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About Me

My practice is concentrated in all forms of bankruptcy law and debt counseling. I practice in all Chapters-7,11,12,&13. I have broad experience in all facets of bankruptcy and insolvency issues. I have been practicing in this area for 22 years.


Practice Areas


  1. Bankruptcy & Debt: 75%
    29 years, 500 cases
  2. Foreclosure: 15%
    29 years, 250 cases
  3. Real Estate: 10%
    29 years, 200 cases

Attorney Endorsements

2 total 

  • Gilbert Rodriguez Dizon

    I endorse this lawyer. Richard is a highly respected attorney in our area. His knowledge and experience is much appreciated by the Judges and other legal professionals in our area.


    Gilbert Dizon Chapter 13 Bankruptcy Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Kevin Gilbert Drendel

    Richard Larsen and his firm are known for being go to people for anything related to bankruptcy. Richard is level headed, sensible and knowledgable in the area of creditor/debtor relationships and bankrutpcy law and has the experience and skills to address any issue on both the creditor and debtor side.


    Kevin Drendel General Practice Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

Klein Stoddard Buck & Lewis LLC

2045 Aberdeen Ct
Suite A
Sycamore, IL, 60178


ILActive And Authorized To Practice Law198608/17/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo Contributions
Legal Answers
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Lincoln AwardIllinois State Bar Association1990
Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
AssociateKlein Stoddard Buck & Lewis LLC2013 - Present
PartnerMyler Ruddy & McTavish1986 - Present
Association NamePosition NameDuration
Kane County Bar AssociationBankruptcy Committee1986 - Present
Illinois State Bar AssociationN/A1986 - Present
Legal Cases
Case NameOutcome
In re MussaJudgment for Plaintiff
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Publication NameTitleDate
Illinois Institute for Continuing Legal EducationBusiness Bankruptcy Practice-Special Problems Dealing with the Farm Debtor2011
Illinois State Bar Association Bar NewsRule 137: The Illinois Supreme Court Response to the Sanctions Explosion1990
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Northern Illinois UniversityLawJD - Juris Doctor1986
Aurora UniversityPolitics, Philosophy, and EconomicsBA - Bachelor of Arts1982
Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
Real Estate SeminarBankruptcy primer for real estate attorneys2008
Bankruptcy SeminarNew develpoments in Bankruptcy Practice2007
Bankruptcy SeminarBAPCFA amendments to Bankruptcy Code2006
Ag LawChapter 12 Bankruptcy2005
Paralegal TrainingLegal Writing for Paralegals2001