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Christine B. Adams

Personal injury Attorney at Waukegan, IL

5.0   26 reviews

also known as Tina Adams

  • State Years
    Illinois - IL 17 years
    Wisconsin - WI 7 years
  • Licensed for 17 years
    State IL
    Acquired 2005
    Active and Authorized to Practice Law No misconduct found
  • Licensed for 7 years
    State WI
    Acquired 2015
    Administrative Suspension No misconduct found

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

About Christine

Learn Christine’s areas of practice.

Practice areas
  1. Personal injury
    Specializing in traffic accidents and dog bites

    18 years, 20 cases

  2. Chapter 13 bankruptcy

    18 years, 7,000 cases

  3. Chapter 7 bankruptcy

    18 years, 7,000 cases

  4. Real estate
    Residential and Commerical

    18 years, 50 cases

  5. Chapter 11 bankruptcy
    Specializing in small businesses that can not afford huge fees.

    13 years, 10 cases

New Options, Zero down for clients that do not have the ability to pay the court cost!!!

In these tough economic times we are here to give you quick, affordable solutions to your financial problems. Our nation is facing some of the worst economic conditions in recent history brought on mainly by the collapsing real estate market, the collapsing stock market, and now job layoffs. Excessive debt has now become a real problem for hundreds of thousands of Americans. Our objectives are simple, to help consumers get out of debt and obtain a fresh start. Our helpful staff make a difficult decision easy. Every situation is unique. To get the facts about filing a Chapter 7 or a Chapter 13 give us a call at or.  We have offices in Chicago and Waukegan.

