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Alexander Isaac Ernst Passo

Litigation Attorney at Chicago, IL

4.2   5 reviews
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  • State Years
    Indiana - IN 7 years
    Illinois - IL 9 years
  • Licensed for 7 years
    State IN
    Acquired 2016
    Status
    Active in Good Standing No misconduct found
  • Licensed for 9 years
    State IL
    Acquired 2014
    Status
    Active and Authorized to Practice Law No misconduct found

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

About Alexander

Learn Alexander’s areas of practice.

CREATIVE SOLUTIONS TO LEGAL PROBLEMS

Alexander Passo represents clients on a variety of matters with a concentration on: internal business disputes, emergency business litigation, legal malpractice, business torts, breaches of contract, copyright and trademark infringement, fraud, and accounting malpractice.  Mr. Passo has resolved several cases successfully where his clients have received over $1,000,.

Mr. Passo is a problem solver. Akin to the most notable historical Alexander, he enjoys solving the 21st century’s version of the Gordian knot - complex business disputes. These types of legal controversies often contain a multitude of problems and he employs an analytic approach to solving them-- first identifying his clients’ objectives and then creating a strategy to achieve them. Mr. Passo takes great pride in assisting clients in resolving these types of disputes in an efficient and effective manner.

He received a Bachelor of Arts from Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN, where he majored in history and law & society. Thereafter, he attended the Illinois Institute of Technology Chicago-Kent College of Law where he graduated magna cum laude in 2014. Mr. Passo served as Editor-in-Chief of a law journal and argued in a national moot court competition. Additionally, while attending law school, Mr. Passo simultaneously worked part-time for the Patterson Law Firm, LLC, as well as another prominent Chicago trial law firm, and was an extern for the Honorable Elizabeth A. McClanahan of the Supreme Court of Virginia. He is originally from Northwest Indiana, and currently resides in Northwest Indiana.  In his free time, he can be found pounding the pavement on a run, working on his golf game, or on a walk with his dogs in the Indiana Dunes.

Awards

Top Contributor 2018,2017,2016
Top Contributor
2018 2017 2016

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Location

Latimer LeVay Fyock LLC
55 West Monroe Street, Ste. 1100
Chicago, IL, 60602
Latimer LeVay Fyock
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Reviews

4.2 / 5.0
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Posted by Krishna | December 3, 2018
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Alex is an amazing, talented, caring, and intelligent lawyer
I had a minority litigation case against bad partners in business and Alex was the best attorney that I ever got. Alex is very knowledgable and has expertise in his field of law. He quickly found out factual allegations/violations against my business partners for their misconduct, corporate waste, violation of the business corporation act, and etc. He put a lawsuit against my partners and then we reached a successful settlement due to his skillful strategy. This whole case just took 3 months because of Alex putting his tremendous effort and looking after the best interest for me. I made a lot of money in this settlement (I do not want to share the big amount on here) because of Alex. In addition, if it was not for Alex I would be stuck with a bad partnership and have no or very little money distributed to me. I highly recommend everyone to choose Alex! He’s an awesome lawyer. I tried to find other lawyers before I chose him but no other lawyers were better than Alex’s professional law skills. And plus the other lawyers were sounding like they just wanted to milk my money but NOT Alex. He’s very ethical, knowledgable, and cares for your best interest. I’m very happy now because of Alex! He saved me! CHOOSE ALEX!!
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Posted by David H | December 14, 2017
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Client
Alex is calm sees through the bullshit and wins. What else do you want? Alex has wisdom, knows how to fight on behalf of his clients and get a result!
Posted by Derek | April 11, 2016
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Absolutely Brilliant
I recently had to pursue litigation against a former business partner and Alex was recommended to us by a friend. Now, I've dealt with a number of attorneys in my time, and I can tell the good from the bad. Alex was amazing! His knowledge of business/partnership law was really impressive, and we needed that in a big way for our case. Ultimately, he forced the other side into a position where they settled out of court, and we were extremely pleased with what he negotiated on our behalf. In addition, his staff was pleasant to deal with and he was very accessible when we needed to talk. I would enthusiastically recommend Alex to anyone in our position - he's the best!
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Posted by donglen14 | February 26, 2015
This review is from a potential client who consulted with this attorney.
| Consulted Attorney
AN IMPRESSIVE YOUNG MAN TO STRONGLY CONSIDER FOR HANDLING YOUR LEGAL ISSUES!
As a senior citizen with a dear wife who died from Azheimer's Disease complications while having to experience the trials and tribulations of the corporate nursing home industry, coming into contact with Mr. Alexander Isaac Ernst Passo through Avvo, was a God send. "I ask a question on Avvo and Mr. Passo took the time to offer me answer." Unfortunately, my wife and I had to find out the hard way that many of the elderly have become a "Cash Commodity" for the nursing home industry and are not being afforded their legal rights. Especially in the State of Illinois where nursing homes are not required to carry liability insurance making them "litigation proof" in the eyes of too many in the legal profession. With that status, nursing home administrators think they can abuse Health Care Directives at will to increase the bottom line and raise the stock price. Now, hopefully, with Mr. Passo's help and direction there will be many elderly senior citizens who will not have to suffer my wife's situation. To Mr. Passo, in memory of my late wife and on behalf of the elderly facing this trauma, thank you for caring!
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Posted by Herbert Burke | July 13, 2018
This review is from a potential client who consulted with this attorney.
| Consulted Attorney
Rude and unprofessional
I spoke with this attorney seeking representation in a civil small claims matter he was extremely rude and told me he doesn't take cases that are not claiming sums of $100,000 or more very rude my question to be if he's an attorney that takes cases with a minimum of $100,000 and why is he on a site such as this pants he only has three reviews so he must not have that many clients that I willing to pay 10 and $20,000 for a retainer
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Response from Alexander Passo July 14, 2018
Due to the rules of professional conduct, I will not delve into the details of our conversation. I'm sorry that you were offended by my explanation that I would not be a good fit for your matter. I am sympathetic to your circumstances; I wish you the best of luck.

