Northbrook, Illinois Business Lawyers

Vincent L. DiTommaso
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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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Jinah Hong
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Illinois Business Law Attorney

Jinah focuses her practice in commercial transactions, commercial litigation, banking and finance, where she represents lenders, manufacturing companies, developers, and businesses. Jinah has experience assisting... Read More »
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George S. Bellas
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Experienced & Dedicated Business Attorney! Exceptional Legal Representation!

I am a skilled and knowledgeable business law attorney. I will work tirelessly to advocate for your interests in business law matters! Visit my website for case results and client reviews, or call for a consultation. Read More »
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David J. Winthers
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Free Consultation! Experienced Business Law Advocacy! Practical Legal Solutions!

For over 35 years, I have provided exceptional advocacy for a wide variety of business law matters. I work tirelessly to protect your business interests! Visit my website for information, call for a free consultation. Read More »
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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.
Alexander B Blum
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Northbrook, IL Business Law Attorney with 9 years experience
(224) 406-9529 P.O. Box 182
Northbrook, IL 60065-0182
Business, Criminal, DUI and Domestic Violence
Western Michigan University Cooley Law School
I, Alexander Blum, want to be your Attorney. I cherish my Clients, and hope to impart some of my skills and knowledge so that my Clients are able to live a better and more productive life. I have appeared in many of the Courhouses in Illinois and I have a great working relationship with many Prosecutors and State Attorneys. I am very persuasive without being agressive, and I will give it my all to get the best possible result for my Client. Give me a call 773-999-2586 (BLUM)
Jay Kaufman
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Northbrook, IL Business Law Attorney with 39 years experience
(847) 807-1108 707 Skokie Boulevard
Suite 600A
Northbrook, IL 60062
Business, Elder, Estate Planning and Tax
Northern Illinois University
As the founder of the firm Kaufman Law Group, LLC, Jay C. Kaufman practices in the areas of business law and estate planning. For nearly 35 years, he has been practicing at his own firm. Attorney Kaufman is a proud member of ElderCounsel, WealthCounsel, American Bar Association, and the Illinois State Bar Association. He received both his undergraduate and Juris Doctorate degrees from North Illinois University. Mr. Kaufman has earned an 8.5 Excellent rating on Avvo.com. For a case review, please contact his firm today.
Rafi Arbel
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Northbrook, IL Business Law Lawyer
(312) 970-9353 620B Academy Dr
Northbrook, IL 60062
Business
Chicago-Kent College of Law, Illinois Institute of Technology
E Michael Ciesla
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Northbrook, IL Business Law Attorney with 22 years experience
(847) 412-1988 836 Skokie Blvd
Northbrook, IL 60062
Business and Securities
The John Marshall Law School
James J Wochner
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Northbrook, IL Business Law Lawyer with 47 years experience
(847) 272-7360 707 Skokie Blvd
Suite 500
Northbrook, IL 60062
Free ConsultationBusiness and Estate Planning
Saint Louis University
James J. Wochner is the founder and principal owner of The Wochner Law Firm in Northbrook, Illinois. He graduated from St. Louis University, St. Louis, Missouri, earning a degree in Economics. While in college, he participated in intercollegiate varsity basketball and baseball. Mr. Wochner received his Juris Doctor degree from St. Louis University after attending night law school. By day he taught mathematics and history and coached athletics in a high school in St. Louis, Missouri. He is presently a member of the Illinois State Bar Association and its section on Trusts and Estates. He is admitted to practice before all...
Bradford Block
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Northbrook, IL Business Law Attorney with 43 years experience
(847) 559-0860 400 Skokie Blvd
Suite 550
Northbrook, IL 60062
Business, Employment, Estate Planning and Tax
DePaul College of Law
BRADFORD E. BLOCK is the principal of the Law Offices of Bradford E. Block, in Northbrook, IL. He has been an attorney for more than 35 years and practices in the areas of business formation, mergers and acquisitions, not-for-profit organizations, private foundations, equity financing, tax law, and the preparation and negotiation of corporate and technology contracts. Mr. Block has lectured to various professional groups on matters related to limited liability companies, partnerships, business transactions, S-corporations, and tax exempt organizations. He is a former adjunct professor of business planning and partnership law at DePaul University. Mr. Block is also a commercial...
Jigar K. Patel
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Northbrook, IL Business Law Attorney with 12 years experience
(847) 239-7175 1363 Shermer Rd.
Suite 315
Northbrook, IL 60062
Free ConsultationBusiness, Construction, Estate Planning and Landlord Tenant
Jigar K. Patel is an Illinois licensed attorney with an office in Northbrook, Illinois, and practicing in Chicago and the surrounding suburbs. The JKP Law Firm is a boutique law firm providing legal services related to Commercial and Residential Real Estate Transactions, Business Counseling and Commercial Transactions, and Commercial Litigation.
David Bohrer
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Northbrook, IL Business Law Attorney with 34 years experience
(847) 498-6878 900 Skokie Blvd
Suite 250
Northbrook, IL 60062
Business, Collections, Construction and Divorce
Mary L Turney
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Northbrook, IL Business Law Attorney
(847) 272-7360 707 Skokie Blvd.
Suite 500
Northbrook, IL 60062
Business and Estate Planning
Northwestern University
James V. DiTommaso
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Illinois Business Law Attorney

