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  1. Tax: 55%
    36 years, 14 thousand cases
  2. Business: 25%
    36 years, 10 thousand cases
  3. Estate Planning: 20%
    36 years, 1.2 thousand cases



Hourly ($425-500/hour), Fixed (sometimes), Retainer (always)

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Richard M. Colombik & Associates PC

One Pierce Place #460E
Itasca, IL, 60143-2618


ILActive And Authorized To Practice Law198005/11/2016

Professional misconduct

This lawyer was disciplined by a state licensing authority.

  1. Suspension
    issued in IL, 1999


    Suspension means an attorney lost his or her license to practice law for a specific period of time. The attorney typically returns to practicing law when the suspension expires.

Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
2002 Finalist IllinoisErnst & Young2002
GovernorNorthwest Suburban Bar AssociationN/A
Distinguished Service AwardN/AN/A
TAx LawLeading Illinois AttorneysN/A
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Senior PartnerRichard M. colombik & Assocaites PC1982 - Present
Tax ManagerDeloitte & Touche1980 - 1982
Tax Accountant for billionaire FamilyHenry Crown & Co.1976 - 1978
Association namePosition nameDuration
American Association of Attorney-Certified Public AccountantsLiasion to the Washington Office of the IRS1990 - 2007
Publication nameTitleDate
Illinois State Bar AssociationAdvantageous uses of LLC's2004
Illinois State Bar AssociationThe Last Tax Shelter2002
American Bar Association publicationInvesting in Turbulent Times2002
Experience MagazineThe Savvy InvestorN/A
American Association of Attorney CPAAssett Protection that Really WorksN/A
Chicago Life MagazineAsset Protection PlanningN/A
Talking to the BossIs there a free lunchN/A
Illinois State BarJoint Income Tax Return after IRS Substitute ReturnN/A
Northwest Suburban Bar AssociationTax Brief ColumnN/A
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
John Marshall Law School, ChicagoLawJD - Juris Doctor1980
University of Illinois, Urbana-ChampaignN/ACertified Public Accountant1977
University of Colorado - BoulderAccountingBS - Bachelor of Science1975
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Income Tax UpdatesIncome Tax UpdatesN/A
DuPage County Bar AssociationAsset Protection PlanningN/A