Wes Cowell

Wes Cowell

Divorce / Separation Lawyer
Chicago, IL

AVVO

RATING

1.0

This lawyer has been disciplined by a state licensing authority.

Languages

English , Spanish

Answers and Advice

3014 questions answered.

About Me

After graduating from the University of Chicago (1985), I attended Chicago-Kent College of Law whereI was a member of the Law Review.I was nominated by Appellate Court Justice Warren Wolfson to Chicagos Lincoln Inn of Court a most prestigious honor offered to only a handful oftrial advocates. I went solo out of law school in 1991; not sure of which area of law I would eventually...

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Practice Areas

Payments & Fees

Payment Types

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Fees

Contingent (25%-33%), Fixed (Sometimes), Free Consultation (60 minutes), Hourly ($185-$425/hour), Pro Bono (10%), Retainer (Sometimes)

Client Reviews

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He is not the ATTORNEY for Lake County, it's some other guy!

Posted by: Angie 9 months ago.

I lost my divorce case to this attorney. And I lost everything in court because I told my case to Wes Cowell at his office off LaSalle in CHICAGO!!...

Mr. Cowell's services

Posted by: a Divorce client 11 months ago.

In reference to Mr Cowell services, he was very pleasing. He took my case right away after having a horrible experience with a previous lawyer. He...
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Endorsements

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Sean Cleary
Sean Cleary

Miami, FL

3 months ago

Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

I wholeheartedly endorse this lawyer. A brilliant, trustworthy and highly respected attorney in the legal community.
John M O'Brien
John O'Brien

Sacramento, CA

8 months ago

Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

An extremely talented and well respected attorney in the legal community, I wholeheartedly recommend him to anyone looking for a lawyer who knows the...
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Résumé

License

1991 License Status: Active And Authorized To Practice Law for the state of Illinois.
Last updated by Avvo: 02/15/2015

4 Citations found

In 2012 this lawyer was disciplined for professional misconduct by the state of Illinois.

Citation type: Further suspension stayed

Further suspension stayed means the attorney has been suspended, but that the suspension is placed on hold (and ultimately removed) if the attorney complies with certain requirements. Typically the requirements are included in a probation term the lawyer has been given at the same time.

In 2010 this lawyer was disciplined for professional misconduct by the state of Illinois.

Citation type: Suspension

Suspension means an attorney lost his or her license to practice law for a specific period of time. The attorney typically returns to practicing law when the suspension expires.

In 2004 this lawyer was disciplined for professional misconduct by the state of Illinois.

Citation type: Further suspension stayed

Further suspension stayed means the attorney has been suspended, but that the suspension is placed on hold (and ultimately removed) if the attorney complies with certain requirements. Typically the requirements are included in a probation term the lawyer has been given at the same time.

In 2004 this lawyer was disciplined for professional misconduct by the state of Illinois.

Citation type: Suspension

Suspension means an attorney lost his or her license to practice law for a specific period of time. The attorney typically returns to practicing law when the suspension expires.

Work Experience

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1991 – 2012

Law Offices of Wes Cowell, L.L.C

Education

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1988 in Law

Chicago-Kent College of Law Illinois Institute of Technology

Awards

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2008 Keane Award for Excellence in e-Lawyering

American Bar Association

Associations

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Member

American Bar Association


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