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John Frederick Stimson

About me

Foreclosure Defense and Debt Relief Attorney--


Dedicated to protecting individuals and businesses with assertive legal representation.  


Practice concentrated on mortgage foreclosure defense, debt relief and real estate.  Experienced civil litigator in financing, technology and other complex commercial matters.


Practice areas


  1. Foreclosure: 80%
    31 years, 150 cases
  2. Commercial Real Estate: 20%
    31 years, 300 cases



Hourly ($200-250/hour), Fixed (sometimes), Retainer (sometimes), Free consultation (15 minutes), Pro bono (10%)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

5 total 

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  • John Alexander Zrnich

    As a fellow board member and officer of the Association of Foreclosure Defense Attorneys, I have known John for the last five years. He is extremely knowledgable, tenacious, and professional. I wouldn't hesitate to recommend John to any homeowner who needs a superb foreclosure defense attorney.


    John Zrnich Foreclosure Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Rick Lee Rogers

    I highly recommend this lawyer. As an Officer of the Association of Foreclosure Defense Attorneys, John is a leader in the foreclosure defense arena. He is devoted to his clients, and is a strong advocate in the courtroom.


    Rick Rogers Real estate Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

Contact info

The Law Offices of John F. Stimson, LTD

9933 Lawler Ave #312
Skokie, IL, 60077


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
Federal Trial Bar MemberUnited States District Court1985
Arthur Neef Best Brief AwardWayne State University1979
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
OwnerPayroll Promotions2006 - 2011
Association namePosition nameDuration
North Suburban Bar AssociationBoard of Directors2011 - Present
Association of Foreclosure Defense AttorneysBoard of Directors2010 - Present
Chicago Volunteer Legal ServicesVolunteer Attorney2009 - Present
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Wayne State University Law SchoolLawJD - Juris Doctor1980
University of Michigan, Ann ArborEconomicsOther - Bachelors1975
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
College Class in Real Estate FinanceForeclosures--"The Robo-Signing Fiasco"2011