James V. DiTommaso is an attorney at DiTommaso Law LLC where he has experience with consumer fraud, class-action, and complex business litigation in both federal and state courts including the trial court and appellate... Read More »
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Shawn M. Collins
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Illinois Business Law Lawyer with 33 years experience

An outstanding trial attorney, Shawn Collins is at his best in a courtroom. Shawn has extensive experience handling “high stakes” litigation in environmental contamination, toxic tort, personal injury, and commercial... Read More »
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Steven Cloh
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Northbrook, IL Business Law Lawyer
(847) 412-1988 836 Skokie Blvd.
Northbrook, IL 60062
Business and Real Estate
Northbrook, IL Business Law Attorney
(847) 480-1020 555 Skokie Blvd
Northbrook, IL 60062
Business, Estate Planning and Tax
Northbrook, IL Business Law Attorney
(312) 878-6976 1363 Shermer Road
Northbrook, IL 60062
Business, Arbitration & Mediation, Bankruptcy and Collections
Northbrook, IL Business Law Lawyer
(847) 790-7625 3605 Woodhead Dr
Northbrook, IL 60062
Business, Estate Planning and Real Estate
Northbrook, IL Business Law Lawyer
(847) 562-1400 135 Revere Dr
Northbrook, IL 60062
Business, Estate Planning and Tax
Northbrook, IL Business Law Lawyer with 18 years experience
(847) 272-0800 1625 Shermer Rd
Northbrook, IL 60062
Business and Estate Planning
Northbrook, IL Business Law Lawyer with 23 years experience
(224) 205-5041 1 Astellas Way
Northbrook, IL 60062
Business, Civil Rights, Employment and Environmental
Northwestern Univ School of Law
Northbrook, IL Business Law Attorney with 13 years experience
(312) 878-1202 900 Skokie Blvd
Ste 104
Northbrook, IL 60062
Business, Personal Injury and Real Estate
Loyola Law School
Northbrook, IL Business Law Attorney with 34 years experience
(847) 480-1020 555 Skokie Blvd
Northbrook, IL 60062
Business, Estate Planning and Tax
Northbrook, IL Business Law Lawyer
(847) 559-9190 40 Skokie Blvd
Northbrook, IL 60062
Business and Real Estate
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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John F. Kinney
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Illinois Business Law Attorney with 46 years experience

