also known as Sandy Emerson
In foreclosure, buying or selling a home, or considering bankruptcy? Contact us for guidance.If you are in foreclosure, let us help you evaluate your goals and determine the right path.
At Emerson Law Firm, LLC, the preservation of your home and assets is our mission - and our passion! We are a consumer law firm that seeks to obtain real value for our clients through aggressive, thoughtful, and thorough representation.
What makes our firm unique and effective?
All of our attorneys are proud to have received training and ongoing support from famed bankruptcy attorney O. Max Gardner (pictured) regarding bankruptcy/bankruptcy litigation, mortgage servicing, mortgage foreclosure fraud and loan securization, as well as from other knowledgeable attorneys in Mr. Gardner's nationwide "Boot Camp Army."
Hourly ($300-395/hour), Fixed (sometimes)
Cash, Check, Credit card
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As a fellow member of the Association of Foreclosure Defense Attorneys, I know Sandra to be an extremely knowledgeable, professional, and ethical attorney. Sandra has been zealously assisting homeowners throughout the foreclosure crisis. I highly recommend Sandra.
Margaret Crowell Foreclosure Attorney
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
Sandra is an experienced, knowledgeable and thorough attorney. From my encounters with her as a colleague in the legal profession, I know her to be a compassionate and zealous advocate for all her clients, especially in foreclosure defense and bankruptcy cases. I trust Sandra’s judgment and would certainly recommend her as a lawyer.
Mila Novak Bankruptcy and debt Attorney
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
|IL||Active And Authorized To Practice Law||1998||11/18/2016|
|GA||Inactive Member in Good Standing||1997||01/12/2017|
|Managing Member||Emerson Law Firm, LLC||2000 - Present|
|Attorney||Oak Brook Law Firm||1999 - 2000|
|Attorney||Fox & Grove, Chartered||1998 - 1999|
|Judicial intern||Hon. Ruben Castillo, Northern District of Illinois||1996 - 1996|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|National Association of Consumer Advocates||Member||2012 - Present|
|Chicago Volunteer Legal Services||Vounteer attorney||2011 - Present|
|National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys||Member||2011 - Present|
|Illinois State Bar Association||Member||2010 - Present|
|IL Association of Foreclosure Defense Attorneys||Program Director||2010 - Present|
|U.S. District Court, Central Dist. of Illinois||Admitted to practice||1999 - Present|
|U.S. District Court, Northern Dist. of Illinois||Admitted to practice||1998 - Present|
|Chicago Bar Association||Member||1997 - 2001|
|U.S. Home Ownership, LLC v. Ortiz, 12 CH 5727||Debt discharged and lien on home completely released|
|U.S. Bank v. Kosterman, 2015 IL. App. (1st) 133627 (2015)||Trial court reversed and remanded.|
|$35,000 cash for keys on investment property; foreclosure dismissed||Foreclosure case dismissed/ $35000 cash for keys.|
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|Reuters article||Americans Face Post-Foreclosure Hell as Wages Garnished, Assets Seized (Reuters)||2014|
|The Suit Magazine||"A Foreclosure Warrior"||2012|
|Chicago-Kent College of Law Illinois Institute of Technology||Law||JD - Juris Doctor||1997|
|Augusta State University||N/A||BA - Bachelor of Arts||1993|
|Max Gardner's Bankruptcy Boot Camp||N/A||Graduate||N/A|
|Max Gardner's Foreclosure Fraud & Mtg Securitization Boot Camp||N/A||Graduate||N/A|
|Max Gardner's Consumer Defense Academy - Reg X and Z Boot Camp||N/A||Graduate||N/A|
|Illinois Continuing Legal Education program||Avoiding Claims & Complaints in Foreclosure Cases||2016|
|Featured guest on national TV - "Real Money with Ali Velshi," Al Jazeera America - foreclosure deficiency judgments||Your Foreclosure Nightmare May Not be Over||2014|
|Oak Park Library Conference||Loss Mitigation Options for Underwater Condominiums||2012|
|Featured guest on Chicagoland Cable TV's 'Legal Action" for a two-part television series on foreclosure||Foreclosure in Illinois||2012|
|The ADA: What is It and How Can Our Company Comply?||The Americans with Disabilities Act||1999|
|Sexual Harassment: Minimizing the Risk for Your Company||Sexual Harassment||1999|