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Jack Darrow Franks

Litigation Attorney at Marengo, IL

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  • State Years
    Illinois - IL 34 years
    Dist. of Columbia - DC 33 years
  • Licensed for 34 years
    State IL
    Acquired 1989
    Status
    Active and Authorized to Practice Law No misconduct found
  • Licensed for 33 years
    State DC
    Acquired 1990
    Status
    Resigned No misconduct found

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

About Jack

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Jack's background in multinational and commercial litigation and his federal court experience support his practice in complex commercial litigation, general business law and injury law.

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The attorneys at Franks Gerkin McKenna: Olivia Dirig, Joseph Ponitz, Steven Greeley. Terrence McKenna, Jack Franks. Front Row: David Montenegro, Peggy Gerkin, Herbert Franks and Rebecca Lamm

Location

Jack Franks
19333 East Grant Highway
Marengo, IL, 60152

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Cost

Rates
  • Hourly Rates $ 300-400 per hour
Payment methods
Cash, Check, Credit Card

Resume

AVVO RATING 10.0 (Superb)

Work Experience

  • Chairman of the Board
  • State Bank Group
  • 2011 - Present
  • State Representative
  • State Of Illinois
  • 1999 - Present
  • Partner
  • Franks Gerkin & McKenna, PC
  • 1993 - Present

Education

  • American University
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 1989
  • University of Wisconsin, Madison
  • BS - Bachelor of Science
  • 1985
  • London School of Economics and Political Science
  • General Course
  • 1984

Sample of Legal Cases

  • Corporate Entity vs. John Doe
  • Recovered $12,000,000 for client

Associations

  • Illinois State Bar Association, Attorney Registration and Disciplinary Action Standing Committe
  • Attorney Member
  • 2007 - Present
  • Illinois State Bar Association
  • Member
  • N/A
  • McHenry County Bar Association
  • Member
  • N/A
  • Illinois Trial Lawyers Association
  • Member
  • 1999 - 2006
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Languages Spoken

  • Spanish
  • Portuguese

Honors and Awards

  • BV Rated
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2013
  • BV Rated
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2012
  • Legisloator of the Year
  • Associated Firefighters
  • 2011
  • BV Rated
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2011
  • BV Rated
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2010
  • BV Rated
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2009
  • Legislator of the Year
  • Illinois Bankers Association
  • 2008
  • BV Rated
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2008
  • BV Rated
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2007
  • BV Rated
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2006
  • BV Rated
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2005
  • BV Rated
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2004
  • BV Rated
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2003
  • BV Rated
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2002
  • BV Rated
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2001
  • Honoree
  • AFL-CIO
  • 2000
  • BV Rated
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2000
  • BV Rated
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 1999
  • First Among Equals
  • Model United Nations
  • 1987
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Publications

  • West Group publication
  • Caylee's Law
  • 2013
  • Administrative Law Journal of the American University
  • Articles Editor
  • 1989
  • Administrative Law Journal of the American University
  • Articles Editor
  • 1988

Speaking Engagements

  • International Ethics Symposium
  • Impeachment of Rod Blagojevich
  • 2010

Attorney endorsements

Received (8)
Given (8)
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Litigation Attorney | Dec 08
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer."
Litigation Attorney | Dec 08
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer."
Personal injury Attorney | Mar 02
Relationship: Co-worker
"I endorse this lawyer."
Personal injury Attorney | Feb 10
Relationship: Co-worker
"I endorse this lawyer."
Unknown Attorney | Jul 08
Relationship: Co-worker
"I endorse this lawyer."
Commercial real estate Attorney | Jun 27
Relationship: Co-worker
"I endorse this lawyer. He is charismatic and intelligent. He is a winner."
Commercial real estate Attorney | Jul 22
Relationship: Worked for lawyer
"I endorse this lawyer."
Commercial real estate Attorney | Jul 22
Relationship: Co-worker
"I endorse this lawyer."
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Marengo Litigation Lawyer Jack Darrow Franks
Jack Darrow Franks
Litigation Attorney
Marengo, IL
Licensed for 34 years