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Betty Tsamis

Practice areas:

Employment / Labor, Civil Rights, Car Accidents

About Me

Betty Tsamis is active in her local community of Andersonville/Edgewater. She often volunteers her time providing pro bono legal services, serving on citizen review panels, and authors a weekly blog on the Edgeville Buzz. Betty enjoys cooking, reading, time with her family, cycling, and travel.

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Languages Spoken: Greek

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 2001

  1. Employment / Labor: 60%
    14 years, 200 cases
  2. Car Accidents: 20%
    14 years, 50 cases
  3. Civil Rights: 20%
    14 years, 50 cases

Payment

Fees:

Hourly ($200-350/hour), Contingent (33-40%), Fixed (Sometimes)

Attorney Endorsements

3 total 

  • Jerry A. Tuffentsamer

    I endorse this lawyer. Compassionate, helpful, and a zealous advocate; a true asset to the legal profession.

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    Jerry Tuffentsamer
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • John M O'Brien

    I endorse this lawyer. A brilliant and highly respected attorney in the legal community.

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    John O'Brien Car Accidents Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

Tsamis Law Firm, P.C.

1509 W Berwyn Ave Ste 201E
Chicago, IL, 60640-2109

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License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
ILActive And Authorized To Practice Law200605/14/2015
COActive200104/03/2015

Professional Misconduct

This lawyer was disciplined by a state licensing authority.

  1. Reprimand
    issued in IL, 2014

    updated

    Reprimand means an attorney did something wrong but may still practice law. The State gives the lawyer a public reprimand in hopes that he or she will not repeat the behavior.

Avvo Contributions
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Awards
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Orde of St. IvesUniversity of Denver Sturm College of Law2001

Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
DirectorTsamis Law Firm PC2007 - Present

Associations
Association NamePosition NameDuration
Chicago BarMember2009 - Present

Legal Cases
Case NameOutcome
April et al. v. Marriott et alSettled

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Publications
Publication NameTitleDate
Edgeville BuzzChicago Shoveling Law2014
Edgeville BuzzChicago: My Kind of Gun Town2014
Edgeville BuzzIllinois Gay Couples, Discrimination & the Law2014
 “House Bill 1114: Eliminating Biased Policing,”Colorado Lawyer2002

Education
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Denver Sturm College of LawLawJD, honors2001

Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
“Legal Outtakes: What They Didn't Teach You in Law School About Representing LGT Clients,”Representing LGBT Clients2011
“Eliminating Harassment & Discrimination in the Legal Workplace,”Employment Law2010
“Employment & Labor Law Update 2009,”Employment/HR Law2009
“Eliminating Harassment & Discrimination in the Legal Workplace,”Employment Law2009