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About me

One of my greatest strengths is my willingness and ability to help clients thoroughly understand the legal matter that they are involved with, and to help them make careful, thoughtful and economically efficient decisions about how to handle their matter.


Practice areas

  1. Lawsuits & Disputes: 40%
    44 years
  2. Estate Planning: 15%
    44 years
  3. Corporate: 15%
    44 years
  4. Commercial Real Estate: 15%
    44 years
  5. Business: 15%
    44 years



Hourly ($275/hour), contingent (33-40%), Retainer (sometimes), Free consultation (30 minutes)

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  • Lawrence Allen Stein

    Professor Cotteleer is a gentleman, and a true scholar of the law. His clients are quite lucky to have him at their side.


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Contact info

207 N. Washington Street
Wheaton, IL, 60187-5314


ILVoluntarily Inactive197108/10/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Law ReviewLoyola University ChicagoN/A
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Associate Professor and Assistant DeanLewis University (now NIU) College of Law1975 - 1978
Association namePosition nameDuration
DuPage County Bar AssociationN/A1978 - Present
Chicago Bar AssociationN/A1971 - Present
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Loyola University Chicago School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1971