Cicero, Illinois Real Estate Lawyers

Axel R. Cerny
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Free Consultation! Exceptional Real Estate Lawyer! Dedicated & Skilled Advocacy!

With a combination of legal knowledge and skill, I provide counsel and advocacy for real estate needs and goals. I am dedicated to the best possible outcomes! Visit my website for results, call for a free consultation. Read More »
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Jordan Carl Olejniczak
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Illinois Real Estate Law Lawyer

Northern Illinois UniversityIllinois
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Patrick D. Austermuehle
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Free Consultation! Call for an Experienced & Skilled Real Estate Law Attorney!

I am a dedicated and thorough real estate law attorney. I work diligently and tirelessly to protect the rights and interests of my clients! Visit my website to see client testimonials and call for a free consultation. Read More »
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Vicki Hathaway Gonzalez
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Experienced & Trusted Real Estate Law Attorney! Skilled Counsel & Advocacy!

I am a successful and trusted real estate 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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David Koch
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Cicero, IL Real Estate Law Attorney with 24 years experience
(708) 411-4510 5947 W 35th Street
Cicero, IL 60804
Free ConsultationReal Estate, DUI, Family and Foreclosure Defense
After having worked for years to represent banks in the processes of Foreclosure and being the fourth generation of lawyers in my family attending this type of case, I want to inform you that my office is focused on providing assistance to those which are suffering the ravages of this system and the bad economy. You like me, are being affected by the banking system, which is why my office has found a way to protect and fight for you, using the same legal system that banks use against you. Remember that you have rights and you shall...
Daniel Lauber
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River Forest, IL Real Estate Law Attorney with 33 years experience
(708) 366-5200 7215 Oak Ave
River Forest, IL 60305
Free ConsultationReal Estate and Municipal
Northwestern University School of Law
Daniel Lauber has been handling the most challenging land-use cases for decades. The skills developed in over 25 years of winning zoning approval for such LULUs (Locally Unwanted Land Uses) as group homes, sober homes, halfway houses, and recovery communities have translated well to winning zoning approval for commercial uses adjacent to residential areas and multi-family housing in communities known for their resistance.

Mr. Lauber's background as a city planner enables him to better understand and anticipate neighborhood objections -- and devise ways to prevent neighborhood opposition from arising.

