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Ancel, Glink, Diamond, Bush, DiCianni & Krafthefer

140 S Dearborn St Fl 6
Chicago, IL, 60603-5226

Practice areas

Licensed

  1. State & Local Law: 50%
    3 years
  2. Election Campaign: 35%
    3 years
  3. Appeals: 5%
    3 years
  4. General Practice: 5%
    3 years
  5. Other: 5%
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Payment

Fees:

Hourly ($165-275/hour), Retainer (always), Free consultation (60 minutes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

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Resume

License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
ILActive And Authorized To Practice Law200605/11/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Awards
Award nameGrantorDate granted
SuperLawyers Rising StarSuperLawyers2015
Emerging AttorneyLeading Lawyers Magazine2015
SuperLawyers Rising StarSuperLawyers2014
SuperLawyers Rising StarSuperLawyers2013
SuperLawyers Rising StarSuperLawyers2012
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Associate AttorneyAncel, Glink, Diamond, Bush, DiCianni & Krafthefer P.C.2012 - Present
Attorney/ownerLaw Offices of Adam W. Lasker2009 - 2012
Associate AttorneyLavelle Law Group LLC2006 - 2009
Law ClerkLavelle & Motta Ltd2004 - 2006
Staff writerChicago Daily Law Bulletin2000 - 2003
Associations
Association namePosition nameDuration
Illinois State Bar Assocation, Illinois Bar JournalAuthor of LawPulse column the Illinios Bar Journal2012 - 2014
Chicago Bar Association, Election Law CommitteeChair2010 - 2011
Chicago Bar Association, Election Law CommitteeVice Chair2009 - 2010
Daily Cardinal Alumni Association, NFPTreasurer and Board Member2005 - 2014
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Neely v. Chicago Bd. of Elections, et al., 863 N.E.2d 195 (1st Dist. 2007)Victory for client at electoral board, circuit court and appellate court
Pascente v. Cook County Officers Electoral Bd., 869 N.E.2d (1st Dist. 2007)Victory for candidate-client at electoral board, circuit court and appellate court
Stinson v. Chicago Bd. of Elections, 944 N.E.2d 862 (1st Dist. 2011)Victory for candidate-client at electoral board, but reversed on appeal
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Publications
Publication nameTitleDate
Illinois Law JournalLawPulse columns2013
Chicago Daily Law BulletinNon-Billable Hours column2013
Illinois Bar JournalLawPulse columns2012
Education
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
John Marshall Law SchoolLawJD - Juris Doctor2006
University of Wisconsin, MadisonHistory with a minor in journalismBA - Bachelor of Arts2000
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Nuts & Bolts of Township FinancesTownship Finances2013
MCI Annual Conference - Rend LakeFreedom of information, open meetings & video gaming2013
Becoming the Clerk They Won't Want to ReplaceMunicipal Clerks, Forms of Government and FOIA2013
TOI Annual ConferenceTownship Elections2012