Plano, Illinois Business Lawyers

Edward X. Clinton, Sr.
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Illinois Business Law Lawyer with 66 years experience

The John Marshall Law School7th Circuit, U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois, Trial Bar, U.S. Supreme Court and Illinois
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John F. Kinney
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Illinois Business Law Attorney with 46 years experience

John F. Kinney is an attorney at Parr Richey Frandsen Patterson Kruse. Mr. Kinney's practice areas include Real Estate Law, Business Law, Personal Injury, Antitrust and Trade Regulation, General Civil, and Litigation. He... Read More »
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Edward X. Clinton, Jr
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Illinois Business Law Lawyer with 28 years experience

Harvard Law School and Chicago-Kent College of Law, Illinois Institute of TechnologyIllinois, 7th Circuit, U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois, Trial Bar, United States District Court for the Central District of Illinois and U.S. Supreme Court
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Julia Williams
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Illinois Business Law Attorney with 11 years experience

University of Maine School of LawIllinois and U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois
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Wendy M. Musielak
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Oswego, IL Business Law Lawyer with 16 years experience
(630) 518-4002 123 W. Washington Street
Suite 334
Oswego, IL 60543
Business, Divorce and Family
DePaul College of Law
Wendy M. Musielak attended DePaul University in Chicago, IL where she graduated with highest honors with a B.S. in Finance and Management. She earned her Juris Doctorate from DePaul University College of Law in 2003. Wendy is admitted to practice law in the U.S. District Court Northern District of Illinois. Wendy concentrates her legal practice in family law matters including child custody and visitation, child support, alimony and spousal support, collaborative law, mediation, prenuptial agreements, litigation and appeals and complex litigation. Prior to being a partner with Andrew Cores Family Law Group, Wendy was a Staff Attorney for the...
Andrew P. Cores
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Oswego, IL Business Law Lawyer with 26 years experience
(630) 528-4002 123 W. Washington Street
Suite 334
Oswego, IL 60543
Business, Divorce and Family
Northwestern University School of Law
Andrew P. Cores is a graduate of John Carroll University in Cleveland, Ohio. Andrew earned his Juris Doctorate (J.D.) from Northwestern University School of Law in 1993. He is admitted to practice law in the U.S. District Court Northern District of Illinois. Andrew concentrates his family law practice in divorce, alimony and spousal support, child support, collaborative law, custody, prenuptial agreements, litigation and appeals, complex litigation, federal trial practice, state appellate practice, state trial practice, business law and mediation. Andrew has been recognized as an Illinois Super Lawyer since 2012. He is a member of the DuPage County...
Brian J. Banahan
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(630) 653-4300 22 S. 4th Street
Suite 5
Geneva, IL 60134
Free ConsultationGeneva, IL Business Law Lawyer with 21 years experience
Business, 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...
Kevin G. Drendel
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Batavia, IL Business Law Attorney with 27 years experience
(630) 406-5440 111 Flinn Street
Batavia, IL 60510
Free ConsultationBusiness, Estate Planning, Municipal and Probate
Northern Illinois University
Kevin G. Drendel Cornell College, cum laude, and a 1991 graduate of Northern Illinois University College of Law, magna cum laude. While at Northern Illinois University, he was a member of the Law Review, and published an article in the University’s scholarly (NIU Law Review 73, 1990). He also received the West Publishing Award for Outstanding Scholastic Achievement. He is admitted to practice in front of all Illinois State Courts and the U.S. District Court, the Northern District of Illinois. Kevin is a member of the Illinois State Bar Association and the Kane County Bar Association. He was a...
Daniel J. Kollias
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(630) 407-1200 330 W. State Street
Suite 3
Geneva, IL 60134
Free ConsultationGeneva, IL Business Law Attorney with 19 years experience
Business, Divorce, Domestic Violence and Family
Notre Dame Law School and University of Michigan Law School
Daniel J. Kollias' combination of experience in the real world and in the courtroom sets him apart from other attorneys. He represents clients with the goal of finding practical solutions to complex problems. Prior to starting his firm, Dan successfully owned and managed a restaurant and bar in Elmhurst for a few years before returning to the practice of law. He understands business from the perspectives of both the entrepreneur and the advocate.