Mr. Lauber also practices Fair Housing law, especially for sober homes, group homes,...
David John Shestokas
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BERWYN, IL Real Estate Law Attorney with 32 years experience
(312) 451-5550 1933 WISCONSIN AVE
BERWYN, IL 60402-1604
Free ConsultationReal Estate, Criminal, DUI and Traffic Tickets
The John Marshall Law School
Mr. Shestokas earned his B.A. in Political Science from Bradley University in 1975 and his Juris Doctor from The John Marshall Law School, cum laude, in June of 1987. He also studied law at Trinity College in Dublin, Ireland. Mr. Shestokas is the author of Get Your Illinois Suspended License Back. He has appeared in court on cases involving suspended/revoked driver's licenses more than 10,000 times as a prosecutor or a defense attorney. He is the feature writer in the area of Law, Crime & Justice for the online magazine, Suite 101. David J. Shestokas concentrates...
Raul A Villalobos
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Chicago, IL Real Estate Law Attorney with 45 years experience
(312) 666-9982 1620 W. 18th st
Chicago, IL 60608
Real Estate, Business, Foreclosure Defense and Landlord Tenant
University of Illinois - Urbana-Champaign
Raul A. Villalobos is one of the most well known and respected trial attorneys in the Chicago land area. In his almost forty years of experience he has handled hundreds of criminal and civil trials and has represented individuals as well as Fortune 500 companies. Currently, Raul A. Villalobos is the managing partner at Villalobos & Associates, which handles a wide range of cases from DUI to Consumer Fraud.
Christopher L. Lufrano
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Oak Park, IL Real Estate Law Lawyer with 7 years experience
(800) 627-2179 721 Ontario St.
Unit 212
Oak Park, IL 60302
Free ConsultationReal Estate, Landlord Tenant, Securities and Stockbroker Fraud
Pace Law School
Christopher L. Lufrano is the managing attorney and principal of Lufrano Law, LLC and has extensive experience in matters involving securities investment disputes, regulatory defense, real estate law and business services. Mr. Lufrano is licensed to practice law in Illinois and New York, and often travels throughout the country to represent aggrieved investors in FINRA securities arbitrations where permitted under state law. Mr. Lufrano is a graduate of Boston University, where he majored in Business Management. Following college, Mr. Lufrano was employed by Morgan Stanley where he worked as...
Donald B. Boyd Jr.
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Forest Park, IL Real Estate Law Lawyer with 21 years experience
(708) 848-1005 232 South Lathrop Avenue
Suite 100
Forest Park, IL 60130
Real Estate, Bankruptcy, Divorce and Domestic Violence
DePaul College of Law
I own and operate The Boyd Law Firm, P.C., a divorce and family law practice in Forest Park, Illinois, a suburb west of Chicago. We concentrate our practice to issues such as asset discovery and recovery, domestic violence and orders of protection, child support, parentage, maintenance, custody, visitation and all related areas of a family law practice. I am a member of the Chicago Bar Association, the Illinois State Bar Association and have been admitted to practice before the United States Supreme Court. We accept all major credit cards and will agree to payment terms. Evening and weekend appointments are...
Philip Fornaro
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La Grange, IL Real Estate Law Attorney with 23 years experience
(708) 639-4320 1022 S. La Grange Rd.
La Grange, IL 60525
Free ConsultationReal Estate, Business, Construction and Foreclosure Defense
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,...
Drew Ball
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Chicago, IL Real Estate Law Lawyer with 4 years experience
(872) 205-6556 161 North Clark St.
Suite 1600
Chicago, IL 60601
Free ConsultationReal Estate, Insurance Claims and Personal Injury
St. Thomas University School of Law
I am a dedicated and skilled attorney that represents clients in Insurance claims/bad faith litigation, Personal Injury, Real Estate, and Commercial Litigation. I have represented individuals in a wide range of civil disputes and have a proven track record of success. I am committed to obtaining the results sought by my clients at all times.

I attended college at the University of Louisville where I actively volunteered for organizations assisting with events through out the Louisville community. I then attended law school in Miami, Florida where I was involved in many facets of the community in an array of...
Moe Ahmad
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(312) 702-0878 121 South Wilke Road
Suite 301
Arlington Heights, IL 60005
Free ConsultationArlington Heights, IL Real Estate Law Attorney with 10 years experience
Real Estate, Criminal, DUI and Traffic Tickets
Western Michigan University Cooley Law School
Attorney Mohammad (Moe) Ahmad attended Western Michigan University Cooley Law School where he earned a juris doctorate degree with a concentration in litigation. Moe is a former prosecutor of the CCSAO. With a decade of experience as an attorney, Moe has extensive experience in both DUI and criminal law. He tried thousands of criminal, traffic and DUI cases. Now in private practice, Moe continues to maintain a reputation for being well-skilled, fair and honest.

Moe’s primary practice areas consist of criminal law, DUI and traffic cases. His philosophy regarding the practice of law is not only to be his clients’...
James Gregory Lascola
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Chicago, IL Real Estate Law Attorney with 20 years experience
(312) 554-5585 20 North Clark Street
Suite 3300
Chicago, IL 60602
Free ConsultationReal Estate, Business, DUI and Elder
DePaul University
Offices in Chicago and Orland Park serving public, closely held for profit and not-for-profit entities, entrepreneurs and professionals in the health care, education, sports, construction and entertainment industries and their families with legacy preservation, estate planning, real estate, health care, business, trust administration, complex civil litigation, serious injury, adoption, agency, elder law, guardianship, professional responsibility and white collar criminal matters.
David J. Winthers
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Free Consultation! Experienced Real Estate Advocacy! Practical Legal Solutions!

