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Robert J Adams Jr.

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I established my firm in 1976 in the Chicago Loop.  For over 37 years, the firm of Robert J. Adams & Associates has focused on helping homeowners and consumers with their financial problems. The firm’s knowledge and skill in bankruptcy and other consumer protections will be used to help individuals and small businesses get back on their feet. We have experience aiding people with foreclosures, auto repossessions, paycheck garnishments, collections suits, payday loans, parking tickets, tollway violations, driver license suspensions, and income tax problems. All four attorneys of the firm have worked here for over ten years. We recently expanded to Gurnee in Lake County Illinois, to serve the needs of people in the northern suburbs.

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Practice areas

Licensed

  1. Chapter 7: 50%
    33 years, 10 thousand cases
  2. Chapter 13: 48%
    33 years, 10 thousand cases
  3. Chapter 11: 1%
    33 years, 10 cases
  4. Bankruptcy: 1%
    33 years, 2 thousand cases

Payment

Fees:

Fixed (always), Free consultation (30 minutes)

Payment types:

Cash

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    I highly endorse Mr. Adams. Truly exceptional and caring attorney who achieves great results in representing clients! I really want all people to contact him for help.

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Contact info

Robert J. Adams & Associates

901 W. Jackson.
Suite 202
Chicago, IL, 60607

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License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
ILActive And Authorized To Practice Law197611/12/2015
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Awards
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Distinguished Service AwardNational Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys2014
Champion of the Order of Protectors of Consumer DebtorsNational Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys2001
Member of The Order of Protectors of Consumer DebtorsNational Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys2000
Distinguished Service AwardNational Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys2000
Distinguished Service AwardChicago Volunteer Legal Services1996
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
OwnerRobert J. Adams & Associates1976 - Present
Associations
Association namePosition nameDuration
Association of Women Attorneys of Lake CountyAttorney Member2009 - Present
National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy AttorneysAttorney Member1992 - Present
Chicago Bar AssociationAttorney Member1979 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Adams v. ARDC, 801 F.2d 968Judgment for Plaintiffs-Appellees Affirmed
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Education
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Chicago-Kent College of Law Illinois Institute of TechnologyLawLL.B - Bachelor of Laws1976
Northwest UniversityBusiness AdministrationBA - Bachelor of Arts1972
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Central States WorkshopPanel on Consumer Bankruptcy1999