Concord, Illinois Employment Lawyers
With over 30 years in practice and being a fourth generation lawyer, I live to help my clients. I understand that our families and our jobs are largely how we define ourselves, and when things go wrong with either our whole world is turned upside down. If you have been wrongfully fired, harassed, underpaid, or treated badly by your employer, I may be able to help you get justice for the wrongs done to you. If you need a divorce, child support, custody, visitation, or some other help in your family situation, contact me to get you started...
Practice devoted to representing employees, both private and public sector. Served as a U.S. Marine Corps lawyer (Captain), assistant Illinois Attorney General, and assistant State's Attorney. Served as a civilian in the Pentagon for over twenty years prior to returning to Illinois in 2004.
Dave White is a partner with Kopec, White & Spooner Attorneys at Law (telephone 217-726-7540) and has over 20 years experience helping small business owners, families and individuals in Springfield, Illinois and throughout Sangamon County and Central Illinois. Kopec, White & Spooner is a full-service law firm providing cost-conscious representation and legal solutions for its clients.
David Cates is the founding principal attorney of Cates Mahoney. As a seasoned trial lawyer with a major focus on nationally-recognized personal injury cases,class action lawsuits, and employment and workplace discrimination, attorney David Cates has earned prestigious recognitions including Super Lawyer's Rising Star and National Trial Lawyers' Top 100 Trial Lawyer. Throughout the years, David has achieved awards well over one-million dollars for the clients he has represented.
Attorney Ryan Mahoney is an Illinois trial lawyer at Cates Mahoney, LLC with a background in complex personal injury, employment, and commercial cases. Throughout the years, he has helped countless individuals involved in accident injuries and harassment or discrimination cases. Areas of specific focus for Ryan include sexual harassment, workplace discrimination, medical malpractice, automobile accidents, and all areas of injury cases. Ryan takes a strong attitude of perseverance to each case that he handles and is a strong legal advocate for individuals he represents.
Accomplished attorney with background in the areas of real estate, business law, consumer law, wills, trusts, & estate planning, employment law, and dispute resolution. Extensive experience drafting and negotiating contracts and legal documents, particularly in the corporate and real estate areas. Able to identify core issues and obtain solid results. Approved Mediator for the Greater Gateway Association of Realtors Arbitration panelist in the Madison County Mandatory Arbitration program
* Single attorney firm concentrating in employment law since June 1999 representing Plaintiffs in nearly every aspect of their employment including discrimination (e.g., Title VII, ADEA, Illinois Human Rights Act, ADA) and wrong ful dismissal (e.g., FMLA, Workers' Compensation retaliation, whistleblower claims) pension/ERISA, wage and hour, severance and employment agreement review and unemployment appeals. * Also representing clients in consumer rights actions. * Experienced in state and federal courts at both trial and appellate levels. * Admitted to Illinois and Northern District of Illinois Bar 1999, Central District of Illinois 2002, Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals 2004. *15 years of supervisory and...