Bishop & LaForte, Ltd.

Attorney Profiles

Bishop & LaForte, Ltd. and George F. LaForte, Jr. are consistently rated as AV Preeminent® using the prestigious Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review Ratings system.

 

Attorneys

 
 

Partner

George F. LaForte, Jr.

George LaForte graduated from Northern Illinois University before obtaining his J.D. from The John Marshall Law School. George LaForte concentrates his practice in the areas of complex civil litigation, business litigation, plaintiff’s personal injury, transportation law, and not-for-profit corporations.

 

Education

THE JOHN MARSHALL LAW SCHOOL

NORTHERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY
 

Practice Concentrations

• Complex Civil Litigation
• Business Litigation
• Plaintiff's Personal Injury
• Transportation Law

Contact George Directly: glafortejr@bishoplaforte.com

 
 

 
 
 

Partner

Robert A. Hall

Bob Hall graduated from Illinois Wesleyan University and became a Certified Public Accountant before obtaining his J.D. (with honors) and L.L.M. in Taxation from The John Marshall Law School. Bob Hall concentrates his practice in the areas of business transactions, real estate transactions, estate and trust planning, tax planning, tax compliance, business succession planning. 

 

Education

THE JOHN MARSHALL LAW SCHOOL

ILLINOIS WESLEYAN UNIVERSITY
 

Practice Concentrations

• Business Transactions
• Real Estate Transactions
• Estate and Trust Planning
• Tax Planning and Compliance
• Business Succession Planning

Contact Bob Directly: rhall@bishoplaforte.com

 
 

 
 
 

Timothy A. Hickey

Tim Hickey graduated from DePauw University before obtaining his J.D. from the University of Florida College of Law. Tim Hickey concentrates his practice in the areas of complex civil litigation, business litigation, estate and trust planning, special needs trusts, probate administration, probate litigation, construction, and mechanics' liens.

 

Education

UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA COLLEGE OF LAW

DEPAUW UNIVERSITY
 

Practice Concentrations

• Complex Civil Litigation
• Business Litigation
• Estate and Trust Planning
• Special Needs Trusts
• Probate Administration and Litigation
• Construction and Mechanics Liens

Contact Tim Directly: thickey@bishoplaforte.com

 
 

 
 
 

of Counsel

James S. Cerami

Jim Cerami graduated from the University of Illinois before obtaining his J.D. from the Chicago-Kent College of Law. Jim Cerami concentrates his practice in the areas of real estate transactions, estate planning, and business counseling and transactions.

Education

Chicago-Kent College of Law


University of Illinois

Practice Concentrations

• Real Estate Transactions
• Estate Planning
• Business Counseling and Transactions

 

Contact James Directly: james@bishoplaforte.com