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John C. Kunes is a graduate of Chicago-Kent College of law, where he completed certificate programs in both Litigation and Alternative Dispute Resolution and Labor and Employment Law.  For three semesters, Mr. Kunes participated in handling a wide variety of employment and civil litigation matters through the Law Offices of Chicago-Kent, the College's fee-based, teaching law firm.  Subsequently, Mr. Kunes held a judicial externship at the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission under Administrative Judge Young B. Kim.


Mr. Kunes is admitted in Illinois and is a member of the general bar and trial bar of the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois.  He is authorized to practice before the IRS nationwide.


Practice areas


  1. Bankruptcy: 34%
  2. Real Estate: 33%
  3. Estate Planning: 33%



Hourly ($250/hour), Fixed (sometimes), Free consultation (30 minutes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check

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    I recently had the pleasure of working with John on an employment matter. I find John to be a dedicated, smart, talented attorney who always works diligently to get the best results for his clients. I would refer any employment or bankruptcy matter to John without hesitation.


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Contact info

The Law Office of John C. Kunes, P.C.

3843 N Broadway Street
Chicago, IL, 60613


ILActive And Authorized To Practice Law200908/10/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Law and the Workplace ScholarshipInstitute for Law and the Workplace2007
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Founding AttorneyThe Law Office of John C. Kunes, P.C.2009 - Present
Clerk to Administrative Law JudgeEqual Employment Opportunity Commission2008 - 2008
Law ClerkO'Malley & Madden, P.C.2007 - 2008
Association namePosition nameDuration
American Bar AssociationMember2009 - Present
Illinois State Bar AssociationMember2009 - Present
Chicago Bar AssociationMember2009 - Present
National Employment Lawyers AssociationMember2009 - Present
National Employment Lawyers Association (Illinois chapter)Member2009 - Present
National Association of Bankruptcy AttorneysMember2009 - Present
National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy AttorneysMember2009 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Severance negotiationSettled
Disability CaseReached settlement with former employer.
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School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Chicago-Kent College of Law Illinois Institute of TechnologyLawJD - Juris Doctor2008
University of PhoenixN/ABS - Bachelor of Science2004