Georgetown University Law CenterIllinois
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Steven H. Jesser
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Glenview, IL Business Law Attorney with 45 years experience
(800) 424-0060 2700 Patriot Blvd.
Suite 250
Glenview, IL 60026
Free ConsultationBusiness, Administrative, Appeals and Health Care
Illinois Institute of Technology
Steven H. Jesser served 14 years as the first Associate General Counsel of Northwestern Memorial Hospital/HealthCare, renowned tertiary care medical center and largest hospital in Illinois, with $1,700,000,000 total 2009 fiscal year operating revenue. ...
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.
Yevgeny 'Gene' Meltser
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Northbrook, IL Business Law Attorney with 19 years experience
(847) 444-9000 3100 Dundee Road Suite 915
Northbrook, IL 60620
Free ConsultationBusiness, Immigration, Personal Injury and Real Estate
DePaul College of Law
Gene received his Juris Doctorate Degree from DePaul University College of Law.

He is admitted to practice law in the Supreme Court of the United States, Supreme Court of the State of Illinois, U.S. Federal District Court For The Northern District of Illinois, Federal Court of Appeals for the 7th Circuit, and to practice Immigration Law in all jurisdictions of the United States.

Mr. Meltser is also licensed in the U.K. as a Solicitor of the Supreme Court of England and Wales.

Gene is a co-founder of Immigrant Legal Defense Committee. Mr. Meltser is a member of the American...
Roma Khan
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Winnetka, IL Business Law Lawyer with 7 years experience
(424) 644-7662 1001 Green Bay Road #111
Winnetka, IL 60093
Business, International and Trademarks
University of La Verne College of Law
Business lawyer with people skills and business background. I love helping small businesses and community organizations. I provide strategic advise to companies on business matters and help them with commercial contracts, business registration, trademark application, and disputes.
Mr. Charles Barton Brown Esq.
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Northfield, IL Business Law Attorney with 36 years experience
(847) 784-1300 Suite 160
400 Central Avenue
Northfield, IL 60093
Business and IP
Seattle University School of Law
Our law firm concentrates its practice in intellectual property (trademarks, copyright, confidential information, licensing, branding, software) and corporate. We will well know our clients businesses, leading to the optimal advice. All our attorneys are highly experienced and will come to fully know your business.
Robert B. Ramirez Jr.
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Glenview, IL Business Law Lawyer
(847) 724-5582 1141 Waukegan Road
Glenview, IL 60025
Business, Bankruptcy, Divorce and Tax
DePaul College of Law
I have been an attorney for over 35 years. I am a federal trial lawyer. I have tried cases in state and federal court in Illinois and Florida, I am licensed to argue before the Supreme Court of the United States. I have tried divorce and criminal cases in Illinois and Florida. I have tried cases before administrative judges and arbitrators in Florida and Illinois. I graduated De Paul Law school in Chicago and became a member of the Illinois bar in 1983. I attended the masters of Law in Taxation program from 1983-1985. I was admitted to...
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
Zaki Anarwala Esq
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Deerfield, IL Business Law Attorney
(312) 929-8334 500 Lake Cook Road
Suite 350
Deerfield, IL 60015
Business
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...
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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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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Patrick D. Austermuehle
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Chicago, IL Business Law Attorney with 10 years experience
(833) 306-4933 1 S Wacker Dr
#3140
Chicago, IL 60606
Free ConsultationBusiness, Arbitration & Mediation, Consumer and IP
Chicago-Kent College of Law, Illinois Institute of Technology
Patrick D. Austermuehle, a partner at Lubin Austermuehle, P.C., has experience in complex business and commercial litigation and consumer class actions. He has assisted in the successful representation of a number of state and federal matters, including cases at the appellate level.

Mr. Austermuehle received a B.S. from the University of Wisconsin and earned a J.D. with Honors from Chicago-Kent College of Law at the Illinois Institute of Technology where he was Notes and Comments Editor on the Law Review.