For over 35 years, I have provided exceptional advocacy for a vast array of real estate law matters. I will work tirelessly to protect your interests! Visit my website for more information, call for a free consultation. Read More »
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Erin E. Showerman
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Illinois Real Estate Law Attorney with 10 years experience

The John Marshall Law SchoolIllinois and U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois
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Ariel Weissberg
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Chicago, IL Real Estate Law Attorney with 39 years experience
(312) 663-0004 401 South LaSalle Street Suit 403
Chicago, IL 60605
Free ConsultationReal Estate, Bankruptcy, Business and Foreclosure Defense
Saint Louis University School of Law
Ariel Weissberg is the managing partner of Weissberg and Associates, Ltd., 401 South LaSalle Street, Suite 403, Chicago, Illinois, 60605. Weissberg and Associates, Ltd. concentrates in the areas of business and commercial litigation, transactional matters and all aspects of insolvency and financial distress, including bankruptcy, loan work-outs and foreclosures. Mr. Weissberg founded Weissberg and Associates in July, 1984. Since then, he has built a varied and loyal clientele, comprised of small to medium-sized to publicly traded businesses, and individuals. He is sought out for complex business and financial planning, especially relating to credit facilities and crisis-management, and high-risk litigation....
Izabela Czajkowska
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Chicago, IL Real Estate Law Attorney with 12 years experience
(773) 631-7100 6035 North Northwest Highway
Suite 201
Chicago, IL 60631
Real Estate, Estate Planning and Probate
Chicago-Kent College of Law, Illinois Institute of Technology
Izabela concentrates her practice in estate and trust planning, probate, and estate and trust administration and litigation. Izabela also assists clients in planning for disability and special needs. Izabela also handles guardianship proceedings and serves as a volunteer Guardian Ad Litem for the Cook County Circuit Court. Additionally, Izabela has experience with domestic and international income tax and business planning, and corporate and individual tax controversies. She also advises clients on business succession matters, wealth transfer and preservation, and corporate, partnership and limited liability company transactions, including drafting various business arrangements and agreements. Izabela was named as an Illinois Super...
Justin Christopher Strane
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Chicago, IL Real Estate Law Attorney with 8 years experience
(312) 391-7788 53 W. Jackson Blvd.
Ste. 1760
Chicago, IL 60604
Real Estate and Business
The John Marshall Law School and The John Marshall Law School
Mike Drabant
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LaGrange, IL Real Estate Law Lawyer with 10 years experience
(708) 482-7090 1023 W 55th St
#110
LaGrange, IL 60525
Free ConsultationReal Estate, Civil Rights, Estate Planning and Probate
The John Marshall Law School and The John Marshall Law School
Kori Maria Bazanos
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Chicago, IL Real Estate Law Lawyer with 23 years experience
(312) 578-0410 20 North Clark Street
Suite 3300
Chicago, IL 60602
Free ConsultationReal Estate, Business and Construction
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 which includes construction and mechanics lien litigation as well as drafting mechanics liens and bond claims. I also practice in the general area of commercial litigation, creditors' rights, and the representation of creditors in bankruptcy proceedings. I assist my clients in resolving disputes outside of litigation. I represent buyers and sellers of residential real estate, working closely with my clients'...
Steve McCann
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Chicago, IL Real Estate Law Attorney
(872) 205-6556 161 N. Clark St.
Suite 1600
Chicago, IL 60601
Real Estate, Consumer, Landlord Tenant and Personal Injury
Hamline University School of Law
Donna Pugh
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Chicago, IL Real Estate Law Attorney
(312) 832-4596 321 North Clark Street
Suite 2800
Chicago, IL 60610
Real Estate
Loyola University Chicago
Donna J. Pugh is a zoning and land use attorney in the Chicago office of Foley & Lardner LLP where she focuses her practice on obtaining governmental approvals related to land use and zoning on behalf of her retail, health care and corporate clients. With her approach of bridging the gap between client, civic and municipal needs, Ms. Pugh has an exceptionally high success rate of securing necessary entitlements for land development projects in the Chicago area. Ms. Pugh served as 2009-2010 Chair of the American Bar Association's (ABA) Section of State and Local Government Law. A consensus builder, Ms. Pugh works...
Antonio DeBlasio
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Chicago, IL Real Estate Law Attorney with 24 years experience
(312) 238-8960 Suite 1500
Chicago, IL 60602
Real Estate, Arbitration & Mediation, Business and Probate
The John Marshall Law School
Mr. DeBlasio is the founder and managing member of DeBlasio & Gower LLC. Tony has over 22 years of experience as a trial lawyer and advisor. He has counseled individuals, business executives, for profit and not-for-profit companies and government bodies in complex litigation matters, internal investigations and dispute resolution strategies. Tony has been selected as an Illinois Super Lawyer in Business Litigation on many occasions. Only 5% of attorneys receive this distinction. Tony has represented clients from a multitude of industry sectors, including, health care, technology, communications, financial, education, real estate, manufacturing, construction, management...
Wendy D. Calvert
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Chicago, IL Real Estate Law Attorney with 20 years experience
(312) 523-2057 161 N Clark, Suite 4700
Chicago, IL 60601
Free ConsultationReal Estate and Business
University of Wisconsin - Madison
BUSINESS ADVISOR AND REAL ESTATE CONSULTANT:

