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James Gregory LasCola

also known as James G. Las Cola, Law Offices Downtown and Suburbs

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Offices in Chicago and Orland Park serving public, closely held for profit and not-for-profit entities, entrepreneurs and professionals in the health care, education, sports, construction and entertainment industries and their families with legacy preservation, estate planning, real estate, health care, business, trust administration, complex civil litigation, serious injury, adoption, agency, elder law, guardianship, professional responsibility and white collar criminal matters.


"Persuade your neighbors to compromise whenever you can.  Point out to them how the nominal winner is often a real loser - in fees, expenses, and waste of time.  As a peacemaker the lawyer has a superior opportunity of being a good man.  There will still be business enough."  Abraham Lincoln in 1850.

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Languages spoken: Russian, Ukrainian, English

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Licensed

  1. Estate Planning: 18%
    18 years
  2. Elder Law: 18%
    18 years
  3. Real Estate: 17%
    18 years
  4. Adoption: 17%
    18 years
  5. Other: 30%
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Payment

Fees:

Free consultation (60 minutes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

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    I had the pleasure and honor of working alongside Mr. Las Cola at a well respected downtown Chicago lawfirm. I was able to observe his considerable legal talents on a daily basis. I continue to seek advice and counsel from him today as he is a topnotch legal scholar and litigator. Morover, he is of the highest moral fiber. He vigorously and tirelessly represents his clients.

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    Sean Connor Litigation Attorney
    Relationship: Co-worker

  • Richard Todd Rosenstein

    I endorse this lawyer. Mr. Las Cola is a highly experienced and well respected member of the legal community. He is a zealous advocate for the rights and interests of his clients.

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    Richard Rosenstein Personal injury Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact info

Downtown Loop Law Office

115 South LaSalle Street
Suite 2600
Chicago, IL, 60603

Suburban Law Office

9447 West 144th Place
Orland Park, IL, 60462

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License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
ILActive And Authorized To Practice Law199808/10/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Awards
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Client Rating: Preeminent in Real Estate, Trusts & EstatesMartindale-Hubbell2016
Client Distinction AwardMartindale-Hubbell2015
Client Distinction AwardMartindale-Hubbell2013
Future Leader of the ProfessionIllinois State Bar Association2001
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
ArbitratorCircuit Court of Cook County, Illinois2003 - Present
ArbitratorCircuit Court of the Twelfth Judicial Circuit, Will County, Illinois2003 - Present
Federal Trial Bar MemberNorthern District of Illinois2002 - Present
Attorney and Counselor at LawJames G. LasCola, Offices in Chicago and Orland Park, Illinois1998 - Present
Associations
Association namePosition nameDuration
Sons of Italy in America, Grand Lodge of Illinois and WisconsinOrator2011 - Present
Christian Business Men's Committee - Central Chicago ChapterMember2003 - Present
Federal Trial BarMember2002 - Present
Circuit Court of Cook CountyArbitrator2002 - Present
Justinian Society of LawyersMember1995 - Present
Son's of Italy in America - Lodge Leone D'OroOrator2009 - 2011
Illinois State Bar AssociationAssemblyman1998 - 2010
Education
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
DePaul University College of LawLawJuris Doctor - Certificate in Health Law1998
Governors State UniversityBusiness Administration - Honors ProgramBachelor of Arts - Concentration: Accounting1991
Marist High SchoolCollege Preparatory Honors ProgramH.S. Diploma1983