Attorney Profiles

ROBERT A. HALL

Born in Chicago, Illinois, 1942; admitted to bar, 1973, Illinois; 1975, U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois, U.S. Tax Court and U.S. Court of Appeals, Seventh Circuit. Education: Illinois Wesleyan University (B.A., 1964); John Marshall Law School (J.D., with honors, 1973; LL.M., in Taxation, 1982). Certified Public Accountant, Illinois, 1967. Practice Areas: Trust and Estates Commercial Transactions Taxation

GEORGE F. LAFORTE, JR.

Born in Oak Lawn, Illinois, 1970; admitted to bar, 1996, Illinois and U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois; 1999, Trial Bar; 2007, U.S. Court of Appeals, Seventh Circuit. Education: Northern Illinois University (B.S., 1992); John Marshall Law School (J.D. 1996). Member: DuPage County and Illinois State Bar Associations. Practice Areas: Civil Litigation Complex Litigation Plaintiffs Personal Injury Not-For-Profit Corporations

Timothy Hickey

Born in Fort Wayne, Indiana, 1964; admitted to bar, 1990, Florida; 1994, Illinois; U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois, Trial Bar; U.S. Court of Appeals, Seventh Circuit.  Education:  DePauw University (B.A. 1987); University of Florida Law School (J.D. 1990).  Practice Areas: Civil Liitation, Estate Planning, Special Needs Trusts, Probate Litigation, Probate Administration, Guardianships, Mechanics Liens.
 

James S. Cerami

Born in Illinois; admitted to the Illinois bar, 2008; Education: University of Illinois (B.A. 2005); Chicago-Kent College of Law (J.D. 2008). Practice Areas: Real Estate transactions; Estate Planning; Business Counseling and Transactions.