Dan is at home both in the courtroom and at the negotiating table. Dan gained extensive in-court experience as a prosecutor in the...
Robert M Motta
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Aurora, IL Business Law Attorney with 17 years experience
(630) 844-2766 1700 N. Farnsworth Ave
Suite 12
Aurora, IL 60505
Free ConsultationBusiness, Criminal, DUI and Divorce
Chicago-Kent College of Law, Illinois Institute of Technology
Robert Motta II is the Managing Partner at Motta & Motta LLC. He concentrates his law practice in criminal defense, DUI, divorce & family law. Robert was named 2014 Top 100 National Trial Lawyer and is known in the legal community for his unparalleled pre-trial and trial strategies.
Kathleen Currie Chavez
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Geneva, IL Business Law Lawyer with 20 years experience
(630) 232-7450 10 West State Street, Suite 200
Geneva, IL 60134
Business, Antitrust, Consumer and Employment
Northwestern University School of Law
Kathleen C. Chavez, founding partner of Foote, Mielke, Chavez & O’Neil, LLC, earned her Juris Doctor degree in 1998 from Northwestern University School of Law. Chavez is a nationally recognized civil litigator with a reputation for obtaining exceptional results in challenging cases. She is a results-driven, highly focused “problem-solver” with an unmatched ability to strategically frame critical issues, develop innovative solutions and negotiate outstanding results for her clients. She is admitted to practice law in California, Illinois and Washington D.C., as well as various federal courts, the Federal Trial Bar and the United States Federal Court of Claims.
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...
Fred H. Dickson
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Aurora, IL Business Law Attorney with 33 years experience
(630) 897-8840 2000 W. Galena Blvd., Suite 209
Aurora, IL 60506
Business, Estate Planning, Probate and Tax
University of Illinois - Urbana-Champaign
Fred is a fellow of the American College of Trusts and Estate Counsel, an honor bestowed upon very few attorneys. He focuses in the areas of estate and tax planning, trust, estate and probate administration, and business structuring and counseling. Fred enjoys helping people accomplish their personal goals. He has an extensive background assisting clients in the transfer of small businesses and farms during their lifetime or at death while minimizing taxes and expenses. Many of his estate plans are sophisticated and involve using wills, trusts, limited liability companies, family limited partnerships and other closely held entities. He has...
Dallas T. Bartz
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Aurora, IL Business Law Lawyer with 8 years experience
(630) 897-8840 2000 W. Galena Blvd., Suite 209
Aurora, IL 60506
Business and Estate Planning
University of Illinois College of Law
Dallas was raised in Charleston, Illinois where he was close to his Alma Mater, the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. There he received his Bachelor of Science in Finance in 2007 and his Juris Doctor in 2011. He was admitted to practice law in the State of Illinois in 2011. He was later admitted to the United States District Courts for both the Northern and Central Districts of Illinois. He formerly practiced as a public interest attorney in Rockford, Illinois, and as an insurance defense attorney in Joliet, Illinois. He now specializes in estate planning, trust and estate administration,...
Robert L. Dawidiuk
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Illinois Business Law Attorney with 15 years experience

Rob is a Partner at The Collins Law Firm, chairing its Banking & Financial Department. Rob focuses his practice on the representation of financial institutions and corporate clients in commercial banking and real... Read More »
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Vincent L. DiTommaso
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Experienced business law attorney, ready to fight for you and your company!

I am a skilled Chicago business law attorney. I am committed to providing professional legal representation for your business! Visit my website for client testimonials and case results, or call for a free consultation. Read More »
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Brian C. Papo
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Plainfield, IL Business Law Attorney with 3 years experience
(815) 436-9410 15124 South Route 59
Plainfield, IL 60544
Free ConsultationBusiness, Criminal, Family and Real Estate
Northern Illinois University
G. Tyler Stevenson
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Batavia, IL Business Law Attorney with 6 years experience
(630) 406-5440 111 Flinn St.
Batavia, IL 60510
Business, Collections, Estate Planning and Family
Northern Illinois University
Tyler's practice emphasizes business organization and planning (including business formation and corporate maintenance); municipal law; creditors' rights (including foreclosures and collections); commercial law; real estate (including land use and zoning law); and estate planning.
Michelle L. Adams
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Geneva, IL Business Law Attorney with 26 years experience
(630) 277-9382 P.O. Box 658
Geneva, IL 60134
Business and Arbitration & Mediation
Chicago-Kent College of Law, Illinois Institute of Technology and University of Illinois - Urbana-Champaign
I am a licensed attorney with 25 years experience as a civil defense litigator and trial lawyer. For most of my practice I specialized in Personal Injury Defense with a sub-specialty in Medical Malpractice, Premises Liability and Intentional Torts. I also represented a Medical Captive Insurance Company as lead attorney, advising the Board on Risk Management issues and representing the insured doctors in litigation. I have tried cases to verdict in many counties in Illinois. I was chosen by Nautilus Insurance company to represent its insured in lawsuits in Cook County, including Multi-Million dollar Construction injury...
Jeffrey Kabbe
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Naperville, IL Business Law Lawyer with 15 years experience
(630) 219-4200 1952 McDowell Road
Suite 101
Naperville, IL 60563
Business, Elder and Estate Planning
Northwestern University School of Law
Wilton Person
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Plainfield, IL Business Law Attorney with 12 years experience
(815) 254-2467 24330 Leski Lane
Plainfield, IL 60585
Business, Entertainment & Sports, Landlord Tenant and Trademarks
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
Jerry Fogelman
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Plainfield, IL Business Law Lawyer
(815) 685-3538 13122 Merganser Ct
Plainfield, IL 60585
Business, Insurance Claims, Landlord Tenant and Medical Malpractice
Batavia, IL Business Law Attorney with 28 years experience
(630) 840-2027 Ms 213
PO Box 500
Batavia, IL 60510
Business, Antitrust and Criminal
The University of Texas School of Law
Aurora, IL Business Law Lawyer
(630) 820-8877 1700 N Farnsworth Ave
Aurora, IL 60505
Business, Divorce, Family and Tax
Aurora, IL Business Law Lawyer
563 W Galena Blvd
Aurora, IL 60506
Business, Divorce and Family
Kenneth A. Abraham
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Illinois Business Law Lawyer with 49 years experience

