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Providing aggressive representation for divorce and personal injury clients. 

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Practice areas

Licensed

  1. Divorce: 75%
    13 years
  2. Insurance: 25%
    13 years

Payment

Fees:

Hourly ($300-350/hour), contingent (25-33%), Fixed (sometimes), Free consultation (30 minutes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

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  • Jared James Francis Duggan

    I endorse this lawyer. Chris is one the best lawyers I know. I would highly recommend him to anyone searching for a lawyer they can trust and count on to win!

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    Jared Duggan Personal injury Attorney
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  • Timothy Joseph Somen

    Chris Holwell is my colleague and go-to referral for all matters divorce. He is thorough, aggressive and highly respected by his peers and adversaries. If you want effective representation in divorce, custody, child support or related matters Mr. Holwell is an excellent choice and will provide you with the representation you deserve.

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    Timothy Somen Litigation Attorney
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Contact info

Holwell Law Group

115 S. LaSalle Street
Suite 2600
Chicago, IL, 60603

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License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
ILActive And Authorized To Practice Law200205/11/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
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Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
AttorneyHolwell Law Group2011 - Present
PartnerSantilli Law Group2008 - 2011
Trial AttorneyLaw Offices of Laura A. Holwell2004 - 2008
AttorneyMacey, Chern & Diab2003 - 2004
Associations
Association namePosition nameDuration
United States Supreme Court BarAttorney Member2015 - Present
Federal Trial Bar for the Northern District of IllinoisAttorney Member2014 - Present
Illinois State Bar AssociationMember2011 - Present
Norther District of Illinois BarAttorney Member2002 - Present
Illinois Trial Lawyers AssociationAttorney Member2011 - 2014
American Bar AssociationAffiliate Member2002 - 2006
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Unique Insurance Company v. Tiyon Tyson, et al.Trial Verdict for Plaintiff (Unique)
Daniel Erhardt v. Michael DelaneyPolicy Paid to Plaintiff
Gilberts v. Famous Freddy's, LLCFor Plaintiff; confidential settlement award
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Publications
Publication nameTitleDate
Office GuideWhat Insurance Companies Know and So Should You!2012
Legal Helpers Law BlogBankruptcy, Now What?2004
Legal Helpers Law BlogChapter 7 Bankruptcy and Your Credit1998
Education
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
John Marshall Law School, ChicagoLawJD - Juris Doctor2002
University of Illinois, ChicagoPhilosophyBA - Bachelor of Arts1996
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Quarterly Adjustors meetingIssues ripe for Declaratory Judgment2016
Holwell Law GroupPre-marital Agreements and Asset Allocation2015
SeminarPost-Bankruptcy Credit2004
Farmer Insurance GroupClaim Fraud Indicators1998