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Kelly A. Anderson

Real estate Attorney at Palatine, IL

5.0   6 reviews
  • Licensed for 23 years
    State IL
    Acquired 2000
    Status
    Active and Authorized to Practice Law No misconduct found

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About Kelly

Learn Kelly’s areas of practice.

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Practice areas
  1. Real estate
    85%
    For the past several years, I've been heading the real estate practice at Lavelle Law and have also been heavily involved in both residential and commerical real estate transactions.

    23 years

  2. Commercial real estate
    10%
    My real estate is on commercial real estate transactions, including both sales and purchases, and leases.

    23 years

  3. Contracts and agreements
    5%

    23 years

I'm a licensed attorney with 15 years of experience in everything ranging from commercial litigation, to estate planning, to real estate matters. 

 

Today my focus is on real estate transactions - handling everything from the $35,000 REO purchase, to the sale of million dollar homes, to the purchase and sale of commercial properties well in excess of a million dollars.  I always take my clients needs and expectations into consideration and strive to respond quickly to them and get them the answers they want.  A real estate transaction, at any level, is ridden with potential pitfalls.  I am committed to educating my clients on these pitfalls and the protections they need in place, and to making the transaction as smooth as possible. 

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Location

Lavelle Law, Ltd.
501 W Colfax St
Palatine, IL, 60067-2545

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Reviews

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Posted by Gini | July 26, 2014
A real estate attorney who truly knows real estate law and is wonderful to work with.
Kelly was so professional and knowledgeable. She represented me during a fairly stressful For Sale by Owner transaction. I was the owner. She always got back to me in a timely fashion. She is terrific!
Posted by Joette | May 21, 2014
Excellent work!
Ms. Anderson assisted me with a local real estate sale and closing while I was out-of-town. She was very professional, responsive and an excellent negotiator. She was also able to procure a land surveyor at a favorable cost.
Posted by Russ | March 10, 2014
A very professional real estate attorney!
Kelly represented our family in a commercial real estate sale. She was very knowledgable, and handled all parties involved with diplomacy, professionalism and honesty. She is definitely someone who I would recommend to all.
Posted by Paul | February 27, 2014
Review of Kelly Anderson
I have referred many clients to Kelly Anderson and will continue to do so in the future. Not only is she expert in the law, but her professionalism is what makes her special. She is an effective communicator and responsive to time sensitive contract requirements. I have only had good feedback from my clients that have been represented by Kelly in a real estate closing.
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Posted by Janie | February 26, 2014
The only Attorney for House Moves we ever use
We have used Kelly on multiple house purchases and find her to be the most responsive attorney we have dealt with. She turns around paperwork fast, speaks in plain language, is friendly and has a great sense of humor and is just a pleasure to deal with. It doesn't hurt that she also charges a great rate! I wouldn't use anybody else.
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Posted by Rich | February 25, 2014
Review of Kelly Anderson
Kelly Anderson from LaVelle Law is an amazing real estate attorney. As a mortgage lender, I've had the pleasure of working with Kelly on several occasions. She is always prompt, detailed, knowledgeable and personable. It's always a pleasure to work with professionals who understand the real estate business thoroughly. Kelly fits that profile. I'd highly reccomend Kelly Anderson for anyone seeking assistance with a real estate transaction.
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Cost

Rates
  • Free Consultation 60 minutes
  • Hourly Rates $ 285-285 per hour
Payment methods
Cash, Check, Credit Card

Resume

AVVO RATING 8.3 (Excellent)

Work Experience

  • Attorney
  • Lavelle Law, Ltd.
  • 2011 - Present
  • Associate Attorney
  • Glavin & Associates
  • 2005 - 2008
  • Associate Attorney
  • Cohon Raizes and Regal
  • 2000 - 2005
  • Law Clerk
  • Lavin & Associates
  • 1999 - 2000
  • Law Clerk
  • Chuhak & Tecson, PC
  • 1997 - 1998
  • Law Librarian
  • Loyola Law School In Chicago
  • 1997 - 1998
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Education

  • Loyola University Chicago School of Law
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 2000
  • University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
  • BA - Bachelor of Arts
  • 1995

Sample of Legal Cases

  • Residential Closings
  • Commercial Transactions

Associations

  • Illinois Real Estate Lawyers Association
  • Member
  • 2015 - Present
  • Northwest Suburban Bar Association
  • Member
  • 2014 - Present
  • Palatine Chambernet Networking Group
  • Member
  • 2014 - Present
  • Palatine Senior Citizens Council
  • Board Member
  • 2013 - Present
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Languages Spoken

  • English

Honors and Awards

  • CALI Award in Employment Discrimination
  • Loyola University Chicago School of Law
  • 2000
  • Deans List
  • Loyola University Chicago School of Law
  • 1998

Speaking Engagements

  • Sales Meeting
  • Various Realtor organizations
  • 2014
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Attorney endorsements

