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Languages spoken: German, French, Italian, Yiddish, English

Practice areas


  1. Business: 30%
    36 years, 883 cases
  2. Administrative Law: 20%
    36 years, 654 cases
  3. Chapter 13: 15%
    35 years, 877 cases
  4. Criminal Defense: 10%
    31 years, 147 cases
  5. Other: 25%
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Hourly ($200-450/hour), Retainer (sometimes), Free consultation (120 minutes)

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William H. O'Toole, Attorney At Law

802 Wabash Ave Suite 3-A
Chesterton, IN, 46304-2279


ILActive And Authorized To Practice Law198105/11/2016
WISuspended Dues198703/16/2015
FLMembership Lapsed198106/20/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Supervisory Senior CounselWilliam H. O'Toole & Associates: The Law & Commerce1980 - Present
Association namePosition nameDuration
MENSAMember2000 - Present
Chicago Bar AssociationMember1995 - Present
United States Tax CourtLicensed to Practice1992 - Present
U.S. Court for International TradeLicensed to Practice1990 - Present
Federal Trial Bar for the Northern District of IllinoisMember1990 - Present
U.S. District Court, Eastern District of WisconsinLicensed to Practice1987 - Present
6th, 7th, 8th Federal Circuit Courts of AppealLicensed to Practice1985 - Present
U.S. District Courts, Northern & Southern Districts of IndianaLicensed to Practice1985 - Present
Federal Defenders of Northern IndianaPanel Attorney1985 - Present
The Union League Club of ChicagoMember1984 - Present
U.S. Bankruptcy Court, N.D. Indiana, N.D. IllinoisLicensed to Practice1984 - Present
Illinois Supreme CourtLicensed to Practice1981 - Present
Indiana Supreme CourtLicensed to Practice1980 - Present
Phi Gamma Delta FraternityMember, Former Treasurer of Chi Upsilon Chapter, U. of Chicago1968 - Present
Turnaround Management AssociationMember1996 - 2005
United States Packaging Corporation (Publicly Traded)Vice-President1987 - 1993
State Bar of WisconsinLicensed to Practice1987 - 1989
The Florida BarLicensed to Practice1981 - 2009
Publication nameTitleDate
Private PublicationA Modest Manifesto for Students of Law2011
Private PublicationGet As Good As You Give: How to Choose Your Lawyer2011
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Indiana University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1980
University of Chicago Law SchoolPhilosophyBA - Bachelor of Arts1971
John Marshall Law School, ChicagoTaxationLL.M - Master of LawsN/A