KENNETH A. ABRAHAM, RETIRED JUDGE Following 15 years of service as a judge, Ken has joined DiTommaso as a litigation consultant and a dispute resolution specialist heading DiTommaso's arbitration and mediation practices.... Read More »
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Daniel J. Voelker
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Free Consultation! Highly Effective Business Attorney! Skilled Representation!

I provide exceptional legal counsel and representation for a vast array of business law matters. I aggressively advocate for my clients! Visit my website to see reviews and case results, or call for a free consultation. Read More »
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Aurora, IL Business Law Lawyer
(800) 822-5502 2297 Lakeside Dr
Aurora, IL 60504
Business, Bankruptcy, Divorce and Family
St Charles, IL Business Law Lawyer
555 S Randall Rd
St Charles, IL 60174
Business, Estate Planning and Real Estate
Batavia, IL Business Law Attorney
(630) 879-3306 870 Ryan Ct
Batavia, IL 60510
Business
Aurora, IL Business Law Lawyer
(630) 375-5465 870 N Commons Dr
Aurora, IL 60504
Business, IP and Real Estate
Plainfield, IL Business Law Lawyer
(815) 254-9050 530 W Lockport Rd
Plainfield, IL 60544
Business, Estate Planning and Real Estate
Aurora, IL Business Law Attorney
(630) 898-4061 2400 Inverness Ct
Aurora, IL 60504
Business
Aurora, IL Business Law Lawyer
(630) 844-3288 16 S Locust St
Aurora, IL 60506
Business and Bankruptcy
Geneva, IL Business Law Lawyer
(630) 208-0300 17 N 6th St
Geneva, IL 60134
Business, Divorce, Family and Real Estate
Minooka, IL Business Law Attorney with 39 years experience
620 JoAnne Drive
Minooka, IL 60447
Business and Energy
University of Houston Law Center
Geneva, IL Business Law Attorney
(630) 313-2071 21 West State Street
Geneva, IL 60134
Business
Makedonka Baloski
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Illinois Business Law Lawyer with 18 years experience

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... Read More »
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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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Robert D. Kreisman
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(800) 583-8002 55 W Monroe St
#3700
Chicago, IL 60603
Free ConsultationChicago, IL Business Law Attorney with 43 years experience
Business, Elder, Medical Malpractice and Nursing Home
DePaul College of Law and The John Marshall Law School
Kreisman Law Offices is a Chicago-based personal injury firm that successfully uses a client-based approach to seek justice for victims nationwide. Robert Kreisman is an AV-rated attorney with over 37 years of experience litigating a variety of personal injury cases, including those involving medical malpractice, car accidents, wrongful death, and products liability. He works with some of the leading experts in the nation and employs the newest technology to seek the most favorable results possible for his clients. All cases are taken on a contingency fee basis, meaning you pay nothing unless there is a recovery on your case. Please...
J.D. Houvener
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Chicago, IL Business Law Attorney
(800) 849-1913 401 North Michigan Avenue
Suite 1200
Chicago, IL 60611
Free ConsultationBusiness, IP, Patents and Trademarks
Seattle University
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Our firm's sole focus is patents. When you specialize you serve your customers the best. Trusted nationwide by scientists, inventors, entrepreneurs, investors, and more!

It is a common misconception that inventors and business people have, that as soon as an invention is granted a Patent from the USPTO, that interested tech companies will come knocking at the door looking to license your invention or buy the technology.

