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I am a persistent attorney who listens to his clients.  I was a corporate lawyer for 20 years before starting my own firm.  I have handled federal, state, and municipal cases and drafted and negotiated over 5000 contracts including technology contracts (e.g. software license agreements), consulting services agreements, event agreements, construction agreements, independent contractor agreements, and recruiter agreements.


I work hard explain the law to my clients clearly and concisely, be responsive to them, keep them informed, and understand their needs and goals.  I try to put myself in my client's shoes and understand how I would feel if I were them.  My job and my commitment is to protect my clients, and I take this obligation very seriously.




Practice areas


  1. Criminal Defense: 50%
    5 years
  2. Contracts: 30%
    25 years
  3. Discrimination: 20%
    5 years


Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

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  • Jon Noel Dowat

    I have known Peter for about 7 years. Peter has extensive experience and expertise in all areas of contract law. Peter is my "go-to" whenever I am entering into any agreement (contract). Combine this with Peter's litigation experience he is an excellent choice in any matters relating to "Business". Call Peter, you will be impressed with his skills and he is a nice person.


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Contact info

Peter Kaminsky & Associates

30W170 Bruce Lane
Naperville, IL, 60563


ILActive And Authorized To Practice Law199108/10/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
American Jurisprudence AwardDePaul University College of Law1990
Graduated With DistinctionNorthwestern University1988
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
OwnerPeter Kaminsky & Associates2007 - Present
General CounselHIMA, Inc.2007 - Present
Contract AttorneyCNA2006 - 2007
Contract AttorneyKanbay Incorporated2004 - 2006
Contract AttorneyAccenture, LLP1997 - 2004
Contract AttorneyAdvantis - F/K/A Sears Technology Services1991 - 1997
Association namePosition nameDuration
DuPage County Bar Association, Business Law CommitteeMember2016 - Present
DuPage County Bar Association, Labor and Employment Law CommitteeDuPage County Bar Association2016 - Present
DuPage County Bar Association, Criminal Law CommitteeDuPage County Bar Association2016 - Present
Federal Trial BarMember2014 - Present
DuPage County Bar AssociationMember2010 - Present
American MensaMember2010 - Present
Illinois State Bar AssociationMember1991 - Present
Federal BarMember1991 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Sexual harassment caseSettled
Domestic BatteryWon
Police Harassment CaseAppeal succeeded
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Publication nameTitleDate
APEX CLEHow to negotiate and draft software license agreements2010
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
DePaul University College of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1991
Northwestern UniversityRadio-TV-FilmMA - Masters1988
Northwestern University School of LawPolitical ScienceBA - Bachelor of Arts1987
Northwestern UniversityN/ACertificate of African Studies1987
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Apex CLEHow to negotiate and draft software license agreements2010
National Conference Institute Symposium on Technology ContractsService Levels in Consulting Agreements2000
National Conference InstituteConsulting Services Agreements1999