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Michael Burr and I discussing Bankruptcy for the CBA "You and the Law"
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5.0 / 5.0
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Posted by Dave | March 21, 2020
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| Hired Attorney
Highly Recommended
Tina was just awesome to deal with. She always promptly returned my calls, texts and emails. She was also very accessible to give me updates on how things were proceeding.
Posted by Dwan J. | December 3, 2015
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
I got my life back.... Thanks Tina!!!
Christine (Tina) Adams is not just a BK attorney she feels like family. Every since I began working with Tina she has made this process feel more than just a case number but more of a personal situation. Its amazing how she remembers not just your name but things about your family as well. I was terrified about the entire process but working with the Robert J Adams family especially Tina and Michael made things go smooth as butter. If Life throws you a curve ball, I suggest working with a friend (attorney) like Christine (Tina) Adams!! Thanks for giving me my life back.
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Response from Christine Adams December 10, 2015
Thank you very much for this nice reveiw.
Posted by Jose | March 31, 2015
Excellent and efficient service before, during and after the filing !!!
Tina, Tiffany and Michael provided me with a very professional, responsive and effective service while keeping me informed and educating me. This was almost 3 years ago. Now I'm in he process of buying a house!!!! Would recommend their firm to everyone. They really took care of me. Thank you very much!!
Posted by Lisa | January 26, 2015
Tina Adams - friendly and knowledgeable
Tina Adams and her staff were very friendly and knowledgeable. I was very nervous about filing for Chapter 7 and Tina eased my anxiety and made the process very easy to get through.
Posted by anonymous | August 20, 2014
Good bankruptcy Experience unheard of Right.
This is my type of attorney quick to the point, good looking and relatively cheap. I filed a chapter 7 through Ms. Adams office and it was simple took only about an hour in here office to get everything done. Only had to actually see her twice, and best of all she does payment plans for attorneys fee's. I highly recommend this attorney.
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Posted by robert | August 20, 2014
Great Experience with this Lawyer
Great experience with this attorney. She handled my chapter 7 bankruptcy case. It was affordable and a very quick 4 month process I highly recommend her. If I needed a bankruptcy attorney in Lake County of McHenry County she is who I would call
Posted by Ashley | February 12, 2014
Tina was great!
Tina was wonderful to work with. Kind, understanding, caring, professional, efficient, prompt, responsive... I was nervous and she handled everything for me. I would strongly recommend her.
Posted by Jennifer | February 5, 2014
I highly recommend Tina Adams if you are considering bankrupcy!
If you are looking to file bankrupcy definatly talk with Tina Adams. I was feeling very nervous about filing and Tina really listened, talked to me about my situation and helped me make a decision. This was 5 years ago and it was the best decision I made. I was able to have a new financial start in life and was able to "overcome" being ashamed. I learned from my past financial mistakes and have moved past them with Tina's help. I have recommended her to everyone that I have found to be in my situation. Thank you Tina for helping my family out
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Posted by Ed | September 16, 2013
Outstanding Bankruptcy Attorney in Lake and Cook Counties
I have several clients that I have referred to Tina and I had her represent me as well. I had an issue with a failed business and an IRS lien. Ultimately, I was able to save my home and deal with my insurmountable debt load. She is very knowledgeable and attentive. She always gives an unsurpassed level of professionalism and I trust her completely! She has handled cases for several of my family members as well and everyone I have ever sent her is happy with her results.
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Posted by Tiff | September 4, 2013
Awesome Experiance
I'm grateful that I met Robert and his daughter through a network of other co-workers that referred me to them. Robert has handled a couple of different issues for my family. Robert has been detailed, attentive and very thorough.Tina and Robert has gone beyond the scope of normal attorneys and has shown compassionate and caring for individuals by taking the time and having the patience to really explain the processes. His staff is excellent and is always willing to help. There fees are reasonable and I feel like a received more then I paid. If you are in need of a bankruptcy attorney, you must call Robert J. Adams & Associates.
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Posted by bob | August 26, 2013
after meeting with two lawers on my own, I was introduced tina adams and all I can say is wow. ch7 is an emotional roller coster in its self, but to find tina from a referall, I found a lawyer with absolute knowledge in the process and a huge dose of humanity . the best nights sleep I have had in two years. would I recommend tina adams,? yes . I have done so twice. thankyou tina and your team well done. bob
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Posted by Gina | August 20, 2013
While searching for an attorney to do the closing for my home I found Christine Adams. While I was anxious purchasing a new home, Christine helped to lessen my worries. She was readily available to answer the many questions I had, her knowledge in the field is amazing. On the date of the closing she met with me early to be certain that all my questions were answered. I have recommended Christine Adams to my family and friends, all of which have stated they shared that same positive experience that I had. In the future should I find myself in need of an attorney I would definitely call Christine Adams.
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Posted by anonymous | August 15, 2013
Very Thoughtful Attorney
