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James William Calvo

About me

As an attorney with over 20 years of experience I am committed to helping my clients make focused and strategic decisions. I have combined my strong background in finance with 20 years of legal experience and significant experience as a real estate developer and investor to counsel my clients facing underwater real estate loans. Any property owner with an underwater mortgage or distressed loan will benefit from a careful analysis of their options.


Practice areas


  1. Foreclosure: 80%
    8 years
  2. Real Estate: 20%
    24 years



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  • Mark E. Wiemelt

    I have worked with Jim and referred various real estate and foreclosure matters and clients to him for years, I know Jim to be an experienced, solution-driven attorney who provides practical, effective and efficient legal advice and representation.


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    Relationship: Worked together on matter

Contact info

Law Office of James W. Calvo

119 N. Ellsworth St., #1
Naperville, IL, 60540


ILActive And Authorized To Practice Law199011/12/2015
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
AttorneyCalvo & Wiemelt1992 - 2008
Association namePosition nameDuration
DuPage County Bar AssociationN/AN/A
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Commerical Foreclosure ActionSettled for $25,000
Judgment SettlementSettled for a modified loan with a new principal balance of $190,000
Second MortgageObtained full release and waiver of $87,950 second mortgage.
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School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Northern Illinois University College of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1990
Bradley UniversityFinanceN/A1987