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When you or a loved one is in the midst of a legal problem, it is important to have the best team on your side to watch after your interests. You need a law firm that gets results. With more than sixteen years of experience, the Attorneys at Bentz Holguin Law has have the ability to litigate your case. Adam Holguin works almost exclusively on personal injury and bankruptcy law. Adam takes a client-focused approach to the practice of law by creating a team effort between lawyer and client, and by maintaining open and consistent communications.

Unlike larger, impersonal firms, where there may be little or no client contact with the lawyer handling the case, Adam works closely with clients to ensure that they are fully informed and involved so that their best interests and concerns are served.

If you suffer a personal injury through no fault of your own, Attorney Holguin understands the hurdles most clients face in trying to recover both financially and physically. Adam’s primary focus is defending mesothelioma victims throughout the United States. If you or a lived one has been diagnosed with or died from mesothelioma, you or your family member may be entitled to financial compensation.

Adam graduated from University of Tulsa School of Law (J.D., 2006). He holds a degree in History and Political Science from the University of Indiana-Bloomington (B.A., 2003). After law school, he worked at a large Tax Resolution Company, where he helped hundreds of Individuals and Businesses resolve tax liability matters.

Prior to being a partner at Bentz Holguin Law Firm, LLC, Adam spent Five years at one of Chicago’s largest consumer bankruptcy firms. During that time, he filed well over a thousand Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 petitions. Adam was solely responsible for several of the largest court calls in the Northern District of Illinois and routinely handled a large volume of Confirmation hearings and various Motions to assist clients during the pendency of their case. During that time, he litigated hundreds of Evidentiary hearings and adversary proceedings and fought for his clients rights against the unreasonable demands of their creditors.

Having served as managing attorney to one of the largest Bankruptcy Law Firms in the Chicagoland area, Adam gained the experience to address a wide range of client needs. He has a cultivated a strong understanding of the legal options available to assist clients during difficult financial times. During the past eight years, Adam has continued to provide a high level of legal expertise to his clients. He is best known for the ability to develop result centered solutions which assist his clients in recovering both financially and physically.

Adam is licensed to practice law in the State of Illinois, the United States Northern District of Illinois, and the United States Northern District of Indiana.

Outside of the office Adam is an avid boxing enthusiast and enjoys spending time with his business partner and wife, Jessica, as well as his two sons.


Languages spoken: English, Spanish

Practice areas


  1. Chapter 13: 40%
    9 years, 5 thousand cases
  2. Chapter 7: 30%
    9 years, 2.5 thousand cases
  3. Debt Settlement: 20%
    9 years, 500 cases
  4. Tax: 10%
    9 years, 200 cases



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  • Olivia Davis Carberry

    I endorse Adam as an excellent attorney who will work hard to get the best results for his clients.


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Bentz Holguin Law LLC

100 N. LaSalle
STE 812
Chicago, IL, 60602


ILActive And Authorized To Practice Law200705/11/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
BBB Complaint Free AwardBetter Business Bureau2014
Client Distinction AwardMartindale-Hubbell2014
Best of 2013 Chicago Bankruptcy AttorneyUS Commerce Association2014
Best of 2013 Chicago Bankruptcy AttorneyUS Commerce Association2013
BBB Complaint Free AwardBetter Business Bureau2013
Client Distinction AwardMartindale-Hubbell2013
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Managing PartnerBentz Holguin Law Firm LLC2013 - Present
Managing AttorneyRobert J. Semrad & Associates2007 - 2012
Association namePosition nameDuration
Chicago Bar Association, Bankruptcy and Reorganization CommitteeN/A2007 - Present
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Tulsa College of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2006
Indiana UniversityPolitical ScienceBA - Bachelor of Arts2003
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Corporate Strategy to Maximize your PositionContract Negotiations2015
Negotiations of Corporate ContractsLease Negotiations2014
Career DayDebt Resolution2014
Team Building WeekRestuarant Effeciancy2013