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Jesse V. Barrientes is the proprietor of the Law Offices of Jesse V. Barrientes with locations in Wheaton, Villa Park, Aurora, and Joliet, Illinois.  He graduated Cum Laude from Loyola University of Chicago in 1987 and received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Communications and Philosophy.  He earned his Juris Doctor degree from the JohnMarshallLawSchool in 1991.  He was admitted to the General Bar of the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois in 1991, and admitted to the Trial Bar of the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois in 2001.  He is a member of the DuPage County Bar Association and the Will County Bar Association.  He was Vice-Chairman of the Law Practice Management Committee in 2010 – 2011, and was Chairman of the Law Practice Management Committee in 2011 – 2012. 


Jesse V. Barrientes’ practice areas include Civil Litigation, Criminal Law, Personal Injury, Employment Discrimination, Bankruptcy, and a MAJOR concentration in Family Law.  His firm provides aggressive, experienced and quality legal services. He focuses on the equitable and financially feasible resolution of his clients’ legal situations. He does not believe in sugar-coating his advice, or telling clients what they want to hear. He believes that each client must be aware of the realities of their unique legal situation, and the ramifications of their various legal options in order to render an intelligent, informed, and reasoned decision. He also believes in keeping his clients informed of the status and progress of their case at each and every stage of litigation.


Practice areas


  1. Family: 50%
  2. Personal Injury: 10%
    25 years
  3. Bankruptcy: 10%
    25 years
  4. Employment: 10%
    25 years
  5. Other: 20%
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  • Michael S. Waddington

    I endorse Jesse. He is a highly skilled attorney that is well respected in the legal community.


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  • Erin Webster O'Brien

    I’ve known Jesse for several years as opposing counsel on cases as well as a fellow lawyer in the community. He is an aggressive litigant for his clients, yet he is also a strong negotiator for reaching an equitable resolution. Jesse truly cares about doing the right thing for his clients and is well-respected in the legal community for doing so.


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Contact info

1650 Casa Solana Drive
Wheaton, IL, 60189-8218


ILActive And Authorized To Practice Law199105/11/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Pro Bono Service Attorney AwardDuPage Legal Assistance Foundation2012
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
OwnerLaw Offices of Jesse V. Barrientes1991 - 2016
Association namePosition nameDuration
DuPage County Bar AssociationMember2001 - Present
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
John Marshall Law SchoolLawJD - Juris Doctor1991
Loyola University ChicagoDouble Major: Communication & PhilosophyBA - Bachelor of Arts1987
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Basic SkillsNetworking2014
Basic SkillsNetworking2013
Basic SkillsOpening Your Own Law Firm2012
Basic SkillsStarting Your Own Law Practice2011