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I enjoy playing basketball and badminton with my youngest daughter.  I know simple HTML code which allows me to update my website.


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Practice areas


  1. Employment: 50%
    36 years, 640 cases
  2. Civil Rights: 20%
  3. Litigation: 20%
    25 cases
  4. Libel: 5%
  5. Workers Compensation: 5%



Hourly ($350-450/hour), contingent (25-40%)

Payment types:

Cash, Check

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  • Rafi R. Arbel

    Ron is a conscientious lawyer who works hard on behalf of his clients. He is honest, smart and genuinely concerned about helping people.


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Contact info

1260 Greenwood Ave.
Deerfield, IL, 60015


ILActive And Authorized To Practice Law198005/17/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Certificate of AppreciationChicago Bar Association2004
Certificate of AppreciationChicago Bar Association1993
Distinguished Service AwardChicago Volunteer Legal Services Foundation1989
Certificate of MeritChicago-Kent Law Review1980
Jordan S. Cassman Memorial Education AwardB'nai B'rith1973
Memco Scholarship RecognitionMacomb County Bar Association1973
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PartnerHedberg, Tobin, Flarehty & Whalen1995 - 2004
Association namePosition nameDuration
Illinois State Bar AssociationMember, Labor & Employment Section Council2009 - Present
National Employment Lawyers Association--IllinoisMember1986 - Present
Chicago Bar AssociationMember1980 - Present
American Bar AssociationMember1988 - 2005
American Association of Law SchoolsMember1988 - 1995
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Desert Palace v. CostaAffirmed for employee
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Publication nameTitleDate
Practising Law InstituteDefamation, Privacy and Other Common Law Issues in the Computer Age2002
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Chicago-Kent College of Law Illinois Institute of TechnologyN/APolitical Science1980
University of IllinoisPolitical ScienceBA - Bachelor of Arts1977
Niles North High SchoolN/AHigh School Diploma1973
Cardiff UniversityPoliticsN/AN/A
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Joint Committee on Government ReformIllinois Whistleblower Act2009
Rotary Club MeetingAvoiding Post-Termination Employment Disputes2008
Networking opportunities for law students interested in Labor and Employment LawNetworking opportunities for law students interested in Labor and Employment Law2008