as an Illinois Super Lawyer for his work in business litigation for the past 15 years;
- recognized as one of the Top 100 Trial Lawyers in Illinois;
- rated as one of the Top 100 Defense Lawyers in Illinois;
- recipient of the highest award from the American Trial Lawyers;
- lectures extensively on the use of technology in litigation; and
- nationally recognized as a leader in e-discovery.
Geo has handled numerous complex business disputes utilizing technology to assist...
Farrah Qazi
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Elgin, IL Business Law Lawyer with 15 years experience
(630) 504-0648 2400 Big Timber Road
Suite 200
Elgin, IL 60124
Free ConsultationBusiness, Estate Planning, Immigration and International
DePaul College of Law and University College of London
Farrah Qazi is the founding attorney and owner of Qazi Law Offices. She received her Juris Doctorate from DePaul University Law School and her Bachelor of Arts from Loyola University Chicago, where she majored in Political Science, with minors in English Literature and Spanish Language and Literature. She also attended the University College of London where she studied Global Business and International Law. As an intern and associate at the International Human Rights Institute, Farrah handled cases involving the trafficking of women and children in Latin America, and translated critical court documents from Spanish into English. Farrah is multilingual and...
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
Charles G. Wentworth
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Glen Ellyn, IL Business Law Attorney with 14 years experience
(630) 469-7100 536 Crescent Blvd. Suite 200
Glen Ellyn, IL 60137
Free ConsultationBusiness, Appeals, Employment and Estate Planning
The University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law
Charles is a shareholder at The Law Office of Lofgren & Wentworth, P.C. in Glen Ellyn, Illinois, where he practices business, property, and appellate litigation. After graduating from the SJ Quinney College of Law at the University of Utah, he clerked for Chief Justice John Broderick of the New Hampshire Supreme Court. He was then a litigation associate at Kirkland & Ellis LLP in Chicago before opening his own practice. He recently joined Richard Lofgren to form The Law Office of Lofgren & Wentworth, P.C., The Entrepreneur's Legal Resource. Charles' experience as an officer and director of multiple closely-held companies...
Misty J. Cygan
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(800) 825-9260 15 N Northwest Hwy
Park Ridge, IL 60068
Park Ridge, IL Business Law Lawyer with 11 years experience
Business, Criminal, Employment and Personal Injury
Shepard Broad Law Center, Nova Southeastern University
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 Wesleyan College with dual degrees. During her four years in the military, Misty was responsible for producing a weekly flying and aircraft maintenance schedule for a fleet of 24 F-15 fighter jets. Misty also provided support for Operation Noble Eagle in response to the 9/11 attacks.

At the core of Misty’s practice is her love of the law and her desire to help people....
Oleg Feldman
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Lake Forest, IL Business Law Lawyer with 14 years experience
(847) 777-6838 100 S SAUNDERS RD STE 150
Lake Forest, IL 60045-2526
Business and Estate Planning
Marquette University Law School
You believe you deserve an attorney who focuses on his client's needs, rather than on his bottom line. So do we. Ask our clients, and they’ll tell you that we take the time to get to know our clients to understand their particular situation to give them the most practical and effective legal solution. And, many of our services are provided based on a flat-rate arrangement.  It helps us to earn our clients' trust and lifetime relationship.

Mr. Feldman provides legal assistance to clients concerning a broad range of business and estate planning matters, including business formation and organization, contract review,...
Michael Thomas Navigato
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St. Charles, IL Business Law Attorney with 26 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...
David J. Winthers
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Winfield, IL Business Law Attorney with 39 years experience
(630) 668-6700 1N141 County Farm Rd
#230
Winfield, IL 60190
Free ConsultationBusiness, Estate Planning, Family and Real Estate
The John Marshall Law School
David J. Winthers is a lifelong resident of DuPage County having graduated from Wheaton Central High School in 1974 and Wheaton College in 1977.
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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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. ...
Craig Pierson
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Lake Bluff, IL Business Law Lawyer with 24 years experience
(847) 234-0099 67 E Scranton Ave
Lake Bluff, IL 60044
Free ConsultationBusiness, Estate Planning and Real Estate
Tulane University School of Law
Craig D. Pierson has been practicing law in Illinois for 20 years. Craig focuses on estate planning, real estate, and business law. As an estate planning attorney, Craig has advised clients on sophisticated estate tax planning techniques, including GRATs, QPRTs, family limited partnerships, generation-skipping tax, charitable remainder trusts, and insurance trusts. In his practice as a real estate lawyer, Craig has advised clients on condominium conversion, environmental concerns, tax challenges, and has created appropriate corporate and other companies with which to hold real estate. His real estate practice includes the representation of general contractors, construction managers, real estate...
Dana Zivkovich
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Niles, IL Business Law Attorney with 12 years experience
(708) 833-7755 8130 N. Milwaukee Ave.
Niles, IL 60714
Business, Elder, Estate Planning and Probate
Valparaiso University School of Law
I work with senior citizens, their families, and small business owners to get their affairs organized, safeguard their estates, and prepare succession plans. In matters of probate or trust administration, I work with personal representatives to properly manage the administration of the estate and advise them of their legal duties along the way. My experience in these practice areas has been exclusive since I have been private practice. In 2010, I expanded my practice territory to include Lake County, Indiana by obtaining an Indiana law license.
Richard A. Greenswag
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Northfield, IL Business Law Lawyer with 40 years experience
(847) 701-2251 181 Waukegan Rd
#205
Northfield, IL 60093
Free ConsultationBusiness, Construction, Employment and Estate Planning
University of Iowa
Rick was affiliated with and became a partner in the law firm Chandler & Greenswag, P.C. from 1979-1993. Thereafter, he operated the Law Offices of Richard A. Greenswag, P.C. from 1993 until he then became a founding member of Kaplan & Greenswag LLC until March of 2011 when Greenswag & Associates, P.C. was formed.

Rick is a member of the Chicago Bar Association, the Illinois State Bar Association and the American Bar Association. Rick is also a member of the Board of Directors and is President of PADS Crisis Services, Inc., a charitable organization serving the needs of the homeless in...
Marcia A. Franklin
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Northfield, IL Business Law Attorney with 38 years experience
(847) 701-2252 181 Waukegan Rd
#205
Northfield, IL 60093
Free ConsultationBusiness, Construction, Employment and Estate Planning
American University Washington College of Law
Marcia worked with the Federal Communications Commission as an attorney in the Mass Media Bureau and as Branch Manager in the Common Carrier Bureau from 1982 through 1987, and at MCI Telecommunications as a senior attorney from 1987 through 1994. Thereafter, she worked as a consultant until joining Kaplan & Greenswag LLC in January 2007.

Marcia is admitted to practice in Illinois and the District of Columbia and is a member of the Chicago Bar Association and the Illinois State Bar Association. Marcia also serves on the Northbrook Plan Commission.
James J. DeSanto
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Libertyville, IL Business Law Attorney with 50 years experience
(847) 816-8100 712 Florsheim Dr
Libertyville, IL 60048
Business, Arbitration & Mediation, Employment and Insurance Claims
DePaul College of Law and University of Illinois College of Law
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.
Michele J Braun
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Northbrook, IL Business Law Lawyer with 34 years experience
(847) 559-8406 1906 Maplewood Rd
Northbrook, IL 60062-1234
Business, Foreclosure Defense and Nursing Home
The John Marshall Law School
Michele is an accomplished litigation and litigation management attorney with a proven track record of winning results at trial, arbitration and administrative hearings. She is known for her creative litigation strategies and communication skills. Result-oriented.
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