Small boutique firm working to assist entrepreneurs, business start ups,
property investors, new home buyers, and distressed owners

- Business Advisor and Real Estate Consultant:

Small boutique firm working to assist entrepreneurs, business start ups,
property investors, new home buyers, and distressed owners

Wendy Calvert began her career as a corporate attorney with a focus on complex commercial litigation, primarily in the fields of construction, property and casualty, and contractor liability. Through this experience, Wendy has managed and successfully litigated cases in Illinois and Wisconsin.

In 2004, Wendy relocated...
Alexander I. Passo
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Chicago, IL Real Estate Law Attorney
(312) 422-8000 55 West Monroe Street, Ste. 1100
Chicago, IL 60603
Real Estate, Business, Construction and Legal Malpractice
Chicago-Kent College of Law, Illinois Institute of Technology
Alexander (Alex) Passo is a trial lawyer that represents clients on a variety of matters with a concentration on: internal business disputes, emergency business litigation, breaches of contract, fraud and professional negligence. Alex has successfully resolved several cases where his clients have recovered over $1,000,000.00.

Alex is a problem solver. Akin to the most notable historical Alexander, he enjoys solving the 21st century’s version of the Gordian knot - complex business disputes. These types of legal controversies often contain a multitude of problems and he employs an analytical approach to solving them - first identifying his clients’ objectives and...
George S. Bellas
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Experienced & Dedicated Real Estate Attorney! Exceptional Legal Representation!

I am a skilled and knowledgeable real estate law attorney. I will work tirelessly to advocate for your interests in real estate matters! Visit my website for case results and client reviews, or call for a consultation. Read More »
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John F. Kinney
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Illinois Real Estate Law Attorney with 46 years experience

