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Lavelle Law, Ltd.

501 West Colfax Street
Palatine, IL, 60067

Practice areas


  1. Corporate: 40%
  2. Banking: 30%
  3. Real Estate: 20%
  4. Estate Planning: 10%



Hourly ($365/hour), Free consultation (60 minutes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

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  • Ryan W. Gardner

    Steve is a tremendous asset to our firm. He has a strong handle on transactional maters, especially with respect to banking and entity formation, and cares deeply about providing exceptional results for his clients.


    Ryan Gardner Estate planning Attorney
    Relationship: Co-worker

  • Kristina Buchthal Regal

    Steve is an excellent attorney. He is both knowledgeable and practical, which is a very important combination for any business/transaction attorney. Steve's legal work is always high-polished before it leaves his desk. His dedication to top-quality work product is obvious in everything he does.


    Kristina Regal General practice Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter


ILActive And Authorized To Practice Law199605/11/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Harno ScholarUniversity of Illinois College of Law1996
Robert J. Saner Prize in Business AdministrationBradley University1993
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PartnerLavelle Law, Ltd.2016 - Present
AssociateLavelle Law, Ltd.2011 - Present
AssociateWinston & Strawn, LLP1997 - 1999
Association namePosition nameDuration
Chicago Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Illinois State Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Chicago Bar Association, Corporation and Business Law CommitteeChairman2006 - 2007
University of Illinois Law ReviewAdministrative Editor1995 - 1996
Publication nameTitleDate
Lavelle Law WebsiteBanking and Business Monthly, December 20152015
Lavelle Law WebsiteBanking and Business Monthly, November 20152015
Lavelle Law WebsiteBanking and Business Monthly, October 20152015
University of Illinois Law ReviewI.R.C. Section 6050I and the Attorney-Client Privilege: The Misplaced Emphasis on Incrimination Over Confidentiality1996
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Illinois College of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1996
Bradley UniversityN/ABS - Bachelor of Science1993
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Good Morning SchaumburgExit Planning for Business Owners2014