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Carl E. Metz II

Litigation Attorney at Crystal Lake, IL

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also known as Buddy Metz

  • State Years
    Wisconsin - WI 14 years
    Illinois - IL 29 years
    Indiana - IN Licensed
  • Licensed for 14 years
    State WI
    Acquired 2010
    Good Standing No misconduct found
  • Licensed for 29 years
    State IL
    Acquired 1994
    Active and Authorized to Practice Law No misconduct found
  • Licensed
    State IN
    Acquired N/A
    Temporary Admission No misconduct found

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About Carl

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Practice areas
  1. Litigation
    Commercial litigation, business formation and counseling; construction law including liens and bond claims; catastrophic loss litigation including subrogation; OSHA disputes; will and trust disputes; and trade secrets.

    30 years

  2. Estate planning

  3. Business
    Corporate Formation, Incorporation and Corporate Dissolutions, Limited Liability Corporations, Partnerships, Contracts

  4. Contracts and agreements

    30 years

  5. Elder law

  6. Probate
    I have extensive experience with litigation surrounding Wills, Trusts, and Guardianship.

    27 years

  7. Corporate and incorporation

    17 years

  8. Landlord or tenant

    17 years

  9. Real estate
    Commercial and Residential Closings, Foreclosures, Landlord-Tenant Matters

    27 years

Welcome to Metz, Gilmore & Vaclavek, LLC
People often consult an attorney to solve a problem or seek advice, and it can be a confusing, stressful, frustrating, and even frightening time. It is during these trying experiences our firm is more than an office or a place to conduct business. 
We are an integral part of the community and a trusted resource for people in need of clarity, objectivity, and professional advice and assistance. We appreciate how intimidating the legal system can appear to people who do not work within it every day, and we provide the best legal representation possible in order to remove some of that stress and worry from our clients’ lives.

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Metz, Gilmore & Vaclavek, LLC
4 E Terra Cotta Ave
Crystal Lake, IL, 60014-3622


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Posted by anonymous | November 14, 2020
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| Consulted Attorney
Would not recommend
I was charged over 300 dollars just for Carl Metz to look into seeing if my probate case was something he was able to handle in Mchenry county. Since have heard nothing from him, and then received a bill for over 300 dollars weeks later. Would not recomend


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  • Lewis & Clark Law School
  • J.D.
  • 1994
  • University of Chicago
  • A.B.
  • 1991

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Crystal Lake Litigation Lawyer Carl E. Metz II
Carl E. Metz II
Litigation Attorney
Crystal Lake, IL
Licensed for 29 years