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About me

I represent individuals and businesses in contract, corporate, employment, partnership, real estate, personal injury and tort lawsuits. I have tried many cases to verdict and settled many more. I strive to efficiently and economically maximize the outcome of your case.

I also assist clients with business planning and transactional matters, including business formation, commercial leasing, employment agreements and asset purchase agreements.



Practice areas


  1. Car Accident: 50%
    29 years
  2. Personal Injury: 50%
    29 years



Contingent (33-40%), Free consultation (30 minutes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check

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Contact info

100 S York St, Suite 200
Elmhurst, IL, 60126-3443


ILActive And Authorized To Practice Law198705/17/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Legal answers
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
OwnerWhitcomb Law Firm, Ltd.1999 - Present
AttorneyCooke & Whitcomb1996 - 1999
AttorneyEpstein, Zaideman & Esrig1989 - 1996
AttorneyHorwitz Horwitz & Associates1987 - 1989
Association namePosition nameDuration
Chicago Bar AssociationN/AN/A
American Bar AssociationN/AN/A
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Meadows v. Union CarbideAppellate Court reversed based upon the continuing tort rule.
Curtis v. JaskeyAppellate Court reversed finding that the emergency exception does not apply where the patient previously made an informed decision to refused consent for the procedure.
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School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Washington University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1987
Lawrence UniversityPhilosophyBA - Bachelor of Arts1984
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
MCLEMechanics of Effective Landlord Tenant Litigation1996
Young Lawyers SectionAttorney and Client Credibility in a Jury Trial1994