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Robert Salvatore Reda

Litigation Attorney at Lake Forest, IL

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  • Licensed for 35 years
    State IL
    Acquired 1989
    Active and Authorized to Practice Law No misconduct found

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Practice areas
  1. Litigation

    35 years, 3,500 cases

  2. Business

    35 years, 2,500 cases

  3. Real estate

    35 years, 500 cases

  4. Corporate and incorporation

    35 years, 1,500 cases

Robert Reda obtained his Bachelors Degree in Economics & Political Science, with a minor in Finance from Drake University in Iowa.  Mr. Reda attended John Marshall Law School in Chicago where he acquired his Juris Doctorate.  He immediately took the Bar Examination, opened his law firm and began practicing law in Chicago, Illinois.  As a lawyer with Reda & Des Jardins, Ltd., he manages the firm and represents a myriad of clients within the business community.  Robert has formed, merged, divested and dissolved hundreds of companies.  He has worked with clients as large as Citibank and the Illinois Toll Highway Authority to as small as his grandfather’s retail store.  In addition, Robert has worked with the real estate development community, including banks, developers, and end users in the acquisition, development, and sale of parcels from small six flats to hundred million dollar portfolios.  Robert has also litigated in numerous federal and state courts throughout the country, covering a variety of cases and issues.  Aside from the workplace, Mr. Reda is actively involved with multiple professional and civic organizations and continues his interest in sports and other recreational outdoor activities. If you are looking for a lawyer, who is versatile, actively engaged, and someone who cares, then Mr. Reda is the person to handle the issue on hand. 




Reda & Des Jardins, Ltd.
736 N. Western Avenue
Suite 353
Lake Forest, IL, 60045-1820

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Work Experience

  • President
  • Reda & Des Jardins, Ltd.
  • 1989 - Present


  • National Institute for Trial Advocacy
  • 1999
  • National Institute for Trial Advocacy
  • 1995
  • John Marshall Law School, Chicago
  • Juris Doctorate
  • 1988
  • Drake University
  • BA - Bachelor of Arts
  • 1984
  • Loyola Academy
  • Diploma
  • 1980
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  • Lake County Bar Association
  • 2010 - Present
  • Illinois State Bar Association
  • 1989 - Present
  • Roscoe Pound Foundation
  • 1998 - 2006
  • National Institute for Trial Advocacy
  • Advocate Associate
  • 1997 - 2003
  • Association of Trial Lawyers of America
  • Commercial Litigation (1998 - 2000)
  • 1995 - 2003
  • Chicago Bar Association
  • Trial Techniques Committee (1996 - 1998)
  • 1989 - 1998
  • Robert S Reda & Associates, P.C.
  • President
  • 1989 - 2001
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Languages Spoken

  • English


  • ISBA, Gen. Practice Section
  • Battle the Expert - and Win
  • 1995

Speaking Engagements

  • Chicago Bar Association
  • The Art of Cross-Examination
  • N/A

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Lake Forest Litigation Lawyer Robert Salvatore Reda
Robert Salvatore Reda
Litigation Attorney
Lake Forest, IL
Licensed for 35 years