I came to Robert J. Adams & Associates about four years ago because my paycheck was garnished. Ms. Adams was very thoughtful and understanding to my financial needs. She was friendly and very courtesy. She took the time out to explain to me the different chapters of bankruptcy and made sure that I understood them. I really felt embarrassed and ashamed about my situation but Ms. Adams assured me that everything would be fine. I would highly recommend Christine B. Adams of Robert J. Adams & Associates to all family, close friends and coworkers.
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Posted by Lanaymiceli1918 | August 5, 2013
Tina is a great attorney
Many years ago I found myself divorced and single mother. Although I really tried to make ends meet, I just keep falling behind with my bills. Before going to Robert J. Adams I I consulted with two other attorneys that I saw on TV regarding bankruptcy. As soon as I got in the door, they wanted to talk about fees and not my problems, I felt like I was being interrogated and they treated me like I did something wrong. At that time I was working two jobs and had two small children to look after and between rent, household bills and daycare I had no money to pay old credit cards and medical bills. I found Robert through a close friend of mine. It was like I struck gold, as Robert is not on TV. After consulting with Robert for one minute, I knew that he was the right attorney for me and my family. His staff was so welcoming, Robert’s experience and knowledge provided me with a level of comfort that the other attorneys did not. When my case got complicated and the credit card company filed an adversary, Robert took them to trial, and after 2 days, he won the case. That was over 12 years ago. Recently I had medical problems and after insurance, I still owed the hospital thousands of dollars. After two years of trying to negotiate with the collection companies, I call Robert. He again filed my cases and my life got instantly better. This time I got the opportunity to work with Tina, Robert's daughter and I also wanted to give her a recommendation because she did a lot of work on my case. Like her father, Tina really cares for people. I am happy that she has followed his footsteps. I highly recommend Tina to anyone considering bankruptcy. She is ready to go the extra mile
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Posted by Scott | August 5, 2013
If you're looking for an exceptional lawyer, look no further!
Absolute top notch attorney in every respect. Tina has exceptional knowledge of the law, and gets results. She's dependable; communicates expectations forthright, and most importantly knows how to win in the courtroom. She's earned my absolute trust!
Posted by Linda | July 31, 2013
The professional you need to hire in tough times!
When going thru this difficult time you need to trust the knowledge and professionalism of your attorney. I had no idea what to expect, as I never expected to be in this dramatic place. Tina is far above all of the survey questions. Trustworthy and knowledgeable are two of the best words I have for Tina! I can't thank her enough for all that she did for me during this process. Without hesitation I would recommend her to anyone going thru this. I will never forget what this firm has done for me.
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Posted by George | July 30, 2013
Handling of Bankruptcy case
Christine was very knowledgeable and explained everything fully. I was well informed of all court dates and deadlines. Christine was not in a hurry to chase me out of her office, she took plenty of time to answer all my questions. Now a year later she still answers or returns all my calls promptly. A true and reliable professional
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Posted by Carol | July 11, 2013
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I am writing this review for Christine B. Adams/Robert J. Adams and Associates Lawfirm. I would like to say I have had a wonderful experience with this lawfirm and would definately recommend them to anyone needing there expertise.
Posted by Mark | June 19, 2013
Christine B. Adams, as seen through the eyes of a former client.
I would just like to say that Christine B. Adams is an excellent attorney, with out standing character traits. Christine is a woman who will listen to your problem, and give you the best Legal advice possible. She is kind, caring, and understanding. Christine is trust worthy and honest. This is a rare character trait for an Attorney. It is my opinion that most attorney's do not care about the client, bottom line, their only concern is money. Christine B. Adams exceeds the scope of any of the attorney's I have had the displeasure of dealing with. And with that being said, I have dealt with many attorney's over the course of my life. Christine is extremely intelligent, and very well versed in her field of Law. I think she is super, and I would refer her to any one with out hesitation. If you are in need of an excellent attorney, I would suggest you speak to Christine B. Adams. You will be very glad that you have done so. Christine B. Adams and her staff are competent and they take that extra step to ensure they meet the needs of their clients. I give Christine B. Adams and her staff and A+, they are talented individuals, with a great sense of pride in the Legal work that they perform. They are also extremely friendly. I will say this in closing, Christine B. Adams is much more than an excellent attorney, she is a real person, with class and Elegance.
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Posted by Maureen | June 19, 2013
Gaining a Great reputation in Lake County for a reason!!
Tina handled my case extremely well. I had many thousands in medical bills and was very nervous about filing Bankruptcy. After walking into her office and meeting her and Michael; her paralegal, I knew I was going to hire them. I did and I am very pleased that I did so. They made me feel so comfortable with my situation. Her fees are very reasonable and they take payments with no interest!! I always get to talk to someone and my emails are answered rite away. I would HIGHLY recommend this Law Office for Bankruptcy. And BTW...the office is very easy to find and I could park rite in front of it which was important to me because sometimes its hard for me to walk far.
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Payment methods
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AVVO RATING 9.4 (Superb)