Cost

Rates
  • Hourly Rates $ 350-450 per hour
  • Contingency 33%-40%
Payment methods
Cash, Check, Credit Card

Resume

AVVO RATING 10.0 (Superb)

Work Experience

  • Attorney
  • Patterson Law Firm
  • 2014 - 2018
  • Law Clerk
  • Anesi, Ozmon, Rodin, Novak & Kohen, Ltd.
  • 2013 - 2013
  • Legal Extern
  • Hon. Elizabeth A. McClanahan of the Supreme Court of Virginia
  • 2012 - 2012
  • Legal Intern
  • Buchanan County Commonwealth Attorney's Office
  • 2011 - 2011
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Education

  • Chicago-Kent College of Law Illinois Institute of Technology
  • JD - Juris Doctor (magna cum laude)
  • 2014
  • Purdue University
  • BA - Bachelor of Arts
  • 2010

Sample of Legal Cases

  • Breach of Contract in Hotel Sale
  • Obtained summary judgment and secured a judgment in excess of $200,000 and attorney's fees.
  • Defense on Unpaid Commissions
  • Defense Verdict
  • The Real Estate Developer
  • Motion for Summary Judgment granted in favor of client as to whether a personal guaranty on a promissory note was released.
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Associations

  • Chicago Bar Association
  • Member
  • 2014 - Present
  • Chicago Bar Association, Young Lawyers Section
  • Tort Committee, Chair
  • 2014 - Present
  • Chicago-Kent Young Alumni Council
  • Member
  • 2014 - Present
  • Illinois Trial Lawyers Association
  • Member
  • 2012 - Present
  • American Bar Association
  • Member
  • 2010 - Present
  • Illinois State Bar Association
  • Member
  • N/A
  • Order of the Coif
  • Member
  • N/A
  • Illinois State Bar Association, Young Lawyers Division
  • Member
  • N/A
  • American Bar Association, Litigation Section
  • Member
  • N/A
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Languages Spoken

  • English

Honors and Awards

  • Rising Star
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2017
  • Emerging Lawyer
  • Leading Lawyers
  • 2017
  • Order of the Coif
  • Chicago-Kent College of Law Illinois Institute of Technology
  • 2014
  • Certificate in Environmental & Energy Law
  • Chicago-Kent College of Law Illinois Institute of Technology
  • 2014
  • Graduated with High Honors (Top 5%)
  • Chicago-Kent College of Law Illinois Institute of Technology
  • 2014
  • CALI Award Recipient 3 Times
  • Chicago-Kent College of Law Illinois Institute of Technology
  • 2014
  • Editor-in-Chief
  • Chicago-Kent Journal of Environmental & Energy Law
  • 2013
  • National Moot Court Team Competitor
  • Chicago-Kent College of Law Illinois Institute of Technology
  • 2013
  • Dean's List (Every Semester)
  • Chicago-Kent College of Law Illinois Institute of Technology
  • 2013
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Publications

  • Suffolk University Law Review
  • Internet Minimum Price Policies: Why Manufacturers Should Be Wary When Implementing (Forthcoming)
  • 2015
  • Seattle Journal for Social Justice
  • Attorneys, the Internet, and Hate Speech: An Argument for an Amended Model Rule 8.4 (Co-Author)
  • 2014
  • Inside Counsel
  • Regular Series of Blog Posts (Contributing Author)
  • 2013
  • PLF Blog
  • Attorneys Who Choose To Use Online Coupon Services Should Take Caution
  • 2013
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Speaking Engagements

  • CBA YLS Tort Seminar
  • Trial Techniques and Tips
  • 2018
  • Mental Health and Wellness in the Legal Profession
  • Defending ARDC Inquiries
  • 2016
  • Social Media Law
  • Attorneys & Hate Speech
  • 2014

Attorney endorsements

Received (7)
Given (6)
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Litigation Attorney | Sep 27
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Alex is professional, thorough and intelligent. I endorse this lawyer."
Litigation Attorney | Apr 26
Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter
"Alex is consistently professional and able to draw from a broad base of experience to represent his clients' best interests."
Litigation Attorney | Mar 17
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer."
Ethics and professional responsibility Attorney | Dec 19
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer. He upholds some of the highest standards within our profession. He knows his stuff, and he'll use it to help you as a client."
Business Attorney | Dec 03
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer."
Unknown Attorney | Dec 01
Relationship: Other
"This lawyer is a person of excellence and integrity. I endorse this lawyer."
Litigation Attorney | Nov 29
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer."
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Chicago Litigation Lawyer Alexander Isaac Ernst Passo
Alexander Isaac Ernst Passo
Litigation Attorney
Chicago, IL
Licensed for 9 years
Virtual consultation available