Handling claims for legal malpractice, charging excessive fees and civil litigation. Let me help youLegal malpractice and excessive fee cases
I have practiced law since 1979 always concentrating in Litigation. In recent years I limit my practicew to Legal Malpractice, excessive attorney fee claims and civil litigation.
I have tried numerous jury trials to completion, I have three published opinions from the Illinois Supreme Court and dozens of written opinions from Illinois Appellate Courts
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|IL||Active And Authorized To Practice Law||1979||08/10/2016|
This lawyer was disciplined by a state licensing authority.
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Thomas’s comment: “Truly an unfortunate event which made me a much better and more attentive attorney. Some 18 years later, I still remember well what can happen from not communicating well and I am a far better person because of it (8-13-2013)”
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|clients choice award||Avvo||2015|
|Commendation||Barrington Countryside Fire Protection District||2006|
|Partner||Gauthier and Gooch||2010 - Present|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|Illinois State Bar Association||Member||1979 - Present|
|Exotic Motors v. Sayavongsa||Favorable to client|
|Hoch v Schmidt||Ruling in favor of client|
|Miller v Harris, Verchota, et al||Ruling in favor of client after favorabkle Judgnment at trial|
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|John Marshall Law School, Chicago||Law||JD - Juris Doctor||1978|
|Loyola University||History||MA - Masters||1975|
|Loyola University||History||BA - Bachelor of Arts||1974|