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   Mr. Adelman is available to assist in Chapter 7 Bankruptcy, Real Estate Closings, Divorce, Contract Disputes, Business & Commercial Litigation, Civil Litigation, Collections and Produce/PACA Law.


   Mr. Adelman is an experienced and aggressive litigator advocating for his clients in State, Federal, and Bankruptcy Courts and is a published author and public speaker.  Mr. Adelman has represented clients in Downtown Chicago, the Northwest Suburbs, and DuPage, Kane, and McHenry Counties.  His website is


   Prior to entering private practice, Mr. Adelman handled federal and state civil litigation for the Cook County State’s Attorney’s  Office as an Assistant State's Attorney.  In that role, he gained extensive federal and state litigation and trial experience. After his public service, Mr. Adelman went into private practice.


  Mr. Adelman is an Illinois licensed attorney and a member of the Trial Bar of the Northern District of Illinois.  He is also admitted to practice before the U.S. Courts of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit and Eleventh Circuit and has appeared pro hac vice in multiple U.S. District Courts across the country.  Mr. Adelman has a B.A. in Political Science from the University of Illinois (Urbana) and a J.D. from the John Marshall Law  School in Chicago.  Mr. Adelman has also served as an Arbitrator in the Cook County Circuit Court's mandatory arbitration program.


Languages spoken: English, Spanish

Contact info

Adelman Law Offices LLC

904 S. Roselle Road #342
Schaumburg, IL, 60193

Practice areas


  1. Bankruptcy: 25%
    15 years
  2. Real Estate: 20%
    20 years
  3. Estate Planning: 15%
    15 years
  4. Divorce: 15%
    4 years
  5. Other: 25%
  6. More 



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  • David Simon Meyerson

    I worked with Dave and tried a case with him in federal court. Dave was very prepared and has a very good mastery of the law. He also has outstanding legal instincts and people skills. He is very honest and is a great credit to thr legal profession.


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    Relationship: Worked together on matter


ILActive And Authorized To Practice Law199205/11/2016
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Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Attorney/OwnerAdelman Law Offices2003 - Present
Assistant State's AttorneyCook County States Attorneys Offce1993 - 2001
Publication nameTitleDate
Blue Prints Quarterly JournalIt Takes a Combination2008
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
John Marshall Law School, ChicagoLawJD - Juris Doctor1992
University of Illinois, Urbana-ChampaignPolitical ScienceBA - Bachelor of Arts1985