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In addition to being a CPA, lawyer and entrepreneur,  Michelangelo is an avid outdoors man and family man.  Michelangelo has completed two 50 plus mile treks in the Rocky Mountains with his children.  


Michelangelo is happy to discuss your legal matters with you.  Over the years Michelangelo has developed an extensive network of lawyers with which he works for matters that are not within his expertise.  Michelangelo is a member of the Illinois State Bar Association, American Bar Association, California Bar Association, and the Illinois CPA Society.


Michelangelo is also known for his contributions to the Boy Scouts of America, Three Fires Council and the shooting sports.


Michelangelo believes in working and playing hard.  If you are looking for a results oriented person then he is your guy.


Michelangelo's personal mantra is:  

Life's and adventure, you have to live it!  


Languages spoken: Spanish, English

Practice areas


  1. Corporate: 20%
    28 years
  2. Oil & Gas: 20%
    8 years
  3. Business: 20%
    28 years
  4. Litigation: 20%
    28 years
  5. Other: 20%
  6. More 



Hourly ($150-275/hour), contingent (25-40%), Fixed (sometimes), Retainer (sometimes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

6 total 

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    Michelangelo brings a unique combination of highest integrity, highest ability and highest intelligence to his practice. This formidable combination ensures that his clients are getting the best possible representation and the best possible results in any situation.


    Craig Lawrence Arbitration Attorney
    Relationship: Co-worker

  • John M O'Brien

    I endorse this lawyer. An extremely talented and well respected attorney in the legal community.


    John O'Brien Personal injury Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact info

Law Offices of Michelangelo Scafidi, Ltd.

8344 West Lawrence Avenue
Norridge, IL, 60706-3152


ILActive And Authorized To Practice Law198605/17/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Top LawyerGlobal Directory of Who's Who Honoring Executives and Professionals2016
Client's ChoiceAvvo2014
Client's ChoiceAvvo2013
Lifetime Achievement AwardBoard for Certification in Pedorthics - Carl Riecken2006
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Corporate CounselAsuncion Energy, Inc.2011 - Present
Litigation LawyerLaw Offices of Michelangelo Scafidi, Ltd.1991 - Present
Litigation LawyerSullivan Hill1988 - 1991
Federal Judicial Law ClerkUnited States District Court Judge George P. Kazen1986 - 1988
Association namePosition nameDuration
National Rifle AssociationLifetime Member1991 - Present
Illinois State Bar AssociationAttorney Member1986 - Present
Illinois CPA SocietyCPA Member1983 - Present
Publication nameTitleDate
Fra NoiMichelangelo Scafidi - A True Renaissance Man2007
John Marshall Law ReviewCircumventing State Court Orders of Criminal Restitution: A Bankruptcy Loophole, 19 J. Marshall L. Rev. 4491986
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Northwestern University School of MedicinePedorthic Management of the Foot for PedorthistsProsthetics-Orthotics1991
John Marshall Law School, ChicagoLawJD - Juris Doctor1986
DePaul UniversityAccountancyB. S. in Commerce1983
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
National Symposium, Indianapolis, INPedorthics: Are you practicing within the Code of Ethics and Standards of Practice?2005
National Symposium, Orlando, FL.SCFO's: They are within your Scope of Practice.2004
National Symposium, Nashville, TN.Why should you care State Licensure?2002
National Symposium, Orlando, FL.Policies & Procedures: What every pedorthic practice needs to know.1999
National Symposium, Scottsdale, AZ.Facility Accreditation: What is it? Why do I need it? How do I get it?1998