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Cathleen Maria Combs

Cathleen Maria Combs

Practice areas:

Consumer Protection, Identity Theft, Foreclosure, Debt Collection

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About Me

Languages Spoken: Spanish

Practice Areas

Licensed since 1976

  1. Consumer Protection: 40%
  2. Debt Collection: 20%
  3. Foreclosure: 20%
  4. Identity Theft: 20%



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Attorney Endorsements

1 total 

  • Robert J Adams Jr.

    I endorse this lawyer. Top-notch attorney. Highly respected in the legal community


    Robert Adams Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

Contact Info

Edelman, Combs, Latturner & Goodwin

120 S La Salle St Ste 1800
Chicago, IL, 60603-3593



ILActive And Authorized To Practice Law197608/17/2015

Professional Misconduct

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

Avvo Contributions

Legal Answers


Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2013
Award for Excellence in Pro Bono ServiceJudges of the Federal District Court for the Northern District of Illinois2012
Leading LawyerLeading Lawyers Network2012
Leading LawyerLeading Lawyers Network2011
Leading LawyerLeading Lawyers Network2010
Leading LawyerLeading Lawyers Network2009

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
MemberEdelman, Combs, Latturner & Goodwin, LLC1991 - Present
Supervisory AttorneyLegal Assistance Foundation Of Metropolitan Chicago1976 - 1991


Association NamePosition NameDuration
Chicago Bar Association, Consumer Law CommitteeMember1990 - Present

Legal Cases

Case NameOutcome
Nielson v. DickersonWon
Siwulec v. JM AdjustmentWon
Miller v. McCalla RaymerWon

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Publication NameTitleDate
LRP PublicationsBankruptcy Practitioner's Guide to Consumer Financial Services Actions After the Subprime Mortgage Crisir2010


School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Loyola University Chicago School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1976
University of Illinois, Urbana-ChampaignMathematicsBS1971

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
Consumer Financial Services InstituteCredit Card, Retail Banking and Emerging Payment Models2013
Consumer Rights Litigation ConferenceFDCPA Appellate Developments2012
Consumer Rights Litigation ConferenceFDCPA Appellate Developments2011
CLE CourseHot Topics in Class Action Litigation2008