Georgetown University Law CenterIllinois
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Cameron Ross Monti
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Chicago, IL Real Estate Law Attorney with 15 years experience
(312) 456-3674 200 S. Michigan Avenue
Suite 1100
Chicago, IL 60604
Free ConsultationReal Estate, Business, Construction 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...
James Oberholtzer
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Chicago, IL Real Estate Law Attorney with 40 years experience
(312) 765-7484 211 W. Wacker Drive
Suite 1200
Chicago, IL 60606
Free ConsultationReal Estate, Estate Planning, Securities and Tax
DePaul College of Law and Washington and Lee University School of Law
James Oberholtzer has provided legal services to clients for over 35 years. He has provided legal representation to: Families. Estate planning, family wealth planning, wills and trusts, taxation of wills and trusts, guardianship and conservatorships, creation and administration of trusts, and probate of estates. Entrepreneurs. Closely held companies, family partnerships and individual entrepreneurs in formation and finance of enterprises, acquisitions and joint ventures, strategic planning and executive compensation, entity governance, integration of tax, legal and business objectives, protection of intellectual property and selection and supervision of local counsel. Senior Housing. Senior housing owners and operators...
T. J. Jesky
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Chicago, IL Real Estate Law Lawyer
(312) 894-0130 200 West Madison
Suite 2100
Chicago, IL 60606
Free ConsultationReal Estate, Business, Personal Injury and Securities
T. J. Jesky was born in Chicago and lived both upstate and downstate in Illinois most of his life. In 1973, he began his corporate career working for a Fortune 500 Company that was acquired by a Fortune 50 Company. He spent 23-years working for the International Fortune 50 Company and eventually became Division Manager. His responsibilities included commercialization of products, negotiating and writing multi-million contracts with suppliers and customers, working with government agencies and he was instrumental in achieving changes in State and Federal laws for the benefit of the pharmaceutical industry. He is fluent...
James Kottaras
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Chicago, IL Real Estate Law Attorney with 29 years experience
(833) 346-5300 150 N Michigan Ave
#2800
Chicago, IL 60601
Free ConsultationReal Estate, Business, Landlord Tenant and Personal Injury
Valparaiso University School of Law
Daniel J. Voelker
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Chicago, IL Real Estate Law Attorney
(312) 870-5430 600 W Jackson Blvd
#100
Chicago, IL 60661
Free ConsultationReal Estate, Business, Employment and IP
Chicago-Kent College of Law, Illinois Institute of Technology
Lisa A. Copland
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Chicago, IL Real Estate Law Lawyer with 21 years experience
(312) 546-5059 35 East Wacker Drive
Suite 650
Chicago, IL 60601
Free ConsultationReal Estate, Divorce, Landlord Tenant and Probate
Northwestern University School of Law
Lisa A. Copland has significant experience in several areas of the law including domestic relations, civil litigation, probate, breach of contract and real estate law. She represents men and women in divorce cases, which includes division of property, custody, child support and visitation. Lisa routinely represents buyers and sellers in residential and commercial real estate transactions, and landlords and tenants in eviction proceedings. Through the firm's full service approach, attorneys also assist clients in estate planning and civil litigation.
Marc Gugliuzza
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Oak Brook, IL Real Estate Law Lawyer with 13 years experience
(708) 497-6294 1550 Spring Road
Suite 120
Oak Brook, IL 60523
Real Estate and Estate Planning
Loyola University Chicago
I believe that every home should be titled in the name of a revocable living trust. Probate is nothing more than a way for lawyers to make money. If someone tells you that all you need is a will, they are wrong. A revocable living trust is the best way to avoid probate and plan for periods of incapitation. Creating a trust is not hard and it is not only for the rich. Therefore I have dedicated my career to making the estate planning process as easy and affordable as possible. It starts with using...
Michael H. Wasserman
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chicago, IL Real Estate Law Lawyer with 34 years experience
(312) 726-1512 105 W. Madison St
Suite 401
chicago, IL 60602
Real Estate
Chicago, Illinois Real Estate Lawyer I help clients purchase and sell homes, condos, coops and apartment buildings in Chicago and surrounding communities. I am a sole practitioner. My client matters get my personal attention, as opposed to a secretary, paralegal or clerk's. Support staff is nice, but when someone hires me to do a job, I am going to see that it gets done. I am especially focused on residential properties with 1-4 living units. I help first time home buyers; buyers who are new to the Chicago area and more seasoned / sophisticated buyers and sellers as well.
James A. L. Buddenbaum
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Chicago, IL Real Estate Law Lawyer with 30 years experience
(312) 724-8280 One East Wacker Drive
Suite 2600
Chicago, IL 60601
Real Estate, Business, Employment and Estate Planning
Indiana University School of Law - Indianapolis
JAMES A.L. BUDDENBAUM is a partner with the Indianapolis office of Parr Richey Frandsen Patterson Kruse LLP, where he concentrates in corporate law, acquisitions, business transactions, utility, real estate, employment, and complex insurance, and other business litigation.

