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Gary A. Newland

About me

Gary is a trial lawyer. He has a reputation for standing up to fortune 500 companies, banks and insurance companies. Gary's cases have been covered  in Forbes, USA Today, Tribune, Sun Times, OPRAH and numerous other publications and media. He was born in 1968 while his parents lived in DesPlaines IL and he grew up in Arlington Heights, ILAttended University of Iowa, Loyola University Chicago, Loyola Law School and Loyola Graduate School.  He has won nemerous accedemic and civic awards and he is married and the father of four. Since the start of the mortgage crisis Gary and the Law Firm of Newland & Newland LLP have been one of the leaders in Foreclosure Defense and loan modification in Illinois. Gary writes a weekly foreclosure and loan modification column that is currently carried in three publications. Gary dedicates his practice to helping making the world a better place one person at a time. He has extensive trial experience and has collected millions of dollars for his clients that have been either physically or financially injured.


Languages spoken: Spanish

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Practice areas


  1. Personal Injury: 49%
    24 years
  2. Workers Compensation: 49%
    24 years
  3. Bankruptcy: 1%
    12 years
  4. Foreclosure: 1%
    12 years



Contingent (20-40%), Free consultation (30 minutes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

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  • Nichole Marie Waltz

    I've known Gary for a number of years and know from personal experience that Gary is extremely knowlegeable and responsive to his client's needs. I highly endorse Gary.


    Nichole Waltz Divorce & Separation Attorney
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  • Scott Kelley Spooner

    Gary is very knowledgeable and cares about his clients. Great guy!


    Scott Spooner Divorce & Separation Attorney
    Relationship: Other

Contact info

Newland & Newland LLP

1512 Artauis Pkwy Suite 300
Libertyville, IL, 60048

Newland & Newland LLP

180 N. LaSalle Suite 3700
Chicago, IL, 60601

Newland & Newland LLP

401 West Irving Park Rd
Itasca, IL, 60143



ILActive And Authorized To Practice Law199311/12/2015
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Co-Chair of Civil Law CommitteeNorthwest Suburban Bar Association2011
Inspiring Excellence In the Practice of LawNorthwest Suburban Bar Association1998
Certificate of AppreciationIllinois Institute of Continuing Legal Education1997
Tax Payers Friend AwardNorthwest Suburban Tax Watch1996
Blue Key National Honor SocietyLoyola University Chicago1990
National Honor FraternityBlue Key1990
Alpha Sigma NuJesuit Honor Society1989
National Political Science Honor SocietyPi Sigma alpha1988
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PatnerNewland & Newland LLP2011 - Present
PartnerNewland, Newland & Newland1993 - Present
ProsecutorCity of Chicago1992 - 1993
Association namePosition nameDuration
Northwest Suburban Bar Association, Civil Law CommitteeCo-Chair2011 - Present
Pre Law SocietyPresident1988 - 1989
Northwest Suburban Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Illinois Trial Lawyers AssociationMemberN/A
Chicago Bar AssociationN/AN/A
Illinois State Bar AssociationN/AN/A
American Trial Lawyers AssociationN/AN/A
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Subway food poisoning casesN/A
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Publication nameTitleDate
DocketMedical and Legal Perspectives on PTSD2010
Illinois Continuing Legal EductionLockout1998
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Loyola University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1993
Loyola UniversityN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts1990
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Lecture and ArticleBrain Injury2012
ConventionFood Poisoning2012
Workers Compensation SeminarWork Injury2011
Master of ceremonyForeclosure and Loan Modification2011
Lecture on Brain Injury and the lawBrain Injury2010
Northwest Suburban Bar AssociationWorker's Compensation2008
lecturer on Worker's Compensation issuesWorker's Compensation2008
Community EducationWorker Comp2008