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Julie Trepeck is an Owner and Partner of Trepeck Bane, P.C., d/b/a Chicago Debt Solutions.

Ms. Trepeck started her own firm to make a greater impact on the lives of people struggling with debt. Julie understands the needs of someone facing bankruptcy, and always displays a great deal of compassion and professionalism. She believes the bankruptcy laws provide a great justice to those seeking financial relief and uses her extensive knowledge of the Bankruptcy Code to represent her clients. Julie has encountered a variety of issues while practicing bankruptcy, always facing the issues head on with each case she conducts.

Ms. Trepeck has assisted thousands of people in all stages of debt solution and works effectively to advocate for each and every one of her clients. She has consulted individuals and business owners to get a fresh start or reorganize their financial lives.

Prior to starting Chicago Debt Solutions, Julie worked for a boutique law firm that assisted clients with bankruptcy, debt settlement, real estate, divorce, and general litigation. She focused primarily in the bankruptcy sector with the filing of Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 cases. Julie began her legal career with the largest bankruptcy firm in the country, eventually becoming one of the managing attorneys for the Chicago office. As part of the managing team, Julie helped lead the education and training of new associates, and created more efficient processes and representation for the firm and clients. Just after law school, she formed Foreclosure Associates, LLC where she worked on behalf of homeowners, with mortgage companies in a effort to save peoples' homes from foreclosure, through loan modifications or forbearance.

Ms. Trepeck graduated from the University of Michigan receiving her Bachelor of Arts in Political Science with Honors. She attended law school at Chicago-Kent College of Law in Chicago, Illinois. Julie is licensed to practice law in both Illinois and Michigan, as well as in federal court for the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois. She actively serves as a member of the American Bankruptcy Institute and the Illinois State Bar Association.

Areas of Practice

  • Bankruptcy

Bar Admissions

  • Illinois

  • Michigan

  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Illinois


  • Chicago-Kent College of Law, Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago, Illinois

    • Juris Doctor - 2005

  • University of Michigan

    • Bachelor of Arts - 2002

    • Honors: With Honors

    • Major: Political Science

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Cambridge Who's Who Registry of Executives, Professionals and Entrepreneurs, Honored Member, 2010 - 2011

  • American Bankruptcy Institute, Member

  • Illinois State Bar Association, Member

  • Notaries Association of Illinois, Inc., Member

  • Legal Row Networks, Member

  • Leadership for Lawyers, Member

  • Restructuring and Turnaround Management Discussion Groups, Member

  • Association of Insolvency and Restructuring Advisors, Member

  • National Association of Professional Women, Member


Practice areas


  1. Chapter 7: 34%
    11 years
  2. Bankruptcy: 33%
    11 years
  3. Chapter 13: 33%
    11 years



Fixed (always)

Payment types:

Cash, Check

Attorney endorsements

5 total 

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  • Jerome William Dubin

    Julie Trepeck is an exceptional and compassionate attorney that goes above and beyond to advocate for her clients.


    Jerome Dubin Chapter 13 bankruptcy Attorney
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  • Sunney Jean Kohlhoss

    Julie has successfully handled a number of bankruptcy proceedings for clients of mine. Her unique pairing of compassion and professionalism, set her apart from her peers. I would strongly recommend Julie for any bankruptcy proceeding.


    Sunney Kohlhoss Child custody Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact info

Trepeck Law Group, LLC D/B/A Chicago Debt Solutions

1 S Dearborn St Ste 2100
Chicago, IL, 60603-2307

Chicago Debt Solutions

by Trepeck Law Group, LLC
1320 Tower Road
Schaumburg, IL, 60173

Chicago Debt Solutions

by Trepeck Law Group, LLC
5250 Old Orchard Road, Suite 300
Skokie, IL, 60077

Chicago Debt Solutions

by Trepeck Law Group, LLC
27475 Ferry Road
Warrenville, IL, 60555



MIActive And In Good Standing200605/14/2016
ILActive And Authorized To Practice Law200505/17/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Owner, Managing AttorneyTrepeck Law Group LLC d/b/a Chicago Debt Solutions2010 - Present
AttorneyLaw Offices Of Ernesto D. Borges, Jr, PC2009 - 2010
AttorneyLeeders & Associates, Ltd.2008 - 2009
Attorney, ManagerMacey & Aleman2005 - 2008
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School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Chicago-Kent College of Law Illinois Institute of TechnologyLawJD - Juris Doctor2005
University of Michigan Law SchoolPre-Law / Political Science / PsychologyBA - Bachelor of Arts2002