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Thomas A. Green is a partner with Barrick, Switzer, Long, Balsley & Van Evera LLP, joining the firm in 1985 and becoming a partner in 1990.  His expertise is focused in several areas including all aspects of municipal law, with the firm representing over 20 municipalities and Mr. Green being lead counsel for the largest municipality represented by the firm.

Mr. Green also has a significant emphasis in land use, zoning and real estate development for private clients.  Mr. Green also has a large volume of collections for creditors and handles debtor/creditor issues.  Mr. Green also represents business and financial institutions, assisting in documentation of large public finances and private land transactions.

Mr. Green is involved in the private business and corporation sector, representing several businesses and corporations in Northern Illinois.

Mr. Green is a native of Rockford/Winnebago County area, graduating from Guilford High School, University of Wisconsin - Eau Claire and receiving his J. D. from Northern Illinois University College of Law.

When not practicing law, Mr. Green enjoys spending time with his family, golfing, skiing and other outdoor activities.


Practice areas


  1. State & Local Law: 50%
  2. Public Finance: 20%
  3. Debt Collection: 10%
  4. Land Use & Zoning: 5%
  5. Other: 15%
  6. More 



Hourly ($150-300/hour)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

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Contact info

Barrick, Switzer, Long, Balsley & Van Evera, LLP

6833 Stalter Dr.
Rockford, IL, 61107


ILActive And Authorized To Practice Law198405/17/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Award nameGrantorDate granted
Leading LawyerLeading Lawyer2015
America"s Most Honored ProfessionalsThe American Registry2015
Leading LawyerLaeding Lawyer2014
Leading LawyerLeading Lawyer2013
Leading LawyerLeading Lawyer2012
Association namePosition nameDuration
Rockford Area Economic Development CounselBoard of Directers2010 - Present
Winnebago County Bar AssociationN/A1985 - Present
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Northern Illinois University College of LawN/AJD - Juris DoctorN/A