Skip to main content

About me

Mr. Messersmith believes that your legal matters should
be handled promptly and efficiently. He always keeps his clients
informed about their legal matters. Mr. Messersmith guarantees that he
will handle your legal matter personally and he will not have assistants
or paralegals handle your case.


Languages spoken: Mandarin, English

Practice areas


  1. Immigration: 100%
    13 years, 1 thousand cases



Fixed (always)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

1 total 

Are you an attorney? Endorse this lawyer

  • Dennis Neri Ventura

    I endorse this lawyer.


    Dennis Ventura General practice Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact info

Messersmith Law Firm

230 E Ohio Street
Suite 208
Chicago, IL, 60611-3267


ILActive And Authorized To Practice Law200205/11/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Client's ChoiceAvvo2016
2016 Legal Awards NominationAcquisition International AI Legal Awards2016
Client Distinction AwardMartindale-Hubbell2016
10 Best Immigration Attorneys for Illinois NominationAmerican Institute of Legal Counsel2016
Client's ChoiceAvvo2015
Client Distinction AwardMartindale-Hubbell2015
Clients'Choice AwardAvvo2015
Top Lawyers in IllinoisAmerican Lawyers Media2015
Clients'Choice AwardAvvo2014
Client Distinction AwardMartindale-Hubbell2014
Top Lawyers in IllinoisAmerican Lawyer Media2014
Best of Business Award for ChicagoSmall Business Community Association2013
Top Lawyers in IllinoisAmerican Lawyer Media2013
Client Distinction AwardMartindale-Hubbell2013
Clients'Choice AwardAvvo2013
Clients' Choice AwardAvvo2012
Client Distinction AwardMartindale-Hubbell2012
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PresidentThe Messersmith Law Firm, P.C.2002 - Present
Judicial ExternCircuit Court of Cook County2001 - 2001
Association namePosition nameDuration
Chicago Bar AssociationMember2010 - 2011
American Immigration Lawyers AssociationMember2003 - 2013
American Bar AssociationMember2002 - 2003
Publication nameTitleDate
JD SupraJ1 Waiver Options for Physicians2010
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
John Marshall Law School, ChicagoLawJD - Juris Doctor2002
University of Texas System, AustinSociologyBA - Bachelor of Arts1999