Thomas William Gooch III

Thomas William Gooch III

Lawsuit / Dispute Attorney
Wauconda, IL




This lawyer has been disciplined by a state licensing authority.



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About Me

I have practiced law since 1979 always concentrating in Litigation.  In recent years I limit my practicew to Legal Malpractice, excessive attorney fee claims and civil litigation.


I have tried numerous jury trials to completion, I have three published opinions from the Illinois Supreme Court and dozens of written opinions from Illinois Appellate Courts

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Cash, Check, Credit Card

Client Reviews

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Posted by: Cris 9 months ago.

Tom's not only a tough lawyer but he's funny as well. He did a fine job for me suing my lousy divorce lawyer and his parftner Gauthier about ripped...

A tough straight shooting no nonsense lawyer

Posted by: Deb 10 months ago.

Mr. Gooch has handled over the years a threef legal matters for me including a very complicated law suit going on currently. He tenacious and tough....
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Jill L Rogers
Jill Rogers

Phoenix, AZ

About 2 months ago

Relationship: Other

Aggressive representation and a great attorney. I endorse this lawyer.
Judd S Nemiro
Judd Nemiro

Phoenix, AZ

About 2 months ago

Relationship: Other

Professional and knowledgeable. I endorse this lawyer.
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1979 License Status: Active And Authorized To Practice Law for the state of Illinois.
Last updated by Avvo: 02/15/2015

1 Citation found

In 1995 this lawyer was disciplined for professional misconduct by the state of Illinois.

Citation type: Censure with conditions

Censure with conditions means the attorney did something wrong but may still practice law. The State places conditions on the lawyer's activities to try to prevent a reocurrence of the wrongful act. Details of the infraction are made part of the public record.

Thomas’s comment:

Truly an unfortunate event which made me a much better and more attentive attorney. Some 18 years later, I still remember well what can happen from not communicating well and I am a far better... more

Work Experience

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2010 – present

Gauthier and Gooch


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1978 JD - Juris Doctor in Law

John Marshall Law School, Chicago


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2006 Commendation

Barrington Countryside Fire Protection District


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1979- present Member

Illinois State Bar Association

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Showing 2 of 3 publications

2011 Motion to Dismiss


2007 Tri-G v Burke Bosselman

Illinois Supreme Court

Speaking Engagements

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2011 Seperation of powers in government

at Township Officials of Illinois Highway Commisioners conference

2006 Tri-G Burke Bosselman and Weaver

at Oral Argummentt

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