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Practice areas


  1. Family: 30%
    23 years, 1 thousand cases
  2. Foreclosure: 25%
    10 years, 100 cases
  3. DUI & DWI: 25%
    23 years, 1 thousand cases
  4. Bankruptcy & Debt: 20%
    23 years, 1 thousand cases



Hourly ($200-300/hour)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

3 total 

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  • Michael Emmet Forkan

    I endorse this lawyer. I worked for Jeff when I first became licensed. He is incredibly intelligent and a tenacious advocate for all of his clients.


    Michael Forkan Family Attorney
    Relationship: Worked for lawyer

  • Christi Lynn Alexander

    I endorse this lawyer. Jeff is very knowledgeable and has been able to assist me with a number of difficult matters. He will go toe to toe with the best litigators out there.


    Christi Alexander Family Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact info

Mccarthy Law Group, Ltd.

136 E 9th St
Lockport, IL, 60441-3402


ILActive And Authorized To Practice Law199211/12/2015

Professional misconduct

This lawyer was disciplined by a state licensing authority.

  1. Suspension followed by probation
    issued in IL, 2011


    This type of suspension means an attorney lost his or her license to practice law for a period of time. When the attorney returns to practice the State monitors the his or her activities for a period of time.

  2. Suspension stayed
    issued in IL, 2003


    This type of suspension means an attorney is technically suspended but may still practice law. The State monitors the lawyer's activities during the suspension to make sure that he or she does not repeat the behavior.

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Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PrincipalMcCarthy Law Group, Ltd.1996 - Present
Corporate CounselEnesco, Inc.1996 - 1998
Corporate CounselPeopleSoft Inc.1994 - 1996
Association namePosition nameDuration
Chicago Bar AssociationMember2015 - Present
DuPage County Bar AssociationMember2015 - Present
National College of DUI DefenseMember2015 - Present
Will County Bar AssociationN/A1996 - Present
Illinois State Bar AssociationN/A1992 - Present
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Loyola University Chicago School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1992
Northwestern University Medill School of JournalismJournalismBS1987