Received (19)
Given (19)
Endorse Kelly
Real estate Attorney | Jan 18
Relationship: Worked together on matter
"Kelly is an experienced, quick and smart attorney. Real estate transactions can be tricky, but Kelly always keeps her cool and finds a solution to problems that clients encounter. Kelly accomplishes the task that many lawyers can't -- driving a hard bargain, always with a smile on her face. With her, buying a home is something to celebrate, not something to stress about. I highly recommend her."
Unknown Attorney | Nov 10
Relationship: Co-worker
"Kelly knows the ins and outs of every aspect of her clients' residential or commercial real estate transaction. She will communicate with her clients frequently, to ensure they always have a good understanding of the current status of their transaction. She is easy to work with and very knowledgeable."
Real estate Attorney | Nov 09
Relationship: Co-worker
"I endorse this lawyer. Kelly is efficient, thorough, and a strong advocate for her clients. In addition, she is a great mentor to other attorneys."
Unknown Attorney | Oct 09
Relationship: Co-worker
"Kelly personifies exceptional legal service. With over 10 years of experience, Kelly knows the real estate market inside and out, and has all the tools necessary to help her clients in whatever way is required. I am proud to be associated with such a compassionate and knowledgeable attorney."
Real estate Attorney | Oct 09
Relationship: Co-worker
"Kelly is incredibly knowledgeable, experienced and admired by her clients."
Real estate Attorney | Aug 27
Relationship: Co-worker
"Kelly is an outstanding attorney in the fields of commercial and residential real estate, among others, and a great advocate for her clients. I fully endorse her."
Unknown Attorney | Jun 24
Relationship: Co-worker
"I endorse Kelly and have had the pleasure of working with her over the past few years. She is knowledgeable and provides a high level of client satisfaction on both commercial and residential real estate matters."
Real estate Attorney | Jun 17
Relationship: Co-worker
"Kelly is a very knowledgeable and experienced attorney in the area of real estate law. I endorse her without reservation."
Real estate Attorney | Jun 12
Relationship: Worked together on matter
"Kelly is an incredible attorney and someone I'm proud to call a friend. Literally every client that Kelly has represented and I have spoken with gushes with praise over the work she has done for them. Through my own work with her, I can confirm that this praise is well-deserved. I absolutely endorse Kelly."
Real estate Attorney | Jun 12
Relationship: Co-worker
"Kelly is a very experienced attorney in handling both residential real estate transactions along with commercial transactions. She can help you navigate the perils of going it alone. She is smart, dedicated, and caring which help her relate to clients and perform well for them. I would trust her with my real estate transactions."
Unknown Attorney | Jun 12
Relationship: Co-worker
"I have had the pleasure of working with Kelly Anderson on a number of matters, and endorse her without reservation. She is knowledgeable, personable, and results-oriented, and knows what it takes to get the job done, while still keeping client satisfaction as the highest priority. I have heard rave reviews from many of her clients, and would not hesitate to refer my clients to her as well."
Real estate Attorney | Jun 04
Relationship: Co-worker
"As one of Kelly's colleagues I have observed firsthand how she goes about handing her real estate transactions and always come away impressed. The purchase or sale of a home is usually one of the largest transactions a person, or business, undertakes and Kelly handles these matters, both professionally and personally, in recognition of this fact. From the legal side, Kelly knows the ins and outs of each transaction she handles so all of the legal issues which accompany a real estate transaction are handled in an expert manner. It is, however, the personal touch, which separates Kelly from other real estate attorneys. Understanding the nature of a real estate transaction, Kelly does all she can to ease her client's stress and anxiety regarding the transaction, which always helps things run smoothly. I cannot endorse Kelly highly enough."
Real estate Attorney | Apr 23
Relationship: Co-worker
"I strongly endorse this lawyer. Kelly is an extraordinarily skilled attorney who has managed very complex acquisitions of commercial real estate. She is personable, professional and a strong advocate for all of her clients, whether representing them in a commercial or residential real estate deal."
Real estate Attorney | Mar 12
Relationship: Worked together on matter
"I endorse this lawyer. Kelly is a pleasure to work with and knows the ins and outs of commercial and residential real estate transactions."
Real estate Attorney | Mar 12
Relationship: Co-worker
"On the residential side, Kelly is exceptionally patient and educational in her approach to clients who are often nervous about the transaction. On the commercial real estate side, her experience in overall real estate matters really gives her clients an edge in dealing with the complexities that often go with commercial real estate transactions."
Real estate Attorney | Mar 12
Relationship: Supervised lawyer
"I endorse this lawyer."
Real estate Attorney | Feb 26
Relationship: Co-worker
"Kelly is one of the most talented and skilled attorneys I have had the pleasure to work with. She has managed very complex acquisitions of commercial real estate and title work, and provides personal and thoughtful counsel to residential real estate clients. Attention to detail, efficient, reliable, and a thoughtful problem solver best describes Kelly and her best attributes as an attorney. I would not hesistate to have Kelly handle my personal legal matters."
Real estate Attorney | Feb 26
Relationship: Supervised lawyer
"I endorse this lawyer. She is very knowledgeable, and provides prompt and efficient service."
Real estate Attorney | Feb 26
Relationship: Supervised lawyer
"I endorse this lawyer. Kelly is very knowledgeable and very professional in all her dealings with clients, opposing attorneys and third parties in the field."
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Palatine Real estate Lawyer Kelly A. Anderson
Kelly A. Anderson
Real estate Attorney
Palatine, IL
Licensed for 23 years
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