Work Experience

  • Certified Abritrator
  • Cook County Mandatory Arbitration
  • 2018 - Present
  • Help Desk for Foreclosure Defendants
  • 19th Judicial District Court
  • 2010 - Present
  • Professor
  • College Of Lake County
  • 2008 - Present
  • Attorney
  • Robert J. Adams & Associates
  • 2005 - Present
  • Paralegal
  • Robert J. Adams & Associates
  • 1993 - 2005
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  • John Marshall Law School, Chicago
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 2005
  • Loyola University
  • BA - Bachelor of Arts
  • 1999

Legal Cases

  • Anderson v. Harris Bank-Unpublished
  • Judgment for the Debtor-Plaintiff
  • Wilson
  • Judgment for the Defendant


  • American Bankruptcy Institute
  • Attorney Member
  • 2013 - Present
  • Nineteenth Judicial Circuit Court. Foreclosure Help Desk
  • Volunteer Attorney
  • 2011 - Present
  • Volunteer Attorney
  • 2010 - Present
  • National Association of Consumer Attorneys
  • Treasurer/Secretary
  • 2005 - Present
  • Lake County Bar Association
  • Attorney Member
  • 2005 - Present
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Languages Spoken

  • English

Honors and Awards

  • Top Contributor Award 2014
  • Avvo
  • 2014
  • Certificate of Appreciation To Homeowners of Lake County
  • 19th Judicial Court of Lake County Illinois
  • 2014
  • Top Contributor Award
  • Avvo
  • 2013
  • Clients Choice Award
  • Avvo
  • 2013
  • Certificate of Appreciation
  • College of Lake County
  • 2012
  • Thanks for Going the Extra Mile
  • Neighborhood Housing Services of Chicago
  • 2010
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Speaking Engagements

  • National Association of Chapter 13 Trustees
  • Glenn Stearns Chapter 13 Trustee- Rent
  • 2014
  • The Peoples Law School
  • Bankruptcy and Foreclosure
  • 2011
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Attorney endorsements

Received (68)
Given (71)
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Unknown Attorney | Jan 20
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer."
Chapter 13 bankruptcy Attorney | Mar 29
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer. Christine provides a valuable service on Avvo. She gives excellent answers to user questions on this site. I am happy to endorse her."
Bankruptcy and debt Attorney | Mar 01
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer."
Chapter 7 bankruptcy Attorney | Feb 19
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer."
Criminal defense Attorney | Oct 13
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer."
Foreclosure Attorney | Aug 27
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"A true professional. Incredibly knowledgeable, and result driven. Highly recommended. I endorse this lawyer."
Chapter 7 bankruptcy Attorney | Aug 19
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I highly endorse Mrs. Adams. Truly exceptional and caring attorney who achieves great results in representing clients! I really want all people to contact her for help."
Chapter 11 bankruptcy Attorney | Apr 04
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer. This attorney has an great reputation in the legal community."
Personal injury Attorney | Mar 30
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer. A great advocate and fights for his clients in court."
Unknown Attorney | Mar 09
Relationship: Other
"A great attorney that always puts the clients needs first. I endorse this lawyer."
Chapter 13 bankruptcy Attorney | Feb 24
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Tina Adams is a compassionate advocate who works tirelessly on behalf of her clients. She is highly respected in the legal community and would be the right choice for anyone in financial trouble facing Bankruptcy."
Chapter 13 bankruptcy Attorney | Feb 22
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer."
Chapter 11 bankruptcy Attorney | Sep 28
Relationship: Other
"I endorse this lawyer."
Unknown Attorney | Sep 24
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer."
Unknown Attorney | Aug 20
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer with no reservation. An extremely talented and well respected attorney in the legal community. Very hardworking and diligent. Consistently achieves superior results. Advice is always practical and on point. I recommend to anyone looking for an attorney who knows the law and truly cares about protecting the rights of clients and achieving the most favorable result possible.I endorse this lawyer."
Chapter 11 bankruptcy Attorney | Jul 06
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer."
Unknown Attorney | Jun 09
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Ms. Adams is one of the most giving lawyers in Avvo history. Her record of providing help to people is beyond elite. Kudos. I endorse this lawyer."
Personal injury Attorney | May 21
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse Christine. He is a highly skilled attorney that is well respected in the legal community."
Unknown Attorney | Apr 29
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer. A highly skilled and respected lawyer in the community."
Chapter 13 bankruptcy Attorney | Apr 28
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer.Experienced and highly regarded in the legal community."
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