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Teller, Levit and Silvertrust, P.C. (founded in 1920 by Caroll Teller, Louis Levit and Leon Silvertrust) has specialized in the practice of commercial law since its inception. From its headquarters in the heart of Chicago, TL&S serves commercial creditors throughout the United States and internationally.


Arthur Raphael has held a Juris Doctor Degree from DePaul University College of Law since 1965 and is one of one hundred fifty (150) “Board-Certified Creditors’ Rights Specialists” in the United states, a designation gained through The American Board of Certification.  His area of concentration is Creditors’ Rights -- representing commercial creditors, both secured and unsecured, including litigation in both State and Federal Courts.  He further limits his practice to the representation of various types of secured creditors, including banks and lien creditors.


Mr. Raphael has participated in a variety of continuing legal education programs,

dealing primarily with the area of Mechanic Lien Rights in the field of Construction

Law.  He has guest-lectured on behalf of the Commercial Law League of America, and also for the National Association of Credit Management.  He holds an “AV” rating with Martindale-Hubbell.


Practice areas

  1. Debt Collection: 100%
    8 years

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11 E. Adams St., Suite 800
Chicago, IL, 60603-6324


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Association namePosition nameDuration
Commerical Law League of AmericaFormer Treasurer, CLLA Midwest RegionN/A
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DePaul University College of LawN/AN/AN/A