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Michael Wray van Zalingen

Michael Wray van Zalingen

Practice areas:

Landlord & Tenant, Debt & Lending Agreements, Chapter 7 Bankruptcy

About Me

Languages Spoken: Spanish

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1998

  1. Debt & Lending Agreements: 35%
  2. Landlord & Tenant: 35%
  3. Chapter 7 Bankruptcy: 30%



Hourly ($150-199/hour), Fixed (Sometimes), Retainer (Sometimes), Free Consultation (30 minutes)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

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Contact Info

Law Office of Michael W. van Zalingen

419 South Humphrey Avenue
Oak Park, IL, 60302


ILActive And Authorized To Practice Law199805/14/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo Contributions
Legal Answers
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Supervisor of the YearNeighborhood Housing Services of Chicago2008

Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
AttorneyLaw Office of Michael W. van Zalingen2011 - Present
Director of Homeownership ServicesNeigbhorhood Housing Services of Chicago2005 - 2010
Attorney at LawLawOffice of Michael W. van Zalingen2004 - 2005

Association NamePosition NameDuration
Chicago Bar AssociationN/AN/A

Publication NameTitleDate
ATG Legal EducationForeclosure Alternatives: Loan Modifications, Short Sales, Deeds-in-Lieu and Other Sources of Help for Distressed Homeowners2011
ILLINOIS STATE BAR ASS’N REAL PROPERTY NEWSLETTER• Co-Author, Negotiating Loan Modifications for Clients2009
PROFITWISE NEWS AND VIEWS, published by the FEDERAL RESERVE BANK OF CHICAGONeighborhood Housing Services of Chicago and the Homeownership Preservation Initiative: A Successful Partnership Looks to Expand its Scope and Impact2007

School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of ChicagoN/ACertificate in the Liberal Arts2007
Valparaiso University School of LawN/AJuris Doctor1998
University of Alabama - Tuscaloosa (main campus)PhilosophyBachelor of Arts1993

Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
Ten Years After Welfare ReformDo Income Supports Work?2008
ShoreBank Knowledge ExchangeForeclosure2008
Citibank Community Relations and OutreachTraining Pastoral Staff to Identify Foreclosure Issues2008
Hot Topics in ServicingLoss Mitigation of Subprime Mortgage Loans2007
CLE SeminarEvictions, Leases, & Tenant Relations2003