Mr. Buddenbaum is experienced in representing all types of utilities—electric generation and transmission utilities, rural distribution cooperatives, sewer, water, gas and telecommunications utilities—before the Indiana Utility Regulatory Commission and state and federal courts. He regularly negotiates large energy, utility and other business asset sale and purchase agreements and real estate transactions. He has successfully presented more than one hundred zoning and land use matters...
Jeremy L. Fetty
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Chicago, IL Real Estate Law Attorney
(312) 724-8280 One East Wacker Drive
Suite 2600
Chicago, IL 60601
Real Estate, Appeals, Business and Employment
Wayne State University Law School and Michigan State University College of Law
Robert L. Dawidiuk
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Illinois Real Estate 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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Daniel J. Voelker
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Free Consultation! Highly Effective Real Estate Lawyer, Skilled Representation!

I provide exceptional legal counsel and representation for a vast array of real estate law matters. I aggressively advocate for my clients! Visit my website to see reviews and results, or call for a free consultation. Read More »
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Patrick D. Austermuehle
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Chicago, IL Real Estate Law Attorney with 10 years experience
(833) 306-4933 1 S Wacker Dr
#3140
Chicago, IL 60606
Free ConsultationReal Estate, Arbitration & Mediation, Business and Consumer
Chicago-Kent College of Law, Illinois Institute of Technology
Kendall D. Hartsfield
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Rolling Meadows, IL Real Estate Law Lawyer with 9 years experience
1600 Golf Road, Corporate Center
Suite 1200
Rolling Meadows, IL 60008
Real Estate, Criminal, DUI and Domestic Violence
Thomas M. Cooley Law School
Attorney Kendall D. Hartsfield is a graduate of Western Illinois University, Governors State University, and Thomas M. Cooley Law School, where he received his Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science, Master of Arts in Political and Justice Studies, and Juris Doctorate, respectively. Mr. Hartsfield’s diverse background ranges from experience representing indigent defendants for the Will County Public Defenders Office, to experience as an educator for the City Colleges of Chicago, for which he taught courses to pre-trial detainees at the Cook County Department of Corrections.

Attorney Kendall D. Hartsfield is admitted to practice throughout the State of Illinois, and is...
David Nelson
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Chicago, IL Real Estate Law Lawyer with 25 years experience
(773) 960-1162 53 West Jackson Boulevard
Suite 430
Chicago, IL 60604
Free ConsultationReal Estate, Bankruptcy, Foreclosure Defense and Landlord Tenant
Drake University Law School
Frederick A. Lurie
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Chicago, IL Real Estate Law Lawyer with 37 years experience
(312) 553-0550 123 North Wacker Drive
Suite 250
Chicago, IL 60606
Free ConsultationReal Estate, Business and Construction
DePaul College of Law
Peter S. Lubin
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Chicago, IL Real Estate Law Attorney with 35 years experience
(833) 306-4933 1 S Wacker Dr
#3140
Chicago, IL 60606
Free ConsultationReal Estate, Business, Communications and Consumer
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...
James  Dash
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Chicago, IL Real Estate Law Lawyer
(312) 382-1600 216 S. Jefferson Street
Suite 504
Chicago, IL 60661
Real Estate, Business and Construction
University of Houston Law Center
Jim Dash concentrates his practice in real estate-related litigation, with an emphasis on construction (including mechanic’s lien claims), as well as title insurance defense work. Jim’s clients include a number of companies whose businesses are in, or related to, the construction industry.