Prior to joining Lubin Austermuehle, P.C., Mr. Austermuehle served as a law clerk at the Cook County State’s Attorney’s Office and as...
Dana Zivkovich
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Glenwood, IL Business Law Attorney with 12 years experience
(708) 833-7755 8 W. Main St.
Glenwood, IL 60425
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.
Mark B Grzymala
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Skokie, IL Business Law Lawyer with 17 years experience
(847) 920-7286 10024 Skokie Blvd., Suite 206
Skokie, IL 60077
Free ConsultationBusiness, Collections, Construction and Foreclosure Defense
Chicago-Kent College of Law, Illinois Institute of Technology
Mark Grzymala is the founder and President of Grzymala Law Offices, P.C. a commercial litigation law firm with a focus on the construction industry based in Skokie, Illinois. He is licensed to practice in the State of Illinois and the U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois since 2001.

Mark has over 16 years’ experience representing a wide range of clients from the small business owners to Fortune 500 companies. He aggressively represents his clients with a variety of issues including contract disputes and negotiation, construction defect claims, mechanics lien claims, foreclosures, transportation, collections, judgment enforcement, intellectual property issues,...
Peter S. Lubin
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Chicago, IL Business Law Attorney with 35 years experience
(833) 306-4933 1 S Wacker Dr
#3140
Chicago, IL 60606
Free ConsultationBusiness, Communications, Consumer and Employment
University of Chicago
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 number of "bet the company" class actions that he has successfully defended. He has also been lead plaintiff's class counsel on numerous multi-million dollar class national and statewide class action. Peter has represented many corporations or businesses in a wide variety of complex business disputes including corporate freeze-outs, copyright infringement, trade secret theft, non-compete agreement and libel and defamation cases. Peter obtained an AB...
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,...
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....
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
Lee R. Zeidman
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Skokie, IL Business Law Lawyer with 11 years experience
(847) 786-2234 4709 Golf Rd. Suite 1155
Skokie, IL 60076
Free ConsultationBusiness, Divorce, Estate Planning and Family
John Marshall Law School
Founded in 2009 by Lee Zeidman, Zeidman & Associates Ltd. set out to provide legal services to clients in a unique and ambitious manner. Focused first on the goals of each client rather than the bottom line, Zeidman & Associates built its foundation upon not only providing legal services but advising clients on the most efficient manner to resolve their legal issue or create their new business. In each of its practice areas, Zeidman & Associates strives to provide a unique experience for its clients so that they continue to return for each of their legal and consulting needs....
Makedonka Baloski
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(847) 823-9030 15 N. Northwest Highway
Park Ridge, IL 60068
Park Ridge, IL Business Law Lawyer with 18 years experience
Business, Estate Planning and Real Estate
Valparaiso University School of Law
Makedonka Baloski earned a B.A. from Indiana University in 1996 with a double
major in History and Anthropology with a concentration in Eastern
European studies. In 2000, she received a J.D. from Valparaiso University School of Law. She served as an Article Editor for the Valparaiso University Law Review.

Upon admission to the Illinois bar, Makedonka worked in Chicago
mainly focused in civil defense. She is also admitted to practice in Indiana.
Vicki Hathaway Gonzalez
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(800) 825-9260 15 N Northwest Hwy
Park Ridge, IL 60068
Park Ridge, IL Business Law Attorney with 27 years experience
Business, Foreclosure Defense, Municipal and Real Estate
The John Marshall Law School
Vicki Hathaway Gonzalez is an experienced facilitator of real estate transactions. Vicki is known for her style of representation that insists that her clients are fully informed of their rights and obligations under their real estate contract, as well as the real consequences of their decisions regarding those rights and obligations.

Vicki's interest in real estate started long before her graduation from John Marshall Law School in 1992. She started investing in real estate in the 1970's, then became a licensed real estate agent, and also taught real estate licensing for the Century 21 Real Estate Academy. As an attorney, she...
Jasmina de la Torre
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Illinois Business Law Attorney with 21 years experience

In the over seventeen year span of her legal career, Jasmina has tackled a broad range of litigation categories, from high-profile constitutional challenges to business disputes involving closely-held entities. She is... Read More »
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Patrick D. Austermuehle
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I am a dedicated and thorough business law attorney. I work diligently and tirelessly to protect the rights and interests of my business law clients! Visit my website to see testimonials and call for a free consultation. Read More »
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