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Terrence Michael Fogarty Jr.

Terrence Michael Fogarty Jr.

also known as Terry Fogarty, Terrence Fogarty

Practice areas:

Residential, Estate Planning

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About Me

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I grew up on Chicago's South Side. After High School I became a Paradmedic and worked in the city for about five years, attending college in the evenings. In 2000, I was looking for a change of pace and enlisted in the U.S. Air Force. I served for nearly ten years as a Chinese Linguist and Intelligence Analyst, stationed at various bases throughout the country. 


I attended the Washington College of Law at American University in Washington D.C. I am married with five children, and am currently pursuing a certification in Financial Planning to assist in my Estate Planning practice. I have working in civil litigation, real estate, and estate planning for the past five years, and am very apssionate about what I do. 




Languages Spoken: Mandarin, English

Practice Areas

Licensed since 2010

  1. Residential: 75%
    1 year
  2. Estate Planning: 25%
    1 year



Hourly ($100-300/hour), Contingent (20-40%), Fixed (Sometimes), Free Consultation (20 minutes)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

3 total 

  • Thomas O. Moens

    Mr. Fogarty takes the time to research his answers, and provides clear and cogent explanations.


    Thomas Moens Real Estate Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Jonathan Barletta

    I endorse this lawyer.


    Jonathan Barletta
    Relationship: Co-worker

Contact Info

Talarico Law Group

15000 S. Cicero
3rd Floor
Oak Forest, IL, 60452



ILActive And Authorized To Practice Law201008/17/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Avvo Contributions

Legal Answers


Award NameGrantorDate Granted
David B. Newman and Katherine R. Newman Award for Trial AdvocacyAmerican University, Washington College of Law2009

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
General CounselDynia & Associates, LLC2011 - Present
AttorneyThe Law Office of Terrence M. Fogarty2010 - 2011
Chinese Linguist and Intelligence AnalystUnited States Air Force (Active Duty)2000 - 2009


Association NamePosition NameDuration
Illinois Creditors Bar AssociationMember2012 - Present
Will County Bar AssociationN/A2011 - Present
National Association of Retail Collection AttorneysMember2011 - Present
American Bar AssociationN/A2010 - Present
Chicago Bar AssociationN/A2010 - Present
Veterans of Foreign WarsN/A2009 - Present


School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
American University, Washington College of LawLawJuris Doctor2010
Regents CollegeChinese MandarinBachelor of Arts2007
Defense Language InstituteChiense MandarinAssociate of Arts2006
Community College of the Air ForceApllied Communications TechnologyAssoicate of Arts2005
Monterey Peninsula CollegeChinese MandarinAssociate of Arts2002

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
St. Dorothy's Annual Health Fair and Baby ShowerEstate Planning: The Importance of Covering the Basics2012
St. Dorothy's Annual Health Fair and Baby ShowerEstate Planning: The Importance of Covering the Basics2011