Although Jim prefers to resolve disputes by agreement, when an agreement cannot be reached, his effective work in the courtroom has led to a number of client-favorable, published opinions that have helped shape Illinois law regarding construction and mechanic’s liens.
Michael Forkan
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Chicago, IL Real Estate Law Attorney with 14 years experience
(312) 532-2230 3010 W. Diversey Avenue
Chicago, IL 60647
Free ConsultationReal Estate, DUI, Divorce and Family
John Marshall Law School, Chicago, Illinois
At Forkan Law, we provide affordable, effective and personalized legal counsel and representation in the areas of bankruptcy law, criminal defense, divorce and real estate law. With offices in Burr Ridge and Chicago, we serve clients throughout the greater Chicago area of Illinois.
Tatiana D. Czaplicki
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(312) 672-9628 5356 W. Diversey Ave
Chicago, IL 60639
Free ConsultationChicago, IL Real Estate Law Lawyer with 18 years experience
Real Estate, Criminal, DUI and Traffic Tickets
DePaul College of Law and Western Michigan University Cooley Law School
The Law Office of Tatiana D. Czaplicki, PC is a small, experienced legal practice in Chicago dedicated and focused to providing individualized attention to our clients needs. I have over 17 years of knowledge and experience and have earned a reputation for being knowledgeable, aggressive, courteous, and responsive to my clients. I provide representation in the following areas:

- Drivers License Reinstatement Hearings at the Illinois Secretary of State
- Real Estate Closings-
- Illinois Traffic Law / CDL Violations
- Expungements
- Criminal Defense

I am fluent and literate in the Polish language and armed with balanced experience earned while working as an Assistant State’s...
Raymond Barbosa
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Chicago, IL Real Estate Law Attorney with 38 years experience
(312) 223-9885 123 W. Madison St.
Suite 1400
Chicago, IL 60602
Real Estate, Business, Immigration and Tax
New York University School of Law and New York University School of Law
I have a law and graduate law degree (Taxation) from New York University School of Law, an M.B.A. (finance) from New York University Stern School of Business, and a B.S. degree (accounting) from Fordham University. I am admitted to practice in New York and in Illinois. I am also admitted to practice before the U.S. Tax Court,the Federal District Courts: Southern and Eastern Districts of New York, and the Northern District of Illinois; and in the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals. I am a member of the Hispanic Bar Association, the Puerto Rican Bar Association, the Chicago Bar Association,...
Michael P Tomlinson
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Chicago, IL Real Estate Law Attorney with 15 years experience
(312) 715-8770 134 N. LaSalle Street
Suite 2250
Chicago, IL 60602
Real Estate, Appeals, Arbitration & Mediation and Construction
Chicago-Kent College of Law, Illinois Institute of Technology
For nearly seven years, Michael P. Tomlinson practiced law at a large national law firm. During that time, Mr. Tomlinson represented clients in all types of complex commercial litigation, including the following types of cases: Restrictive covenants (non-competition and non-solicitation) Trade secret misappropriation Securities litigation Securities enforcement actions Labor and employment law Statutory fraud (e.g., the Illinois Consumer Fraud and Deceptive Business Practices Act) Class action defense Uniform Commercial Code General contract and tort law Qui tam actions White collar crime Mr. Tomlinson also has experience in conducting internal investigations on behalf of both securities and health care clients. In addition to the litigation-related services listed above, Mr. Tomlinson provides advice to his...
Makedonka Baloski
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Illinois Real Estate 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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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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Buying, selling, or renting property?

Real estate refers to land, as well as anything permanently attached to the land, such as buildings and other structures, and covers more than just the drafting of contracts for the purchase and sale of property. Both federal and state laws regulate real estate transactions. The Federal Fair Housing Act, for example, prohibits discrimination in real estate transactions on account of race, color, religion, sex, or national origin. Many states have enacted similar legislation that prohibits discrimination on the basis of certain characteristics.

Attorneys in this field may handle leasing issues, landlord-tenant disputes, eviction proceedings and homeowner association (HOA) problems. Other matters within this practice area include title disputes, mortgages, covenants, easements, and equitable servitudes. Many real estate issues can affect both commercial and individual renters and landlords. Real estate lawyers who represent commercial interests may also focus on land use, zoning, environmental law, or eminent domain issues.

Some states provide a certification for lawyers who have demonstrated experience and competency in the practice of real estate law. These attorneys must meet certain educational, experience, and examination requirements to receive the certification as a specialist.


Deed: The legal document that transfers the ownership of real property from one party to another.

Mortgage: A mortgage is a document signed by a borrower when a loan is made that gives the lender a right to take possession of the property if the borrower fails to repay the loan.