Or, that magically there will be a massive...
Mazyar M. Hedayat Esq.
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Romeoville, IL Business Law Attorney with 24 years experience
(630) 378-2200 1211 W Lakeview Ct
Romeoville, IL 60446
Free ConsultationBusiness, Construction, Foreclosure Defense and Real Estate
University of Michigan - Ann Arbor, DePaul University and University of Michigan - Ann Arbor
Mazyar M. Hedayat is the principal of M. Hedayat & Associates, PC, a law firm that has represented Clients for nearly 25 years in the areas of business law and litigation, bankruptcy law and litigation, real property transactions and litigation, construction law and mechanics liens, corporate law, and more. After attending the University of Chicago and University of Michigan, Mr. Hedayat received his MBA from the U.M. Ross School of Business, and his J.D. from DePaul University College of Law. Mr. Hedayat is a title insurance agent and operated a full-service title company for 6 years....
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 46 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...
Philip Fornaro
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Hinsdale, IL Business Law Attorney with 23 years experience
(708) 639-4320 23 Lincoln Street
Unit 101
Hinsdale, IL 60521
Free ConsultationBusiness, Estate Planning, Probate and Real Estate
The John Marshall Law School
Philip M. Fornaro is the managing attorney at Fornaro Law. Adopting a “never give up” attitude, Philip has become known for his ability to succeed where others fail for the last 20 years. His decision to diversify his practice in 2004 has resulted in the creation of a full service law firm which provides quality representation in a variety of legal areas. Philip follows the rule that positive energy will yield positive results. This energy is the driving force behind the success of Fornaro Law. He has become adept at creating a network and team between clients,...
Vincent L. DiTommaso
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Oakbrook Terrace, IL Business Law Lawyer with 37 years experience
(630) 333-0000 17W220 W 22nd St
#410
Oakbrook Terrace, IL 60181
Free ConsultationBusiness, Arbitration & Mediation, Consumer and Legal Malpractice
Chicago-Kent College of Law, Illinois Institute of Technology
In 1987, Vincent DiTommaso founded his own law firm. Vincent forged his law firm into a firm specializing in business litigation, consumer fraud, and class actions. For over two and a half decades, Vincent has acted as lead or co-lead counsel in numerous consumer class actions that have had a national impact. The Illinois Attorney General appointed Vincent to act as a Special Assistant Attorney General to represent the Treasurer of the State of Illinois. The Chief Judge of DuPage County selected Vincent to be among the first group of Certified Court Appointed Mediators. He has given seminars to train...
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
Business, 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...
Cameron Ross Monti
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Chicago, IL Business Law Attorney with 15 years experience
(312) 456-3674 200 S. Michigan Avenue
Suite 1100
Chicago, IL 60604
Free ConsultationBusiness, Employment, Real Estate and Tax
University of Washington School of Law and Michigan State University
Mr. Monti concentrates his practice in taxation, business law, and employment law representing businesses in an "outside general counsel" capacity. He has a specialty in handling federal and state taxation tax controversy, tax audits, corporate and business law, buy-sell agreements, shareholder agreements, employment law, separation and employment agreements, not-for-profit organizations, commercial lending and litigation, mergers & acquisitions, tax restructuring, and commercial real estate, medical cannabis law, and park district law. Mr. Monti received his J.D. from Michigan State University College of Law in 2001 and his LL.M. in Taxation from the University of Washington...
Kori Maria Bazanos
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Chicago, IL Business Law Lawyer with 23 years experience
(312) 578-0410 20 North Clark Street
Suite 3300
Chicago, IL 60602
Free ConsultationBusiness, Construction and Real Estate
Chicago-Kent College of Law, Illinois Institute of Technology
I have been practicing law since 1995. I established my own firm in 2008 to better address the unique needs of the individuals and businesses I represent. I have considerable experience in the area of real estate law including the following:

Construction and mechanics lien litigation as well as drafting
mechanics liens and bond claims;

Representation of buyers and sellers of residential real estate,
working closely with my clients' and their brokers and lenders...
Vincent Anthony Incopero
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Elmhurst, IL Business Law Attorney with 4 years experience
(630) 299-7600 381 N York Street
Suite 18
Elmhurst, IL 60126
Free ConsultationBusiness, Estate Planning, Real Estate and Tax
The John Marshall Law School
REAL Law Group, P.C. is a boutique law firm established in 2015 with the idea that effective representation requires both a professional commitment and personal approach that matches the clients passion and strategic objectives. REAL Law Group, P.C. believes that a real estate transaction, whether it is your first home or commercial property, requires a team approach that emphasizes technical legal skills and communication. REAL Law Group, P.C. has extensive experience advising home buyers and sellers, real estate developers, brokers, investors, lenders and condominium associations in all facets of their real estate and business needs. REAL Law Group,...
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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Richard A. Greenswag
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Illinois Business Law Lawyer with 40 years experience

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... Read More »
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